Avrum N. Pollock, MD, FRCPC

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric neuroradiology
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada

    Board Certification

    Diagnostic Radiology
    Pediatric Radiology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Pediatric Neuroradiologist and Radiologist

    Director, Radiology Residency and Fellowship Programs

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

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications




    Servaes S, Epelman M, Pollock AN, Shekdar K.  Pediatric Malignancies:  Synopsis of Current Imaging Techniques.   In: Blake MA, Kaira MK (eds): Steven T. Rosen’s Cancer Treatment and Research, Imaging in Oncology.  Springer. 2008, Chapter 18, Section V, Pages 469-491. 


    Pollock AN, Henesch SM.  Spinal Cord. Infection. In: Caffey’s Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging, 11th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Inc, 2007.

    Pollock AN, Henesch SM, Rorke-Adams LB. The Brain. Infection. In: Caffey’s Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging11th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Inc, 2007. Chapter 51, pp. 751-789


    Pollock AN, Henesch SM. Imaging of pediatric spinal injury. In Schwartz ED, Flanders AE, eds. Spinal Trauma: Imaging, Diagnosis and Management.  Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 2007. Chapter 9, pp. 751-789.

    Bron K, Pollock AN. Pediatric gastrointestinal radiology. In: Pretorius ES, Sololom JA, eds. Radiology Secrets. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.

    Mong DA, Pollock AN. Pediatric neuroradiology. Radiologic evaluation of child abuse. In: Pretorius ES, Solomon JA, editors. Radiology Secrets. 2nd ed. Philadelphia. PA: Elsevier; In press 2005.


    Simon EM, Pollock AN. Pre-and postnasal imaging of spinal dysraphism. Semin Roentgenol; 2004 Apr; 39(2):182-96.




    Shifrin A, Feygin T, Pollock AN, Shekdar K, Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT. Seller/Suprasellar lesions in children: A pictorial review. American Society of Neuroradiology 2010 48th Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. May 15-20, 2010.

    Kramer SS, Darge K, Markowitz RI, Pollock AN. A structured plan fostering academic development for fellows and young faculty. Society for Pediatric Radiology Meeting, Boston, MA. April 12-16, 2010.



    Gurian MS, Pollock AN. Scaphoid fracture: pediatric emergency care. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Nov;26(11):871-2. No abstract available.

    McIntosh A, Pollock AN. Pseudosubluxation. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Sep;26(9):691-2. No abstract available.

    Phatak TD, Pollock AN. Clinical impression: intussusception: an abdominal ultrasound is obtained: surprise. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Aug;26(8):611-2. No abstract available. PMID: 20693864.

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial positions

    Reviewer, Pediatric Radiology
    Reviewer, American Journal of Radiology
    Abstract Reviewer, Society of Pediatric Radiology 2010 Annual Meeting

    Hospital committees

    Member, RACH Education Committee
    Member, Center for Quality & Patient Safety, Root Cause Analysis Team
    Member, Resident Selection Committee
    Member, Finance Committee, Department of Radiology