Amanda Akhtar

Amana Akhtar, M.D.

Breast Imaging & Ultrasound


Medical: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Doctor of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Bachelor of Arts

Post-Graduate Training

Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, Breast Imaging
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Radiology
Internship: Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, Dearborn, MI, Transitional Year

Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Radiology
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • New Jersey State Medical License
  • New York State Medical License
  • Pennsylvania State Medical License
  • American College of Radiology
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Pennsylvania Roentgen Ray Society
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • American Association of Women Radiologists
  1. McDonald ES, McCarthy AM, Akhtar AL, Synnestvedt MB, Schnall M, Conant EF.  Baseline Screening Mammography: Performance of Full-Field Digital Mammography versus Digital Breast Tomosynthesis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Nov;205(5):1143-8.
  2. Schwartz A, Siddiqui G, Barbieri JS, Akhtar AL, Kim W, Praestgaard MS, Littman-Quinn R, Conant EF, Gupta NK, Pukenas BA, Ramchandani PR, Lev-Toaff AS, Tobey JD, Torigian DA, Kovarik CL. Assessing the accuracy of mobile teleradiology in the evaluation of chest x-rays. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 2014 Dec;20(8):460-3.
  3. Akhtar AL, Elsayes KM, Woodward S. AJR Teaching File: Diabetic patient presenting with right flank pain and fever. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Jun;194(6 Suppl):WS31-3.
  4. Woodward S, Elsayes KM, Akhtar AL. Imaging of emphysematous pyelonephritis: self-assessment module. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Jun;194(6 Suppl):S70-2
  5. Brown JD, Dutta S, Bharti K, Bonner RF, Munson PJ, Dawid IB, Akhtar AL, Onojafe IF, Alur RP, Gross JM, Hejtmancik JF, Jiao X, Chan WY, Brooks BP. Expression profiling during ocular development identifies 2 Nlz genes with critical role in optic fissure closure. Proc Natl Acad Sci U.S.A. 2009 Feb 3; 106(5): 1462-7
  6. Guttentag SH, Akhtar A, Tao JQ, Atochina E, Rusiniak ME, Swank RT, Bates SR. Defective surfactant secretion in mouse model of Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2005 Jul;33(1):14-21.
  7. Foster C, Akhtar A, Kopf D, Zhang P, Guttentag S. Pepsinogen C: a type 2-cell specific protease. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2004 Feb;286(2):L382-7.
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