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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:

  • 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
  • Vetrans Choice Program (6/2018 Not Active)

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:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Radiology
800 Spruce St

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