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Gregory J. Nadolski, MD

Gregory J. Nadolski, MD Physician

Co-Director, Penn Image-Guided Interventions (PIGI) Laboratory Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Nadolski is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2017

Clinical Expertise:

  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymphangiography
  • Targeted Molecular Therapy
  • Thoracic Duct Embolization (TDE)
  • Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts (TIPS)

Description of Clinical Expertise

My research and clinical interests include multimodality therapies for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma and liver dominant metastatic cancer.

I have initiated two clinical trials at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treating hepatocellular carcinoma. One involves combining transcatheter embolization with external beam radiation, and the other combines transcatheter embolization with an investigational oral chemotherapeutics.

Clinical Trials:
1. A Pilot Trial of Transarterial Chemoembolization With or Without Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients Awaiting Liver Transplantation, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (UPCC16213)

2. Phase I-II Clinical Trial of the Safety of Hydroxychloroquine Combined with Transarterial Chemoembolization for Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (UPCC22213)

My other area of clinical and research interest is lymphatic injury, dysfunction, and malformations. Clinically, I perform thoracic duct embolization to treat chylothorax. I participate in research investigating novel lymphatic interventions to treat chylothorax, chylous ascites, refractory ascites and protein losing enteropathy.

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)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • 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: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, National American College of Radiology, National American Medical Association, National American Roentgen Ray Society, National Philadelphia Angiography and Interventional Radiology Society, Local Philadelphia Angiography and Interventional Radiology Society, Local Radiological Society of North America, National SIR: Grant Review Study Section, National Society of Interventional Radiology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Nadolski is employed by Penn Medicine.

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

Description of Research Expertise:

In addition to my research investigating lymphatic interventions and multimodality cancer therapies, I also conduct research on vascular remodeling as it relates to hemodialysis access malfunction and peripheral arterial disease.

In this research, I am investigating a minimally invasive near infrared imaging system to evaluate hemodialysis access. The goal of this research is to detect changes in blood vessels that lead to stenosis before it becomes symptomatic. Detection of such changes at any early stage could improve development and monitor response of therapies to treat vascular disease.

Selected Publications:

Gurevich A, Nadolski GJ, Itkin M: Novel Lymphatic Imaging and Percutaneous Treatment of Chyluria CVIR 41 (12): 1968-1971,2018.

Smolock AR, Nadolski G, Itkin M.: Intranodal Glue Embolization for the Management of Postsurgical Groin Lymphocele and Lymphorrhea. JVIR 29 (10): 1462-1465,2018.

Alexander ES, Mick R, Nadolski GJ, Mondschein JI, Stavropoulos SW, Soulen MC: Combined chemoembolization and thermal ablation for the treatment of metastases to the liver Abdominal Radiology 43 (10): 2859-2867,2018.

Nadolski GJ, Hunt SJ, Weber CN, Mohammed M, Pulido S, Noji M, Chisholm A, Gade TPF.: Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging of Matrix Metalloproteinase 2 Activity as a Biomarker of Vascular Remodeling in Hemodialysis Access. JVIR 29 (9): 1268-1275,2018.

Perkons NR, Sheth R, Ackerman D, Chen J, Saleh K, Hunt SJ, Nadolski GJ, Shi J, Gade TP: The Implications of CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing for IR. JVIR 29 (9): 2018.

Tischfield DJ, Nadolski GJ, Hunt SJ, Itkin M, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Gade TP: Retrospective comparison of outcomes and associated complications between large bore radiologically inserted gastrostomy tube types. Abdominal Radiology : 2018.

Nadolski GJ, Itkin M: Lymphangiography and thoracic duct embolization following unsuccessful thoracic duct ligation: Imaging findings and outcomes J Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery 156 (2): 838-843,2018.

Chick JFB, Nadolski GJ, Lanfranco AR, Haas A, Itkin M.: Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Lymphangiography and Percutaneous Lymphatic Embolization for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Recurrent Chyloptysis JVIR : 2018.

Habibollahi P, Hunt S, Bitterman T, Gade TP, Soulen MC, Nadolski G.: Definitive locoregional therapy (LRT) versus bridging LRT and liver transplantation with wait-and-not-treat approach for very early stage hepatocellular carcinoma. Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology 24 (4): 213-218,2018.

Nadolski GJ, Ponce-Dorrego MD, Darge K, Biko DM, Itkin M: Validation of the Position of Injection Needles with Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for Dynamic Contract-Enhanced MR Lymphangiography JVIR 29 (7): 1028-1030,2018.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7892
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)