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Elizabeth Barak, MD

Elizabeth Barak, MD Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology

Dr. Barak is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 2011

Practice Locations and Appointments

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 Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Residency: Tufts - New England Medical Center

Memberships

American College of Radiology, National Society of Breast Imaging, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Barak 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

Selected Publications:

Barak ER, Pandey S, Otero HJ, Huang,TL, Roth CG, Ward RW: MRI Database Protocoling System Improves Technologist Compliance Radiological Society of North America Conference : 2011.

Otero HJ, Pandey S, Barak ER, Bankoff M, Hoon J: CT-guided Percutaneous Abscess Drainage: A When, Where, and How-to Guide for the Practicing Radiologist Radiological Society of North America Conference : 2011.

Schaefer PW, Yoo AJ, Barak ER, Copen WA, Kamalian S, Rezai Gharai L, Pervez MA, Schwamm LH, Gonzalez RG: Combining Acute DWI and MTT Lesion Volumes with NIHSS Score Improves the Prediction of Acute Stroke Outcome Stroke 41:1728-1735 : 2010.

Copen WA, Rezai Gharai L, Barak ER, Schwamm LH, Wu 0, Kamalian S, Gonzalez RG, Schaefer PW: Existence of the diffusion-perfusion mismatch within 24 hours after onset of acute stroke: dependence on proximal arterial occlusion Radiology 250(3):878-86 : 2009.

Schaefer PW, Yoo AJ, Bell D, Barak ER, Romero JM, Nogueira RG, Lev MH, Schwamm LH, Gonzalez RG, Hirsch JA.: CT angiography-source image hypoattenuation predicts clinical outcome in posterior circulation strokes treated with intra-arterial therapy Stroke 39(11):3107-9 : 2008.

Schaefer PW, Barak ER, Kamalian S, Gharai LR, Schwamm L, Gonzalez RG, Lev MH: Quantitative assessment of core/penumbra mismatch in acute stroke: CT and MR perfusion imaging are strongly correlated when sufficient brain volume is imaged Stroke 390 (1):2986-92 : 2008.

Yoo AJ, Barak ER, Rezai Gharai L, Nogueira AG, Rabinov JD, Pryor JC, Schaefer PW, Gonzalez AG, Hirsch JA: Association of Pretreatment Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Abnormality with Outcome for Intraarterial Stroke Therapy American Society of Neuroradiology Conference : 2007.

Yoo AJ, Barak ER, Schaefer PW, Nogueira RG, Rabinov JD, Pryor JC, Gonzalez AG, Hirsch JA: Effect of Multi Technique Intrarterial Therapy on Clinical Outcomes in Acute Anterior Circulation Ischemic Stroke: Experience at a Large Academic Hospital American Society of Neuroradiology Conference : 2007.

Schaefer PW, Barak ER, Romero JM, Kamalian S, Rezai Gharai L, Gonzalez AG, Lev MH: Visual Estimation of MR Imaging Core/Penumbra Mismatch- Versus Quantitative Measurement Unnecessarily Excludes Patients from Thrombolytic Clinical Trials American Society of Neuroradiology Conference : 2007.

Schaefer PW, Barak ER, Kamalian S, Romero JM, Koroshetz WJ, Gonzalez AG, Lev MH: Visual Estimation of MRI Core/Penumbra Mismatch - Versus Quantitative Measurement - Unnecessarily Excludes Patients from Thrombolytic Clinical Trials International Stroke Conference : 2007.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Division of Community Radiology
250 King of Prussia Road, 3rd Floor

Radnor, PA 19087
Phone: (610) 902-5775
Fax: (610) 902-5961
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)