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Physician Profile

Christopher Hansen, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor

Cardiology - Nuclear Cardiology

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Office Locations

925 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-5050
Fax: (215) 955-9710

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Temple University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • University of Texas Southwestern


  • University of Texas Southwestern


  • University of Texas Southwestern

Recent Publications

Can machine learning spin straw into gold?

Have SPECT artifacts breathed their last?

Feasibility of SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging in the super-obese using a multi-head semiconductor camera with attenuation correction

Limitations of parametric modeling of the left ventricle using first harmonic analysis: Possible role for gaussian modeling

The prognosis for prognosis remains excellent

Erratum: Patient-centered imaging (Journal of Nuclear Cardiology DOI: 10.1007/S12350-012-9523-Z)

Patient-centered imaging

ASNC Model Coverage Policy: Single photon myocardial perfusion imaging

Recommendations for reducing radiation exposure in myocardial perfusion imaging

Myocardial perfusion defect caused by intramyocardial lipoma

American Society of Nuclear Cardiology review of the ACCF/ASNC appropriateness criteria for single-photon emission computed tomagraphy myocardial perfusion imaging (SPECT MPI)

Myocardial perfusion and function: Single photon emission computed tomography


American Society of Nuclear Cardiology information statement: Standardized reporting matrix for radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging.

Equilibrium radionuclide angiocardiography

Myocardial perfusion and function single photon emission computed tomography

The ratio of the apex/anterior wall: A marker of breast attenuation artifact in women

The role of the translation table in cardiac image display

The conundrum of left bundle branch block

Digital image processing for clinicians, part III: SPECT reconstruction