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Maxim Itkin, MD

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Associate Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Staff, Department of Radiology, Pennsylvania Hospital
Active Staff, Department of Medical Imaging, Penn Presybterian Medical Center
Attending Staff, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Staff Radiologist, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Director, HUP/CHOP Center for Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Interventional Radiology, 1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-7892
Fax: (215) 615 3545
MD (Medicine)
Moscow Medical Stomatology Institute, Faculty of General Medicine, 1989.
Post-Graduate Training
Rotating Internship, Sapir Medical Center, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel, 1991-1992.
Resident in Diagnostic Radiology , Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel, 1994-1998.
Fellow in Interventional Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, 2001-2002.
Clinical/Research Fellowship in Interventional Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2002-2003.
Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2003-2004.
Physician Leadership Academy, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2017.
Israeli Board of Radiology, 1998.
American Board of Radiology, 2005.
American Board of Radiology, CAQ in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2007.
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Description of Research Expertise

Transjugular Intrahepatic Portocaval shunt
Hemodialysis access
Novel tumor ablation technique

Description of Clinical Expertise

Interventional Radiology
Cardiovasculr Imaging

Selected Publications

Maxim Itkin : Imaging and the Therapeutic Intervention of Lymphatic Flow Disorders in Children. Pediatric Interventional Radiology with Surgical Correlations 2018.

Gregory J Nadolski, Maria Dolores Ponce-Dorrego, Kassa Darge, David M Biko, Maxim Itkin : Validation of the position of injection needles with contrast-enhanced ultrasound for dynamic contrast-enhanced MR lymphangiography. JVIR(in print), 2018.

Gregory J. Nadolski, Maxim Itkin: Lymphangiography and Thoracic Duct Embolization following Unsuccessful Thoracic Duct Ligation: Imaging Findings and Outcomes. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery in print 2018.

Dong Li, Tara L. Wenger, Christoph Seiler, Michael March, Alvaro Gutierrez-Uzquiza, Charlly Kao1, Elizabeth Bhoj, Lifeng Tian, Misha Rosenbach, Yichuan Liu, Nora Robinson, Mechenzie Behr, Rosetta Chiavacci, Cuiping Hou, Tiancheng Wang, Marina Bakay, Renata Pellegrino da Silva, Jonathan A. Perkins, Patrick Sleiman, Michael A. Levine, Patricia J. Hicks, Maxim Itkin, Yoav Dori, Hakon Hakonarson: Pathogenic variant in EPHB4 causing idiopathic chylothorax in a family with pulmonary lymphatic perfusion syndrome. Human Molecular Genetics in print 2018.

Amanda R. Smolock, Gregory Nadolski, Maxim Itkin: Intranodal glue embolization for the management of post-surgical groin lymphocele and lymphorrhea. JVIR(in print), 2018.

Jeffrey Chick, Gregory Nadolski, Maxim Itkin: Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Lymphangiography and Percutaneous Lymphatic Embolization for the Diagnosis and Treatment for Recurrent Chyloptysis JVIR in print 2018.

David Biko; Dori, Yoav; Itkin, Maxim; Johnstone, Jordan A; Victoria, Teresa: Prenatal and Postnatal Imaging in Children with Neonatal Lymphatic Flow Disorders Society of Thoracic Radiology annual Meeting, Boston, MA 2017

Nadolski Gregory J, Chauhan Nikunj R, Itkin Maxim: Lymphangiography and Lymphatic Embolization for the Treatment of Refractory Chylous Ascites. Cardiovascular and interventional radiology Dec 2017.

Itkin Maxim, Rychik Jack, Piccoli David A: Reply: The Need to Define Treatment Goals for Protein-Losing Enteropathy in Fontan Care and Research. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 70(20): 2603, Nov 2017.

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Last updated: 04/26/2018
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