Erin Simon Schwartz, MD, FACR

Erin Simon Schwartz, MD, FACR

Erin Simon Schwartz, MD, FACR, is a Pediatric Neuroradiologist and Clinical Director of magnetoenchephalography at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Congenital brain malformations, Epilepsy, Fetal MRI, Pediatric neuroradiology
Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-9048

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Medical College of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Residency

Diagnostic Radiology - University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship

Neuroradiology - University of California, San Francisco, CA

Board Certification

Diagnostic Radiology
Neuroradiology

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Neuroradiologist

Clinical Director, Magnetoencephalography

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2014

Abend N, Dlugos D, Zhu X, Schwartz ES. Utility of CT Compatible EEG Electrodes in Critically Ill Children. Pediatric Radiology, [epub ahead of press], October 2014.

Nabavizadeh SA, Zarnow DM, Bilaniuk LT, Schwartz ES, Zimmerman RA, Vossough A. Correlation of Prenatal and Postnatal MRI Findings in Schizencephaly. AJNR, 2014;35:1418-24.

2013

Wong AM, Wang H-S, Schwartz ES, Toh C-H, Zimmerman RA, Liu P-L, Wu Y-M, Ng S-H, Wang J-J. Cerebral diffusion tensor MR tractography in tuberous sclerosis complex: Correlation with neurologic severity and tract-based spatial statistical analysis. AJNR, 2013;34:1829-35

Abstracts

2014

Gadde J, Gaetz W, Roberts TPL, Schwartz ES.  Is Magnetoencephalography for Radiologists? Yes! Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 30 – December 4, 2014.

2013

Nagae LN, Gaetz W, Schwartz ES, Roberts TPL. A Multimodal Imaging Approach to the Super-Acute Phase of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Pilot Study Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, December 1-5, 2013.

Gadde J, Harding BN, Schwartz ES. Focal Cortical Dysplasia: New ILAE Consensus Classification System With Illustrative Cases. Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, December 1-5, 2013.

Books

Chapters
2013

Schwartz ES, Mirsky DM. Prenatal Spine Imaging, in Caffey’s Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging, 12th Edition. Ashok Panigrahy, M.D., editor. Elsevier, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, 2013.

2012

Schwartz ES, Roberts TPL. Magnetoencephalography: Epilepsy and brain mapping, in Functional Neuroradiology: Principles and Clinical Applications, Scott Faro and Feroze B Mohamed, Eds. Springer Science+Business Media, New York, New York, 2012

2011

Schwartz ES, Barkovich AJ, Congenital Anomalies of the Spine, in Pediatric Neuroimaging, 5th Edition, AJ Barkovich and C Raybaud, Eds. Lippincott, Williams, Wilkens, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.

Schwartz ES, Barkovich AJ. Brain and Spine Injuries in Infancy and Childhood, in Pediatric Neuroimaging, 5th Edition, AJ Barkovich and C Raybaud, Eds. Lippincott, Williams, Wilkens, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.

Zarnow DM, Schwartz ES. Midbrain Dysplasia, in Imaging of the Brain and Spine. T Naidich and C Raybaud, editors. Elsevier, Inc.  Philadelphia, PA, 2011, book terminated by publisher.

Schwartz ES. Intraspinal Tumors in Children, in Imaging of the Brain and Spine. T Naidich and C Raybaud, editors. Elsevier, Inc.  Philadelphia, PA, 2011, book terminated by publisher.

Schwartz ES. Holoprosencephalies-Syntelencephalies, in Imaging of the Brain and Spine. Thomas Naidich and Charles Raybaud, editors. Elsevier, Inc.  Philadelphia, PA, 2011, book terminated by publisher.

2008

Roberts TPL, Edgar JC, Schwartz ES. Magnetoencephalography: Technique, Clinical Applications, and Future Opportunities, in Functional Neuroimaging: A Clinical Approach. Andrei I. Holodny, editor. Informa Healthcare, New York, New York, 2008.

Schwartz ES. Imaging Modalities, Spinal Cord, in Caffey’s Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging, 11th Edition. Thomas L. Slovis, M.D., editor.  Elsevier, Inc.  Philadelphia, PA, 2008, 965-969.

2007

Schwartz ES, Farmer DL. Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy, in Caffey’s Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging, 11th Edition. Thomas L. Slovis, M.D., editor. Elsevier, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, 2007, 434-442.

Schwartz ES. Embryology, Anatomy, and Physiology of the Spine, in Caffey’s Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging, 11th Edition. Thomas L. Slovis, M.D., editor.  Elsevier, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, 2007, 430-434.

2006

Zimmerman RA. Bilaniuk LT, Pollock AN, Feygin T, Zarnow DM, Schwartz ES, Harris C. 3.0 T versus 1.5 T Pediatric Brain Imaging. Neuroimaging Clin N Am; 3.0 T versus 1.5 T Imaging.  W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA, 2006, 16:2;229-239.

2004

Simon EM, Pollock AN. Pre- and Postnatal Imaging of Spinal Dysraphism. Semin Roentgenol; Congenital Abnormalities. Elsevier Publishing, New York, New York, 2004, Sem Roentgenol 39:22, 182-196.

2003

Simon EM, Zimmerman RA. Pediatric Head Trauma, in Imaging in Trauma and Critical Care, 2nd Edition. Stuart Mirvis, M.D., editor.  W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA, 2003, 110-118.

2001

Simon EM, Barkovich AJ. Holoprosencephaly: new concepts.  Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am; Pediatric MR Neuroimaging.  W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA, 2001;9:1;149-164.

Posters and Presentations

Lectures by Invitation
2014

“Congenital Spine Anomalies” - Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 30, 2014.

“Advanced Imaging in Epilepsy” – CHOP Neurology-Oncology Symposium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 28, 2014.

“Congenital Pediatric Spinal Anomalies” – Advances in Pediatric Neuroradiology, Society for Pediatric Radiology, Miami, Florida, October 24, 2014.

“Congenital Anomalies of the Central Nervous System” [ABR Certified Self-Assessment Module] – Comprehensive Neuroradiology Review, Department of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 12, 2014.

“Pediatric Spine” [ABR Certified Self-Assessment Module] – Spine Session, American Society of Neuroradiology Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 21, 2014.

Visiting Professor, “Clinical Applications of Magnetoencephalography” and “Interesting Pediatric Neuroradiology Cases” – Department of Radiology, Columbia/NY Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York, March 14, 2014.

“Spinal Dysraphism: Basic Nomenclature” [ABR Certified Self-Assessment Module] - American Society of Spine Radiology Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida (unable to present), February 14, 2014.

2013

“Case-based Review of Neuroradiology: Pediatric Spine (An Interactive Session)” –  Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, December 4, 2013.

Grand Rounds,“Clinical Applications of Magnetoencephalography” - Department of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson Medical School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 27, 2014.

“Pediatric Brain Tumors” [ABR Certified Self-Assessment Module] - Eastern Neuroradiological Society 25th Annual Meeting, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, August 16, 2013.

“No Shades of Gray: Understanding Pediatric White Matter Disease”, American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, April 17, 2013.

Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

2014, Educational Exhibit, Certificate of Merit - Gadde J, Gaetz W, Roberts TPL, Schwartz ES.  Is Magnetoencephalography for Radiologists? Yes! Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 30 – December 4, 2014

2013, Educational Exhibit, Certificate of Merit - Gadde J, Harding BN, Schwartz ES. Focal Cortical Dysplasia: New ILAE Consensus Classification System With Illustrative Cases. Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, December 1-5, 2013

2006, American Society of Neuroradiology, Neuroradiology Education and Research Foundation Scholar Award in Neuroradiology Research. Project: A Comprehensive MR Assessment of Fetal Physiologic Well-Being

2005-present, Best Doctors in America

2005, Mentor Award Recipient, American Society of Spine Radiology Annual Symposium, Zarnow DM, Simon EM, Coleman BG, Bilaniuk LT, Danzer E, Sutton LN, Johnson MP, Zimmerman RA, Adzick NS. MR and ultrasound assessment of the level of spinal dysraphism in fetuses undergoing in utero myelomeningocele repair.

2003-present , Guide To America’s Top Radiologists, Consumers’ Research Council of America

2002, Student Stipend Award from International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Chen SC, Simon EM, Haselgrove JC, Bilaniuk LT, Sutton LN, Johnson MP.  MR assessment of fetal posterior fossa volume.

2002-present, Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare

2002-present, Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering

2002-present, Lifetime Honored Member, Strathmore’s Who’s Who

2001, Best Poster Presentation (Clinical Section), International Society for Twin Studies, 10th International Congress on Twin Studies, Imperial College, London. Feldstein VA, Simon EM, Machin GA, Chuang NA, Sydorak R, Farrell J, Albanese CT, Harrison MR. Impact of magnetic resonance imaging of the fetal brain in twin pregnancies.

2000, UCSF Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, Radiological Society of North America Research and Education Foundation

2000, UCSF Margulis Society Excellence in Research Award, Fast MR of Fetal Central Nervous System Anomalies in utero

1994, RSNA Introduction to Research Program, University of Maryland Residency Program Representative

1993, Distinguished Service Award, Virginia Commonwealth University

1992-1993, University Council, MCV Representative

1992-1993, President, MCV Student Government Association

1990-1992, Vice President, MCV Student Government Association

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Editorial Advisory Board, American Journal of Neuroradiology
Member, AJNR Editor-in-Chief Selection Committee
Editorial Board, Pediatric Radiology
Editorial Advisory Board, Applied Radiology

Reviewer

Neurographics
Journal of Neuroimaging
Pediatric Radiology
Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography
RadioGraphics
Neuroradiology
American Journal of Neuroradiology

Institutional Committees

2014-present, Member, VP Shunt Pathway Implementation and Quality Assurance Teams, CHOP
2013-present, Member, Mass Casualty Incident Task Force, CHOP
2010-2014, Member, Continuing Education Committee, CHOP

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Secretary of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) (2018-present)

American Board of Radiology 

American College of Radiology (Fellow)

American Society of Functional Neuroradiology

American Society of Neuroradiology (Senior Member)

- Member, Program Committee (2014-2016)

- Member, Nominating Committee (2014-2016)

- Chair, Nominating Committee (2012-2014)

- Member, Ad Hoc Specialty/Regional Society Committee (2013-2016)

- Member, Health Policy Committee (2014-2016)

American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology

- Treasurer, Executive Committee (2012-2013)

- Secretary, Executive Committee (2013-2014)

- Vice President, Executive Committee (2014-2015)

- President, Executive Committee (2015-2016)

American Society of Spine Radiology

International Society for the Advancement of Clinical Magnetoencephalography

Radiological Society of North America

- Member, RadLex Neuroradiology Committee (2005-)

Society for Pediatric Radiology