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Emily F. Conant, MD

Emily F. Conant, MD Physician

Division Chief, Breast Imaging
Vice Chair, Faculty Development, Radiology
Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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About Dr. Emily F. Conant

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue from 2006 through 2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 1989

Clinical Expertise:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Imaging
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Description of Clinical Expertise

Multi-modality Breast Imaging and Interventional Procedures

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 University City 7th Floor 3737 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Graduate Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

ACRIN-NCI, National American Roentgen Ray Society, National Association of University Radiologist (AUR), National Breast cancer.org, Local FDA-Radiological Devices, National IDMG-International Digital Mammography Development Group, International NIH-SBIB, National Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA), National Society of Breast Imaging, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Conant 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.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Multi-modality Breast Imaging, Breast Cancer Screening, High Risk Screening

Selected Publications:

Gastounioti A, Conant EF, Kontos D: Beyond breast density: a review on the advancing role of parenchymal texture analysis in breast cancer risk assessment Breast Cancer Res 18 (1): 91,2016.

Chen L, Ray S, Keller BM, Pertuz S, McDonald ES, Conant EF, Kontos D: The impact of acquisition dose on quantitative breast density estimation with digital mammography: Results from ACRIN PA 4006 Radiology 280 (3): 693-700,2016.

Ray S, Chen L, Keller BM, Chen J, Conant EF, Kontos D: Association between breast parenchymal complexity and false-positive recall from digital mammography versus breast tomosynthesis: Preliminary investigation in the ACRIN PA 4006 trial Acad Radiol 23 (8): 977-86,2016.

Zuckerman SP, Conant EF, Keller BM, Maidment AD, Barufaldi B, Weinstein SP, Synnestvedt M, McDonald ES: Implementation of synthesized two-dimensional mammography in a population-based digital tomosynthesis screening program Radiology : 2016.

Sprague BL, Conant EF, Onega T, Garcia MP, Beaber EF, Herschorn SD, Lehman CD, Tosteson AN, Lacson R, Schnall MD, Kontos D, Haas JS, Weaver DL, Barlow WE; PROSPR Consortium: Variation in mammographic breast density assessments among radiologists in clinical practice: A multicenter observational study Ann Intern Med : 2016.

McDonald ES, Oustimov A, Weinstein SP, Synnestvedt MB, Schnall M, Conant EF: Effectiveness of digital tomosynthesis compared with digital mammography: Outcomes analysis from 3 years of breast cancer screening JAMA Oncology 2 (6): 1-7,2016.

McCarthy AM, Kim JJ, Beaber EF, Zheng Y, Burnett-Hartman A, Chubak J, Ghai NR, McLerran D, Breen N, Conant EF, Geller BM, Green BB, Kladunde CN, INrig S, Skinner CS, Quinn VP, Haas JS, Schnall M, Rutter CM, Barlow WE, Corley DA, Armstrong K, Soubeni CA; PROSPR Consortium: Follow-up of abnormal breast and colorectal cancer screening by race/ethnicity Am J Prev Med : 2016.

Rafferty EA, Durand MA, Conant EF, Copit DS, Freidewald SM, Plecha DM, Miller DP: Breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis and digital mammography in dense and nondense breasts JAMA 315 (16): 1784-6,2016.

McCarthy AM, Keller BM, Pantalone LM, Hsieh MK, Synnestvedt M, Conant EF, Armstrong K, Kontos D: Racial differences in quantitative measures of area and volumetric breast density J Natl Cancer Inst 108 (10): 2016.

Pertruz S, McDonald ES, Weinstein SP, Conant EF, Kontos D: Fully automated quantitative estimation of volumetric breast density from digital breast tomosynthesis images: Preliminary results and comparison with digital mammography and MR imaging Radiology 279 (1): 65-74,2016.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department of Radiology/1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-4032
Fax: (215) 662-7436
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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