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Neil Vachhani, MD

Neil Vachhani, MD

Appointed: 2009

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Neil Vachhani, MD
Department: Diagnostic Radiology
Section Head
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code L10
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Type of Doctor:
Children & Adolescents Only

Biographical Sketch

Neil Vachhani, M.D., is a Staff Member in Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital and the Imaging Institute and is the Head of the Section of Pediatric Radiology.

Dr. Vachhani is board certified in radiology. He completed his undergraduate degree in biological sciences at Old Dominion University and earned his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School where he also completed an internal medicine internship. His post-graduate training also includes a diagnostic radiology residency at Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia followed by a pediatric diagnostic radiology fellowship at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Vachhani is a member of several professional organizations, including the Society for Pediatric Radiology, The Radiological Society of North America, and The American Roentgen Ray Society.

Dr. Vachhani has published research articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters, as well as having contributed abstracts and presentations at professional association meetings.

His specialty interests include fetal, gastrointestinal and genitourinary imaging and image guided interventional procedures.

Professional Highlights

Head, Section of Pediatric Radiology

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Pediatric Diagnostic Radiology
Philadelphia, PA USA
Residency - University of Pennsylvania / Pennsylvania Hospital
Diagnostic Radiology
Philadelphia, PA USA
Internship - Eastern Virginia Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Norfolk, VA USA
Medical School - Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine
Norfolk, VA USA
Undergraduate - Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA USA


  • Diagnostic Radiology


  • Radiologic Society of North America
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Society of Pediatric Radiology

Treatment & Services

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati