Liya Gendler, DO

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Liya Gendler, DO, is an attending radiologist with the Department of Radiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Medical School

DO - Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers, IL


Transitional Year - Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA


Diagnostic Radiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


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

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Radiologist

Instructor, Department of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




Francavilla, M. L., Serai, S. D., Brandon, T. G., Biko, D. M., Khrichenko, D., Nguyen, J. C., Xiao, R., Chauvin, N. A., Gendler, L., & Weiss, P. F.: Feasibility of T2 Mapping of the Sacroiliac Joints in Healthy Control Subjects and Children and Young Adults with Sacroiliitis. ACR open rheumatology 4(1): 74-82, Jan 2022 Notes: DOI: 10.1002/acr2.11354. PMCID: 34757697


Nguyen, J. C., Guariento, A., Nicholson, A., Nguyen, M. K., Gendler, L., Ho-Fung, V., Zhu, X., Talwar, D., Darge, K., Flynn, J. M., & Cahill, P. J. : Hand Bone Age Radiography: Comparison Between Slot-scanning and Conventional Techniques. Journal of pediatric orthopedics 41(2): e167-e173, Feb 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001710.


Andurkar SV, Gendler L, Gulati A: Tramadol antinociception is potentiated by clonidine through αâ‚‚-adrenergic and Iâ‚‚-imidazoline but not by endothelin ET(A) receptors in mice. European journal of pharmacology 683(1-3): 109-115, May 2012.

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures


Invited Lecture, Imaging Case Lecture Series, pediatric radiology fellows and residents, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (virtual). Jul 2021.

Awards and Honors

2016-2017, Resident Teaching Award, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
2013, Psi Sigma Alpha Distinction, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
2012, Academic Recognition from the Departments of Anatomy, Family Medicine, and Physiology, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
2011, Kenneth A. Suarez Summer Research Scholarship Program, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
2003-2005, Golden State Scholar, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations


2015-present, Radiological Society of North America


2019-present, Society for Pediatric Radiology