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Arun C. Nachiappan, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Active, Pennsylvania Hospital
Active, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Medical Student Education, University of Pennsylvania Department of Radiology
Faculty Advisor, Radiology Student Interest Group, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3042
Fax: 215-614-0033
BS (Biology)
Stockton University, Pomona, NJ, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Transitional Internship, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2002-2003.
Diagnostic Radiology Residency, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2003-2007.
Thoracic and Cardiac Radiology Fellowship , Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2007-2008.
Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 2009.
American Board of Radiology – Certified in Diagnostic Radiology, 2018.
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Selected Publications

Nachiappan AC, Rahbar K, Shi X, Guy ES, Barbosa EM, Shroff GS, Ocazionez D, Schlesinger AE, Katz SI, Hammer MM: Pulmonary Tuberculosis: Role of Radiology in Diagnosis and Management. Radiographics 37: 52-72, January 2017.

Katz SI, Hammer M, Bagley SJ, Aggarwal C, Bauml JM, Thompson JC, Nachiappan AC, Simone CB, Langer CJ: Radiologic Pseudoprogression during Anti–PD-1 Therapy for Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer. Journal of Thoracic Oncology 13(7): 978-986, July 2018 Notes: JTO impact factor (2017): 10.4. Article featured by the JTO Guest Editor, Karen Reckamp, MD.

Hammer MM, Nachiappan AC, Barbosa EJM Jr: Limited Usage of Pulmonary Nodule Risk Calculators for Managing Large Nodules. Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology 47(1): 23–27, January-February 2018.

Patel AM, Berger I, Wileyto EP, Khalid U, Torigian DA, Nachiappan AC, Barbosa EM Jr, Gefter WB, Galperin-Aizenberg M, Gupta NK, Simone CB 2nd, Haas AR, Alley EW, Singhal S, Cengel KA, Katz SI: The value of delayed phase enhanced imaging in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Journal of Thoracic Disease 9(8): 2344-2349, August 2017.

Nachiappan AC, Horn GL, Spann SC, Mayo RC, Wynne DM, Archer BR, Whigham CJ, Hancock JA: Operator radiation dose reduction during fluoroscopic interventional procedures. Journal of American College of Radiology 12(5): 527-530, 2015.

Nachiappan AC, Valentin LI, Metwalli ZA, Vicens RA, Delumpa A, Philip PS, Kumar S, Soloff EV: CT Dose Reduction Workshop: An Active Educational Experience. Journal of American College of Radiology 12(6): 610-616, 2015.

Nachiappan AC, Metwalli ZA, Hailey BS, Patel RA, Ostrowski ML, Wynne DM: The Thyroid: Review of Imaging Features and Biopsy Techniques, with Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation. Radiographics 34(2): 276-293, 2014.

Nachiappan AC, Lee SR, Willis MH, Galfione MR, Chinnappan RR, Diaz-Marchan PJ, Bushong SC: Clinically oriented three-year medical curriculum: A new design for the future. American Journal of Roentgenology 199(3): 635-643, 2012.

Nachiappan AC, Wynne DM, Katz DP, Willis MH, Bushong SC: A Proposed Medical Physics Curriculum: Preparing for the 2013 ABR Examination. Journal of American College of Radiology 8(1): 53-57, 2011 Notes: Award for Best Article in Education category in Journal of American College of Radiology for 2011.

Singh AK, Nachiappan AC, Verma HA, Uppot RN, Blake MA, Saini S, Boland GW: Postoperative Liver Transplant Imaging: What a Radiologist Should Know. Radiographics 30(2): 339-351, 2010.

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