Faculty & Staff

Tessa Sundaram Cook, MD PhD

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chief, 3-D and Advanced Imaging, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Director, Imaging Informatics, Department of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3431
Fax: 215-662-3037
Education:
B.S.E. (Computer Science)
Johns Hopkins University, 1997.
B.S.E (Biomedical Engineering)
Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering, Baltimore MD, 1997.
M.S.E (Biomedical Engineering)
Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering, Baltimore MD, 1999.
M.D./Ph.D (Medicine and Bioengineering)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine & University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, 2007.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine Internship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Department of Medicine, 2007-2008.
Diagnostic Radiology Resident, Research Track, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Department of Radiology, 2008-2012.
Cardiovascular Imaging Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Department of Radiology, 2012-2013.
Certifications
Diplomate of the Certification Board for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 2012.
American Board of Radiology , 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

- cardiac CT
- cardiac MRI
- vascular CT
- vascular MRI
- radiography
- thoracoabdominal CT
- ultrasound

Description of Research Expertise

- imaging informatics
- radiation dose monitoring
- radiation dose reduction
- follow-up tracking
- mobile apps for radiology education

Selected Publications

AH Kaye, TS Cook: Radiologist-IT Staff Interactions: Opportunity for Improvement. SIIM 2014 May 2014.

MY Licurse, SH Kim, TS Cook: Comparison of Diagnostic Accuracy of Plain Film Radiographs Between Original Film, Smartphone Capture, and Digitized Versions. SIIM 2014 May 2014.

Seetharam C. Chadalavada, MD, MS, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Hanna M. Zafar, MD, MHS; Oleg Shargorodsky; Woojin Kim, MD; Curtis P. Langlotz, MD, PhD; Tessa S. Cook, MD, PhD: Implementation of an Automated Follow-Up Monitoring System for Suspicious Lesions in Abdominal Imaging Studies. SIIM 2014 May 2014.

MY Licurse, TS Cook: PearlTrees web-based interface for teaching informatics in radiology residency programs. SPIE Medical Imaging 2014 Page: 9039-22, February 2014.

CE Sloan, SC Chadalavada, TS Cook, CP Langlotz, MD Schnall, HM Zafar: Assessment of follow-up completeness and notification preferences for imaging findings of possible cancer: What happens after radiologists submit their reports? Academic Radiology in press 2014.

B Yam, TS Cook: Emergency Radiology Trainee Pitfalls and Interpretive Errors: A Case-based Approach. ARRS 2014 2014.

AK Goel, A Thaker, TS Cook: Using Spaced Repetition Learning to Enhance Radiology Clerkships. AUR 2014 2014.

A Chudgar, TS Cook: Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm. AuntMinnie.com. http://www.auntminnie.com/index.aspx?sec=olce&sub=ce&pag=cmain&ce_id=5833, 2014.

A Chudgar, TS Cook: Pulmonary Hamartoma. AuntMinnie.com. http://www.auntminnie.com/index.aspx?sec=olce&sub=ath&pag=edtSubSec&ce_id=5545§ion_id=5584&pno=1, 2014.

P Prakash, MD; T S Cook, MD, PhD; W W Boonn, MD: “ICRP103 effective dose vs DLP vs SSDE: which is a more clinically useful and sensitive tool for identifying radiation dose outliers. SCBT-MR annual meeting October 2013 Notes: SCBT-MR annual meeting, Tuscon, Arizona.

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Last updated: 08/08/2014
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