Dr. Otero is an Attending Radiologist within the Division of Body Imaging, the Director of International Pediatric Radiology Education and Outreach, and an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania.Dr. Otero completed two consecutive fellowships in management at the Harvard Medical School in Boston. The first one was an Administration Fellowship at Gill Management and Hospital and the second one a Radiology Management fellowship at the Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He completed Diagnostic Radiology residency in 2013 at Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University Medical School in Boston. In 2014 he completed his pediatric radiology fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and then joined the Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
From 2002 to 2005, prior to his radiology career, Dr. Otero practiced medicine in Venezuela and as an emergency response physician with Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Liberia, Sudan, Angola, Pakistan and Yemen. He still serves as a teleradiologist for MSF.
Dr. Otero has continued his international outreach in pediatric radiology education and participated in educational missions to Haiti, Ghana and Ethiopia. He has served as the Rad-Aid International Pediatric Radiology Program Manager for Latin America and Africa and is a member of the CHOP Radiology RAD-AID chapter. Dr. Otero was recently appointed as the Director of Outreach for the World Federation of Pediatric Imaging (WFPI). Dr. Otero is a Global Health Scholar of the Center for Global Health (CGH), Perelman School of Medicine, and a Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published on some of his international outreach activities, too.