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Suman Jana, MD

Professor of Clinical

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center (Endocrinology)
  • Chief Resident: St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center (Nuclear Medicine)
  • Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • Medical Degree: All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Residency: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (Biophysics)
  • MBBS: University of Calcutta (Medicine)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism) (Certification Date: 2002-11-06) - (Recertification Date: 2023-01-01)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 2001-08-21) - (Recertification Date: 2023-01-01)
American Board of Nuclear Medicine (Certification Date: 2000-09-09) - (Recertification Date: 2022-01-01)


Hindi, Bengali


Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism
Internal Medicine
Nuclear Cardiology
Nuclear Medicine

Contact Information

Clinical Interests


Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid Disease

Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Autoimmune Thyroiditis


Cushing syndrome (Hypercortisolism)

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

Empty Sella Syndrome

Follicular Thyroid Cancer

Graves' Disease



Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid)



Low Testosterone (Male hypogonadism)

Medullary Thyroid Cancer

Multinodular Goiter

Nelson Syndrome

Neurogenic Diabetes Insipidus

Nodular Goiter

Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenoma


Papillary Carcinoma

Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Parathyroid Cancer

Parathyroid Disease

Parathyroid Disorders

Parathyroid Problems

Pineal Tumor


Pituitary Adenoma

Pituitary Apoplexy

Pituitary Diencephalic Syndrome

Pituitary Disease

Pituitary Disorders

Pituitary Dysfunction

Pituitary Insufficiency (Hypopituitarism)

Pituitary Tumor

Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Postpartum Thyroiditis

Silent Thyroiditis

Subacute Thyroiditis

Testosterone Deficiency (Male hypogonadism)

Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders

Thyroid Crisis

Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid Dysgenesis

Thyroid Nodules


Peer Reviewed Publications

Singh, Harpreet; Arora, Geetanjali; Nayak, Brusabhanu; Sharma, Akshima; Singh, Geetika; Kumari, Kalpana; Jana, Suman; Patel, Chetan; Pandey, Anil Kumar; Seth, Amlesh; Kumar, Rakesh 2020. Semi-quantitative F-18-FDG PET/computed tomography parameters for prediction of grade in patients with renal cell carcinoma and the incremental value of diuretics. Nuclear medicine communications, 41 5, 485-493

Smith, Melissa E; Cimica, Velasco; Chinni, Srinivasa; Jana, Suman; Koba, Wade; Yang, Zhixia; Fine, Eugene; Zagzag, David; Montagna, Cristina; Kalpana, Ganjam V 2011. Therapeutically targeting cyclin D1 in primary tumors arising from loss of Ini1. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108 1, 319-24

Levsky, Jeffrey M; Shanmugam, Nataraj; Jana, Suman 2008. Benign tongue FDG uptake in a patient with tardive dyskinesia. Clinical nuclear medicine, 33 5, 342-3

Derman, Anna Y; Sperling, Dan; Merav, Avraham; Jain, Vineet R; Levin, Miles; Jana, Suman; Haramati, Linda B 2007. Endometrioma presenting as a cavitary lung mass with intense 18F-FDG uptake on PET-CT. Journal of thoracic imaging, 22 2, 172-5

Jana, Suman; Blaufox, M Donald 2006. Nuclear medicine studies of the prostate, testes, and bladder. Seminars in nuclear medicine, 36 1, 51-72

Jana, Suman; Zhang, Tong; Milstein, David M; Isasi, Carmen R; Blaufox, M Donald 2006. FDG-PET and CT characterization of adrenal lesions in cancer patients. European journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, 33 1, 29-35

Kumar, Rakesh; Chauhan, Anil; Jana, Suman; Dadparvar, Simin 2006. Positron emission tomography in gynecological malignancies. Expert review of anticancer therapy, 6 7, 1033-44

Patel, Mitesh K; Factor, Stephen M; Wang, Jennifer; Jana, Suman; Strauch, Berish 2006. Limited myocardial muscle necrosis model allowing for evaluation of angiogenic treatment modalities. Journal of reconstructive microsurgery, 22 8, 611-5

Kumar, Rakesh; Jana, Suman 2004. Positron emission tomography: an advanced nuclear medicine imaging technique from research to clinical practice. Methods in enzymology, 385 , 3-19

Kumar, Rakesh; Jana, Suman; Heiba, Sherif I; Dakhel, Mahmoud; Axelrod, Deborah; Siegel, Beth; Bernik, Stephanie; Mills, Christopher; Wallack, Marc; Abdel-Dayem, Hussein M 2003. Retrospective analysis of sentinel node localization in multifocal, multicentric, palpable, or nonpalpable breast cancer. Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine, 44 1, 7-10

Santiago, Jonas Francisco Y; Heiba, Sherif I; Jana, Suman; Mirzaitehrane, Majid; Dede, Fuat; Abdel-Dayem, Hussein M 2002. Transient ischemic stunning of the myocardium in stress thallium-201 gated SPET myocardial perfusion imaging: segmental analysis of myocardial perfusion, wall motion and wall thickening changes. European journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, 29 8, 979-83

el-Zeftawy, H; Heiba, S I; Jana, S; Rosen, G; Salem, S; Santiago, J F; Abdel-Dayem, H M 2001. Role of repeated F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose imaging in management of patients with bone and soft tissue sarcoma. Cancer biotherapy & radiopharmaceuticals, 16 1, 37-46

Jana, S; Abdel-Dayem, H M; Young, I 1999. Nuclear medicine and thyroid cancer. European journal of nuclear medicine, 26 12, 1528-32

Santiago, J F; Jana, S; El-Zeftawy, H; Naddaf, S; Abdel-Dayem, H M 1999. Increased F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose thyroidal uptake in Graves' disease. Clinical nuclear medicine, 24 9, 714-5

Santiago, Jonas F.; Jana, Suman; Gilbert, Holly M.; Salem, Shahenda; Bellman, Paul Curtis; Hsu, Ricky K.S.; Naddaf, Sleiman; Abdel-Dayem, Hussein M. 1999. Role of Fluorine-18-Fluorodeoxyglucose in the Work-up of Febrile AIDS Patients. Experience with Dual Head Coincidence Imaging. Clinical positron imaging : official journal of the Institute for Clinical P.E.T, 2 6, 301-309

Bal, C; Padhy, A K; Jana, S; Pant, G S; Basu, A K 1996. Prospective randomized clinical trial to evaluate the optimal dose of 131 I for remnant ablation in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Cancer, 77 12, 2574-80

Gulzar, Z; Jana, S; Young, I; Bukberg, P; Yen, V; Naddaf, S; Abdel-Dayem, H M . Neck and whole-body scanning with 5-mCi dose of (123)I as diagnostic tracer in patients with well-differentiated thyroid cancer. Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 7 4, 244-9

Heiba, Sherif I; Santiago, Jonas; Mirzaitehrane, Majid; Jana, Suman; Dede, Fuat; Abdel-Dayem, Hussein M . Transient postischemic stunning evaluation by stress gated Tl-201 SPECT myocardial imaging: Effect on systolic left ventricular function. Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, 9 5, 482-90