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Soroosh Mahboubi, MD

Pediatric Radiologist

Professor of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania



Mahboubi S, Gonzalez L, Ruchelli E Mahboubi M. Correlation of air and contrast enema with histopathology of failed enema reduction of intussusception. ARRS Washington DC April 17 2008

Zemel B, Kalkwarf H, Gilasanz V, Oberfiled S, Shepherd J, Mahboubi S. A clinical tool for adjusting BMD Z-scores for body size in growing children. 30th Annual meeting American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. Montreal Canada. September 15 2008.


Zemel B, Kalkwarf H, Gilsanz V, Lappe J, Oberfield S, Shepherd J, Mahboubi S. Effect of bone age on bone density Z-scores in childhood: result from Mineral Density in Childhood Study. International Conference on Children’s Bone Health. Montreal, Canada. June 2007.

Mahboubi S, Zhue X, Nance ML. Review Automatic Tube Current Modulation in Pediatrics. 44th ESPR Barcelona, Spain. June 6 2007.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions
Reviewer, Pediatric Radiology
Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care

Academic and Institutional Committees
Ad Hoc Committee - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Attendings Handbook


International societies 
Ecuadorian Radiological Society (Honorary Member)
International Skeletal Society
European Society of Pediatric Radiology

National societies
American College of Radiology, Fellow
American Roentgen Ray Society
College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Radiological Society of North America
Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists
Society of Magnetic Resonance
Society for Pediatric Radiology: Member, Judiciary Committee, 1988-1990; Chairman, Judiciary Committee, 1990-1992
Society of Skeletal Radiology

Local societies
College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Fellow
Pennsylvania Radiological Society: Chairman, Committee of Radiologic Education, 1988-1992; Member, Board of Directors, 1989-1993
Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society: Chairman, Blue Ribbon Lecture Committee, 1989-1990
Pennsylvania Radiological Society
Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society

Original Papers

Zemel BS, Leonard MB, Kelly A, Lappe JM, Gilsanz V, Oberfield S, Mahboubi S, Shepherd JA, Hangartner TN, Frederick MM, Winer KK, Kalkwarf HJ. Height adjustment in assessing dual energy x-ray absorptiometry measurements of bone mass and density in children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Mar;95(3):1265-73. Epub 2010 Jan 26. Read abstract

Victoria T, Mahboubi S. Normal appendiceal diameter in children: does choice of CT oral contrast (VoLumen versus Gastrografin) make a difference? Emerg Radiol. 2010 May 12. [Epub ahead of print].  Read abstract

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