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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

Dr. Hammelman is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 2012

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Aorta PTA
  • Abdominal Aorta Stenting
  • Ablation
  • Adrenal Vein Sampling
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Ascites
  • Balloon-Occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration
  • Biliary
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Mass
  • Bronchial Artery Angiogram
  • Bronchial Artery Embolization
  • Catheter Ablation for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Catheter Placement
  • Celiac Artery Angiogram
  • Celiac Artery Embolization
  • Celiac Artery PTA
  • Celiac Artery Stenting
  • Celiac Plexus Nerve Block
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chemoembolization
  • Chemotherapy Embolization of Tumor
  • Chylothorax
  • Chylous Ascites
  • Chyluria
  • Common Carotid Artery Angiogram
  • Common Carotid Artery Embolization
  • Common Carotid Artery PTA
  • Common Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Cryoablation
  • CT Scan Guided Biopsy
  • CT Scan Guided Drainage
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diagnostic Test
  • Dialysis Catheter
  • Dialysis Graft Angioplasty
  • Dialysis Graft Declot
  • Dialysis Graft Fistulogram
  • Dialysis Graft Stent
  • Dilation
  • Drainage & Stenting
  • Drainage From Abdomen
  • Drug-Eluting Beads
  • Embolectomy
  • Embolization
  • External Carotid Artery Angiogram
  • External Carotid Artery Embolization
  • External Carotid Artery PTA
  • External Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Facet Injection
  • Fallopian Tube Recanalization
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • Fiducial Marker Placement
  • Fistulogram
  • Gastric Artery Angiogram
  • Gastric Artery Embolization
  • Gastrostomy
  • Gastrostomy Tube Tubogram
  • GDA Angiogram
  • GDA Embolization
  • Gonadal Embolization
  • Gonadal Venography
  • Hepatic Artery Angiogram
  • Hepatic Artery Embolization
  • Hepatic Artery PTA
  • Hepatic Artery Stenting
  • Hepatic Venogram
  • Hypogastric Artery Angiogram
  • Hypogastric Artery Embolization
  • Hypogastric Artery PTA
  • Hypogastric Artery Stenting
  • IMA Angiogram
  • IMA Artery Embolization
  • IMA PTA
  • IMA Stenting
  • Incision and Drainage
  • Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement
  • Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Removal
  • Infusaport Placement
  • Intercostal Artery Angiogram
  • Internal Carotid Artery Angiogram
  • Internal Carotid Artery Embolization
  • Internal Carotid Artery PTA
  • Internal Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Leg Swelling (Edema)
  • Line Check With Contrast
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lower Extremity Angiogram
  • Lower Extremity Embolization
  • Lower Extremity PTA
  • Lower Extremity Stenting
  • Lower Extremity Vein Lysis
  • Lower Extremity Vein PTA
  • Lower Extremity Vein Stent
  • Lower Extremity Venogram
  • Lumbar Artery Angiogram
  • Lumbar Drain
  • Lymphangiography
  • Lymphatic Embolization
  • Lymphatic Malformation
  • Lymphorrhea
  • Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • Microwave Ablation (MWA)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Needle Procedure
  • Nephrostomy
  • Nephrostomy Tube
  • Non-Tunneled Central Line
  • Nuclear Imaging
  • Nucleoplasty
  • Osteoid Osteoma Ablation
  • Pancreatic Artery Angiogram
  • Pancreatic Artery Embolization
  • Peripheral Artery Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Malformation
  • Peritoneal Biopsy
  • PICC Line
  • Plastic Bronchitis
  • Port
  • Portal Vein Embolization
  • Portal Vein Recanalization
  • Prostate Arterial Embolization
  • Protein-Losing Enteropathy
  • Pulmonary Artery Angiogram
  • Pulmonary Artery Embolization
  • Pulmonary Artery Lysis
  • Pulmonary Artery PTA
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenting
  • Pyelogram
  • Radioembolization of Tumors
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Radiology Tube Check
  • Renal Artery Angiogram
  • Renal Artery Embolization
  • Renal Artery Stenting
  • Saphenous Vein RF Ablation
  • Sclerotherapy for Vascular or Lymphatic Malformation
  • SMA Angiogram
  • SMA Embolization
  • SMA PTA
  • SMA Stenting
  • Splenic Artery Angiogram
  • Splenic Artery Embolization
  • Stent Placement
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • SVC/IVC Lysis
  • SVC/IVC PTA
  • SVC/IVC Stent
  • SVC/IVC Venogram
  • Thoracic Aorta Angiogram
  • Thoracic Aorta PTA
  • Thoracic Aorta Stenting
  • Thoracic Duct Embolization (TDE)
  • Thrombectomy
  • Tips Creation
  • Tips Revision
  • Tips Revision PTA
  • Tips Revision Stent
  • Tips Revision Venogram
  • Transhepatic Portography/Portal Vein Dilation
  • Transradial Access for Vascular Interventions
  • Transrectal Drainage of Pelvic Abscess
  • Tube Placement
  • Tunneled Line
  • Tunneled Peritoneal Drain
  • Tunneled Pleural Drain
  • Ultrasound Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound Guided Thyroid Biopsy
  • Upper Extremity Angiogram
  • Upper Extremity Embolization
  • Upper Extremity PTA
  • Upper Extremity Stenting
  • Upper Extremity Vein Lysis
  • Upper Extremity Vein PTA
  • Upper Extremity Vein Stent
  • Upper Extremity Venogram
  • Uterine Artery Angiogram
  • Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE)
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)
  • Varicocele Embolization
  • Vascular Access Device
  • Vascular Malformation
  • X-Ray
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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)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

