Ashish P. Wasnik, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Radiology
Director, Abdominal Radiology
Director, Ultrasound, Abdominal Radiology
Michigan Medicine
1500 E Medical Center Dr, B1D502
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5030

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Linda Hart


Dr. Wasnik serves as Director of Ultrasound, and Chair of the Medical Student Research Committee, Department of Radiology. He was Director of medical student education in Abdominal Imaging (2013-2020).  He is a funded researcher and co-inventor on the US-patented automated bowel segmentation techniques. He has published more than 85 peer-reviewed papers, 130 scientific/educational presentations/abstracts, several book chapters, and two books as co-lead author. In addition, he has presented approximately 90 invited lectures.

Dr. Wasnik serves on the University of Michigan Advisory Committee on Clinical Track Appointments and Promotions (CLINACAP). Nationally, he serves on several committees in the radiology societies, including- Radiological Society of North America (Chair- Multisystem, and ER section Educational Exhibit Awards Committee 2019, 20; Chair-Uroradiology Section, Educational Exhibit Committee 2020); American College of Radiology’s Appropriateness Criteria Expert Panel-1 on OB & Gyn Imaging (Chair); American Board of Radiology; Association of University Radiologists. He also serves as Deputy Editor for the Academic Radiology journal (official publication of the Association of University Radiologists).


Faculty, Morphomics Analysis Group (MAG), Michigan Medicine
Member, Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC)
Member, Rogel Cancer Center, Michigan Medicine
Member, Advisory Committee on Clinical Track Appointments and Promotions (CLINACAP), University of Michigan

Areas of Interest

Imaging of the bowel (Morphomics in GI Tract, post-operative bowel); Imaging and management of ovarian and adnexal masses/tumors, Gastrointestinal oncologic Imaging and tumor response assessment; Ultrasound in Liver Imaging/HCC surveillance 

Clinical Interests

Bowel and hepatobiliary Imaging, Gynecologic Imaging, Transplant ultrasound 


Medical School or Training

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery-IG Medical College, India, 1997


  • Chest Medicine-IG Medical College, India, 2002
  • Radiology-Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai University, India, 2005


  • Body Imaging-University of Michigan Health System, 2009

Professional Organization:

  • American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Association of University Radiologists (AUR)
  • Fellow, Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
  • Society of Radiologist In Ultrasound (SRU)

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology