Faculty & Staff

Elizabeth R Barak, MD

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Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology
Active Radiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Active Radiologist , Pennsylvania Hospital, Division of Community Radiology
Attending Radiologist, Hospital of the Unviersity of Pennsylvania, Division of Community Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Division of Community Radiology
250 King of Prussia Road, 3rd Floor
Radnor, PA 19087
Office: 610-902-5775
Fax: 610-902-5961
Education:
BA (Liberal Studies, magna cum laude)
University of Delaware, 2000.
MD (Medicine, magna cum laude)
Jefferson Medical College, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine Internship, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2005-2006.
Research Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 2006-2007.
Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, 2007-2011.
Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011-2013.
Certifications
American Board of Radiology Authorized User Eligible, 2011.
MQSA Qualified, 2011.
Diplomat of the American Board of Radiology, 2011.
Stereotactic Core Biopsy Qualified, 2013.
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Qualified, 2014.
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Selected Publications

Barak ER, Pandey S, Otero HJ, Huang,TL, Roth CG, Ward RW: MRI Database Protocoling System Improves Technologist Compliance. Radiological Society of North America Conference 2011.

Otero HJ, Pandey S, Barak ER, Bankoff M, Hoon J: CT-guided Percutaneous Abscess Drainage: A When, Where, and How-to Guide for the Practicing Radiologist. Radiological Society of North America Conference 2011.

Schaefer PW, Yoo AJ, Barak ER, Copen WA, Kamalian S, Rezai Gharai L, Pervez MA, Schwamm LH, Gonzalez RG: Combining Acute DWI and MTT Lesion Volumes with NIHSS Score Improves the Prediction of Acute Stroke Outcome. Stroke 41:1728-1735, 2010.

Copen WA, Rezai Gharai L, Barak ER, Schwamm LH, Wu 0, Kamalian S, Gonzalez RG, Schaefer PW: Existence of the diffusion-perfusion mismatch within 24 hours after onset of acute stroke: dependence on proximal arterial occlusion. Radiology 250(3):878-86, 2009.

Schaefer PW, Yoo AJ, Bell D, Barak ER, Romero JM, Nogueira RG, Lev MH, Schwamm LH, Gonzalez RG, Hirsch JA.: CT angiography-source image hypoattenuation predicts clinical outcome in posterior circulation strokes treated with intra-arterial therapy. Stroke 39(11):3107-9, 2008.

Schaefer PW, Barak ER, Kamalian S, Gharai LR, Schwamm L, Gonzalez RG, Lev MH: Quantitative assessment of core/penumbra mismatch in acute stroke: CT and MR perfusion imaging are strongly correlated when sufficient brain volume is imaged. Stroke 390 (1):2986-92, 2008.

Yoo AJ, Barak ER, Rezai Gharai L, Nogueira AG, Rabinov JD, Pryor JC, Schaefer PW, Gonzalez AG, Hirsch JA: Association of Pretreatment Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Abnormality with Outcome for Intraarterial Stroke Therapy. American Society of Neuroradiology Conference 2007.

Yoo AJ, Barak ER, Schaefer PW, Nogueira RG, Rabinov JD, Pryor JC, Gonzalez AG, Hirsch JA: Effect of Multi Technique Intrarterial Therapy on Clinical Outcomes in Acute Anterior Circulation Ischemic Stroke: Experience at a Large Academic Hospital. American Society of Neuroradiology Conference 2007.

Schaefer PW, Barak ER, Romero JM, Kamalian S, Rezai Gharai L, Gonzalez AG, Lev MH : Visual Estimation of MR Imaging Core/Penumbra Mismatch- Versus Quantitative Measurement Unnecessarily Excludes Patients from Thrombolytic Clinical Trials. American Society of Neuroradiology Conference 2007.

Schaefer PW, Barak ER, Kamalian S, Romero JM, Koroshetz WJ, Gonzalez AG, Lev MH: Visual Estimation of MRI Core/Penumbra Mismatch - Versus Quantitative Measurement - Unnecessarily Excludes Patients from Thrombolytic Clinical Trials. International Stroke Conference 2007.

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