Jay Acharya, MD
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Jay Acharya, MD

  • Diagnostic Radiology
Westwood Imaging Center & Interventional Radiology Clinic | 100 Medical Plaza, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90095


Dr. Jay Acharya is an Associate Professor of Radiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Radiology with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Neuroradiology.

Dr. Acharya completed Neuroradiology fellowship training at the University of Southern California and subsequently joined on as a faculty member for six years. During a portion of his time there, he served as the Associate Chief of the Division of Neuroradiology, as well as the Program Director for the Neuroradiology Fellowship program. Thereafter, Dr. Acharya joined the faculty at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center before joining UCLA in 2024.

Dr. Acharya’s primary area of clinical interest is in spinal intervention, with a particular focus on spinal oncology, management of back pain, and diagnosis and treatment of patients with CSF leak.

Dr. Acharya has presented multiple lectures, scientific and educational exhibits, and posters at national and international meetings and is a member of the American Society of Neuroradiology, American Society of Spine Radiology, and Radiological Society of North America, among others.




Medical Board Certifications

Neuroradiology, American Board of Radiology, 2017
Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2016


Neuroradiology, University of Southern California, 2016


Diagnostic Radiology, New York Medical College, 2015


Internal Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital, 2011


MD, New York Medical College, 2010


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Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center



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  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars, 2021-2024
  • Top DoctorsLos Angeles Magazine, 2021-2023
  • Top Doctors, Pasadena Magazine, 2017, 2020-2023
  • Southern California Top Doctors, 2017, 2020-2021