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Adrian Dawkins, MD, FSRU



  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Vice Chair, Business Operations and Community Outreach
  • Chief, Division of Abdominal Radiology
  • Medical Director of Radiology and Point-of-Care Ultrasound, UK HealthCare

College Unit(s)

Other Affiliation(s)
  • Abdominal Radiology

Biography and Education


MD The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica RESIDENCY Sheffield Radiology Training Scheme, Sheffield, United Kingdom FELLOWSHIP University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Selected Publications

1. Tan K, Dawkins AA, Aslam S, Cooper R. MRI Radiological Assessment of Distance Between Metacarpal Bones and Flexor Tendons: Significance in Screw Fixation of Metacarpal Fractures. JPRAS. 2007;60(4):S9-10.

2. Dawkins AA, Evans AL, Wattam J, Romanowski CA, Connelly DJ, Hodgson TJ, Coley SC. Complications of Cerebral Angiography: A Prospective Analysis of 2,924 Consecutive Procedures. Neuroradiology. 2007;49(9):753-9; Epub Ahead of Print 2007 Jun 27.

3. Krol J, Krol V, Dawkins AA, Ganesh H. Diagnosis Please. Radiology. 2014 Sep;272(3):911-3.

4. Key A, Dawkins AA, DiSantis DJ. Rigler’s Triad. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Jan;40(1):229-30; Epub Ahead of Print 2014 Sep 25.

5. Krol JJ, Krol VV, Dawkins AA, Ganesh HS. Case 213: Primary Splenic Angiosarcoma. Radiology. 2015 Jan;274(1):298-303.

6. George N, Dawkins AA, DiSantis D. The Wall-Echo-Shadow (WES) Sign. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Oct;40(7):2903-4; Epub Ahead of Print 2015 Mar 17.

7. Berl S, Dawkins AA, DiSantis DJ. Classics in Abdominal Imaging. The Small Bowel Feces Sign. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Apr;41(4):794-5; Epub Ahead of Print 2016 Jan 07.

8. Dawkins AA, George N, Ganesh HS, Ayoob AR, Lee JT, Nair RT, Kiper C, Duncan K, Stevens SD. Radiologist and Sonographer Interpretation Discrepancies for Biliary Sonographic Findings: Our Experience. Ultrasound Q. Epub Ahead of Print 2017 Apr 10.

9. Ganesh HS, Raslau FD, Dawkins AA, Nair RT. Controversies in Clinical Nephrology: Contrast-induced Acute Kidney Injury - Radiology Perspective. Clin Nephrol. 2018 Mar;89(3):176-80.

10. Ganesh HS, Raslau FD, Dawkins AA, Nair RT. A Contemporary View of Contrast Nephropathy: Radiology Perspective. Clinical Nephrology; in press ~ 2018.

11. Tran-Harding K, Nair RT, Dawkins AA, Ayoob A, Owen J, Deraney S, Lee JT, Stevens S, Ganesh H. Endometriosis Revisited: An Imaging Review of the Usual and Unusual Manifestations with Pathological Correlation. Clin Imaging. 2018 Jul 31;52:163-71.

12. Clark AI, Dawkins AA, Nair RT. “Inverted Figure 3” Sign of Periampullary Carcinoma. Abdom Radiol. 2018 Sep:43(9):2542-3.

13. Fetzer DT, Rodgers SK, Seow JH, Dawkins AA, Joshi G, Gabriel H, Kamaya A. Ultrasound Evaluation in Patients at Risk for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Radiol Clin North Am. 2019;57(3):563-83.