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Sharyn I. Katz, MD

Sharyn I. Katz, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Katz is employed by Penn Medicine.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 2004

Clinical Expertise:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Carcinoid Tumor
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

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: Rush Medical School
Residency: Greenwich Hospital
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), International American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), International American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO)., International Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG)-American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN), International International Mesothelioma Interest Group (IMIG), International Lung Cancer Research Program, Department of Defense (DOD), National Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), International Society of Molecular Imaging (SMI), International Society of Thoracic Radiology, International Translational Research Disease Group (TRDG), Fox Chase Cancer Center, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Katz 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:

Dr. Katz is thoracic radiologist and the Director of Research for the Division of Thoracic Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Her research is focused on devoted to thoracic oncology imaging for detection, staging, response evaluation, and treatment guidance for thoracic cancers.

Selected recent Publications (please follow Pubmed link below for additional publications)

Clinical impact of plasma-based genotyping for the delivery of personalized therapy in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.
Aggarwal C, Thompson JC, Black TA, Katz SI, Fan R, Yee SS, Chien AL, Evans TL, Bauml JM, Alley JW, Ciunci CC, Berman A, Cohen RB, Lieberman DB, Majmundar KS, Savitch SL, Morrissette JJ, Hwang W, Elenitoba-Johnson KS, Langer CJ, Carpenter EL. JAMA Oncology. 2018

Radiologic Pseudoprogression during Anti-PD-1 Therapy for Advanced Non-
Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Katz SI, Hammer M, Bagley SJ, Aggarwal C, Bauml JM, Thompson JC, Nachiappan AC, Simone CB, Langer CJ. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 2018

Early detection of thymidylate synthase resistance in non-small cell lung cancer with FLT-PET imaging.
Chen X, Yang Y, Katz S. Oncotarget. 2017

Early detection of pemetrexed-induced inhibition of thymidylate synthase in non-small cell lung cancer with FLT-PET imaging.
Chen X, Yang Y, Berger I, Khalid U, Patel A, Cai J, Farwell MD, Langer C, Aggarwal C, Albelda SM, Katz SI. Oncotarget. 2017; 8(15):24213-24223.

Immunotherapy and radiation therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Alley EW, Katz SI, Cengel KA, Simone CB 2nd.
Translational lung cancer research. 2017; 6(2):212-219.

North American Multicenter Volumetric CT Study for Clinical Staging of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Feasibility and Logistics of Setting Up a Quantitative Imaging Study.
Gill RR, Naidich DP, Mitchell A, Ginsberg M, Erasmus J, Armato SG 3rd, Straus C, Katz S, Patios D, Richards WG, Rusch VW.

A Multicenter Study of Volumetric Computed Tomography for Staging Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma.
Rusch VW, Gill R, Mitchell A, Naidich D, Rice DC, Pass HI, Kindler HL, De Perrot M, Friedberg J. Malignant Mesothelioma Volumetric CT Study Group. The Annals of thoracic surgery. 2016; 102(4):1059-66.

Academic Contact Info

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

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-4000
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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