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Arun C. Nachiappan, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Active, Pennsylvania Hospital
Active, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Medical Student Education, University of Pennsylvania Department of Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3042
Fax: 215-614-0033
BS (Biology)
Stockton University, Pomona, NJ, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Transitional Internship, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2002-2003.
Diagnostic Radiology Residency, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2003-2007.
Thoracic and Cardiac Radiology Fellowship , Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2007-2008.
Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 2009.
American Board of Radiology – Certified in Diagnostic Radiology, 2018.
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Selected Publications

Nachiappan AC, Rahbar K, Shi X, Guy ES, Barbosa EM, Shroff GS, Ocazionez D, Schlesinger AE, Katz SI, Hammer MM: Pulmonary Tuberculosis: Role of Radiology in Diagnosis and Management. Radiographics 37: 52-72, January 2017.

Patel AM, Berger I, Wileyto EP, Khalid U, Torigian DA, Nachiappan AC, Barbosa EM Jr, Gefter WB, Galperin-Aizenberg M, Gupta NK, Simone CB 2nd, Haas AR, Alley EW, Singhal S, Cengel KA, Katz SI: The value of delayed phase enhanced imaging in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Journal of Thoracic Disease 9(8): 2344-2349, August 2017.

Kuban JD, Tam AL, Huang SY, Ensor JE, Philip AS, Chen GJ, Ahrar J, Murthy R, Avritscher R, Madoff DC, Mahvash A, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Nachiappan AC, Gupta S: The Effect of Needle Gauge on the Risk of Pneumothorax and Chest Tube Placement After Percutaneous Computed Tomographic (CT)-Guided Lung Biopsy. CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology April 2015.

Nachiappan AC, Horn GL, Spann SC, Mayo RC, Wynne DM, Archer BR, Whigham CJ, Hancock JA: Operator radiation dose reduction during fluoroscopic interventional procedures. Journal of American College of Radiology 12(5): 527-530, 2015.

Nachiappan AC, Valentin LI, Metwalli ZA, Vicens RA, Delumpa A, Philip PS, Kumar S, Soloff EV: CT Dose Reduction Workshop: An Active Educational Experience. Journal of American College of Radiology 12(6): 610-616, 2015.

Nachiappan AC, Metwalli ZA, Hailey BS, Patel RA, Ostrowski ML, Wynne DM: The Thyroid: Review of Imaging Features and Biopsy Techniques, with Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation. Radiographics 34(2): 276-293, 2014.

Nachiappan AC, Lee SR, Willis MH, Galfione MR, Chinnappan RR, Diaz-Marchan PJ, Bushong SC: Clinically oriented three-year medical curriculum: A new design for the future. American Journal of Roentgenology 199(3): 635-643, 2012.

Nachiappan AC, Wynne DM, Katz DP, Willis MH, Bushong SC: A Proposed Medical Physics Curriculum: Preparing for the 2013 ABR Examination. Journal of American College of Radiology 8(1): 53-57, 2011 Notes: Award for Best Article in Education category in Journal of American College of Radiology for 2011.

Nachiappan AC, Sharma A, Shepard JO, Lanuti M: Radiofrequency ablation in the lung complicated by positive airway pressure ventilation. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 89(5): 1665-1667, 2010 Notes: Peer-reviewed case report.

Singh AK, Nachiappan AC, Verma HA, Uppot RN, Blake MA, Saini S, Boland GW: Postoperative Liver Transplant Imaging: What a Radiologist Should Know. Radiographics 30(2): 339-351, 2010.

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