Resident Neal Virandia, M.D., M.P.H., Featured In AJR and on AuntMinnie

Neal Virandia, M.D., M.P.H.

Neal Virandia, M.D., M.P.H.

Acute Appendicitis: Use of Clinical and CT Findings for Modeling Hospital Resource Utilization  Neal K. Viradia, Byron Gaing,  Stella K. Kang, and Andrew B. Rosenkrantz.
In the era of heightened vigilance over healthcare costs, admission CT findings “serve as independent predictors of hospital resource utilization in suspected acute appendicitis,” wrote Dr. Neal Viradia, Dr. Andrew Rosenkrantz, and colleagues (AJR, September 2015, Vol. 205:3, pp. W275-W282).    Read More on this at

Appendix CT scans predict resource utilization – By Eric Barnes, staff writer  August 26, 2015 – Initial CT findings in patients suspected of having appendicitis are a largely untapped source for predicting hospital costs and resource utilization down the line, according to a new study in the September issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.  Read more on this at