What's New

Imaging innovators recognized, awarded at RSNA 2019

Jan 02, 2020

Five radiology groups and departments were awarded trophies at RSNA November 2019 in Chicago for combining creative thinking with coordinated teamwork to develop an original breakthrough in medical imaging. The event was Radiology Business Journal’s second annual Imaging Innovation Awards presentation. ... [ learn more ]

Accreditation of The Vein Institute of Blue Bell

Dec 09, 2019

On November 21, 2019, The Vein Institute of Blue Bell earns Vein Center Accredtitation by IAC.  Accreditation by IAC indicates that The Vein Institute of Blue Bell has undergone an intensive application and review process and is found... [ learn more ]

New Therapy for Neuroendocrine Tumors Available at SKCC-Abington

Oct 17, 2019

Patients with somatostatin receptor-positive neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) being treated at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Abington-Jefferson Health have a new treatment option available to them—lutetium Lu 177 dotatate (Lutathera). Lutathera works by binding to the somatostatin receptors on the surface... [ learn more ]

Observational Study on the Incidence Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis in Patients With Renal Impairment Following Gadoterate Meglumine Administration: t

Jul 09, 2019

In conclusion, the NSsaFe study documents the goodsafety profile of gadoterate meglumine in the population of patients with moderate to severe renal impairment and confirmed the classification of gadoterate meglumine as a low-risk agent for NSF.  Click the link below... [ learn more ]

Prostate Artery Embolization: A novel treatment for Benign Prostate disease

Apr 22, 2019

Prostate artery embolization (PAE) is a minimally invasive endovascular treatment option for men with lower urinary tract symptoms resulting from Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH). The treatment is performed on patients whose symptoms are poorly controlled by medical therapy and on... [ learn more ]

Interview with Dr. Frabizzio on WWDB

Mar 15, 2019

Dr Frabizzio interview Please click the above link to listen to this live broadcast about today's health issues. Dr. Jennifer Frabizzio of Radiology Group of Abington is a guest on WWDB. ... [ learn more ]

IHI Recognition

Nov 06, 2018

Healthcare Administrative Partners’ Clinical Analytics Innovation Receives IHI Recognition for Second Consecutive Year Posted: By Kelly Frace on November 2, 2018 Media, PA, November 2, 2018 – Healthcare Administrative Partners (HAP), a provider of comprehensive revenue cycle management solutions... [ learn more ]

Recogition of 25 years of Service to Abington Jefferson Health

Nov 06, 2018

Congratulations to Sharon N. Weiss MD and Paul V. O'Moore MD of Radiology Group of Abington who were honored at the Frobese Day dinner celebration for 25 years of service... [ learn more ]

MRI Safety at Abington Jefferson Health

May 21, 2018

The MRI Department at Abington-Jefferson Health is at the forefront of MR safety and awareness. Before the start of every MRI examination, a standardized and comprehensive screening process is performed to ensure that... [ learn more ]

Top Doc 2018

May 21, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Philip Lim, Chairman of Radiology & Director of Cardiac CT and MRI Imaging, Dr. Jennifer Frabizzio, Dr. Marlane C. Guttmann, and ... [ learn more ]

Top Docs - Dr. Philip Lim and Dr. Paul O'Moore

Jun 27, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Philip Lim, Chairman of Radiology & Director of Cardiac CT and MRI Imaging and Dr. Paul O'Moore, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, who were included as America's Top Doctors®... [ learn more ]

3-D Tomosynthesis Mammography at Abington

Jun 14, 2017

Abington now offers 3-D Tomosynthesis Mammography.  The Americian College of Radiology states, "breast tomosynthesis has shown to be an advance over digital mammography, with higher cancer detection rates and fewer patient recalls for additional testing." The ACR also states, "Tomosynthesis... [ learn more ]

MRI: Patients with implanted Pacemakers and Defibrillators

Mar 08, 2017

MRIs, Pacemakers, and Defibrillators Question: I have a pacemaker and defibrillator, and I was told by my doctor that I could NEVER have an MRI exam. Is that true? Answer: NO! Jennifer Villa Frabizzio, MD of The... [ learn more ]

