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Sarah Abdulla, MD


Vascular & Interventional Radiology

about me
about me
  • MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • MS, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
  • Fellowship, Interventional Radiology, New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
  • Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Awards and Honors
  • American College of Radiology Ghesani-Kajani East Africa Radiology Scholarship Grant to Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2016
  • Pennsylvania Radiological Society Scholarship for Participation in the Radiological Leadership Institute, Harvard Emerging Leaders Seminar, 2016
  • Scholarship, Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound Resident Program, SRU Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2015
  • Scholarship, Introduction to Academic Radiology Seminar, Radiological Society of North America Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Chicago 2013
  • Research Grant, NIH – National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute, 2010-2011

Office Locations

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19140


Fox Chase Cancer Center

333 Cottman Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19111


Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus

7600 Central Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19111


Selected Publications

Ultrasound guided diagnosis and treatment of a diffuse venous malformation. S Abdulla and S Yilmaz. Ultrasound Quarterly. Volume 32. Issue 4. p387-390. Dec 2016.

Book Chapter: Cavernous Transformation. S Abdulla and M Heller. Case book on Abdominal Ultrasound. Editors: Drs Mark E Lockhart and Corinne Deurdulian. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Pvt Ltd. 2016.

Canal of Nuck hernia: A Case Series. S Abdulla, S Tadros, JE Squires, and JH Squires. Poster presentation – International Pediatric Radiology Meeting & Exhibition: Chicago, IL, May 2016.

Trying to unravel the causes of small bowel pathology on CT. S Abdulla, H Amr, O Almusa. Educational Exhibit – American Roentgen Ray Society: San Diego, CA. May 2014.

Quantitative assessment of global lung inflammation following radiation therapy using FDG PET/CT: a pilot study. Abdulla S, Salavati A, Saboury B, Basu S, Torigian DA, Alavi A. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2014 Feb; 41(2):350-6.

Disparities in breast cancer outcomes and higher mortality rates in African American women. S Abdulla and J Sumkin. Poster – Health Disparities Conference: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Oct 2013.

A preliminary study of a novel image analysis methodology for quantification of lung tumor response and lung inflammation post- radiation therapy on FDG-PET/CT. S Abdulla, B Saboury, F Hofheinz, A Alavi, and D Torigian. Poster - Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting: San Antonio, Texas. June 2011.