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Han Yuan Alice Chong, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology
Chief of Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Radiology

Contact information
3400 Spruce Street
1 Silverstein, Suite 130
Philadelphia, PA
Education:
B.A.S. (Bioengineering)
University of Pennsylvania, 1997.
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania, 2001.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship-Internal Medicine, Greenwich Hospital, Yale New Haven Health System, Greenwich, CT, 2001-2002.
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2002-2006.
Fellowship- Body Imaging, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 2006-2007.
Fellowship- Breast Imaging, New York-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2011-2011.
Certifications
American Board of Radiology- Board Certified, Meeting Maintenance of Certification Requirements, 2006.
Certificate of Health Innovation- Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2017.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Chong practices both at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and at Pennsylvania Hospital. She is the Chief of Breast Imaging at the Pennsylvania Hospital Department of Radiology, and is part of the leadership team at the Integrated Breast Center at the Abramson Cancer Center.

As part of Penn’s Breast Cancer program, Dr. Chong is an expert in advanced breast imaging technologies such as 3-D Mammograms (tomosynthesis) and 3-D breast ultrasound (automated breast ultrasound) for preventative screening, as well as diagnostic imaging with mammography, ultrasound and MRI. Dr. Chong routinely evaluates women and men with breast lumps, breast pain, dense breasts, and other breast concerns with the latest technologies, performing specialized procedures including ultrasound-guided core biopsies, stereotactic core biopsies, MRI-guided core biopsies, needle localizations and non-radioactive seed localization.

Selected Publications

Chong A, Zuckerman SP, Weinstein SP, McDonald ES, Conant EF: False Negative and Interval Cancers in Synthetic 2D/Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Screening: What Are We Missing? Radiological Society of North America 103rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago IL. 2017.

Weinstein S, Schnall MD, McDonald ES, Chong A, Conant EF: Breast Cancer Detection Rate of Supplemental Screening with Abbreviated MR for Women with Dense Breasts: Preliminary Results. Radiological Society of North America 103nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago IL. 2017.

Weinstein S, Schnall MD, McDonald ES, Chong A, Conant EF: Does a T2-Weighted Sequence Add Accuracy to the Abbreviated Breast MR Examination? Radiological Society of North America 103rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago IL. 2017.

Chong A, McDonald ES, Roth SG, Tobey JD, Weinstein SP, Conant EF: Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: Challenging the Traditional Workflow Dogma. Radiological Society of North America 102nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago IL. 2016.

Chong A, Aslam R, Landeras L, Yee Y.: Determination of the Optimal Window for Polyp Measurement on Virtual Colonoscopy. RSNA, Chicago IL, and the 8th International Symposium on Virtual Colonoscopy, Boston, MA 2007.

Wu J, Saluja S, Garcia-Tsao G, Chong A, Henderson K, White RI.: Liver Involvement in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia: CT and Clinical Findings Do Not Correlate in Symptomatic Patients. AJR Am. J. Roentgenology 2006.

Chong A, Miller C.: Imaging of the floppy infant: congenital myopathies, mitochondrial diseases, and congenital muscular dystrophy. RSNA, Chicago,IL 2003 Notes: Poster presentation.

Chong A, Shah JN, Levine MS: Diagnostic Yield of Barium Enema Examination after Incomplete Colonoscopy. Radiology 2002.

Chong A, Soulen MC, Baum RA: Balloon Embolization of the Internal Iliac Artery before Endograft Deployment. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2001.

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