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Scott O. Trerotola, MD

Scott O. Trerotola, MD Physician

Division Chief, Interventional Radiology Vice Chair, Quality, Radiology Stanley Baum Professor of Radiology

Dr. Trerotola is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Scott O. Trerotola

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2002 - 2018
Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2001 - 2018
Recognized annually in Philadelphia magazine's Top Docs issues, 2002 - 2019

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties


  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 1991
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 1995

Clinical Expertise:

  • Complex Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Removal
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome)
  • Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Removal
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation (PAVM)

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: Union Memorial Hospital
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital


American College of Radiology, National American Heart Association, National American Society of Nephrology, National Association of Chiefs of Interventional Radiology, National British Society of Interventional Radiology, International Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (corresponding member), International Fistula First Breakthrough Initiative Coalition, National National Kidney Foundation, National Philadelphia Angio Club, Local Radiological Society of North America, National Society of Interventional Radiology (continued), National Society of Interventional Radiology, National Southeastern Angiographic Society, National Vascular Access Society of the Americas, National Vascular Access Society, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Trerotola 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.


Description of Research Expertise:

hemodialysis access, central venous access, varicocele, deep venous thrombosis, mechanical thrombolysis, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVM), IVC filters and complex IVC filter retrieval

Selected Publications:

Patel V, McLaughlin SW, Shlansky-Goldberg R, Gade T, Bonshock R, Hunt S, Stavropoulos SW, Trerotola SO, Soulen MC, Nadolski G: Complication rates of percutaneous biliary drainage in the presence of ascites Abdom Radiol 44 (5): 1901-1906,2019 .

Trerotola SO, Pressler GA, Premanandan C: Nylon Fibered Versus Non-Fibered Embolization Coils: Comparison in a Swine Model J Vasc Interv Radiol 30 : 949–955,2019.

Wachtel H, Bhandari S, Roses RE, Cohen DL, Trerotola SO, Fraker DL: Primary aldosteronism with nonlocalizing imaging Surgery 165 (1): 211-218,2019.

Shin BJ, Habibollahi P, Zafar H, Hilton S, Stavropoulos SW, Trerotola SO: Reporting of Inferior Vena Cava Filter Complications on CT: Impact of Standardized Macros Am J Roentgenol 239 : 439-444,2018.

Bai HX, Pyeritz RE, Trerotola SO: Covered Stents in the Treatment of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations JVIR 29 (7): 981-985,2018.

Shah P, Sheng M, Mankoff DA, Trerotola SO, Galperin-Aizenberg M, Katz SI2, Barbosa EJM, Nachiappan AC: Impact of Early Radiology Research Experiences on Medical Student Perceptions of Radiology and Research Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 18 : S0363-0188,2018.

Duncan C, Trerotola SO, Stavropoulos SW: Endovascular Removal of Inferior Vena Cava Filters with Arterial Penetration J Vasc Interv Radiol 29 (4): 486-490,2018.

Caro Monroig A, Reddy SN, Chick JFB, Sammarco TE, Chittams JL, Trerotola SO: Fistulography of a Patent Hemodialysis Access: When Not to Treat and Implications for Establishing a Nontreatment Rate JVIR 29 : 376–382,2018.

DePietro DM, Kiefer RM, Redmond JW, Hoffmann JC, Trerotola SO, Nadolski GJ: The 2017 Integrated IR Residency Match: Results of a National Survey of Applicants and Program Directors JVIR 29 : 114-124,2018.

Trerotola SO, Lawson J, Roy-Chaudhury P, Saad TF for the Lutonix AV Trial Investigators: Drug Coated Balloon Angioplasty in Failing AV Fistulas A Randomized Controlled Trial Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 13 : 2018.

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Academic Contact Info

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

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-3540
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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