Summer L. Kaplan

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology
Attending Pediatric Radiologist, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Pennsylvania Hospital, 800 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Radiology
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-0905
Fax: 267-425-7068
Lab: 267-426-3205
BS (Biochemistry)
University of Oregon, Clark Honors College, Eugene, OR, 2000.
M.S. (Neuroscience)
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), Biomedical Graduate Studies, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), Philadelphia, PA, 2008.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Emergency Radiology
Neonatal Imaging
Vascular Imaging
Advanced Ultrasound Techniques
Advanced CT Techniques
Advanced Radiographic Techniques

Selected Publications

Fenlon,Edward P.; Kaplan,Summer; Barrera,Christian A.; Otero,Hansel J.; Francavilla,Michael L.: Trending Use and Results of Computed Tomographic Angiography for Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism in the Pediatric Emergency Department; A 13-Year Retrospective Study. Society for Pediatric Radiology Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN May 2018 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Retrouvey,Michele; Back,Susan J; Bellah,Richard; Vossough,Arastoo; Heuer,Gregory; Flibotte, John; Kaplan, Summer.: Sonographic Fronto-Occipital Ratio (FOR) in Evaluation of Hydrocephalus. Society for Pediatric Radiology Annual Meeting. Nashville, TN May 2018 Notes: Scientific Oral Presentation.

Kaplan,Summer; Flowers,Colleen; Irving,Sharon; Crawford,Jackie; Lin,Richard; Schleelein,Laura, Anupindi, Sudha; Johnson,Ann; White,Ammie; Zhu,Xiaowei: Reduced-Dose Radiography Protocol for Focused Assessment of Feeding Tube Position. Society for Pediatric Radiology Annual Meeting, Nashville,TN May 2018 Notes: Scientific Oral Presentation.

Durand, Rachelle; Francavilla, Michael; Edgar,James; Maya Lopera,Carolina; Kaplan, Summer: Bowel Patterns on the Abdominal Radiograph Complicated by the Simple Sump. Society for Pediatric Radiology Annual Meeting Nashville, TN May 2018 Notes: Scientific Poster.

Hansel O., Kaplan S., Cardiollo, F., Duffy E.: "The Cost-Estimation Department: A Step Towards Cost-Transparency in Radiology" Society For Pediatric Radiology January 2018.

Robinson Abby, Flibotte John, Kaplan Summer L, DeMauro Sara B: Lenticulostriate Vasculopathy and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Preterm Infants: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Perinatology Feb 2017.

Kaplan SL, Magill D, Felice MA, Ali S, Zhu X: Do Gonad Shields Increase Patient Radiation? Radiological Society of North America, 101st Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL December 2015 Notes: Poster presentation.

Ali S, Kaplan SL, Kaufman T, Fenerty S, Kozin S, Zlotolow D : Madelung deformity and Madelung-type deformities: a review of the clinical and radiological characteristics. Pediatric Radiology 45(12): 1856-63, Nov 2015.

Zhang W, Kaplan SL, Servaes S, Zhuang H: Limbus vertebra on bone scintigraphy in a pediatric patient. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 40(11): 915-16, Nov 2015.

Kaplan SL, Shechtel JL, Charpentier P, Li S, Crane E, Popoff S, Ali S: Lead Shielding with Automatic Exposure Control May Paradoxically Increase Radiation Dose: A Cadaveric Study. Pennsylvania Radiological Society's 100th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA Oct 2015 Notes: Poster presentation - Won first place for scientific exhibits

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Last updated: 02/08/2018
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