Penn Medicine
Help | Search | Site Map | Contact   

Hanna M Zafar, MD MHS

faculty photo
Assistant Professor of Radiology at the 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 , 1995.
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.
Permanent link
> Perelman School of Medicine   > Faculty   > Details

Selected Publications

Licurse MY, Lalevic D, Zafar HM, Cook TS: Expanding the Scope of an Automated Radiology Recommendation Tracking Engine: Initial Experiences and Lessons Learned Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine, 2016 Annual Meeting June 29-July 1 Portland OR June 2016.

Weber CN, Lev‑Toaff AS, Levine MS, Sudarsky S, Guendel L, Geiger B, Zafar HM: Detailed quantitative assessment of colonic morphology at CT colonography using novel software: a feasibility and reproducibility study. Med Biol Eng Comput June 2016.

Zafar HM, Bugos E, Langlotz CP, Frasso R: Chasing a ghost”: factors influencing primary care physicians' follow-up of incidental findings. Radiology May 2016.

Mills AM, Ip IK, Langlotz CP, Raja AS, Zafar HM, Khorasani R : The Effect of Clinical Decision Support on the Use and Yield of Computed Tomography for Suspected Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency Department: A Multi-Center Trial. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, 2016 Annual Meeting, New Orleans May 10-13 2016 May 2016.

Liao G, Liao J, Lalevic D, Zafar HM, Cook TS : Time to Talk About Abdominal Imaging Findings of Indeterminate Malignant Potential: Can Radiologists Improve Imaging Follow Up Through Verbal Communication? American College of Radiology Annual Meeting, May 15-19 2016 May 2016 Notes: Gold Merit Abstract Award winner.

Cho J, Lalevic D, Zafar HM, Cook TS: Monitoring Follow-Up: Will Your Patient Return? ARRS 2016 Annual Meeting May 2016 Notes: Summa Cum Laude Award for ARRS 2106 Scientific Program.

Weber CN, Lev-Toaff AS, Levine MS, Zafar HM: Impact of hysterectomy on three-dimensional rectosigmoid morphology and endoscopy performance: a pilot study. Abdominal Radiology 41(2): 311-6, February 2016.

Kaye A, Jha S, Zafar HM: Willingness to pay for Computed Tomography Colonography: A survey of patient preferences. American Journal Roentgenology 2(206): 355-8, February 2016.

Treadwell JR. Zafar HM, Mitchell MD, Tipton K, Teitelbaum U, Jue J : Imaging tests for the diagnosis and staging of pancreatic adenocarcinoma: A meta-analysis. Pancreas January 2016.

Veenstra CM, Vachani A, Ciunci CA, Zafar HM, Epstein AJ, Paulson EP: Trends in Use of FDG-PET Imaging in Surveillance of Non-Small Cell Lung and Colorectal Cancer. Journal of the American College of Radiology Page: S1546-1440(15)01271-5, January 14 2016.

back to top
Last updated: 08/25/2016
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
© The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. Site best viewed with Mozilla, NN, IE, or Safari.
SOM Home International Programs Penn Alumni Clinical Trials Centers and Institutes Departments Faculty Research Education Administration