Suresh Mukherji, MD, MBA, FACR

Suresh K. Mukherji, MD, MBA, FACR received his undergraduate degree from Duke University (1983) and M. D. degree from Georgetown University (1987). After finishing his Radiology residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School (1992), he completed a 2-year Neuroradiology Fellow, with emphasis on head and neck imaging, at the University of Florida in 1994. His academic positions include being Director of Head & Neck Radiology at University of North Carolina, Division Director of Neuroradiology at University of Michigan and Chair of Radiology at Michigan State University.  He is currently Clinical Professor of Radiology at the University of Illinois and also holds appointments in Radiation Oncology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University and Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery at Michigan State University.  He currently serves as the National Director of Head & Neck Radiology at ProScan Imaging and Regional Medical Director at Envision Physician Services.  

Dr. Mukherji is a recognized authority in Head & Neck and Neuroradiology.  His primary scientific interests have focused on investigating emerging metabolic and physiologic imaging techniques to evaluate head and neck cancer and to differentiate recurrent tumors from post-therapeutic changes. These technologies include imaging with fluorodeoxyglucose analogues imaged with prototype Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography, Gamma Cameras, standard PET, and CT-PET. Other metabolic and physiologic imaging techniques he has investigated include Thallium-201, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, CT perfusion and CT spectral imaging.  He has been the Principal Investigator and co-investigator on numerous NIH and society grants and has authored over 500 scientific manuscripts, book chapters and editorials.  Dr. Mukherji is a devoted educator and has been an invited speaker on over 500 occasions.  He has written or edited 15 textbooks and is the Consulting Editor for both Neuroimaging Clinics and Magnetic Resonance Clinics of North America and Associate Editor for the Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography.  

Dr. Mukherji has extensive administrative experience and received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan in 2013.  He is very active in a variety of socioeconomic and health care policy initiatives at the local, state and national levels.  His administrative experience includes being a member of the Board of Directors of the University of Michigan Faculty Group Practice, Neuroradiology Division Director, Radiology Department Chair, Chief Medical Officer and Vice Chair & Chair of the Certificate of Need Commission for the state of Michigan.   

Dr. Mukherji is a member of the Medical Directors Advisory Council (MDAC) of the National Alliance of Health Care Purchasers Coalition which is a purchaser-led organization with a national and regional structure dedicated to driving health and healthcare value across the country. Coalition members represent more than 12,000 employers and purchasers and 45 million Americans, spending $300 billion annually on healthcare.  His role on the MDAC to develop an organizational strategy for the National Alliance of Health Care Purchasers Coalition to define quality and optimize the health care spend devoted to imaging.  He also currently serves as the Medical Director for Economic Alliance of Michigan and Kentuckiana Health Collaborative.