Faculty & Staff

Mitchell D. Schnall, MD, PhD, FACR

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Eugene P. Pendergrass Professor of Radiology
Chairman, Department of Radiology , University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Department of Radiology
Perelman School of Medicine
HUP, One Silverstein, Suite 130
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3030
Fax: 215-662-7011
B.S. (Physics)
University of Pennsylvania, 1981.
Ph.D. (Biophysics)
University of Pennsylvania, 1986.
University of Pennsylvania, 1986.
Post-Graduate Training
Medical Intern, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, 1986-1987.
Resident, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1987-1991.
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1987.
American Board of Radiology, 1991.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Selected Publications

Hylton NM, Gatsonis CA, Rosen MA, Lehman CD, Newitt DC, Partridge SC, Bernreuter WK, Pisano ED, Morris EA, Weatherall PT, Polin SM, Newstead GM, Marques HS, Esserman LJ, Schnall MD, ACRIN 6657 Trial Team and I-SPY 1 TRIAL Investigators: Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer: Functional tumor volume by MR imaging predicts recurrence-free survival - results from the ACRIN 6657/CALGB 150007 I-SPY 1 TRIAL. Radiology Dec 2015 (Epub ahead of print).

Zafar HM, Chadalavada SC, Kahn CE, Cook TS, Sloan CE, Lalevic D, Langlotz CP, Schnall MD: Code abdomen: An assessment coding scheme for abdominal imaging findings possibly representing cancer. Journal of the American College of Radiology 12(9), Sept 2015.

Chung SH, Feldman MD, Martinez D, Kim H, Putt ME, Busch DR, Tchou J, Czerniecki BJ, Schnall MD, Rosen MA, DeMichele A, Yodh AG, Choe R: Macroscopic optical physiological parameters correlate with microscopic proliferation and vessel area breast cancer signatures. Breast Cancer Research 17(1), May 2015.

Schmitz KH, Williams NI, Kontos D, Kurzer MS, Schnall MD, Domchek S, Stopfer J, Galantino ML, Hwang W-T, Morales K, Wu S, DiGiovanni L, Salvatore D, Fenderson D, Good J, Sturgeon K, Grant L, Bryan C J, Adelman J: Women In Steady Exercise Research (WISER) Sister: Study design and methods. Contemporary Clinical Trials 41(1), Mar 2015.

Sloan CE, Chadalavada SC, Cook TS, Langlotz CP, Schnall MD, Zafar HM: Assessment of follow-up completeness and notification preferences for imaging findings of possible cancer. What happens after radiologists submit their reports? Academic Radiology 21(12), Dec 2014.

Srinivas SM, Greene LR, Currie GM, Freifelder RH, Reddin JR, Alavi A, Schnall MD, Karp JS: A dedicated breast positron emission tomography scanner: Proof of concept. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences 45(4), Dec 2014.

Rahbar H, Hanna LG, Gatsonis C, Mahoney MC, Schnall MD, DeMartini WB, Lehman CD: Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy in the American College of Radiology Imaging Network 6667 trial: Effect of breast MR imaging. Radiology 273(1), Oct 2014.

Gade TPF, Hunt SJ, Harrison N, Nadolski GJ, Weber C, Pickup S, Furth EE, Schnall MD, Soulen MC, Celeste Simon M: Segmental transarterial embolization in a translational rat model of hepatocellular carcinoma. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 26(8), Aug 2014.

Agner SC, Rosen MA, Englander S, Tomaszewski JE, Feldman MD, Zhang P, Mies C, Schnall MD, Madabhushi A: Computerized image analysis for identifying triple-negative breast cancers and differentiating them from other molecular subtypes of breast cancer on dynamic contrast-enhanced MR images: A feasibility study. Radiology 272(1), July 2014.

BJ, Tchou J, Feldman MD, Mies C, Rosen MA, Schnall MD, DeMichele A, Yodh AG: Optically measured microvascular blood flow contrast of malignant breast tumors. PLoS One 9(6), June 2014.

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