Faculty & Staff

Hanna M Zafar, MD MHS

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the 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
Education:
BA (Biological Basis of Behavior)
University of Pennsylvania , 1995.
MHS (Health Policy)
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School Public Health, 1998.
MD
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.
Certifications
American Board Radiology, 2007.
American College of Radiology, CT Colonography, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Weber CN, Lev‑Toaff AS, Levine MS, Sudarsky S, Guendel L, Geiger B, Zafar HM: Detailed quantitative assessment of colonic morphology at CT colonography using novel software: a feasibility and reproducibility study. Med Biol Eng Comput June 2016.

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

Liao G, Liao J, Lalevic D, Zafar HM, Cook TS : Time to Talk About Abdominal Imaging Findings of Indeterminate Malignant Potential: Can Radiologists Improve Imaging Follow Up Through Verbal Communication? American College of Radiology Annual Meeting, May 15-19 2016 May 2016 Notes: Gold Merit Abstract Award winner.

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.

Zafar HM, Mulugeta P, Sloan C, Petersen D, Lalevic D, Cook TS : Follow that patient! Follow-up of patients with abdominal imaging findings of possible cancer. Radiologic Society of North America, Annual Meeting, Radiology Society of North America, 2015 Annual Meeting, Chicago IL November 29-December 4 December 2015.

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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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