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Hongming Zhuang, M.D., Ph.D.

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Professor of Radiology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Staff Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Radiology Department, Philadelphia, PA
Staff Physician, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Radiology Department, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Staff Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital, 800 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Radiology
Nuclear Medicine Division
34th St & Civic Center Blvd.
Northwest Tower, 3NW 41
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-7134
Fax: 267-425-7155
M.D. eq. (Medicine)
Bachelor of Medicine, M.D. equivalent, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, P.R. China , 1983.
MCh.M. (Surgery)
Beijing Medical University, Beijing, P.R. China, 1986.
Ph.D. (molecular & cell biology)
The Penn State University, State College, PA , 1995.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Surgery , The Third Teaching Hospital of Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China, 1983-1989.
Research Assistant, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, 1989-1991.
Teaching Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1991-1995.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Orthopedic Surgery), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1995-1997.
Resident in Pathology, MCP-Hahnemann University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA, 1997-1998.
Resident in Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Philadelphia, PA, 1998-2000.
Fellow in Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Philadelphia, PA, 2000-2001.
Board Certification in American Board of Nuclear Medicine, 2001.
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Selected Publications

Chen YJ, Tolboom N, States LJ, Zhuang H: Elevated FDG activity in the non-pneumatized sphenoid bone in an infant. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 42(10), October 2017.

Zhang W, Zhuang H.: Inadvertent arterial injection of I-123 MIBG does not necessarily cause any symptoms. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 42(9): 723-724, September 2017.

Zhao X, Zhuang H.: Increased activity in the lung field on gastroesophageal scintigraphy is not always due to aspiration. Clinical Nuclear medicine 42(9): 719-720, September 2017.

TOlboom N, Servaes SE, Zhuang H.: Neuroblastoma presenting as non-MIBG avid widespread soft tissue metastases without bone involvement revealed by FDG PET/CT imaging. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 42(8): 643-644, August 2017.

Xia B, Zhuang H.: Prominent pulmonary metastases without concurrent osseous involvement in patients with high risk neuroblastoma. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 42(7): 534-536, July 2017.

Zheng K, Zhuang H.: Acrometastasis of neuroblastoma to the great toe revealed by MIBG scan. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 42(5): 397-400, May 2017.

Xie P, Monaghan R, Edwards K, Shao F, Zhuang H. : Elevated MIBG activity at the site of erythema of unknown etiology. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 42(3): 227-230, March 2017.

Xie P, Shao F, Zhuang H.: Primary neuroblastoma involving spinal canal. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 41(12): 986-988, December 2016.

Kaplan SL, Zhuang H.: Diffuse elevated abdominal activity on Tc-99m labeled red blood cell imaging in a pediatric patient with Klippel Trenaunay syndrome. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 41(11): 899-901, November 2016.

Yang H, Zhuang H, Rubello D, Alavi A.: Mild to Moderate Hyperglycemia Will Not Decrease the Sensitivity of 18F-FDG PET Imaging in the Detection of Pedal Osteomyelitis in Diabetic Patients. Nuclear Medicine Communications 37(3): 259-262, March 2016.

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