- Education and Training
MD - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
Medicine - University of Miami Affiliated Hospital, Miami, FL
Diagnostic Radiology - University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX
Radiology - Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Diagnostic RadiologyPediatric Radiology
MPH - Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA
- Titles and Academic Titles
Professor of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
- Departments and Services
Smith J, Jaramillo D. Osteochondroses. In: Slovis T. (ed). Caffey's Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging, 11th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2008, p. 2853-2864.
Chapman V, Jaramillo D. Diagnostic Imaging. In: Micheli LJ, Purcell L. (eds). The adolescent athlete: a practical approach. New York: Springer, 2007, p. 41-60.
Jaramillo D. Imaging of the pediatric and adolescent knee. In: Micheli LJ, Kocher M, (eds.) The pediatric and adolescent knee. Philadelphia: Elsevier Science, 2006, pp. 47-62.
Kim JY, Jaramillo D. Imaging of acute hematogenous osteomyelitis and septic arthritis. In: Medina LS, Blackmore CC. Evidence-based Imaging. New York: Springer, 2006, p. 260-272.
Medina LS, Pacheco E, Jaramillo D. Imaging of spine disorders in children: dysraphism and scoliosis. In: Medina LS, Blackmore CC. Evidence-based Imaging. New York: Springer, 2006, p. 334-351.
Epelman M, Jaramillo D, Hosalkar H, Hellinger J, Hamer O, Babyn P. Usefulness of the “hypointense halo sign” in the MRI diagnosis of osteoid osteoma. Society for Pediatric Radiology meeting. 2008; Scottsdale, Ariz.
Victoria T, Epelman M, Johnson AM, Mann S, Coleman B, Jaramillo D. Fetal MRI: evaluation of the normal placenta and correlation with sonographic findings. Society for Pediatric Radiology meeting, 2008; Scottsdale, Ariz.
Averill L, Hernandez A, Gonzalez L, Jaramillo D. Diagnosis of osteomyelitis in children: Utility of fat-suppressed contrast-enhanced MR imaging. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Radiology. 2007; Miami, Fl.
Hernandez A, Mackenzie J, Gonzalez L, Pena A, Ruppert K, Jaramillo D. Quantitative diffusion weighted MR imaging of the hips in pediatric patients with Sickle Cell disease at risk for, but without evidence of, avascular necrosis. Radiology Society of North America Scientific Meeting and Annual Assembly. 2007 Nov; Chicago, IL.
Mackenzie J, Hernandez A, Gonzalez L, Pena A, Ruppert K, Jaramillo D. Diffusion weighted imaging in early avascular necrosis: Quantification of the apparent diffusion coefficient in the hips of Sickle Cell patients with early avascular necrosis. Radiology Society of North America Scientific Meeting and Annual Assembly. 2007 Nov; Chicago, IL. (awarded the 2007 RSNA Fellow Award)
Epelman M, Johnson A, Comena B, Gonzalez L, Hedrick H, Jaramillo D. Evaluation of extremity fetal amniotic band syndrome by MRI with US correlation. Radiology Society of North America Scientific Meeting and Annual Assembly. 2007 Nov; Chicago, IL.
Ha A, Jaramillo D. Sagittal versus coronal MR images in detection of non traumatic femoral head osteonecrosis. Radiology Society of North America Scientific Meeting and Annual Assembly. 2007 Nov; Chicago, IL.
Editorials and Reviews
Jaramillo D. Pediatr Radiol. Whole-body MR imaging, bone diffusion imaging: how and why? 2010 Jun;40(6):978-84. Epub 2010 Apr 30. Read abstract
Jaramillo D. The imaging of injuries to the immature skeleton. In: IDKD International Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Techniques Syllabus 2009
Jaramillo D, Kleinman P. Pediatric musculoskeletal diseases: an overview. In: IDKD International Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Techniques Syllabus 2009
Jaramillo D. What is the optimal imaging of osteonecrosis, Perthes and Bone Infarcts? Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Apr;39 Suppl2: S16-S19. No abstract available.
Goske MJ, Applegate KE, Boylan J, Butler PF, Callahan MJ, Coley BD, Farley S, Frush DP, Hernanz-Schulman M, Jaramillo D, Johnson ND, Kaste SC, Morrison G, Strauss KJ, Tuggle N. The 'Image Gently' campaign: increasing CT radiation dose awareness through a national education and awareness program. Pediatr Radiol. 2008 Mar;38(3):265-9. Epub 2008 Jan 17. No abstract available.
Goske MJ, Applegate KE, Boylan J, Butler PF, Callahan MJ, Coley BD, Farley S, Frush DP, Hernanz-Schulman M, Jaramillo D, Johnson ND, Kaste SC, Morrison G, Strauss KJ, Tuggle N. The Image Gently campaign: working together to change practice. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Feb;190(2)273-74. No abstract available.
