Faculty & Staff

Ana S. Kolansky, M.D.

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Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology
Active Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital
Active Physician, PennPresbyterian Medical Center
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7184
Fax: 215-614-0033
B.S. (Biology)
University of Miami Magna Cum Laude, 1980.
M.D. (Medicine)
Yale University School of Medicine, 1984.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern and Assistant Resident in General Surgery, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1984-1986.
Resident in Diagnostic Imaging, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1986-1990.
Winchester Chest Fellow in Cardiopulmonary Imaging (Focused Residency), Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1989-1990.
American Board of Radiology, 1990.
ACLS, 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Thoracic Imaging with expertise in Lung Cancer diagnosis and biopsy
Lung Cancer screening

Selected Publications

Shah RM, Wechsler R, Salazar AM, Spirn PW.: Spectrum of CT findings in nosocomial pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia. J Thoracic Imaging 17 (1): 53-57, 2002.

Wechsler RJ, Salazar AM, Gessner AJ, Spirn PW, Shah RM, Steiner RM: CT of insitu of vascular stump thrombosis after pulmonary resection for cancer. AJR 176: 1423-1425, 2001.

Johnson PT, Wechsler RJ, Salazar AM, Fischer AM, Nazarian LN, Steiner RM: Spiral CT of acute pulmonary thromboembolism: Evaluation of pleuroparenchymal abnormalities. J Comput Assist Tomogr 23(3): 369-373, 1999.

Spirn PW, Shah RM, Steiner RM, Greenfield AJ, Salazar AM, Liu JB: Image-guided localization for video-assisted thoracic surgery. Journal of Thoracic Imaging 12: 285-292, 1997.

Winston CB, Wechsler RJ Salazar AM, Kurtz AB Spirn PW: Incidental pulmonary emboli detected on helical CT: Effect on patient management. Radiology 201: 23-27, 1996.

Wechsler RJ, Steiner RM, Spirn PW, Rubin S, Salazar AM, Shah R, Russell K, Jimenez S, Varga J. : The relationship of thoracic lymphadenopathy to pulmonary interstitial disease in diffuse and limited systemic sclerosis: CT findings. AJR 167: 101-104, 1996.

Steiner RM, Gross GW, Flicker S, Salazar A, Baron M, Loessner A.: Congenital heart disease in the adult patient - The value of plain film chest radiology. J Thorac Imag 10(1): 1 - 26, 1995.

Shah RM, Spirn PW, Salazar AM, Steiner RM, Cohn HE, Wechsler RJ, Erdman S, Solit RW.: CT Guided wire localization of peripheral pulmonary nodules for thoracoscopic resection. AJR 161(2): 279-283, 1993.

Elefteriades JA, Solomon, LW, Salazar AM, Batsford WP, Baldwin JC, Kopf GS: Linear left ventricular aneurysmectomy: Modern imaging studies reveal improvedmorphology and function. Ann Thorac Surg 56: 242-252, 1993.

Elefteriades JA, Hartleroad J, Gusberg RJ, Salazar AM, Black HR, Kopf, GS, Baldwin JC, Hammond GL.: Long term experience with descending aortic dissection: the complication specif approach. Ann Thorac Surg 53: 11-21, 1992.

Hoch D, Salazar AM, Cabin HS, Young LH: Equine arch vessel anaomaly associated with coarctation of the aorta. Chest 101(2): 634, 1992.

Kornguth PJ, Salazar AM: The apical oblique view of the shoulder: Its usefulness in acute trauma. AJR 149: 113-116, 1987.

Durden DL, Salazar, AM, Distasio JA. : Kinetic analysis of hepatotoxicity of associated with antineoplastic asparaginas. Cancer Res 43: 1602-1605, 1983.

Distasio JA, Salazar AM, Jadji M, Durden DL: Glutaminase-free asparaginase from Vibrio succinogenes: an antilymphomas enzyme lacking hepatotoxicity. Int J Cancer 30: 343-347, 1982.

Shah RM, Wechsler RJ, Pascuale R, Salazar AM, McCormack M, Miller Jr. W: HRCT patterns in respiratory bronchiolitis and desquamative interstitial pneumonitis: Assessment at post-treatment CT. AJR 178(3): 49, 2002.

Shah RM, Wechsler RJ, Salazar AM: Significant of ground glass opacity at long term follow-up in scleroderma. Radiology 225: 624, 2002.

Shah RM, Edmonds P, Wechsler RJ, Salazar AM: Adjacent parenchymal abnormalities in peripheral bronchogenic carcinoma: Correlation with lymphangio-invasion at thin section CT. AJR 176(3): 80, 2001.

Shah Rm, Wechsler RJ, Salazar AM, Spirn PW: Spectrum of CT findings inpseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia. AJR 174(3): 67-68, 2000.

Shah RM, Wechsler RJ, Salazar AM, Spirn PW: Specturm of pulmonary infections associated with multifocal bronchiectasis and centrilobular nodules. Radiology 213: 214, 1999.

Kane GC, Salazar Am, Israel HL: Aspergillosis: Expanding spectrum of pulmonary disease. Clin Pulm Med 5: 151, 1998.

Shah RM, Salazar AM: CT manifestations of HIV-related pulmonary infections. Seminars US CT and MRI 19: 166-177, 1998.

Shah RM, Spirn PW, Salazar AM, Steiner Rm, Cohn HE, Wechsler RJ: The role of thoracoscopy and preoperative localization procedures in the diagnosis and management of pulmonary pathology. Semin US, CT, and MRI 16(5): 371-378, 1995.

Salazar AM, Westcott JL: The role of transthoracic needle biopsy for the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer. Clinics in Chest Medicine 14(1): 99-110, 1993.

Lee F, Flynn SD, Salazar AM: Sudden death six weeks after a myocardial infarct. The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine 61: 457-465, 1988.

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