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Saurabh Jha, MD

Saurabh Jha, MD Physician

Co-Program Director, Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship Associate Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Angiography
  • Arthrogram
  • Aspiration
  • Biopsy
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • CT Scan Guided Biopsy
  • CT Scan Guided Injection
  • CTA (Computed Tomography Angiography)
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Diagnostic Test
  • Dilation
  • Elastography
  • Fistulogram
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Lesion of Testis
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Magnetic Resonance Venography (MRV)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • MRA (Magnetic Resonance Angiography)
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • MRI Guided Biopsy
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor
  • Nuclear Imaging
  • Pyelogram
  • Renal Mass
  • Stent Placement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound Guided Injection
  • Urogram
  • Venography
  • 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
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry 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 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
  • 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: Guy's Hospital Medical School
Residency: Medway Hospital
Residency: St. Thomas' Hospital
Residency: King's College Hospital
Residency: St. Bartholomew's Hospital
Residency: Worthing Hospital
Residency: Maryborough Base Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Radiology, National American Roentgen Ray Society, National Association of University Radiologists, National College of Physicians, Local North American Society for Cardiac Imaging, National Pennsylvania Radiological Society, Local Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society, Local Radiological Society of North America, National Radiology Alliance for Health Services Research, National Right Care Alliance, National The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Jha 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.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Value and drivers of imaging, uncertainty in medicine, epistemology of overdiagnosis, controversies in screening.

Selected Publications:

Jha S: Doctor Sahib New England Journal of Medicine N Engl J Med. 2018 Nov 22;379(21):1988-1989 379 (21): 1988-1989,2018.

Jha S, Topol EJ: Adapting to Artificial Intelligence: Radiologists and Pathologists as Information Specialists JAMA 316 (22): 2353-2354,2016.

Jha S: From Imaging Gatekeeper to Service Provider – A Transatlantic Journey. New England Journal of Medicine 369 ((1)): 5-7,2013.

Jha S.: The Road to Overdiagnosis: The Case of Subsegmental Pulmonary Embolus. Academic Radiology 22 (8): 985-87,2015 .

Jha S: To Err Is Homicide in Britain: The Case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba Medscape : 2018.

Jha S: The Ethics of Keeping Alfie Alive Medscape : 2018.

Jha S, Topol EJ: Information and Artificial Intelligence JACR : 2018.

Stein S, Barry J & Jha S.: Are Chargemaster Rates for Imaging Studies Lower in States That Cap Non-Economic Damages (Tort Reform)? JACR 11 (8): 808-816,2014.

Jha S.: Stop Hunting for Zebras in Texas: end the diagnostic culture of “rule out." British Medical Journal 348 : g2625,2014.

Jha, S: Saving Normal BMJ Blogs : 2015.

Jha S: Uncertainty and the Diagnostic Leviathan. (Epub ahead of print) JAMA Internal Medicine : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 1 Silverstein

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3431
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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