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Avrum N. Pollock, MD, FRCPC

Pediatric Neuroradiologist and Radiologist

Director, Radiology Residency and Fellowship Programs

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



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.




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.


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


National societies

Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Member, Radiological Society of North America
Member, Nominating Committee, Society of Pediatric Radiology
Member, American College of Radiologists
Member, The Association of University Radiologists
Member, American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology
Member, American Society of Neuroradiology
Member, American Roentgen Ray Society

National committees

Pediatric Neuroradiology Committee of SPR
Radiation Exposure from Diagnostic Imaging Studies Ad Hoc Committee of SPR
Association of Program Directors in Radiology
Association of Program Directors in Radiology Fellowship
Issues Committee

Original Papers


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.

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