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Benjamin D. Hammelman, MD, MedED

Benjamin D. Hammelman, MD, MedED Physician

Associate Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology Assistant Professor AC Assistant Professor AC

Dr. Hammelman is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 2012

Clinical Expertise:

  • Ampullary Cancer
  • Chemoembolization
  • Cryoablation
  • Intra-arterial Chemotherapy for Liver Cancer
  • Liver Tumors
  • Lung Tumors
  • Percutaneous Biliary Drainage (PBD)
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Port Placement
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)
  • Varicocele Embolization
  • Vertebroplasty

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American College of Radiology, National Association of University Radiologists, National Radiological Society of North American (RSNA), National Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Hammelman is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Parag Patel and Benjamin Hammelman: "Clinical Practice" Updates in Interventional Radiology 2014 : 2014.

Parag Patel and Benjamin Hammelman: "Clinical Practice" Updates in Interventional Radiology 2013 : 2013.

Parag Patel and Benjamin Hammelman: "Clinical Practice" Updates in Interventional Radiology 2012 : 2012.

Vo Nghia J, Hammelman Ben D, Racadio Judy M, Strife C Frederic, Johnson Neil D, Racadio John M: Anatomic distribution of renal artery stenosis in children: implications for imaging. Pediatric Radiology 36 (10): 1032-6,2006.

Azizkhan Richard G, Stehr Wolfgang, Cohen Aliza P, Wittkugel Eric, Farrell Michael K, Lucky Anne W, Hammelman Benjamin D, Johnson Neil D, Racadio John M: Esophageal strictures in children with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: an 11-year experience with fluoroscopically guided balloon dilatation. Journal of pediatric surgery 41 (1): 55-60; discussion 55-60,2006.

Benjamin Hammelman, Nghia J. Vo, Jeffery Betts, Neil Johnson, John Racadio: Location and Distribution of Renal Artery Stenoses in Hypertensive Children without Underlying Systemic Vascular Disorders or Syndromes. RSNA November 2005, Chicago IL : 2005.

Pereles FS, Hammelman B, Grouper S, Collins JD, Omary RA, Vasireddy S, Baskaran V, Song GK, Zachariah AB, McCarthy RM, Krupinski E, Finn JP.: The evaluation of an automated power injection system for high flow-rate perfusion and sub-second MR angiography sequences. ISMRM July 2003, Toronto, Canada : 2003.

Omary RA, Vasireddy S, Hammelman BD, Grouper S, Pereles FS, Finn JP.: The Accuracy of an Automated Power Injection System for Catheter-Directed Intraarterial Angiography. SCVIR April 2002, Baltimore MD. : 2002.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Radiology
800 Spruce St

Philadelphia , PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-5632
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)