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Tessa S. Cook, MD, PhD

Tessa S. Cook, MD, PhD Physician

Director, 3-D and Advanced Imaging Laboratory
Director, Center for Translational Informatics
Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Cook is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 2012

Description of Clinical Expertise

- cardiac CT
- cardiac MRI
- vascular CT
- vascular MRI
- radiography
- thoracoabdominal CT
- ultrasound

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Cupp Pavilion 51 N. 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

  • Penn Radiology

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Atrium, Ground Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine University City 7th Floor 3737 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Bucks County 777 Township Line Road Yardley, PA 19067 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Radnor 250 King of Prussia Road Radnor, PA 19087 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Penn Medicine Valley Forge 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard Berwyn, PA 19312 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Radiology, National American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), National Association of University Radiologists (AUR), National Diagnostic Imaging, International Pennsylvania Radiological Society, Local Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society, Local Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM), National SPIE, International The American Board of Radiology (ABR), National United Kingdom National Institute for Health Research, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Cook is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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:

- imaging informatics
- radiation dose monitoring
- radiation dose reduction
- follow-up tracking
- mobile apps for radiology education

Selected Publications:

Cook TS, Hernandez J, Scanlon MH, Langlotz CP, Li CL: Why Isn't There More High-Fidelity Simulation Training in Diagnostic Radiology? Results of a Survey of Academic Radiologists Academic Radiology in press : 2016.

Geraldine Liao, Joshua Liao, Darco Lalevic, Hanna Zafar, Tessa Cook: Time to Talk About Abdominal Imaging Findings of Indeterminate Malignant Potential: Can Radiologists Improve Imaging Follow Up through Verbal Communication? ACR 2016 : 2016.

Chen PH, Botzolaki E, Mohan S, Bryan RN, Cook T.: Feasibility of streamlining an interactive Bayesian-based diagnostic support tool designed for clinical practice. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging : 97890C,2016.

Oh SC, Cook TS, Kahn CE Jr: PORTER: a Prototype System for Patient-Oriented Radiology Reporting Journal of Digital Imaging : 2016.

Chen P-H, Loehfelm TW, Kamer AP, Lemmon AB, Cook TS, Kohli MD: Toward Data-Driven Radiology Education—Early Experience Building Multi-Institutional Academic Trainee Interpretation Log Database (MATILDA) Journal of Digital Imaging : 2016.

Pantel A, Chadalavada SC, Chen P, Cook TS: Great call website: An effective teaching tool AUR 2016 : 2016.

Liao G, Nagy P, Cook TS: Impact of Imaging Informatics Fellowships SIIM 2015 : 2015.

Loehfelm T, Chen P, Kamer A, Lemmon A, Kohli MD, Cook TS: Multi-institutional Resident Case Log Analysis: Evaluating Performance against ACGME Minimum Requirements AUR 2015 : 2015.

Oh SC, Cook TS, Kahn CE: Towards Patient-Centered Radiology Reporting: Automatic Translation of Reports into Lay Language ACR 2015 : 2015.

Garin M, Soran C, Cook TS, Ferguson M, Day S, Myers J: Communication and follow-up of incidental lung nodules found on chest CT in a hospitalized and ambulatory patient population SHM 2015 : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3431
Fax: (215) 662-3037
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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