Fernando A. Escobar, MD

Fernando A. Escobar, MD

Fernando A. Escobar, MD, is an attending radiologist with the Department of Radiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia

Residency

Radiology - Hospital Universitario de San Ignacio Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia

Fellowship

Pediatric Diagnostic Radiology - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Pediatric Vascular and Interventional Radiology - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certification

Diagnostic Radiology
Pediatric Radiology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Radiologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Posters and Presentations

2015

Shin D, Yannes MP, Close ON, Escobar FA, Fitz CR, Crowley JJ, Yilmaz S. Pediatric tunneled central catheter placement at a single tertiary-care center by Interventional Radiology: One year outcome analysis. Abstract presented at RSNA 2015 101st Scientific and Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, December 3, 2015.

Medsinge A, Escobar F, Crowley J. ''A novel technique for salvaging malfunctioning central venous catheters by percutaneous stripping. Abstract presented at ESPR 2015 52nd Annual Meeting and 38th Post Graduate Course, Graz, Austria, June 2-6, 2015.

Medsinge A, Vaughan K, Kar E, Srinivasan A, Escobar F, Tadros S. Congenital Thoraco-abdominal Extralobar sequestration (broncho-pulmonary foregut malformation-hybrid lesion): A diagnostic dilemma. Poster presentation at Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) 58th Annual Meeting, Bellevue, Washington, April 28 May 1, 2015.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International 

2001-present, Colombian Society of Radiology

National

2015-present, Society for Pediatric Interventional Radiology
2011-present, Society of lnterventional Radiology
2009-present, Radiological Society of North America
2009-present, American Roentgen Ray Society