Hongming
  
Zhuang
M.D., Ph.D.
Email: 
zhuang@email.chop.edu
Address: 
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Department of Radiology Nuclear Medicine Division 34th St & Civic Center Blvd. Northwest Tower, 3NW 41
267-425-7134
Expertise

Molecular imaging & Nuclear Medicine

Appointments
Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2002 – 2007)
Associate Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2007– present)
Education
Ph.D., molecular & cell biology, The Penn State University, State College, PA (1995)
MCh.M., Surgery, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, P.R. China (1986)
M.D. eq., Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine, M.D. equivalent, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, P.R. China (1983)
Selected Publications
Chen W, Codreanu I, Yang J, Li G, Servaes S, Zhuang H.. Tube feeding is increasing the gastric emptying rate determined by gastroesophageal scintigraphy. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. Vol 38(12) . 2013 December:962-965.
Jing H, Li F, Zhuang H, Wang Z, Tian J, Jin J, Zhong D, Zhang J. Effective detection of the tumors causing osteomalacia using [Tc-99m]-HYNIC-octreotide (99mTc-HYNIC-TOC) whole body scan.. European Journal of Radiology. Vol 82(11) . 2013 November:2028-2034.
Yang J, Codreanu I, Servaes S, Zhuang H. Necessity of performing I-131 MIBG post-therapy scan in patients with metastatic neuroblastoma. Nuclear Medicine Communications. Vol 34(10) . 2013 October:1023-4.
Ficicioglu C, Dubroff JG, Thomas N, Gallagher, PR, Burfield J, Hussa C, Randall R, Zhuang H. A pilot study of FDG-PET findings in patients with phynylketonuria before and after sapropterin supplementation.. Journal of Clinical Neurology. Vol 9. 2013 July:151-156.
Rovner A, Schall J, Mondick J, Zhuang H, Mascarenhas M. Delayed small bowel transit in children with cystic fibrosis and pancreatic insufficiency. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition. Vol 57(1) . 2013 July:81-84.
Codreanu I, Chamroonrat W, Edwards K, Zhuang H. Effects of frame acquisition rate on sensitivity of gastroesophageal reflux scintigraphy. British Journal of Radiology. Vol 86(1026) . 2013 Jun:--.
Cheng G, Torigian D, Zhuang H, Alavi A. When should we recommend use of dual time point and delayed time point imaging techniques in FDG-PET?. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. Vol 40(5) . 2013 May:779-787.