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Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa Jr., MD

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Radiologist, Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Attending Radiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Director, CT modality, Thoracic Imaging Section, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department of Radiology - Division of Thoracic Imaging
3400 Spruce Street
Ground Floor, Founders Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-3036
Fax: (215) 614-0033
B.Sc. (Molecular Sciences)
University of Sao Paulo, 1999.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Sao Paulo, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship (2 years), Medical School of the University of Sao Paulo, 2002-2004.
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology, Radiology Institute, Medical School of the University of Sao Paulo, 2004-2007.
Clinical Fellowship in Thoracic Radiology, Radiology Institute, Medical School of the University of Sao Paulo, 2007-2008.
Clinical Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Radiology (2 years), University of Pennsylvania Health System , 2008-2010.
Introductory Patient Oriented Research Training (MTR-510-001), Institute of Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania, 2013-2014.
Penn Faculty Pathways Program, University of Pennsylvania, 2014-current.
National Board of Medical Examiners, 2007.
Brazilian College of Radiology (CBR), 2007.
American Board of Radiology (ABR), 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Cardiothoracic Imaging (CT, MR, radiography)
CT protocol design, maintenance and optimization
Thoracic Intervention, including CT guided biopsy

Description of Research Expertise

Quantitative and Functional Cardiothoracic Imaging
Health Services Research focusing on Optimization of Cardiothoracic Reporting and CT Protocols
Lung Cancer Overdiagnosis
Clinical Research in Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Embolism

Selected Publications

Mortani Barbosa EJ Jr: Overdiagnosis in Lung Cancer Screening can be Reduced to a Low, Manageable Level via a Multilayered Strategy Involving Perfecting Reporting Systems, Restricting Screening to High-risk Groups, Developing Better Risk Stratification Models, and Improving Management Algorithms. Acad Radiol. 2015 Oct 26 pii: S1076-6332(15)00414-6. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2015.09.006. [Epub ahead of print] October 2015.

Mortani Barbosa EJ, Jr: Lung Cancer Screening Overdiagnosis: Reports of Overdiagnosis in Screening for Lung Cancer Are Grossly Exaggerated. Academic Radiology 22(8): 976-82, August 2015 Notes: Epub 2015 Mar 13.

Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa, Jr, MD; M. Camilla Lynch, MD; Curtis P. Langlotz, MD; Warren B. Gefter, MD: Optimization of Radiology Reports for Intensive Care Unit Portable Chest Radiographs: Perceptions and Preferences of Radiologists and ICU Practitioners. Journal of Thoracic Imaging (in press) August 2015 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Miller WT Jr, Marinari LA, Barbosa E Jr, Litt HI, Schmitt JE, Mahne A, Lee V, Akers SR: Small Pulmonary Artery Defects Are Not Reliable Indicators of Pulmonary Embolism. Ann Am Thorac Soc 12(7): 1022-9, July 2015.

Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa, Jr. Marsha Camilla Lynch Curtis Langlotz Warren Gefter: The clinical value and utilization of ICU portable chest radiography reports as seen by radiologists and ICU clinicians: a survey to define an optimal structured report template. American College of Radiology (ACR) annual meeting, Washington, DC May 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa, Jr. Warren B. Gefter: Modern Approach to Thoracic Imaging Diagnosis. Grippi M, Elias J, Fishman J, Kotloff R, Pack A, Senior R, eds. Fishman’s Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 5th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015. McGraw-Hill Education / Medical; 5th edition (April 14, 2015), I: 412-467, April 2015 Notes: This is the most renowned textbook in pulmonary medicine. This chapter was widely praised as one of the strongest in the entire 2 volume, 2400 pages book, by the chief editor, Michael Grippi, MD.

Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa, Jr. Shaoxiong Zhang: MRI of the Chest: Where Are We Now? Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR) annual meeting, Carlsbad, CA March 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa, Jr. Chiemezie Amadi: Pulmonary Vascular Imaging. Parvati Ranchamdani and Drew Torigian, eds. Radiology Secrets, 4th ed. Mosby, in press (to be published late 2015) Mosby, 2015.

Okusanya OT, Deshpande C, Barbosa EM Jr, Aggarwal C, Simone CB 2nd, Jiang J, Judy R, DeJesus E, Albelda S, Nie S, Low PS, Singhal S: Molecular imaging to identify tumor recurrence following chemoradiation in a hostile surgical environment. Molecular Imaging 13: 1-6, November 2014 Notes: Published online November 27, 2014

Licurse MY, Levine MS, Torigian DA, Barbosa EM Jr: Utility of chest CT for differentiating primary and secondary achalasia. Clinical Radiology 69(10): 1019-26, Oct 2014 Notes: Published online Jul 2014.

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