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Hongming Zhuang, M.D., Ph.D.

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Professor of Radiology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Staff Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Radiology Department, Philadelphia, PA
Staff Physician, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Radiology Department, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Staff Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital, 800 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Radiology
Nuclear Medicine Division
34th St & Civic Center Blvd.
Northwest Tower, 3NW 41
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-7134
Fax: 267-425-7155
M.D. eq. (Medicine)
Bachelor of Medicine, M.D. equivalent, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, P.R. China , 1983.
MCh.M. (Surgery)
Beijing Medical University, Beijing, P.R. China, 1986.
Ph.D. (molecular & cell biology)
The Penn State University, State College, PA , 1995.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Surgery , The Third Teaching Hospital of Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China, 1983-1989.
Research Assistant, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, 1989-1991.
Teaching Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1991-1995.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Orthopedic Surgery), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1995-1997.
Resident in Pathology, MCP-Hahnemann University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA, 1997-1998.
Resident in Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Philadelphia, PA, 1998-2000.
Fellow in Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Philadelphia, PA, 2000-2001.
Board Certification in American Board of Nuclear Medicine, 2001.
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Selected Publications

Yang H, Zhuang H, Rubello D, Alavi A.: Mild to Moderate Hyperglycemia Will Not Decrease the Sensitivity of 18F-FDG PET Imaging in the Detection of Pedal Osteomyelitis in Diabetic Patients. Nuclear Medicine Communications 37(3): 259-262, March 2016.

Yang J, Zhuang H: Value of salivagram in the diagnosis of pulmonary aspiration in pediatric patients. Chinese Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 36(4): 284-286, 2016 Notes: (in Chinese).

Zhang J, Zhu Z, Zhong D, Dang Y, Xing H, Du Y, Jing H, Qiao Z, Xing X Zhuang H, and Li F.: Ga68-DOTATATE PET/CT is an accurate imaging modality in the detection of culprit tumors causing osteomalacia. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 40(8): 642-646, August 2015.

Yang J, Codreanu I, Servaes S, Zhuang H.: Radionuclide salivagram and GER scintigraphy in pediatric patients: targeting different types of pulmonary aspiration. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 40(7): 559-563, July 2015.

Yang J, Zhuang H: The role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in the evaluation of pediatric transplant patients. Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine 18(2): 136-139, May-August 2015.

Aydin A, Yu JQ, Zhuang H, Alavi A: Patterns of 18F-FDG PET images in patients with uncomplicated total hip arthroplasty. Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine 18(2): 93-96, May-August 2015.

Basu S, Kwee TC, Saboury B, Garino JP, Nelson CL, Zhuang H, Parsons M, Chen W, Kumar R, Salavati A, Werner TJ, Alavi A.: FDG-PET for diagnosing infection in hip and knee prostheses: prospective study in 221 prostheses and subgroup comparison with combined 111In-labeled leukocyte/99mTcsulfur colloid bone marrow imaging in 88 prostheses. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 39(7): 609-615, July 2014.

Chen W, Codreanu I, Yang J, Li G, Servaes S, Zhuang H.: Tube feeding is increasing the gastric emptying rate determined by gastroesophageal scintigraphy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 38(12): 962-965, December 2013.

Jing H, Li F, Zhuang H, Wang Z, Tian J, Jin J, Zhong D, Zhang J: Effective detection of the tumors causing osteomalacia using [Tc-99m]-HYNIC-octreotide (99mTc-HYNIC-TOC) whole body scan. European Journal of Radiology 82(11): 2028-2034, November 2013.

Yang J, Codreanu I, Servaes S, Zhuang H: Necessity of performing I-131 MIBG post-therapy scan in patients with metastatic neuroblastoma. Nuclear Medicine Communications 34(10): 1023-1024, October 2013.

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