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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.

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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 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

  • Penn Radiology

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

    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 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

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

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

  • Penn Radiology

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

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

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

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

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

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • 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 Association of Physicists in Medicine, International American College of Radiology, National American Medical Informatics Association, International American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), National Association of University Radiologists (AUR), National Diagnostic Imaging, International Pennsylvania Radiological Society, Local Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society, Local Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), International Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM), International Society for Medical Decision-Making, International SPIE, International The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine , International United Kingdom National Institute for Health Research, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Cook is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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:

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

Selected Publications:

Wildenberg JC, Chen PH, Scanlon MH, Cook TS: Attending Radiologist Variability and Its Effect on Radiology Resident Discrepancy Rates Acad Radiol 24 (6): 694-699,2017.

Cook TS, Lalevic D, Sloan C, Chadalavada SC, Langlotz CP, Schnall MJ, Zafar HM: Implementation of an Automated Radiology Recommendation Tracking Engine (ARRTE) for Abdominal Imaging Findings of Possible Cancer J Am Coll Rad 14 (5): 629-636,2017.

Sloan CE, Chadalavada SC, Lalevic D, Cook TS, Zafar HM: Referring Provider Perceptions of Standardized Reporting for Possible Abdominal Cancer J Am Coll Rad 14 (5): 654-658.e3,2017.

Cook TS, Oh SC, Kahn CE: Patients’ use and evaluation of an online system to annotate radiology reports with lay language definitions Academic Radiology : 2017.

Cook TS, Oh SC, Kahn Jr CE: Patients' Use and Evaluation of an Online System to Annotate Radiology Reports with Lay Language Definitions Academic Radiology online : 2017.

Tessa S. Cook, MD PhD; Darco Lalevic, BS; Christopher Pizzurro, BS; Charles Kahn, Jr., MD; Mitchell Schnall, MD PhD; Hanna M. Zafar, MD MHS: Shining a Light on Missed Follow-Up: Monitoring Patients with Findings Suspicious for Malignancy on Abdominal and Pelvic Imaging AMIA iHealth 2017 : 2017.

Wildenberg JC, Nadolski GJ, Soulen MC, Cook TS: HCC Screening Compliance Module: A Tool for Automated Compliance Monitoring, Clinician Notification, and Efficacy Research SIIM 2017 : 2017.

Lalevic D, Pizzurro CM, Kahn Jr. CE, Zafar HM, Cook TS: Closing The Follow-Up Loop: Improving Radiologist-To-Referrer Communication Via An Hl7 Messaging Interface To The Electronic Medical Record SIIM 2017 : 2017.

Wildenberg JC, Cook TS, Gade TP, Hunt SJ, Soulen MC, Nadolski GJ : HCC screening behavior and IR interventions at a tertiary referral center SIR 2017 : 2017.

Chen P, Roth H, Galperin-Aizenberg M, Ruutiainen AT, Gefter W, Cook TS: Improving Abnormality Detection on Chest Radiography Using Game-Like Reinforcement Mechanics Academic Radiology online : 2017.

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: 800-789-7366 (PENN)