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Frederick D. Grant, MD
Frederick D. Grant, MD
Attending Radiologist

Dr. Grant is an attending pediatric radiologist in the Divisions of Body Imaging and Nuclear Medicine of the Department of Radiology.



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Dr. Grant's clinical and research interests include oncological and urological imaging, new PET radiopharmaceuticals, radionuclide therapy, and radiation dose reduction.

Prior to coming to Philadelphia, Dr. Grant was a staff physician in the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Boston Children's Hospital and a faculty member at Harvard Medical School. He also had medical staff appointments in Radiology and in Medicine/Endocrinology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, and he was a member of the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.

Dr. Grant served as program director of the Harvard Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine until stepping down to begin his radiology residency. He is a member and vice-chair of the nuclear medicine residency review committee of the ACGME.

He is active in many medical organizations, including the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, where he has served as the Speaker of the House of Delegates and is a member of the Board of Directors.

Education and Training

BS, St. Lawrence University (Chemistry), 1980

MD, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, 1984

Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Internal Medicine)

Research Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (Physician Investigator Training Program)

Clinical and Research Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, (Endocrinology and Hypertension)

Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Residency, Mount Auburn Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Diagnostic Radiology)

Clinical Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatric Radiology)

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Radiologist

Associate Professor of Radiology

Professional Memberships

Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 2004

American College of Radiology, 2004

Academic, Pediatric Imaging and General Nuclear Medicine Councils, 2007

Molecular Imaging Center of Excellence, 2009

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium, Investigator, 2012-

Society for Pediatric Radiology, 2013-

American College of Nuclear Medicine, 2013-

Residency Review Committee for Nuclear Medicine, 2014-

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, 2014-

American Roentgen Ray Society, 2016-

Professional Awards

Editor's Recognition Award with Special Distinction, outstanding service as a reviewer of manuscripts submitted for publication in the journal Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, 2016-2017

Certificate of Merit, Best Educational Exhibit, American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) Annual Meeting, 2009

SPR Caffey Award, Best Scientific Exhibit, International Pediatric Radiology Congress, 2001

Elizabeth Dunaway-Burnham Visiting Scientist, The Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College, 2000

Alpha Omega Alpha, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, 1984

Publication Highlights

Partington SL, Valente AM, Bruyere Jr J, Rosica D, Shafer KM, Landzberg MJ, Taqueti VR, Blankstein R, Skali H, Kwatra N, DiCarli MF, Grant FD, Dorbala S. Reducing radiation dose from myocardial perfusion imaging in subjects with complex congenital heart disease. J Nucl Cardiol. 2021 Aug; 28(4): 1395-1408. PMID: 31407235
Gulec SA, Ahuja S, Avram AM, Bernet VJ, Bourguet P, Draganescu C, Elisei R, Giovanella L, Grant F, Greenspan B, Hegedüs L, Jonklaas J, Kloos RT, Luster M, Oyen WJG, Smit J, Tuttle RM. A Joint Statement from the American Thyroid Association, the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, the European Thyroid Association, the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging on Current Diagnostic and Theranostic Approaches in the Manageme. Thyroid. 2021 Jul; 31(7): 1009-1019. PMID: 33789450
Fahey FH, Grant FD. Celebrating eighty years of radionuclide therapy and the work of Saul Hertz. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2021 Jan; 22(1): 4-10. PMID: 33533204
Sarma A, Grant FD, Kwatra NS. Esophageal transit scintigraphy in children: a user's guide and pictorial review. Pediatr Radiol. 2019 May; 49(5): 663-677. PMID: 30535870