Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

Anthony J. Dean, MD

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Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Emergency Medcine Ultrasound, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Director, Fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground Floor, Ravdin Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215.662.6962
Fax: 215.662.3953
B.A. (Honors, Philosophy and Literature)
University of Warwick, Warwickshire, England, 1977.
Temple University School of Medicine , 1984.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in General Surgery, Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1985.
Resident in Emergency Medicine, Mt Sinai SOM Residency Program in Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, NY, NY, 1990-1993.
Chief Resident in Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, NY, 1992-1993.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1994.
Recertification, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2004.
Re-certification, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2014.
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Description of Research Expertise

Emergency Ultrasound

Description of Clinical Expertise

Emergency Ultrasound

Selected Publications

Vinograd A, Zorc JJ, Dean, AJ, Funari MK, Chen AE: First attempt success, longevity and complication rates of ultrasound guided peripheral intravenous catheters in children. Accepted to Pediatric Emergency Care 2016.

Fields JM; Fischer JI; Anderson KL; Mangili A; Panebianco NL; Dean AJ: The ability of renal ultrasound and ureteral jet evaluation to predict 30-day outcomes in patients with suspected nephrolithiasis. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 33(10): 1402-6, 2015.

Panebianco NL, Shofer F, Fields JM, Anderson K, Mangili A, Matsuura A, Dean AJ. : The utility of transvaginal ultrasound in the ED evaluation of complications of first trimester pregnancy. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 30(6): 743-8, 2015.

Henwood PC, Mackenzie DC, Rempell JS, Murray AF, Leo MM, Dean AJ, Liteplo AS, Noble VE. : A Practical Guide to Self-Sustaining Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education Programs in Resource-Limited Settings Annals of Emergency Medicine 64: 277-85, 2014.

Panebianco NL; Shofer F; Cheng A; Fischer J; Cody K; Dean AJ.: The effect of supine versus upright patient positioning on inferior vena cava metrics. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 32(11): 1326-9, 2014.

Smith-Bindman R, Aubin, C, Bailitz J, Bengiamin RN, Camargo CA, Corbo J, Dean AJ, Goldstein RB, Griffey RT, Jay GD, Kang TL, Kriesel DR, Ma OJ, Mallin M, Manson W, Melnikow J, Miglioretti DL, Miller SK, Mills LD, Miner JR, Moghadassi M, Noble VE, Press GM, Stoller ML, Valencia VE, Wang J, Wang RC, Cummings SR, et al. : Ultrasonography versus Computed Tomography for Suspected Nephrolithiasis New England Journal of Medicine 371: 1100-10, 2014.

Chrestiana D, Cheng AB, Panebianco NL, Dean AJ.: Pitfalls in cervical ectopic pregnancy diagnosis by emergency medicine physicians using bedside ultrasonography: a case report American Journal of Emergency Medicine 32(4): 397.e1 – 397.e3, 2014.

Marin JR; Dean AJ, Bilker W; Panebianco NL; Brown N, Alpern ER: Emergency ultrasound-assisted examination of skin and soft tissue infections in the pediatric emergency department Academic Emergency Medicine 20(6): 545-53, 2013.

Jafari D, Cheng AB, Dean, AJ. : Dynamic Changes of Common Bile Duct Diameter during an Episode of Biliary Colic, Documented by Ultrasonography Annals of Emergency Medicine 62(2): 176-9, 2013.

Ku, Bon S.; Fields, J. Matthew; Carr, Brendan; Everett, Worth W.; Gracias, Vincent H.; Dean, Anthony J.: Clinician-performed Bedside Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Traumatic Pneumothorax Western journal of Emergency Medicine 14(2): 103-8, 2013.

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