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

Memberships

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.

Research

Selected Publications:

S. Reddy, R. Fabrizio, B. Hammelman: Preoperative Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt in a Cirrhotic Patient Before Rectal Cancer Resection ISET/JVIR 30 (1): e23,2019.

D. Lee, J. Huang, B. Hammelman: Spontaneous Migration of a Bard Denali Inferior Vena Cava Filter ISET JVIR 30 (1): e26,2019.

S. Alkhatib, S. Maratto, J. Huang, R. Fabrizio, B. Hammelman: Transradial Uterine Artery Embolization with the Superior Hypogastric Nerve Block: Rapid Discharge with Minimal Pain ISET/JVIR 30 (1): e28,2019.

Deitte LA1, Lewis PJ2, Pellerito JS3, Levin D4, Hammelman B5, Mullins ME6, Slanetz PJ7.: Shifting to a Culture of Active Learning: Moving the Needle. Journal of the American College of Radiology : S1546-1440,2018.

G. Nadolski, A. Brandis, B. Hammelman, R. Fabrizio, J. Redmond: Randomized trial comparing the VectorFlow to Palindrome tunneled dialysis catheter SIR/JVIR 29 (4): 2018.

S. Maratto, S. Alkhatib, J. Huang, R. Fabrizio, B. Hammelman: Trans-radial uterine artery embolization with the superior hypogastric nerve block: optimizing pain control and minimizing length of stay SIR/JVIR 29 (4): 2018.

M. Chorney, R. Fabrizio, B. Hammelman: Spinal Osteomyelitis After Presacral Hematoma from Superior Hypogastric Nerve Block for Uterine Fibroid Embolization ISET/JVIR 28 : e25,2018.

G. MehChu, J. Huang, R. Fabrizio, B. Hammelman: Radial Artery Spasm During Radial Access: A Case and Review of the Literature ISET/JVIR : e4,2018.

J Huang, S Maratto, A Dunn, R Fabrizio, B Hammelman: Microcatheter utilization rate in transradial uterine artery embolization: a single center experience SIR/JVIR 28 (2): S130,2017.

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

Academic Contact Info

Department of Radiology
800 Spruce St

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