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Drew A. Torigian, MD

Drew A. Torigian, MD Physician

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

Dr. Torigian is employed by Penn Medicine.

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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

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
  • 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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • 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: 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 Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Healthcare, 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 World Molecular Imaging Society, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Torigian is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • 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:

Song J, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Xiao L, Wu C, McDonough J, Capraro A, Torigian DA, Campbell Jr RM.: Architectural analysis on dynamic MRI to study thoracic insufficiency syndrome. Proc SPIE 10576 : 105762C-1-105762C-6,2018.

Yan F, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Xu G, Odhner D, Torigian DA.: Automatic anatomy recognition using neural network learning of object relationships via virtual landmarks. Proc SPIE 10574 : 105742O-1-105742O-7,2018.

Tong Y, Udupa JK, Wileyto EP, Wu C, McDonough JM, Capraro A, Mayer OH, Torigian DA, Campbell Jr RM.: Quantitative dynamic MRI (QdMRI) volumetric analysis of pediatric patients with thoracic insufficiency syndrome. Proc SPIE 10578 : 1057806-1-1057806-6,2018.

Tong Y, Wang C, Udupa JK, Wu C, Pednekar G, Restivo MD, Lederer DJ, Christie JD, Torigian DA.: Quantitative analysis of adipose tissue on chest CT to predict primary graft dysfunction in lung transplant recipients - a novel optimal biomarker approach. Proc SPIE 10575 : 105753K-1-105753K-6,2018.

Tong Y, Udupa JK, Wu X, Odhner D, Pednekar G, Simone II CB, McLaughlin D, Apinorasethkul C, Shammo G, James P, Camaratta J, Torigian DA.: Hierarchical model-based object localization for auto-contouring in head and neck radiation therapy planning. Proc SPIE 10578 : 1057822-1-1057822-7,2018.

Wu X, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Odhner D, Pednekar G, Simone II CB, McLaughlin D, Apinorasethkul C, Shammo G, Camaratta J, Torigian DA.: Auto-contouring via automatic anatomy recognition of organs at risk in head and neck cancer on CT images. Proc SPIE 10576 : 1057617-1-1057617-7,2018.

Jagadale BN, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Wu C, McDonough JM, Capraro A, Mayer OH, Torigian DA, Campbell Jr RM.: Lung parenchymal analysis on dynamic MRI in thoracic insufficiency syndrome to assess changes following surgical intervention. Proc SPIE 10575 : 105753M-1-105753M-6,2018.

Farhan A, Strelec LE, Schuster SJ, Torigian D, Wasik M, Sadigh S, Mato AR, Nasta SD, Frank D, Svoboda J.: Durable response to pralatrexate for aggressive PTCL subtypes. JSCO 16 (2): e102-e105,2018.

Wang C, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Chen J, Venigalla S, Odhner D, Guzzo TJ, Christodouleas J, Torigian DA.: Urinary bladder cancer T-staging from T2-weighted MR images using an optimal biomarker approach. Proc SPIE 10575 : 105752D-1-105752D-6,2018.

Pednekar GV, Udupa JK, McLaughlin DJ, Wu X, Tong Y, Simone II CB, Camaratta J, Torigian DA.: Image quality and segmentation. Proc SPIE 10576 : 105762N-1-105762N-7,2018.

Academic Contact Info

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

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

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