Lansdale Health Expo

Aug 23, 2016

The Vein Institute of Blue Bell will be hosting a booth at the Penn Suburban Chamber Health Expo Saturday August 27th from 12:30p-3:30p.  Stop by our booth and... [ learn more ]

Varicose Veins Free Screening May 14th

Apr 18, 2016

Come and speak to one of our physicans at The Vein Institute of Blue Bell,  and find out more about what we can do to improve the look and feel of your legs.... [ learn more ]

CT Colonography Featured During Colon Cancer Month

Mar 28, 2016

CT Colonography is offered at Abington-Jefferson Health.  Talk to your Primary or Gastro-Intestinal physician to determined if this test is right for you.  Colorectal cancer is one of the leading causes of death due to cancer. The ... [ learn more ]

Alzheimer Imaging Clinical Trial: Imaging Dementia Evidence for Amyloid Scanning trial

Feb 22, 2016

The national IDEAS-STUDY, Imaging Dementia-Evidence for Amyloid Scanning, is now open and accepting patients. IDEAS-STUDY will assist referring Neurologists and Geriatricians, participating in this STUDY, with clinical outcomes of the brain PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scan that detects... [ learn more ]

Radiology of Workman's Comp Injuries

Dec 04, 2015

Radiology Group of Abington and Abington-Jefferson Health has recently joined forces with Spreemo to assist individuals needing imaging related to a workman's comp injury.  We are currently able to provide service for... [ learn more ]

Breast Cancer Awareness--What you need to know.

Oct 23, 2015

On Friday October 16th, Dr. Lynn Lucas-Fehm from The Radiology Group of Abington conducted an on-line chat discussing the importnace of annual mammograms and breast health. Dr. Lucas-Fehm also performed a... [ learn more ]

3.0 Tesla MRI Machine Available at Abington Memorial Hospital

Sep 23, 2015

We are please to annouce that patients and physicians now have access to a digital broadband magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system: the Ingenia 3.0T. This new equipment is now installed at Abington Memorial Hospital. This revolutionary machine is designed to quickly... [ learn more ]

New Carpal Tunnel Therapy - Musculoskeletal Ultrasound guided procedures and injections

Sep 14, 2015

Now being performed by Radiology Group of Abington MSK radiologist ... [ learn more ]

ACR and SBI Continue to Recommend Regular Mammography Starting at Age 40

Oct 23, 2015

There has been tremendous controversy in the news about the age at which women should begin routine screening mammography.  The American College of Radiology continues to recommend that women get yearly mammograms starting at age 40.  For more information,... [ learn more ]

Open High Field MRI at Blue Bell

Jul 13, 2015

Has your physician requested for you to a MRI? Are you anxious about scheduling your next MRI exam? Do you want a more comfortable and relaxed experience? Radiology Group of Abington and Abington Health Center at Blue Bell-Jefferson... [ learn more ]

NOW OPEN: Vein Institute of Blue Bell

Jul 13, 2015

We are proud to announce the Grand Opening of The Vein Institute of Blue Bell. Are your legs painful, swollen, or fatigued? Do you notice any skin changes or varicose veins on either leg? If so, we offer... [ learn more ]

Breast density and breast cancer screening

Mar 26, 2014

Having dense breast tissue may increase your risk of getting breast cancer. Dense breasts also make it more difficult for doctors to spot cancer on mammograms. Dense tissue appears white on a mammogram. Lumps, both benign and cancerous, also appear... [ learn more ]

What Does the New Breast Density Bill Mean For Pennsylvania Women?

