Faculty & Staff

Hanna M Zafar, MD MHS

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Radiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Radiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
One Silverstein
Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 615 0422
Fax: 215 746 3890
BA (Biological Basis of Behavior)
University of Pennsylvania , 1991.
MHS (Health Policy)
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School Public Health, 1998.
Jefferson Medical College, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, 2002-2003.
Resident, Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2007.
Fellow, Abdominal Imaging, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2008.
American Board Radiology, 2007.
American College of Radiology, CT Colonography, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Zafar HM, Bugos E, Langlotz CP, Frasso R: Chasing a ghost”: factors influencing primary care physicians' follow-up of incidental findings. Radiology May 2016.

Cho J, Lalevic D, Zafar HM, Cook TS: Monitoring Follow-Up: Will Your Patient Return? ARRS 2016 Annual Meeting May 2016 Notes: Summa Cum Laude Award for ARRS 2106 Scientific Program.

Weber CN, Lev-Toaff AS, Levine MS, Zafar HM: Impact of hysterectomy on three-dimensional rectosigmoid morphology and endoscopy performance: a pilot study. Abdominal Radiology 41(2): 311-6, February 2016.

Kaye A, Jha S, Zafar HM: Willingness to pay for Computed Tomography Colonography: A survey of patient preferences. American Journal Roentgenology 2(206): 355-8, February 2016.

Treadwell JR. Zafar HM, Mitchell MD, Tipton K, Teitelbaum U, Jue J : Imaging tests for the diagnosis and staging of pancreatic adenocarcinoma: A meta-analysis. Pancreas January 2016.

Veenstra CM, Vachani A, Ciunci CA, Zafar HM, Epstein AJ, Paulson EP: Trends in Use of FDG-PET Imaging in Surveillance of Non-Small Cell Lung and Colorectal Cancer. Journal of the American College of Radiology Page: S1546-1440(15)01271-5, January 14 2016.

Zafar HM: Radiology Secrets Plus, Chapter 27, CT and MRI of the lower gastrointestinal tract, CT Colonography. Elsevier 2016 Notes: In press.

J C Wildenberg, MD,PhD, Philadelphia, PA; P Chen, MD, MBA; C E Kahn, MD, MS; H M Zafar, MD; T S Cook, MD, PhD: Structured reporting of focal lesions in the abdomen to assess radiology trainees’ performance demonstrates decreased detection errors for suspicious lesions with increased training Radiologic Society of North America, Annual Meeting, November 29 - December 4th Chicago IL December 2015.

P G Mulugeta, MD, Philadelphia, PA; C Sloan; D Petersen, BSN; D Lalevic; T S Cook, MD, PhD; H M Zafar, MD : Frequency and follow-up of focal masses coded as indeterminate or suspicious in the liver, pancreas kidney and adrenals on cross sectional imaging. Radiologic Society of North America, Annual Meeting, November 29 - December 4th Chicago IL December 2015.

Vachani A. Ciunci C, Veenstra CM, Zafar HM, Paulson EC, Epstein AJ: Trends in Use of PET Imaging in Surveillance of Lung Cancer: Implications of the Choosing Wisely Initiative. CHEST 2015 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec Canada, October 24-28 2015 October 2015.

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