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

Zafar HM, Yang J, Armstrong K, Groeneveld P: Cost Differences After Initial CT Colonography Versus Optical Colonoscopy in the Elderly. Academic Radiology 22(7): 805-806, July 2015.

Christine M. Veenstra, Anil Vachani, Christine A. Ciunci, Hanna Zafar, Andrew J. Epstein, E. Carter Paulson, MD, MSCE: Trends in use of PET imaging in surveillance of lung and colorectal cancer. 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting, May 29 – June 2, 2015 Chicago, Illinois. May 2015.

Charles N. Weber, Anna S. Lev-Toaff, Hanna M. Zafar, Marc S. Levine, Bernhard Geiger : Predicting complex colonic anatomy prior to colonoscopy: Using quantitative CTC date for risk stratification of patients for colon cancer screening procedures Asian Oncology Summit 2015, April 10-12, 2015 Shanghai China April 2015.

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 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.

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