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Michael C. Soulen, MD

Michael C. Soulen, MD Physician

Professor of Radiology in Surgery Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Soulen is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Michael C. Soulen

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012 - 2018

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003 - 2018

Recognized annually in Philadelphia magazine's Top Docs issue from 2004 to 2019

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 1989
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 1995

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Aorta PTA
  • Abdominal Aorta Stenting
  • Ablation
  • Adrenal Vein Sampling
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Ascites
  • Balloon-Occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration
  • Biliary
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Mass
  • Bronchial Artery Angiogram
  • Bronchial Artery Embolization
  • Catheter Ablation for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Catheter Placement
  • Celiac Artery Angiogram
  • Celiac Artery Embolization
  • Celiac Artery PTA
  • Celiac Artery Stenting
  • Celiac Plexus Nerve Block
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chemoembolization
  • Chemotherapy Embolization of Tumor
  • Chylothorax
  • Chylous Ascites
  • Chyluria
  • Common Carotid Artery Angiogram
  • Common Carotid Artery Embolization
  • Common Carotid Artery PTA
  • Common Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Cryoablation
  • CT Scan Guided Biopsy
  • CT Scan Guided Drainage
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diagnostic Test
  • Dialysis Catheter
  • Dialysis Graft Angioplasty
  • Dialysis Graft Declot
  • Dialysis Graft Fistulogram
  • Dialysis Graft Stent
  • Dilation
  • Drainage & Stenting
  • Drainage From Abdomen
  • Drug-Eluting Beads
  • Embolectomy
  • Embolization
  • External Carotid Artery Angiogram
  • External Carotid Artery Embolization
  • External Carotid Artery PTA
  • External Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Facet Injection
  • Fallopian Tube Recanalization
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • Fiducial Marker Placement
  • Fistulogram
  • Gastric Artery Angiogram
  • Gastric Artery Embolization
  • Gastrostomy
  • Gastrostomy Tube Tubogram
  • GDA Angiogram
  • GDA Embolization
  • Gonadal Embolization
  • Gonadal Venography
  • Hepatic Artery Angiogram
  • Hepatic Artery Embolization
  • Hepatic Artery PTA
  • Hepatic Artery Stenting
  • Hepatic Venogram
  • Hypogastric Artery Angiogram
  • Hypogastric Artery Embolization
  • Hypogastric Artery PTA
  • Hypogastric Artery Stenting
  • IMA Angiogram
  • IMA Artery Embolization
  • IMA PTA
  • IMA Stenting
  • Incision and Drainage
  • Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement
  • Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Removal
  • Infusaport Placement
  • Intercostal Artery Angiogram
  • Internal Carotid Artery Angiogram
  • Internal Carotid Artery Embolization
  • Internal Carotid Artery PTA
  • Internal Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Leg Swelling (Edema)
  • Line Check With Contrast
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lower Extremity Angiogram
  • Lower Extremity Embolization
  • Lower Extremity PTA
  • Lower Extremity Stenting
  • Lower Extremity Vein Lysis
  • Lower Extremity Vein PTA
  • Lower Extremity Vein Stent
  • Lower Extremity Venogram
  • Lumbar Artery Angiogram
  • Lumbar Drain
  • Lymphangiography
  • Lymphatic Embolization
  • Lymphatic Malformation
  • Lymphorrhea
  • Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • Microwave Ablation (MWA)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Needle Procedure
  • Nephrostomy
  • Nephrostomy Tube
  • Non-Tunneled Central Line
  • Nuclear Imaging
  • Nucleoplasty
  • Osteoid Osteoma Ablation
  • Pancreatic Artery Angiogram
  • Pancreatic Artery Embolization
  • Peripheral Artery Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Malformation
  • Peritoneal Biopsy
  • PICC Line
  • Plastic Bronchitis
  • Port
  • Portal Vein Embolization
  • Portal Vein Recanalization
  • Prostate Arterial Embolization
  • Protein-Losing Enteropathy
  • Pulmonary Artery Angiogram
  • Pulmonary Artery Embolization
  • Pulmonary Artery Lysis
  • Pulmonary Artery PTA
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenting
  • Pyelogram
  • Radioembolization of Tumors
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Radiology Tube Check
  • Renal Artery Angiogram
  • Renal Artery Embolization
  • Renal Artery Stenting
  • Saphenous Vein RF Ablation
  • Sclerotherapy for Vascular or Lymphatic Malformation
  • SMA Angiogram
  • SMA Embolization
  • SMA PTA
  • SMA Stenting
  • Splenic Artery Angiogram
  • Splenic Artery Embolization
  • Stent Placement
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • SVC/IVC Lysis
  • SVC/IVC PTA
  • SVC/IVC Stent
  • SVC/IVC Venogram
  • Thoracic Aorta Angiogram
  • Thoracic Aorta PTA
  • Thoracic Aorta Stenting
  • Thoracic Duct Embolization (TDE)
  • Thrombectomy
  • Tips Creation
  • Tips Revision
  • Tips Revision PTA
  • Tips Revision Stent
  • Tips Revision Venogram
  • Transhepatic Portography/Portal Vein Dilation
  • Transradial Access for Vascular Interventions
  • Transrectal Drainage of Pelvic Abscess
  • Tube Placement
  • Tunneled Line
  • Tunneled Peritoneal Drain
  • Tunneled Pleural Drain
  • Ultrasound Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound Guided Thyroid Biopsy
  • Upper Extremity Angiogram
  • Upper Extremity Embolization
  • Upper Extremity PTA
  • Upper Extremity Stenting
  • Upper Extremity Vein Lysis
  • Upper Extremity Vein PTA
  • Upper Extremity Vein Stent
  • Upper Extremity Venogram
  • Uterine Artery Angiogram
  • Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE)
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)
  • Varicocele Embolization
  • Vascular Access Device
  • Vascular Malformation
  • X-Ray
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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: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Francis Scott Key Medical Center
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Memberships

