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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 

Residency:

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

Fellowship:

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

 

Memberships

  • 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)

Awards

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

Publications

  • 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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