Jan 09, 2014

There’s been a major step taken to advance women’s health awareness. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett recently signed a bill requiring mammography centers to inform women about their breast density in addition to their mammography results. The objective of the law is... [ learn more ]

Beating the Odds against Breast Cancer

Oct 29, 2013

On Friday, October 18th, Dr. Nancy Lee, a leading breast imager at Abington, participated in a live online chat hosted by 6ABC. The live chat was designed to educate women about the facts in the fight... [ learn more ]

Blue Bell Comprehensive Imaging Center Opens

Jul 19, 2013

The newest Abington Health Center opened in Blue Bell, PA on Monday, July 1, 2013. This new 48,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility features most of the in-demand healthcare services under one roof, including radiology, primary care and specialty... [ learn more ]

Interventionalists Help Educate Community on Fibroid Treatment Options

Apr 12, 2013

Dr. Naishadh Shah, from Abington Radiology, will present and take questions regarding interventional treatment of uterine fibroids on May 11th at 10am at Bethal Deliverance Church in Wyncote, PA. Uterine artery embolization is a safe, minimally... [ learn more ]

Abington radiologist presents statewide webinar on Placenta Accreta

Mar 25, 2013

Dr. Phil Lim, from Abington Radiology, along with Drs A Mackey and M Edelson held a statewide webinar on March 22 at the PA Adverse Events Collaborative Webinar #4 entitled: Pearls and Pitfalls: Navigating the complexities of placenta... [ learn more ]

Lung Cancer Screening Recommended by American Cancer Society

Jan 16, 2013

Persuaded by an analysis of clinical studies demonstrating the benefits of lung cancer screening, the American Cancer Society has published guidelines recommending CT screening for long-term current and former smokers. To learn more about lung cancer screening at Abington... [ learn more ]

Abington Innovates in Reproductive Medicine Imaging

Dec 20, 2012

Dr. Phil Lim, one of our leading radiologists, continues to lecture on ground breaking medical research he has completed on placenta accreta, a severe obstretical complication which can lead to significant bleeding during delivery... [ learn more ]

New Parkinson's Scan Available at Abington

Dec 07, 2012

The Radiology Group of Abington is pleased to annouce availability of the DaT scan, which is the newest Parkinson's imaging test.  This test is designed to distinguish between Essential Tremor and Parkinsonian Diseases.  This test may be of value for... [ learn more ]

Barium Supply Shortage

Nov 29, 2012

Due to a national supply shortage, the Radiology Group of Abington is running out of thick and thin barium and will be forced to temporarily discontinue performing certain exams, such as barium enemas.  If you need to consult a radiologist... [ learn more ]

Beating the Odds against Breast Cancer

Oct 25, 2012

On Friday, October 19th, Dr. Nancy Lee, a leading breast imager at Abington, participated in a live online chat hosted by 6ABC.  The live chat was... [ learn more ]

First Spinal Ablation Performed in Tri-State Area for Back Pain

Oct 22, 2012

On September 24, 2012, Dr. S. Yedida Goldman of the Radiololgy Group of Abington performed an image guided percuateneous radiofrequency ablation of a metastatic bone tumor in the sacrum at Abington Memorial Hospital.... [ learn more ]

Radiology Ordering Guide Now Available

Sep 07, 2012

The  Abington Diagnostic Radiology Ordering Guide is now available.  The ordering guide provides referring physicians with details on how and which radiology test to order in certain clinical situations.   The guide provides details on... [ learn more ]

Another Top Doc!

Aug 29, 2012

Dr. Alan Weiss, neuroradiologist, was just named a Top Doctor by Suburban Life Magazine.  Congratulations to Dr. Weiss for this well deserved recognition!  For more information please ... [ learn more ]

Launch of Our New Website

Jul 20, 2012

The Radiology Group of Abington is excited to announce the launch of it's new website.  This website will serve to provide information to patients and referring physcians on our radiologists, services we offer, and where to obtain your radiologic examination.... [ learn more ]

Abington First in Nation - Alzheimer's PET Scan

Jul 19, 2012

On June 1, 2012, Abington PET/CT of North Willow Grove performed the first clinical PET Amyloid scan in the country!  The novel PET tracer used in this scan, Amyvid, is used for the detection of Amyloid deposits in the brain... [ learn more ]

Top Docs at Abington

Jul 18, 2012

Two of Abington's highly accomplished radiologists were recently named Top Docs!  Dr. Paul O'Moore, interventional radiologist, was chosen by his peers to be Philadelphia Top... [ learn more ]