American College of Radiology, American Heart Association, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe, International ECOG-ACRIN, National North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, International Pennsylvania Radiological Society, Philadelphia Angiography-Interventional Radiology Society, Local Radiological Society of North America, International Society of Interventional Oncology, International Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation, National Society of Interventional Radiology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Soulen 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.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

image-guided cancer therapy; interventional oncology; embolization; tumor ablation; stents; ultrasound-mediated drug delivery;

Selected Publications:

Anderson GS, Brinkmann F, Alavi A, Soulen MC, Zhuang H.: FDG-PET In the surveillance of hepatic tumors treated with radiofrequency ablation Clin Nuc Med 28 : 192-197,2003.

Clark TWI, Scott M, Stavropoulos SW, Lau CT, Solomon JA, Soulen MC.: Dacron-covered stents In transjugular Intrahepatic portosystemic shunts JVIR 14 (2 pt 2): S34,2003.

Itkin M, Clark TWI, Solomon JA, Stavropoulos SW, Soulen MC, Trerotola SO.: Transjugular Intrahepatic portosystemic shunt and portal vein flow measuremetns using a thermodilution catheter JVIR 14 (2 pt 2): S102,2003.

Kothary NN, Stavropoulos SW, Clark TWI, Wein AJ, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Soulen MC.: Renal angiomyolipoma: long-term results after arterial embolization JVIR 14 (2 pt 2): S24,2003.

Soulen MC.: Percutaneous management of biliary obstruction, Chapter 8 Gastroenterology: The Requisites 4 : 2003.

Soulen MC, Kernagis LY.: Combined regional and ablative therapy of hepatic malignancies Tumor Ablation: Principles and Practice : 2003.

Stavropoulos SW, Clark TW, Jacobs D, Soulen M, Shlansky-Goldberg R, Solomon J, Baum RA.: Placement of the Trapease vena cava filter using an antecubital approach Academic Radiology 9 (4): 478-481,2002.

Yamamoto AJ, Solomon JA, Soulen MC, Tang JC, Parkinson KJ, Lin R, Shears GJ.: Sutureless securement device reduces complications of peripherally inserted central venous catheters JVIR 13 : 77-81,2002.

Roberts DA, Rosen MA, Clark TWI, Mondschein J, Soulen MC, Siegelman E, Leigh Jr JS.: Chemical-shift MR Imaging of Acetic Acid during Percutaneous Chemical Ablation Therapy: Preliminary Work J Vasc Interv Radiol 13 : 1055-1059,2002.

Soulen MC, Clark TW, Tuite CM, Kernagis LY, Hoffman V.: Safety and toxicity of oily hepatic embolization with embosphere mocrospheres versus polyvinyl alcohol In swine JVIR 12 (2 pt 2): S1,2002.

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Academic Contact Info

HUP
Dept. of Radiology
3400 Spruce Street
Silverstein Pavilion / 4283

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-3591
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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