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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

Dr. Conant is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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
  • Other types of 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
  • 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: 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 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 Scientific Program Committee, National Radiological Society of North America, National RSNA Public Information and Communications Committee, National RSNA, National Society of Breast Imaging, 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:

Conant EF: Clinical implementation of digital breast tomosynthesis Radiol Clin North Am 52 (3): 2014.

DeLeo MJ 3rd, Domchek SM, Kontos D, Conant EF, Chen J, Weinstein S: Breast MRI fibroglandular volume and parenchymal enhancement in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers before and immediately after risk-reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy AJR 204 (3): 669-73,2014.

Keller BM, Chen J, Conant EF,Kontos: Breast density and parenchymal texture measures as potential risk factors for Estrogen-Receptor positive breast cancer Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng : 9035,2014.

Friedewald SM, Rafferty EA, Conant EF: Breast cancer screening with tomosynthesis and digital mammography-reply JAMA 312 (16): 1695-6,2014.

Mccarthy AM, Kontos D, Synnestvedt M, Tan KS, Heitjan D, Schnall MD, Conant EF: Screening outcomes following implementation of digital breast tomosynthesis in a general-population screening program JNCI 106 (11): dju316,2014.

Roth RG, Maidment, Weinstein SP, Roth SO, Conant EF: Digital breast tomosynthesis: lessons learned from early clinical implementation Radiographics 34 (4): E89-E102,2014.

Westring AF, Sammel MD, Speck RM, Sammel MD, Scott P, Conant EF, Tuton LW Abbuhl SB, Grisso JA: Culture matters: the pivotal role of culture for women's careers in academic medicine Acad Med 89 (4): 658-63,2014.

Friedwald AM, Rafferty EA, Rose SL, Durand MA, Pleacha DM, Greenberg JS, Hayes MK, Copit DS, Carlson KL, Cink TM, Barke LD, Greer LN, Miller DP, Conant EF: Breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography JAMA 311 (24): 2499-507,2014.

McCarthy AM, Yarmartino P, Yang J, Bristol M, Conant EF, Armstrong K: Racial differences in False-positive Mammogram Rates: Results from the ACRIN digital mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (DMIST) Med Care 53 (8): 673-8,2015.

Keller BM, Chen J, Daye D, Conant EF, Kontos D: Preliminary evaluation of the publicly available laboratory for breast radiodensity assessment (LIBRA) software tool: comparison of fully automated area and volumetric density measures in a case-control study with digital mammography Breast Cancer Res 17 (1): 117,2015.

Keller BM, McCarthy AM, Chen J, Armstrong K, Conant EF, Domchek SM, Kontos D: Associations between breast density and a panel of single nucleotide polymorphisms linked to breast cancer risk: a cohort study with digital mammography BMC Cancer 18 (15): 143,2015.

Zheng Y, Keller BM, Ray S, Wang Y, Conant EF, Gee JC, Kontos D: Parenchymal texture analysis in digital mammography: A fully-automated pipeline for breast cancer risk assessment Med Physics 42 (7): 4149,2015.

Wu S, Weinstein SP, DeLeo MJ 3rd, Conant EF, Chen J, Domchek SM, Kontos D: Quantitative assessment of background parenchymal enhancement in breast MRI predicts response to risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: preliminary evaluation in a cohort of BRCA1/2 mutation carriers Breast Cancer Res 17 : 67,2015.

McDonald ES, McCarthy AM, Akhtar A, Synnestvedt M, Schnall M, Conant EF: Baseline screening mammography: Performance of full-field digital versus digital breast tomosynthesis AJR 205 (5): 1143-1148,2015.

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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