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Susan Roth, MD

Susan Roth, MD Physician

Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Roth is employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Susan Roth

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2012 - 2015

Clinical Specialties


  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 1989

Description of Clinical Expertise

Breast Imaging (mammography, US, MRI, breast interventional procedures)

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)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • 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
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Graduate Hospital
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital


American College of Radiology, National American Roentgen Ray Society, National Pennsylvania Radiological Society, Local Radiologic Society of North America, National RSNA Public Information Advisory Board, National Society of Breast Imaging, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Roth 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.


Description of Research Expertise:

Breast MRI

Selected Publications:

Roth RG, Maidment AD, Weinstein SP, Roth SO, Conant EF: Digital breast tomosynthesis: lessons learned from early clinical implementation Radiographics 34 (4): E89-E102,2014.

Friedlander LC, Roth SO, Gavenonis SC.: Results of MR imaging screening for breast cancer in high-risk patients with lobular carcinoma in situ. Radiology 261 (2): 421-7,2011.

Han BK, Schnall MD, Orel S, Rosen M: Outcome of MRI-guided breast biopsy. AJR 191 : 1798,2008.

Han BK, Schnall MD, Orel SG, Rosen M.: Outcome of MRI-guided breast biopsy AJR Am J Roentgenol 191 (6): 1798-804,2008.

Orel S: Who should have breast magnetic resonance imaging evaluation? J Clin Oncol 26 (5): 703-711,2008.

Weinstein SP, Orel SG, Pinnamaneni N, Tchou J, Czerniecki B, Boraas M, Rosato E, Solin LJ: Mammographic appearance of recurrent breast cancer after breast conservation therapy Acad Radiol 15 (2): 240-244,2008.

Solin LJ, Orel SG, Hwang WT, Harris EE, Schnall MD: Relationship of breast magnetic resonance imaging to outcome after breast-conservation treatment for women with early-stage invasive breast carcinoma or ductal carcinoma in situ J Clin Oncol 26 (3): 386-391,2008.

Vapiwala N, Starzyk J, Harris EE, Tchou JC, Boraas MC, Czerniecki BJ, Rosato EF, Orel SG, Solin LJ: Biopsy findings after breast conservation therapy for early stage invasive breast cancer Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69 (2): 490-497,2007.

Czerniecki BJ, Koski GK, Koldovsky U, Xu S, Cohen PA, Mick R, Nisenbaum H, Pasha T, Xu M, Fox KR, Weinstein S, Orel SG, Vonderheide R, Coukos G, DeMichele A, Araujo L, Spitz FR, Rosen M, Levine BL, June C, Zhang PJ: Targeting HER-2/neu in early breast cancer development using dendritic cells with staged interleukin-12 burst secretion Cancer Res 67 (4): 1842-1852,2007.

Schnall M, Orel S: Breast MR imaging in the diagnostic setting Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 14 (3): 329-337,2006.

Academic Contact Info

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

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 614-0124
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)