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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 employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Emily F. Conant

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010, 2012 - 2018

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005 - 2018

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues from 2006 to 2018

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

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
  • Veterans Choice Program

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 College of Radiology Task Force on Tomosynthesis BI-RADS, 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 Nominating Committee for Alexander Margulis Award for Scientific Excellence RSNA (Radiological Society of North America), National Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA), National Society of Breast Imaging, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Conant 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.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

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

Selected Publications:

McCarthy AM, Barlow WE, Conant EF, et al.: Breast Cancer with a Poor Prognosis Diagnosed after Screening Mammography with Negative Results JAMA Oncology : 2018.

Schapira MM, Barlow WE, Conant EF, Sprague BL, Tosteson ANA, Haas JS, Onega T, Beaber EF, Goodrich M, McCarthy AM, Herschorn SD, Skinner CS, Harrington TO, Geller B: Communication Practice of Mammography Facilities and Timely Follow-up of a Screening Mammogram Acad Radiol : 2018.

Conant EF, Sprague BL, Kontos D: Beyond BI-RADS Density: A Call for Quantification in the Breast Imaging Clinic Radiology 286 (2): 401-404,2018.

Gastounoiti A, Oustimov A, Hsieh MK, Pantalone L, Conant EF, Kontos D: Using Convolutional Neural Networks for Enhance Capture of Breast Parenchymal Complexity Patterns Associated with Breast Cancer Risk Acad Radiol : 2018.

Williams AD, So A, Synnestvedt M, Tewbury CM, Kontos D, Hsiehm MK, Pantalone L, Conant EF, Schnall M, Dumon K, Williams N, Tchou J: Mammographic breast density decreases after bariatric surgery. Breast Cancer Res Treat 165 (3): 565-572,2017.

Rafferty EA, Rose SL, Miller DP, Durand MA, Conant EF, Copit DS, Friedwald SM, Plecha DM, Ott IL, Hayes MK. Carlson KL, Cink TM, Barke LD, Greer LN, Niklason LT: Effect of age on breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography. Breast Cancer Res Treat 164 (3): 659-666,2017.

Rafferty EA, Rose SL, Miller DP, Durand MA, Conant EF, Copit DS, Friedwald SM, Plecha DM, Ott IL, Hayes MK. Carlson KL, Cink TM, Barke LD, Greer LN, Niklason LT: Effect of age on breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography Breast Cancer Res Treat 164 (3): 659-666,2017.

Chudgar AV, Conant EF, Weinstein SP, Keller BM, Synnestvedt M, Yamartino P, McDonald ES.: Assessment of disease extent on contrast-enhanced MRI in breast cancer detected at digital breast tomosynthesis versus digital mammography alone. Clin Radiol 72 (7): 573-579,2017.

Zuckerman SP, Maidment ADA, Weinstein SP, McDonald ES, Conant EF: Imaging with synthesized 2D mammography: differences, advantages, and pitfalls compared with digital mammography AJR Am J Roentgenol 209 (1): 222-229,2017.

McDonald ES, McCarthy AM, Weinstein SP, Schnall MD, Conant EF: BI-RADS category 3 comparison: probably benign category after recall from screening before and after implementation of digital breast tomosynthesis Radiology 17 (162837): 2017.

Academic Contact Info

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

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

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