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Elizabeth Barak, MD

Elizabeth Barak, MD Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology

Dr. Barak is employed by Penn Medicine.

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

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 2011

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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 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

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 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

Selected Publications:

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

Otero HJ, Pandey S, Barak ER, Bankoff M: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)