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

TS Cook: Persistent sciatic artery Pearls and Pitfalls in Cardiovascular Imaging: Variants and Other Difficult Diagnoses. SL Zimmerman and EK Fishman (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 2015.

TS Cook: Respiratory and cardiac gating artifacts in CT. Pearls and Pitfalls in Cardiovascular Imaging: Variants and Other Difficult Diagnoses. SL Zimmerman and EK Fishman (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 2015.

TS Cook: Partial absence of the pericardium. Pearls and Pitfalls in Cardiovascular Imaging: Variants and Other Difficult Diagnoses. SL Zimmerman and EK Fishman (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 2015.

TS Cook: Pseudodissection due to penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer. Pearls and Pitfalls in Cardiovascular Imaging: Variants and Other Difficult Diagnoses SL Zimmerman and EK Fishman (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 2015.

TS Cook: Patent ductus arteriosus. Pearls and Pitfalls in Cardiovascular Imaging: Variants and Other Difficult Diagnoses SL Zimmerman and EK Fishman (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 2015.

Hsu M, Cook TS, Jha S: Marfan Mystery. NASCI Case in Point November 2014 Notes: http://www.nasci.org/Education/CaseinPoint/2014CaseinPointCases.aspx#24551180-marfan-mystery-nov-15-2014.

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.

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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