Title: Pediatrics Radiologist
Company: Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Location: Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States
Gerald A. Mandell, MD, Pediatrics Radiologist at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pediatric radiology.
Supported by 50 years of clinical experience in medicine, Dr. Mandell commenced his career as a student at the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in biology in 1965. Soon thereafter, he attended Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University, obtaining a Doctor of Medicine in 1969. He served in an internship at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia from 1969 to 1970, followed by a residency in diagnostic radiology at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital from 1970 to 1973. Subsequently, he completed a fellowship in pediatric radiology at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and St. Christopher’s Children Hospital from 1973 to 1974 and an additional fellowship in nuclear medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital from 1981 to 1983. First serving the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in 1983 as the associate director of medical imaging, a position he held for a decade, he became the chief of nuclear medicine at the hospital until his departure in 2002. Since 2002, he has been a pediatrics radiologist at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
Alongside his primary career endeavors, Dr. Mandell also served in academic roles as an adjunct professor of radiology at the University of Pennsylvania, a professor of radiology at Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University, and an associate professor of pediatrics at Hahnemann University. He is a diplomate of several boards, including the American Board of Radiology, the American Board of Nuclear Medicine and the American Board of Pediatric Radiology. Demonstrating versatility in his profession, he has also contributed myriad articles to medical journals and chapters to books, having served as the editor of “Clinical Nuclear Medicine” since 1996. In the past, he was the co-author of “Imaging Strategies in Pediatric Orthopaedics” in 1990 and a reviewer for the Journal of Nuclear Medicine for several years between 1987 and 2001.
Among the notable highlights of his career, Dr. Mandell is renowned for discovering the isotope method of scanning patients with neurofibromatosis. The former president of the Pediatrics Council for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, he is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians. As a testament to his success, he was honored in Best Doctors in America multiple times between 1998 and 2008, as well as Top Doctors for Kids by Philadelphia Magazine in 2001. He was the recipient of the Best Doctors in America Award and the Best Doctors in Delaware Award, and he is a grantee of the Critical Care Division of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, the Society for Pediatric Medicine and the American Heart Association.
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