Fernando A. Escobar, MD

Fernando A. Escobar, MD
Attending Radiologist
Assistant Professor of Radiology

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 Radiology residency at the Hospital Universitario de San Ignacio Pontificia Universidad Javerniana in Colombia. He additionally 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.

Dr. Escobar is a member of the Colombian Society of Radiology, Society for Pediatric Interventional Radiology, Society of lnterventional Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, and American Roentgen Ray Society.

Publication Highlights

  1. Escobar FA, Pantanowitz L, Picarsic JL, Craig FE, Simons JP, Viswanathan PA, Yilmaz S, Monaco SE (2018 Jun). Cytomorphology and Sonographic Features of Ectopic Thymic Tissue Diagnosed in Paediatric FNA Biopsies. Cytopathology, 29(3): 241-246. Doi: 10.1111/cyt.12529. Electronically published: 2018 Mar 26. PMID: 29577488.
  2. Medsinge AN, Escobar FA, Yilmaz S, Park JK, Crowley JJ (2019 Jan). A Novel Technique for Removing a Fibrin Sheath from a Mediport Catheter in the Pediatric Population. Pediatric Radiology, 49(1): 141-145. Doi: 10.1007/s00247-018-4243-4. Electronically published: 2018 Aug 29. PMID: 30159592.

Research Focus: Interventional Radiology

External Links


  • Center for Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions
Research Focus: 
Interventional Radiology