Meyer JS, Jaramillo D. Musculoskeletal MR Imaging at 3 T. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 2008; 16:533-545. Read the abstract »
Darge K, Anupindi S, Jaramillo, D. MR imaging of the bowel: Pediatric applications. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 2008; 16:467-478. Read the abstract »
Darge K, Jaramillo D, Siegel MJ. Whole body MRI in children: current status and future applications. Eur J Radiol. 2008; 68: 289-98. Read the abstract »
Jaramillo D. Cartilage imaging. Pediatr Radiol. 2008 May;38: Suppl 2:S256-S258. Review. Read the abstract »
Goske MJ, Applegate KE, Boylan J, Butler PF, Callahan MJ, Coley BD, Farley S, Frush DP, Hernanz-Schulman M, Jaramillo D, Johnson ND, Kaste SC, Morrison G, Strauss KJ. Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging. Image Gently(SM): a national education and communication campaign in radiology using the science of social marketing. J Am Coll Radiol. 2008 Dec;5(12):1200-5. Read the abstract »
Servaes S, Hernandez A, Gonzalez L, Victoria T, Johnson M, Jaramillo D, Christopher Edgar J, Johnson A. Fetal MRI of clubfoot associated with myelomeningocele. Pediatr Radiol. 2010 May 20. [Epub ahead of print] Read the abstract.
Yousefzadeh DK, Jaramillo D, Johnson N, Doerger K, Sullivan C. Biphasic threat to femoral head perfusion in abduction: arterial hypoperfusion and venous congestion. Pediatr Radiol. 2010 Sep;40(9):1517-25. Epub 2010 May 7.
Tiderius C, Jaramillo D, Connolly S, Griffey M, Rodriguez D, Kasser JR, Millis MB, Zurakowski D, Kim YJ. Post-closed reduction perfusion MRI as a predictor for avascular necrosis in developmental hip dysplasia. J Pediatr Orthop. 2009; 29(1):14-20. Read the abstract »
Victoria T, Kramer SS, Markowitz, R, Servaes S, Mong A, Jaramillo, D, Adzick NS. Esophageal obstruction with intra-cardiac “mass” in association with omphalocele closure. J Pediatr Surg. 2009; 44(2):448-50. Read the abstract »
Averill LW, Hernandez A, Gonzalez L, Pena AH, Jaramillo D. Diagnosis of osteomyelitis in children: utility of fat-suppressed contrast-enhanced MR imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009;192(5):1232-8. Read the abstract »
Markowitz RI, Altes TA, Jaramillo D. What causes the “wet diaper” artifact? Computed tomography and magnetic resonance observations. Clin Imaging. 2009;33(3):226-30. Read the abstract »
Laor T, Jaramillo D. MR Imaging Insights into Skeletal Maturation: What is Normal? Radiology 2009; 250(1):28-38. Read the abstract »
Ha AS, Jaramillo D. Importance of sagittal MR imaging in non-traumatic femoral head osteonecrosis of children. Pediatr Radiol. 2008; 38:1195-1200. Read the abstract »
Mong A, Johnson AM, Kramer SS, Coleman BG, Hedrick HL, Kreiger P, Flake A, Johnson M, Wilson RD, Adzick NS, Jaramillo D. Congenital high airway obstruction syndrome: MR/US findings, effect on management, and outcome. Pediatr Radiol. 2008; 38: 1171-1179. Read the abstract »
Jaramillo D, Laor T. Pediatric Musculoskeletal MRI: Basic Principles to Optimize Success. Pediatric Radiology, 38(4):379-391, 2008. Read the abstract »
Menezes NM, Connolly SA, Shapiro F, Olear EA, Jimenez RJ, Jaramillo D. Early ischemia in growing piglet skeleton: MR diffusion and perfusion imaging. Radiology 242:129-36. 2007. Read the abstract »
MacKenzie JD, Gonzalez L, Hernandez A, Ruppert K, Jaramillo, D. Diffusion-weighted and diffusion tensor imaging for pediatric musculoskeletal disorders. Pediatr Radiol. 37: 781-788, 2007. Read the abstract »
Connolly SA, Connolly LP, Jaramillo D. MRI for detection of abscess in acute osteomyelitis of the pelvis in childhood. Am J Roentgenol. 189:867-72, 20. Read the abstract »
Posters and Presentations
Quintana J, Vacchani N, Jaramillo D. Evaluation Of Pediatric Cuboid Fractures By MRI - A Case Series. Exhibit presented at the Society for Pediatric Radiology meeting, Carlsbad, California, 2009.
Victoria T, Epelman M, Johnson AM, Mann S, Coleman B, Jaramillo D. Fetal MRI: Pictorial essay of the abnormal placenta and correlation with ultrasound. Educational exhibit presented at the Society for Pediatric Radiology meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona, 2008.
Miller AL, Pena A, Hernandez A, Jaramillo D. MRI of congenital and developmental problems of the knee. Educational exhibit presented at the Society for Pediatric Radiology meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona, 2008.
