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3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

Fernando A. Escobar, MD
Fernando A. Escobar, MD
Attending Radiologist

Dr. Escobar is an attending radiologist within the Divisions of Interventional Radiology and Body Imaging with a research interest in interventional radiology.



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Dr. Escobar is an attending radiologist within the Divisions of Interventional Radiology and Body Imaging and an assistant professor of radiology at the University of Pennsylvania.

He received his Medical Degree from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and completed a residency in radiology at the Hospital Universitario de San Ignacio Pontificia Universidad Javerniana in Colombia. Additional, Dr. Escobar completed a Pediatric Diagnostic and a Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

He holds dual board certification in Diagnostic Radiology and Pediatric Radiology.

Education and Training

MD, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 1995

Residency, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Radiologist

Assistant Professor of Radiology

Professional Memberships

Radiological Society of North America, 2009-

American Roentgen Ray Society, 2009-

Society of Pediatric Radiology, 2009 - 2011, 2017 -

Society of lnterventional Radiology, 2011-

Society for Pediatric Interventional Radiology, 2015-

Publication Highlights

Medsinge, Avinash N; Escobar, Fernando A; Yilmaz, Sabri; Park, James K; Crowley, John J. A Novel Technique for Removing a Fibrin Sheath from a Mediport Catheter in the Pediatric Population.. Pediatric Radiology. 2019 Jan; 49(1):141-145
Escobar FA, Pantanowitz L, Picarsic JL, et al. Cytomorphology and sonographic features of ectopic thymic tissue diagnosed in paediatric FNA biopsies. Cytopathology. 2018 Jan; 00:1–6
Monaco SE, Escobar F, Simons JP. Hassall's corpuscles in the fine-needle aspiration cytology of pediatric ectopic thymic tissue. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2017 Jan; 45:735–737