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Amit Sura, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology
CHLA 4650 W. Sunset Blvd. Off Campus Los Angeles


Amit Sura, MD/MBA was born and raised in southern California before completing his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley. There he double majored in business administration at the Walter A. Haas School of Business as well as Molecular and Cell Biology at the College of Letters and Sciences. He moved to Boston in the year 2004 to begin his combined degree program at Tufts University School of Medicine where he received an MD/MBA in Healthcare Management. He completed his residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York before moving back to southern California to start and complete his fellowship at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles (CHLA). He currently is the Assistant Program Director for the pediatric radiology fellowship at CHLA. His research interests include topics in healthcare management and policy including overutilization, pay for performance, quality of care, and resident/fellow education. He serves on the Utilization Management committee at CHLA and is working to improve process flows regarding the care of patient with appendicitis.


Sura A, Ho A. Enforcing Quality Metrics over Equipment Utilization Rates as Means to Reduce Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Imaging Costs and Improve Quality of Care. J Clin Imaging Sci. 2011; 1:28. View in: PubMed

Sura A, Shah NR. Pay-for-Performance Initiatives: Modest Benefits for Improving Healthcare Quality. Am Health Drug Benefits. 2010 Mar; 3(2):135-42. View in: PubMed

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