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Lisa J. States, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Pediatric Radiologist, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Radiology Department
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-7146
Fax: 267-425-7068
BA (Human Biology)
Stanford University, 1985.
MD (medicine)
Weill Cornell Medical College , 1989.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT, 1989-1990.
Resident, Unified Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 1990-1993.
Chief Resident, Unified Department Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/ Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 1993-1994.
Fellow, Pediatric Radiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1994-1995.
American Board of Radiology, 1995.
American Board of Radiology, Certificate of Added Qualifications in Pediatric Radiology, 1996.
American Board of Radiology, Maintenance of Certification in Pediatric Radiology, 2006.
American Board of Radiology Maintenance of Certification, 2016.
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Description of Research Expertise

Interpretation of 18 FDOPA PET/CT used for the localization of a focal lesion of congenital hyperinsulinism.
Sponsor and Principle Investigator. PROTOCOL: Expanded Access 18F-DOPA PET/CT.

Metaiodobenzylguanidine (131 I-MIBG) Therapy for Refractory Neuroblastoma and Paraganglioma/ Pheochromocytoma Expanded access protocol

Thyroid Gland Screening Surveillance in Childhood Cancer Survivors after Radiotherapy

PET/MRI Optimization Protocol. PI.

Description of Clinical Expertise

pediatric oncology
pediatric nuclear medicine
Pediatric PET/CT scan
Pediatric PET/MRI
Pediatric hyperinsulinism
musculoskeletal MRI

Selected Publications

Adzick NS, De Leon DD, States LJ, Lord KL, Bhatti TR, Becker SA, Stanley CA.: Surgical Treatment of Congenital Hyperinsulinism: Results from 495 Pancreatectomies in Neonates and Children. Journal of Pediatric Surgery January 2019 Notes: pending acceptance.

Forrest W. : " Time-of-flight PET can reduce radiation dose in pediatrics". Aunt Minnie July 2018.

Saade- Lemus S, Maya C, Servaes S, States, LJ: Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors: Association between diagnostic PET/CT SUVmax at primary tumor site with tumor histopathology and patient survival. European Society for Pediatric Radiology June 2018.

Hernandez-Schulman M, States, LJ, Vasanawala, S: Gastrointestinal System: Chapter 84 Imaging Techniques. Caffey's Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging, 13th edition Coley, Brian D (eds.). Elsevier Saunders, 1, May 2018.

States LJ, Reid JR et al: Radiation Sensibility Column Ionizing Radiation Use and Cancer Predisposition Syndromes in Children. Journal of the American College of Radiology. Elsevier, May 2018.

Adzick NS, De Leon DD, States LJ, Lord KL, Bhatti TR, Becker SA, Stanley CA.: Surgical Treatment of Congenital Hyperinsulinism: Results from 495 Pancreatectomies in Neonates and Children. American Pediatric Surgical Association March 2018 Notes: presentation March 12.

Samoyedny, Andrew; Srinivasan, Abhay; States, Lisa1; Maris, John; Mosse, Yael; Shellikeri, Sphoorti; Vatsky, Seth1; Acord, Michael; Escobar, Fernando; Edgar, Christopher J.; Cahill, Anne Marie : TITLE: A combined retrospective and prospective single-institution review of image-guided needle biopsy of relapsed or refractory neuroblastoma with a focus on the use of pre-biopsy MIBG imaging to predict tumor characteristics. SPR 2018.

States LJ, Voss S: PET/CT in Pediatric Oncology. Book - pending 2018.

Hailu T, Saul D, Francavilla M, States L, Anupindi S, Otero H, Reid JR.: Building a comprehensive learning management system (LMS) for Pediatric Radiology. How we got there. Pediatric radiology, SPR annual meeting. 2018.


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