Jefferson Health

Physician Profile

Levon Nazarian, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Vice Chair for Education

Specialties
Radiology - Body Imaging
Radiology - Musculoskeletal
Radiology - Ultrasound

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Office Locations

Philadelphia
Main Building, 7th Floor
132 S. 10th Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-4916
Fax: (215) 923-9958

Medical Services

Years in Practice

25

Board Certifications

  • Radiology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2011

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 2017,2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011

Named in Best Doctors in America 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010,2009,2008,2007

Notes

Additional Treatments Ultrasound guided corticosteroid injections of joints, ligaments, bursae and tendon sheaths. Minimally invasive ultrasound-guided treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, calcific tendinitis, trigger finger, Morton's neuroma, plantar fasciitis, ganglion cysts. Fellow of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, American College of Radiology, and Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound

Education

  • Cornell University Medical College, Medical School

Internship

  • McGaw Medical Center - Northwestern University

Residency

  • Weill Cornell Medical Center - New York Presbyterian Hospital

Fellowship

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Recent Publications

Imaging surveillance in patients after a benign fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the thyroid: Associated cost and incidence of subsequent cancer

Resident Perspectives of an Interactive Case Review Following Independent Didactic Study as a Method of Teaching a Pediatric Imaging Curriculum

Factors Related to Increased Ulnar Collateral Ligament Thickness on Stress Sonography of the Elbow in Asymptomatic Youth and Adolescent Baseball Pitchers

Erratum: Potential utility of a combined approach with US and MR Arthrography to image medial elbow pain in baseball players (Radiology (2016) 279:3 827-837) DOI: 10.1148/radiol.2016151256)

Early anatomic changes of the ulnar collateral ligament identified by stress ultrasound of the elbow in young professional baseball pitchers

ABR core examination changes that affect residency candidate decisions

Stress sonography of the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow in professional baseball pitchers: A 10-year study

Greater trochanteric pain syndrome diagnosis and treatment

Does the ulnar nerve enlarge after surgical transposition?

Two novel nonsurgical treatments of carpal tunnel syndrome

Enthesopathy of the lateral cord of the plantar fascia

Cost and radiation savings of partial substitution of ultrasound for CT in appendicitis evaluation: A national projection

Stress ultrasound evaluation of medial elbow instability in a cadaveric model

The antiangiogenic effects of a vascular endothelial growth factor decoy receptor can be monitored in vivo using contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging

National ultrasound curriculum for medical students

Sonography of greater trochanteric pain syndrome and the rarity of primary bursitis

Dynamic neuromusculoskeletal ultrasound documentation of brachial plexus/thoracic outlet compression during elevated arm stress testing

Sequential sectioning of the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow in cadaveric arms with ulnohumeral laxity assessed by dynamic ultrasonography

Assessment of subacromial space and its relationship with scapular upward rotation in college baseball players

QRSE: A novel metric for the evaluation of trainee radiologist reporting skills