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Drew A. Torigian, MD

Drew A. Torigian, MD Physician

Clinical Director, Medical Imaging Processing Group (MIPG)
Associate Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Torigian is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 2001

Clinical Expertise:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Carcinoid Tumor
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

Description of Clinical Expertise

thoracic imaging (plain film radiography, CT, MRI, PET, and PET/CT)
body CT imaging
body MR imaging
PET and PET/CT imaging
oncologic imaging
vascular imaging (CT and MR)

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Radiology

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Atrium, Ground Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Bucks County 777 Township Line Road Yardley, PA 19067 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Cupp Pavilion 51 N. 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Radnor 250 King of Prussia Road Radnor, PA 19087 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Valley Forge 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard Berwyn, PA 19312 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: New York University Medical Center
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Local American College of Radiology, National American Roentgen Ray Society, National Association of University Radiologists, National European Association of Nuclear Medicine, International ITMAT (Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics), University of Pennsylvania, Local Radiologic Society of North America, National Society for Molecular Imaging, National Society of Abdominal Radiology, National Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance, National Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, National Society of Thoracic Radiology, National The Pennsylvania Radiological Society, Eastern PA Section, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Torigian is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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

Description of Research Expertise:

oncologic imaging (lung cancer, melanoma, lymphoma, GI, GU, and gyn cancers)
inflammation imaging
aging imaging
translational research imaging
thoracoabdominopelvic imaging
CT imaging
MR imaging
PET, PET/CT, and PET/MR imaging
functional and molecular imaging
quantitative imaging/image analysis
all types of imaging response assessment on CT, MRI, and PET

Selected Publications:

Treadwell JR, Mitchell MD, Tsou A, Torigian DA, Aggarwal C, Schoelles KM.: Imaging for the Pretreatment Staging of Small Cell Lung Cancer. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 174. (Prepared by the ECRI Institute-Penn Medicine Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2012-00011-I.) AHRQ Publication No. 16-EHC015-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. : 2016.

Thawait SK, Batra K, Johnson SI, Torigian DA, Chhabra A, Zaheer A.: Magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of non ovarian adnexal lesions. Clin Imaging 40 (1): 33-45,2016.

Cao L, Udupa JK, Odhner D, Huang L, Tong Y, Torigian DA.: A general approach to liver lesion segmentation in CT images. Proc SPIE 9786 : 978623-1 - 978623-7,2016.

Lazor JW, Guzzo TJ, Bing Z, Lal P, Ramchandani P, Torigian DA.: Glomus tumor of the kidney: a case report with CT, MRI, and histopathological findings. OJU 6 : 80-85,2016.

Song Y, Udupa JK, Odhner D, Tong Y, Torigian DA.: Lymph node detection in IASLC-defined zones on PET/CT images. Proc SPIE 9785 : 978515-1 - 978515-5,2016.

Tong Y, Udupa JK, Torigian DA, Wu C, Christie J, Lederer DJ.: Fat quantification and analysis of lung transplant patients on unenhanced chest CT images based on standardized anatomic space. Proc SPIE 9788 : 978817-1 - 978817-7,2016.

Matsumoto MMS, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Saboury B, Torigian DA.: Quantitative normal thoracic anatomy at CT. Comput Med Imaging Graph 51 : 1-10,2016.

Grevera GJ, Udupa JK, Odhner D, Torigian DA.: Optimal atlas construction through hierarchical image registration. Proc SPIE 9786 : 97862C-1 - 97862C-6,2016.

Tong Y, Udupa JK, Wu C, Pednekar G, Subramanian JR, Lederer DJ, Christie J, Torigian DA.: Fat segmentation on chest CT images via fuzzy models. Proc SPIE 9786 : 978609-1 - 978609-6,2016.

Huang L, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Odhner D, Torigian DA.: Automatic anatomy recognition on CT images with pathology. Proc SPIE 9785 : 97851S-1 - 97851S-6,2016.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-3805
Fax: (215) 614-0033
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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