Susan Back, MD Susan Back, MD, is a pediatric radiologist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Main Campus Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Medical SchoolMD - Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA InternshipPediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA ResidencyPediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Radiology - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA FellowshipPediatric Radiology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Board CertificationPediatricsRadiology Titles and Academic Titles Attending RadiologistDirector, Section of Genitourinary ImagingDirector, Center for Pediatric Contrast Ultrasound Departments and Services Department of Radiology Pediatric Thyroid CenterPediatric Kidney Stone Center Publications Papers2018 Kramer MR, Bhagat N, Back SJ, Poznick L, Forsberg F, Darge K, Eisenbrey JR: Influence of contrast-enhanced ultrasound administration setups on microbubble enhancement: a focus on pediatric applications. Pediatric Radiology, 48(1):101-08, January 2018. Ntoulia A, Back SJ, Shellikeri S, Poznick L, Morgan T, Kerwood J, Edgar CJ, Bellah RD, Reid JR, Jaramillo D, Canning DA, Darge K: Contrast-enhanced voiding urosonography (ceVUS) with the intravesical administration of the ultrasound contrast agent Optison for vesicoureteral reflux detection in children: a prospective clinical trial. Pediatric Radiology, 48(2):216-26, February 2018. Back SJ, Edgar JC, Weiss DA, Oliver ER, Bellah RD, Darge K: Rater Reliability of Postnatal Urinary Tract Dilation (UTD) Consensus. Pediatric Radiology, 48:1606-11, June 2018. Back SJ, Maya C, Darge K, Acharya PT, Barnewolt CE, Coleman JL, Dillman JR, Fordham LA, Hwang M, Lim A, McCarville MB, Munden MM, Paltiel HJ, Volberg FM: Pediatric contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the United States: A survey by the Contrast-Enhanced US Task Force of the Society for Pediatric Radiology. Pediatric Radiology, 48(6): 852-57, June 2018. Delgado J, Berman JI, Maya C, Carson RH, Back SJ, Darge K: Pilot study on renal magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging: are quantitative diffusion tensor imaging values useful in the evaluation of children with ureteropelvic junction obstruction? Pediatric Radiology, 49: 175-86, October 2018. Ntoulia A, Anupindi SA, Darge K, Back SJ: Applications of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the pediatric abdomen. Abdominal Radiology, 43(4): 948-59, April 2018. Ranganath PG, Robbin ML, Back SJ, Grant EG, Fetzer DT: Practical advantages of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in abdominopelvic radiology. Abdominal Radiology, 43(4): 998-12, April 2018. Seranio N, Darge K, Canning DA, Back SJ: Contrast enhanced genitosonography (CEGS) of urogenital sinus: A case of improved conspicuity with image inversion. Radiology Case Reports, 13(3): 652-54, April 2018. Shellikeri S, Back SJ, Poznick L, Darge K: A Low-Cost, Durable and Re-usable Bladder Phantom: Teaching Intravesical Ultrasound Contrast Administration. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology 44(8): 1918-26, August 2018. 2017 Back SJ, Maya CL, Khwaja A: Ultrasound of congenital and inherited disorders of the pediatric hepatobiliary system, pancreas and spleen. Pediatric Radiology, 47(9): 1069-78, August 2017. Back SJ, Maya CL, Zewdneh D, Epelman M: Emergent ultrasound evaluation of the pediatric female pelvis. Pediatric Radiology, 47(9):1134-43, August 2017. Chow JS, Koning JL, Back SJ, Nguyen HT, Phelps A, Darge K: Classification of pediatric urinary tract dilation: the new language Pediatric Radiology 47(9):1109-15, August 2017. Anupindi SA, Biko DA, Ntoulia A, Poznick L, Morgan T, Darge K, Back SJ: Utility of Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for Assessment of Pediatric Focal Liver Lesions. RadioGraphics, 37(6):1632-47, October 2017. Back SJ, Ntoulia A, Hartung E, Darge K: Imaging of urinary tract infection in children. J Pediatric Infect Dis, 12:72-88, 2017. Chouhan JD, Chu DI, Birs A, Pyle L, Van Batavia JP, Linn R, Back SJ, Russo P, Darge K, Kolon TF, Srinivasan AK: Ova testis in Adolescence: Two Case Reports Urology, 105:171-74, July 2017. 2016 Bedoya MA, Back SJ, Scanlon MH, Delgado J, Darge K, Reid JR: Learning, Technology and Intellectual Property: A Survey of the Philosophies and Preferences of our Trainees and Peers Pediatric Radiology. Pediatric Radiology, 46(13):1780-86, December 2016. 2015 Back SJ, Andronikou S, Kilborn T, Kaplan BS, Darge K: Imaging features of tuberous sclerosis complex with autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease: a contiguous gene syndrome. Pediatric Radiology, 45(3):386-95, Mar 2015. Back SJ, Edgar JC, Canning D, Darge K: Contrast enhanced Voiding Urosonography: In-vitro Evaluation of a New 2nd Generation Ultrasound Contrast Agent for In vivo Optimization. Pediatric Radiology, 45(10):1496-505, September 2015. 2014 Back SJ, Gurian MS, Reid JR, Darge K: How and how well do pediatric radiology fellows learn ultrasound skills? A national survey. Pediatric Radiology, 44(9):1058-64, September 2014. Awards and Honors 2016, Certificate of Merit Award Education Exhibit, Radiological Society for North America, Scientific Exhibition, Chicago, IL 2016, Thomas L. Slovis Award, Society for Pediatric Radiology, 7th International Pediatric Radiology Conjoint Meeting & Exhibition, Chicago, IL 2015, People's Choice Electronic Exhibit, Society for Pediatric Radiology, Bellevue, WA 2014, Cum Laude Award Education Exhibit, Radiological Society of North America Scientific Exhibition, Chicago, IL 2014, Poster Award: Best GU poster, Society of Abdominal Radiology, Boca Raton, FL 2004, Waldo E. Nelson Prize in Pediatrics, Temple University School of Medicine 2004, Bernard J. and Max L. Ronis Prize in Otolaryngology, Temple University School of Medicine Leadership and Memberships Memberships in Professional Organizations National 2017-present, Society of Radiologist in Ultrasound 2016-present, Society of Abdominal Radiology 2014-present, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine 2019-present, Pediatric Ultrasound Community Leader 2013-present, Society for Pediatric Radiology 2017-present, Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound Task Force Vice Chair 2014-present, Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound Task Force Member 2013-present, American Roentgen Ray Society 2013-present, Radiology Society of North America 2012-present, American College of Radiology 2007-present, American Academy of Pediatrics Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown above from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. 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