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Scott O. Trerotola, MD

Scott O. Trerotola, MD Physician

Associate Chair and Chief, Interventional Radiology Vice Chair, Quality, Radiology Stanley Baum Professor of Radiology

Languages spoken:

  • French
  • German

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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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 1991
  • 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: Union Memorial Hospital
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Memberships

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.

Research

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 .

M.Dagli, M. Soulen, C. McGinn, T. Clark, J. Mondschein, D. Sudheendra, S. Trerotola: Impact of a Monthly Compliance Review on Interventional Radiology Adverse Event Reporting Journal of the American College of Radiology 16 : 73-78,2019 .

Curnes NR, Desjardins B, Pyeritz R, Chittams J, Sienko D, Trerotola SO: Lack of Growth of Small (≤2 mm Feeding Artery) Untreated Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations in Patients with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia J Vasc Interv Radiol 30 : 1259–1264,2019.

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.

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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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