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Drew A Torigian, MD, MA

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Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Staff, Department of Radiology, Presbyterian Medical Center
Active Staff, Department of Radiology, Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Staff, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Director, Medical Image Processing Group (MIPG), Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-3805
Fax: 215-614-0033
Education:
MA (Mathematics)
Johns Hopkins University, 1991.
BA (Mathematics)
Johns Hopkins University, 1991.
BA (Chemistry)
Johns Hopkins University, 1991.
MD (Medicine)
New York University School of Medicine, 1996.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Internal Medicine, New York University Medical Center, 1996-1997.
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1997-2001.
Fellowship, Body and Musculoskeletal MRI, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2001-2003.
Business Essentials Certificate Program, Wharton Programs for Working Professionals (WPWP), The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania , 2004-2007.
Certifications
Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification. 1995-2009., 1995.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification. 1996-1998., 1996.
American Board of Radiology Certification (lifetime), 2001.
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Description of Research Expertise

oncologic imaging (lung cancer, melanoma, lymphoma, GI, GU, and gyn cancers)
inflammation imaging
aging imaging
translational research imaging
thoracoabdominopelvic imaging
CT imaging
MR imaging
PET, PET/CT, and PET/MR imaging
functional and molecular imaging
quantitative imaging/image analysis
all types of imaging response assessment on CT, MRI, and PET

Description of Clinical Expertise

thoracic imaging (plain film radiography, CT, MRI, PET, and PET/CT)
body CT imaging
body MR imaging
PET and PET/CT imaging
oncologic imaging
vascular imaging (CT and MR)

Selected Publications

Sun C, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Wu C, Guo S, McDonough JM, Torigian DA, Cahill PJ.: A minimally interactive method for labeling respiratory phases in free-breathing thoracic dynamic MRI for constructing 4D images. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 69(4): 1424-1434, 2022.

Xie L, Udupa JK, Tong Y, McDonough JM, Wu C, Lott C, Anari JB, Cahill PJ, Torigian DA.: Automatic lung segmentation in dynamic thoracic MRI using two-stage deep convolutional neural networks. Proc SPIE 12032, Medical Imaging 2022: Image Processing, 120323O (4 April 2022); doi: 10.1117/12.2612558 12032(120323O): 120323O-1-120323O-7, 2022.

Hao Y, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Wu C, McDonough JM, Lott C, Clark A, Anari JB, Cahill PJ, Torigian DA.: Regional diaphragm motion analysis via dynamic MRI. Proc SPIE 12031, Medical Imaging 2022: Physics of Medical Imaging, 120313F (4 April 2022); doi: 10.1117/12.2611951 12031(120313F): 120313F-1-120313F-7, 2022.

Tong Y, Huang Z, Udupa JK, Tong L, Jones BC, Chang G, Torigian DA, Rajapakse CS.: Bone and bone marrow segmentation from hip 3T magnetic resonance imaging by using local salient anatomy structure to guide deep learning-based object localization and delineation. Proc SPIE 12034, Medical Imaging 2022: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, 120341Z (4 April 2022); doi: 10.1117/12.2612913 12034(120341Z): 120341Z-1-120341Z-6, 2022.

Liu T, Tan M, Tong Y, Torigian DA, Udupa JK.: An Anatomy-based Iteratively Searching Convolutional Neural Network for Organ Localization in CT images. Proc SPIE 12032, Medical Imaging 2022: Image Processing, 1203227 (4 April 2022); doi: 10.1117/12.2610963 12032(1203227): 1203227-1-1203227-8, 2022.

Tong Y, Udupa JK, Hao Y, Xie L, McDonough JM, Wu C, Lott C, Clark A, Anari JB, Torigian DA, Cahill PJ.: QdMRI: A system for comprehensive analysis of thoracic dynamics via dynamic MRI. Proc SPIE 12034, Medical Imaging 2022: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, 120341G (4 April 2022); doi: 10.1117/12.2612117 12034(120341G): 120341G-1-120341G-6, 2022.

Chao J, Udupa JK, Zhao L, Tong Y, Odhner D, Pednekar G, Nag S, Lewis S, Poole N, Mannikeri S, Govindasamy S, Singh A, Camaratta J, Owens S, Torigian DA.: Anatomy-guided deep learning for object localization in medical images. Proc SPIE 12032, Medical Imaging 2022: Image Processing, 1203228 (4 April 2022); doi: 10.1117/12.2612566 12032(1203228): 1203228-1-1203228-7, 2022.

Hao Y, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Torigian DA, Huang Z, Kogan RM, Xie L, Wootton D, Choy K, Sin S, Wagshul ME, Arens R.: Upper airway motion analysis in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) via dynamic MRI. Proc SPIE 12036, Medical Imaging 2022: Biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging, 120361R (4 April 2022); doi: 10.1117/12.2613920 12036(120361R): 120361R-1-120361R-7, 2022.

Xie L, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Torigian DA, Huang Z, Kogan RM, Li C, Wootton D, Choy K, Sin S, Wagshul ME, Arens R.: Automatic upper airway segmentation in static and dynamic MRI via anatomy-guided convolutional neural networks. Med Phys 49(1): 324-342, 2022.

162. Dhanaliwala AH, Miller WT Jr, Patterson KC, Sood S, Olivias C, Simpson S, Johnson CR, Wani AA, Galperin-Aisenberg M, Torigian DA, Zigmund B, Hewitt M, Borden R, Niesen T, Prabhakar H, Birkhoff M, Rotenberg S, Al-Naamani N, Furguson L, Natalini JG, Leshchinskiy S, Noorelahi Y, Glushko T, Levy J, Reddy S, Sahakyan K, Babatunde VD, Shriver M, Linna NB, Desai K, Tomsan H, Owens J, Griffith BA, Wilczynski T, Koegel C, Cousar M.: A CT interpretation algorithm can elevate the differential diagnosis of interstitial lung disease by non-specialists to equal that of specialist thoracic radiologists. Acad Radiol 29 Suppl 2: S181-S190, 2022.

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