Epleman M, Hellinger J, Kreiger P, Servaes S, Jaramillo D, Johnson D. Bronchial Atresia Spectrum: MDCT Imaging Findings-Correlation with Pathology and Fetal Imaging. Educational exhibit presented at the 2007 meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL
Fontalvo L, Epelman M, Pimpalwar S, Jaramillo D, Hellinger J, Cahill AM. Vascular Lesions in Children: What Are They, How to Diagnose Them, How to Treat Them. Educational exhibit presented at the 2007 meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL
Hellinger J, Epelman M, Cahill AM , Johnson A, Fontalvo L, Jaramillo D. Usefulness of Cardiovascular MR Angiography in the Pediatric Population. Educational exhibit presented at the 2007 meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL
Gonzalez, L., Marin, D.V., Jaramillo, D. Pathologic Conditions of the Elbow Joint in Children: MRI Characteristics. Poster presented at the International Pediatric Radiology 5th Conjoint Meeting, Montreal, Canada. In Pediatric Radiology, 36: 88, May 2006.
Jaramillo, D., Venkatesan, A. Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease. Pediatric Radiology Curriculum. https://www.cchs.net/pediatricradiology/, 2006
- Awards and Honors
2014 2014, Pioneer Award of the Society for Pediatric Radiology
2013 Member, John Morgan Society at the University of Pennsylvania
2013 Honorable Mention, Abstract “Diffusion tensor imaging of the growing ends of the bones: demonstration of columnar structure in the physes and metaphyses of the knee” for second best paper, Society of Pediatric Radiology Annual Meeting
2011-13 Distinguished Reviewer-Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
2011 Certificate of Merit Award, Educational Exhibit “Synovial sarcoma in children and young adults: a wolf in sheep’s clothing”, Radiological Society of North America Meeting
2010 “A Una Obra” Award – Highest award given to a radiologist by The Colombian Radiological Association
2006-12 Listed in Best Doctors in America Database
2009, Cum Laude Award, Educational Exhibit “Taking the stress out of evaluating stress fractures in children”, Radiological Society of North America Meeting
2006-13 Named in Philadelphia “Top Docs”, Philadelphia Magazine
2007 “Outstanding Teacher Award” ISMRM (International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine)-ESMRMB Meeting
2007-2014 Named in Castle Connolly’s “America’s Top Doctors”
2007 Honorary Member, Latin American Society for Pediatric Radiology (SLARP)
2004 Medical Student Teaching Award in Radiology, Harvard Medical School
2004 “A Una Obra” Colombian Radiological Association Award given to one Colombian Radiologist/year for Outstanding Achievement
2003 2003 Teaching Award, Mass General Hospital for Children Pediatric Service
2001 Jack Wittenberg, M.D, Teaching Award, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1999 Honorary Memberships, Colombian Pediatric Society and “Revivamos” Foundation, Colombia
1995 John Caffey Award, Society for Pediatric Radiology, for the paper “Evaluation of perfusion of the normal and ischemic cartilaginous epiphysis by using Gd-enhanced MR imaging”
1995 Silver Award, Society for Pediatric Radiology, for the paper “Physeal widening at MR imaging: an indirect sign of metaphyseal insult”
1994 Neuhauser fellow, European Society for Pediatric Radiology Meeting, Brussels
1993-1995 Scholar Award, Radiological Society of North America, for the proposal “Early diagnosis of growth disorders using magnetic resonance”
1993 Magna Cum Laude Award, Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the poster “Fat/Water quantification in spine and knee with inner volume spectroscopic CPMG sequences and automated post-processing”
1991 Silver Award, Society for Pediatric Radiology, for the paper “MR imaging of abnormalities of the growth plate induced by epiphyseal and metaphyseal injury”
1991 Lawrence L. Robbins, M.D. Teaching Award, Massachusetts General Hospital
1990 Bronze Award, Society for Pediatric Radiology, for the paper “MR imaging of the normal and metabolically altered chondroepiphysis”
1981 Valedictorian, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Medicine, Colombia
- Editorial and Academic Positions
Reviewer, Pediatric Radiology
Reviewer, New England Journal of Medicine
Reviewer, Academic Radiology
Guest Editor, MRI Clinics of North America, Pediatric MR Imaging (2008 issue)
Deputy Editor, Pediatric Imaging, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Editorial Board, Colombian Journal of Radiology (Revista Colombiana de Radiologia)
University of Pennsylvania
Radiology – Appointments and Promotions Committee Executive Committee, Department of Radiology
Committee to Review the Department of Pediatrics
Senior Faculty for Resident Education and Training in Pediatric Radiology
Senior Attending Radiologist in General Radiology, Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Member and Treasurer, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Practice Association
Chair, Radiation Safety Committee
Executive Committee of the Medical Staff
Quality Assurance Committee
Board of Trustees (non-voting)
Board of Trustees Finance and Capital Projects Committee
Board of Trustees Institutional Advancement Committee
Long Range Planning Committee
Stokes Research Committee
Executive Sponsor, INSIGHTS Steering Committee for advancement of minority leaders within CHOP
Department Chair liaison for Patient Safety
Chair, Search Committee, Pathologist-in-Chief
Chair, Review Committee, Department of Anesthesia
- Awards and Honors