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Emily F. Conant, MD

Emily F. Conant, MD Physician

Chief, Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology
Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Conant is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. E Conant

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2006 through 2015

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties

Specialties:

  • Radiology

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
  • Radiology

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 1989

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Breast Cancer
  • breast imaging
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Other types of Breast Cancer
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Clinical Interests

Multi-modality Breast Imaging and Interventional Procedures

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Radiology

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Ground Dulles 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 3 Donner 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Radiology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Atrium, Ground Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Graduate Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

ACRIN-NCI, National ACRIN-NCI, National American Roentgen Ray Society, National Association of University Radiologist (AUR), National Breast cancer.org, Local FDA-Radiological Devices, National IDMG-International Digital Mammography Development Group, International NIH-SBIB, National Radiologic Society of North America Scientific Program Committee, National Radiologic Society of North America, Breast Sub Committee for Scientific Program, National Radiological Society of North America, National RSNA Public Information and Communications Committee, National Society of Breast Imaging, National

Affiliation

Dr. Conant is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Research Interests:

Multi-modality Breast Imaging, Breast Cancer Screening, High Risk Screening

Selected Publications:

Wu S, Weinstein SP, DeLeo MJ 3rd, Conant EF, Chen J, Domchek SM, Kontos D: Quantitative assessment of background parenchymal enhancement in breast MRI predicts response to risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: preliminary evaluation in a cohort of BRCA1/2 mutation carriers Breast Cancer Res 17 (1): 67,2015.

McDonald ES, McCarthy AM, Akhtar A, Synnestvedt M, Schnall M, Conant EF: Baseline screening mammography: Performance of full field digital vs. digital breast tomosynthesis AJR : 2015.

Mccarthy AM, Kontos D, Synnestvedt M, Tan KS, Heitjan D, Schnall MD, Conant EF: Screening outcomes following implementation of digital breast tomosynthesis in a general-population screening program JNCI 106 (11): dju316,2014.

Friedewald SM, Rafferty EA, Conant EF: Breast cancer screening with tomosynthesis and digital mammography-Reply JAMA 312 (16): 1694-1695,2014.

Daye D, Conant EF: Digital breast tomosynthesis findings after surgical lipomodeling in a breast cancer survivor J Radiol 8 (9): 9-15,2014.

Roth RG, Maidment, Weinstein SP, Roth SO, Conant EF: Digital breast tomosynthesis: lessons learned from early clinical implementation Radiographics 34 (4): E89-E102,2014.

Ou Y, Weinstein SP, Conant EF, Englander S, Da X, Gaonkar B, Heieh MK, Rosen M, DeMichele A, Davatzikos C, Kontos D: Deformable registration for quantifying tumor change during neoadjuvant chemotherapy Matgn Reson Med : 2014.

Friedwald AM, Rafferty EA, Rose SL, Durand MA, Pleacha DM, Greenberg JS, Hayes MK, Copit DS, Carlson KL, Cink TM, Barke LD, Greer LN, Miller DP, Conant EF: Breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography JAMA 311 (24): 2499-2507,2014.

Bouzghar G, Levenback BJ, Sultan LR, Venkatesh SS, Cwanger, Conant EF, Sehgal CM: Bayesian probability of malignancy with BIRADS sonsographic features J of Ultrasound in Medicine 33 (4): 641-8,2014.

Westring AF, Sammel MD, Speck RM, Sammel MD, Scott P, Conant EF, Tuton LW Abbuhl SB, Grisso JA: Culture matters: the pivotal role of culture for women's careers in academic medicine Academic Medicine 89 (4): 2014.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department of Radiology/1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-4032
Fax: (215) 662-7436
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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