Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC


Internal Medicine - Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC


Radiology - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


Pediatric Interventional Radiology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Pediatric Diagnostic Radiology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Interventional Radiologist

Departments and Services




Cho JK, Acord M, Goldfarb SB, Reddy SN, Goldberg HJ, Courtwright AM (2019 Feb). Complications Related to Totally Implantable Venous Access Devices in Children and Adults Following Lung Transplantation. Clinical Transplant, 33 (2): e13465. Doi: 10.1111/ctr.13465. PMID: 30561770. Electronically published: 2019 Jan 4.


Lacayo EA, Richman DL, Acord MR, Wolfman DJ, Caridi TM, Desale SY, Spies JB: Leiomyoma infarction after uterine artery embolization: Influence of embolic agent and leiomyoma size and location on outcome. Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology 28(7): 1003-1010, July 2017.

Acord M, Pollock A: Gastric outlet obstruction from a button-type percutaneous gastrostomy tube. Pediatric Emergency Care 33(7): 522-523, July 2017.


Acord MR, Shaikh R: Predictors of diagnostic success in image-guided pediatric soft tissue biopsies. Pediatric Radiology 45(10): 1529-1534, September 2015

Posters and Presentations


Acord MR. Low Dose C arm CT Applications at a Pediatric Institution. Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting (SIR) 41st Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Apr 2-7; Vancouver, BC. 

Invited Lectures


Acord MR. "Chest Ports in Infants: A Tertiary Pediatric Center Interventional Radiology Experience", Society of Pediatric Radiology Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, May, 2017.


Acord MR. "Low-Dose C-arm CT Applications at a Pediatric Institution", Society Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, March 2016.

Awards and Honors

2010, Proctor Harvey, MD Medical Intern of the Year

2009, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Award (Junior)

2005, American Society of Microbiology Fellowship

2004, Honor’s Independent Summer Research Grant

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2015-present, Operative and Invasive/Non-Invasive Procedure Committee, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations


2011-present, Radiologic Society of North America


2016-present, Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology

2015-present, Society for Pediatric Radiology

2011-present, American College of Radiology

2011-present, Society of Interventional Radiology