Soroosh Mahboubi, MD

Areas of Expertise: General pediatric radiology, Body CT, Body MRI, Skeletal radiology, Trauma
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Tehran Medical School, Iran


    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


    Angiography and Neuroradiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Radiology
    Diagnostic Radiology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Pediatric Radiologist

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

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications



    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.


    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

  • 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