Faculty & Staff

Hanna M Zafar, MD MHS

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Radiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Radiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
One Silverstein
Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 615 0422
Fax: 215 746 3890
BA (Biological Basis of Behavior)
University of Pennsylvania , 1991.
MHS (Health Policy)
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School Public Health, 1998.
Jefferson Medical College, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, 2002-2003.
Resident, Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2007.
Fellow, Abdominal Imaging, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2008.
American Board Radiology, 2007.
American College of Radiology, CT Colonography, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Sultan LR, Xiong H, Zafar HM, Schultz SM, Langer JE, and Sehgal CM: Vascularity assessment of thyroid nodules by quantitative color Doppler ultrasound Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology February 9 2015 Notes: E publication

Wildenberg J, Chen P, Zafar H, Kahn C, Cook T : Using Structured Reporting of Focal Lesions in the Abdomen to Assess Radiology Trainees’ Performance" American College Radiology 2015 Annual Meeting, May 17 – 21, 2015, Washington, DC. 2015.

Sloan CE, Chadalavada SC, Cook TS, Langlotz CP, Schnall MD, Zafar HM.: Assessment of Follow-up Completeness and Notification Preferences for Imaging Findings of Possible Cancer: What Happens After Radiologists Submit Their Reports? Academic Radiology 21(12): 1579-86, December 2014.

Treadwell JR, Mitchell MD, Eatmon K, Jue J, Zafar H, Teitelbaum U, Schoelles K. : Imaging Tests for the Diagnosis and Staging of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 141. (Prepared by the ECRI Institute-Penn MedicineEvidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2012-00011-I.) AHRQ Publication No.14-EHC045-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. September 2014 September 2014 Notes: http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/search-for-guides-reviews-and-reports/?pageaction=displayProduct&productID=1972.

Bruening W, Sullivan N, Carter Paulson E, Zafar H, Mitchell M, Treadwell J, Schoelles K: Imaging Tests for the Staging of Colorectal Cancer. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 142. (Prepared by the ECRI Institute-Penn Medicine Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2012-00011-I.) AHRQ Publication No. 14-EHC046-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2014. http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/index.cfm/search-for-guides-reviews-and-reports/?pageaction=displayproduct&productid=1962, September 2014.

Zafar HM, Harhay MO, Yang H, Armstrong K: Adverse events following computed tomographic colonography compared to optical colonoscopy in the elderly. Preventive Medicine Reports 1: 3-8, Aug 2014.

Weber C, Zafar HM, Levine M, Geiger B, Lev-Toaff A: Impact of post-hysterectomy changes on distal colonic morphology and endoscopy: Quantitative assessment at CTC with endoscopic performance correlation. European Society for Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology Annual Meeting, June 18-24 2014, Salzberg Austria June 2014.

Chadalavada S, Zafar H, Schnall M, Langlotz C, Kim W, Shargorodsky O, Cook T : Implementation of an automated follow-up monitoring system for suspicious lesions in Abdominal Imaging Studies. Society for Informatics in Imaging, May 2014, Long Beach, CA. May 2014.

Kaye A, Zafar HM, Jha S: Physicians' Willingness to Pay for CT Colonography American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting May 2014.

Itri JN, Jones LP, Kim W, Boon W, Kolansky AS, Hilton S, and Zafar HM: Developing an automated database for monitoring ultrasound- and computed tomography-guided procedure complications and diagnostic yield. Journal of Digital Imaging 27(2): 270-9, Apr 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10278-013-9649-9.

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