Arjuna graduated from the University of New South Wales’ Medical School in 2009 and obtained a Masters of Public Health (International Health) in 2013 also from UNSW. In 2012 he commenced his radiology training at St George Hospital Sydney, which he completed in 2017. He was a consultant radiologist at St George Hospital and in private practice in Sydney for the first half of 2017 before commencing a Chest and Body MRI Fellowship at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth in July 2017.
He is currently a consultant radiologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and joined Perth Radiological Clinic in August 2018.
Cardiothoracic and Body Imaging
Hospital Appointments (past & present)
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (July 2017- current)
St George Public Hospital, Sydney (Feb-Jun 2017)
An optimised patient-specific approach to administration of contrast agent for CT pulmonary angiography. Charbel Saade, Roger Bourne, Fadi El-Merhi, Arjuna Somanathan, Dev Chakraborty, Patrick Brennan.European Radiology. (Accepted for publication June 2013)
Long-term Outcome for Congenital Supravalvar Aortic Stenosis. A. Somanathan, Y. d’Udekem, CP. Brizard, AD. Cochrane (2011). Heart Lung and Circulation; 20(1):49-49.
Recent Presentations at Conferences
Imaging of Internal Concealment- Experiences at a Single Institution. A Somanathan, K Wong, P Child. Presented at European Society of Radiology (ESR) Annual Meeting, Vienna (March 2016)
Understanding Imaging in Mandibular Fractures. Nicholas Chen; Arjuna Somanathan. Presented at European Society of Head and Neck Radiology, Marseille, France (September 2014)
What You Need to Know about Ocular Emergencies in Facial Trauma. Arjuna Somanathan; Christina Yang. Presented at RACS Annual Scientific Congress and ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore (May 2014)
CT-guided Pericardial Effusion Drainage- a Retrospective Review of the Experiences at a Single Institution. Arjuna Somanathan; Derek Glenn. Presented at European Society of Radiology (ESR) Annual Meeting, Vienna (March 2014)