Section of Abdominal Radiology

Section of Abdominal RadiologyThe abdominal imaging section of the UT Health radiology department is comprised of six board-certified and fellowship trained radiologists. We provide sub-specialty interpretation for cross sectional imaging, such as Ultrasound, CT and MRI at the MARC (Medical Arts and Research Center), University Hospital and Robert B. Green Clinic. We offer a full range of imaging services for the diagnosis of abdominal and pelvic pathology. Our group has talented faculty with subspecialty expertise that provide both passionate clinical services and advanced clinical research. We pride ourselves being at forefront of research and resident teaching while keeping patient care a number one priority. We maintain ourselves at leading edge of clinical research and incorporate it in our day-to-day practice to provide the best possible patient care. Every year, abdominal faculty members present at national and international meetings and have won multiple awards for their presentations.


Advanced Abdominal Studies:

  • CT Colonography
  • CT & MR Enterography
  • CT & MR Urography
  • MRI Diffusion Imaging
  • MR Quantification of Hepatic Fat and Iron Content
  • MRI for Rectal Cancer
  • MRI for Prostate Cancer
  • Non-contrast MRA [Angiography]


Venkata Katabathina, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology
Section Director of Abdominal Radiology


Abhijit Sunnapwar, M.D.
Associate Professor/Clinical


Vijayanadh Ojili, M.D.
Associate Professor/Clinical

Michael Freckleton, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor


Kedar Chintapalli, M.D.


Hugh White, M.D.
Assistant Professor/Clinical


Contact Information:
Gladys Shults
Abdomen Administrative Support
Phone: 210-567-6470
Fax: 210-567-3294