Department of Radiology

At Penn Radiology, we provide clinical care services including diagnostic and therapeutic imaging technologies, all supported by our internationally recognized education and research efforts.

For more than a century we have maintained our position as a leading radiology program based on excellence in each of our core missions:

  • Patient care and service excellence
  • Educational pre-eminence
  • New knowledge and innovation
  • National and international leadership

Success in our missions requires the recruitment and retention of only the most talented faculty members who are committed to compassionate, patient-centered care. The efforts of these individuals, along with the support of cutting-edge resources from the University of Pennsylvania Health System and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, have allowed us to achieve national recognition as a premier academic radiology department.

Our department is comprised of two divisions:

The Academic Program is clinically centered at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Veterans Administration Medical Center. Led by a world-renowned faculty, our radiologists have made major contributions in the development and advancement of:

  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Conventional radiography
  • Interventional radiology
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Radionuclide imaging
  • Teleradiology
  • Ultrasound

Community Radiology provides services by board certified and subspecialty or fellowship trained radiologists at several convenient locations throughout the Philadelphia region. Services we provide include:

  • MRI, breast MRI, MR arthrograms
  • MRI for Claustrophobic patients
  • 3.0T MRI
  • Computed tomography (CT)
    • Cardiac calcium scoring
    • CT angiography
    • CT lung screening
  • CT biopsy programs
    • Neuro
    • Chest
    • Abdominal
    • Bone
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Bone density studies (Dexascan)
  • Ultrasound
  • Mammography 
    • Digital mammography with computer-aided detection
    • Tomosynthesis
    • Ultrasound guided biopsy
    • Stereotactic breast biopsy
  • X-rays and fluoroscopy (using all digital equipment)
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Interventional radiology

Our specialists use the latest technology, which delivers the least amount of radiation exposure possible ensuring the best possible patient outcomes.

Message from the Chair

A message from Penn Radiology's Department Chair describing our department and the extensive history of Radiology at Penn Medicine.

Department History

Penn Radiology has long been recognized as being at the forefront of radiology innovation. Learn more about our history.

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