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Fernando A. Escobar, MD

Fernando Escobar, MD
Job Title Assistant Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5515 Phone
412-692-6929 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1995 Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Medical School, Bogota, Colombia 


2001 Radiology, Hospital Universitario de San Ignacio Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia 


2010 Pediatric Diagnostic Radiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
2011 Pediatric Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Children's Hospital of PIttsburgh of UPMC



  • Colombian Society of Radiology
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Society of Pediatric Radiology
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Society of Interventional Radiology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology alternate Pathway Certification for International Medical Graduates.  ABR ID 66648 (In Process, 2010)


  • Honors in Pathology, Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
  • Honors in Physiology, Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia


  • Jimenez C, Zapatta I, Ariza A, Villa A, Martinez S, Escobar F, Diverticulo o dehiscencia de la cicatriz de la cesarea: reporte de seis casos/Diverticuli or dehiscence of cesarean scar. Rev Colomb Radiol; 13(3):1197-1199, Sept. 2002, Ilus.

Research Interests

  • Central venous access in high-risk pediatric patients
  • Percutaneous sclerotherapy for venous and lymphatic malformations

Clinical Specialties

  • Pediatric vascular and interventional radiology
  • Pediatric ultrasound
  • Pediatric body imaging
Last Update
February 27, 2014
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Last Update
February 27, 2014