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Susan J. Mandel, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
4th floor West, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
A.B. (History of Science)
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1982.
M.D.
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 1986.
M.P.H. (Quantitative methods, decision analysis)
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 1997.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1986-1987.
Resident in Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1987-1989.
Research Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1989-1992.
Research/ Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Endocrine/ Hypertension and Thyroid Divisions, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 1989-1992.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine Certificate (lifetime certification), 1989.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Certificate in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (timed certificate 1991-2001), 1991.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Recertification of Subspecialty Certificate in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (expiration 2011), 2001.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Recertification of Subspecialty Certificate in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (expiration 2021), 2011.
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Description of Research Expertise

Thyroid nodules, Thyroid cancer, Thyroid disease and pregnancy, Ultrasound

Description of Clinical Expertise

Thyroid nodules, Thyroid cancer, Thyroid disease and pregnancy, Ultrasound

Dr. Mandel is a Professor of Medicine and Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where she also directs the fellowship program in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. She serves as the Associate Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and is the Director of the Thyroid Nodule Clinic. She attended medical school at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and completed her medical residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. After finishing a fellowship in endocrinology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, she was a faculty member at the Brigham prior to moving to the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. She is a member of the Endocrine Society, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist, and the American Thyroid Association (ATA). She is the current President of the Endocrine Society. Her research interests include the use of sonography in the evaluation of patients with thyroid nodules, the novel introduction of I-123 imaging in differentiated thyroid cancer, and thyroid disease during pregnancy. She has served on task forces that authored the ATA Guidelines for the Treatment of Patients with Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (2006, 2009, 2015)and the ATA Guidelines for the Treatment of Thyroid Disorders During Pregnancy (2016). She has authored papers in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Annals of Internal Medicine, JAMA, and as well as publications in the endocrine and nuclear medicine journals.

Selected Publications

Kobaly Kristen, Mandel Susan J: Hyperthyroidism and Pregnancy. Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America 48(3): 533-545, Sep 2019.

Hoang Jenny K, Oldan Jorge D, Mandel Susan J, Policeni Bruno, Agarwal Vikas, Burns Judah, Bykowski Julie, Harvey H Benjamin, Juliano Amy F, Kennedy Tabassum A, Moonis Gul, Pannell Jeffrey S, Parsons Matthew S, Schroeder Jason W, Subramaniam Rathan M, Whitehead Matthew T, Corey Amanda S: ACR Appropriateness Criteria Thyroid Disease. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR 16(5S): S300-S314, May 2019.

Durante Cosimo, Grani Giorgio, Lamartina Livia, Filetti Sebastiano, Mandel Susan J, Cooper David S: The Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Nodules: A Review. JAMA 319(9): 914-924, Mar 2018.

Durante C, Grani G, Lamartina L, Filetti S, Mandel SJ, Cooper DS: The diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules: a review. JAMA 319(6): 914-924, March 2018.

Jameson JL, Mandel SJ, Weetman AP: Thyroid Gland Physiology and Testing. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition. Kasper DL, Jameson JL, Hauser SL, Loscalzo J, Fauci AS (eds.). McGraw-Hill Education, Page: 2692-2697, 2018.

Jameson JL, Mandel SJ, Weetman AP: Hyperthyroidism. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition Kasper DL, Jameson JL, Hauser SL, Loscalzo J, Fauci AS (eds.). McGraw-Hill Education, Page: 2703-2709, 2018.

Jameson JL, Mandel SJ, Weetman AP : Thyroid Nodular Disease and Thyroid Cancer. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition Kasper DL, Jameson JL, Hauser SL, Loscalzo J, Fauci AS (eds.). McGraw-Hill Education, 2018.

Jameson JL, Mandel SJ, Weetman AP: Hypothyroidism. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th edition. Kasper DL, Jameson JL, Hauser SL, Loscalzo J, Fauci AS (eds.). McGraw-Hill Education, Page: 2698-2702, 2018.

Haugen BR, Sawka AM, Alexander EK, Bible KC, Caturegli P, Doherty GM, Mandel SJ, Morris JC, Nassar A, Pacini F, Schlumberger M, Schuff K, Sherman SI, Somerset H, Sosa JS, Steward DL, Wartofsky L, Williams MD: American Thyroid Association Guidelines on the Management of Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Task Force Review and Recommendation on the Proposed Renaming of Encapsulated Follicular Variant Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Without Invasion to Noninvasive Follicular Thyroid Neoplasm with Papillary-Like Nuclear Features. Thyroid 27(4): 481-483, Apr 2017.

Alexander EK, Pearce EN, Brent GA, Brown RS, Chen H, Dosiou C, Grobman WA, Laurberg P, Lazarus John H, Mandel SJ, Peeters RP, Sullivan S: 2017 Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy and the Postpartum. Thyroid 27(3): 315-389, Mar 2017.

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Last updated: 08/09/2019
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