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Women's Imaging

Gorden Chu, MD


Citizenship: USA


Undergraduate: August 1988 – May 24, 1992

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Bachelor of Science

Medical School: August 1992 – May 19, 1997

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Philadelphia, PA


Internship: June 1997 – June 13, 1998

Temple University Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

Surgical Internship

Residency: July 1, 1998 – June 30, 2002

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh, PA

Diagnostic Radiology

(Chief Resident, 2000-2001)

Fellowship: July 1, 2002 – June 30, 2003

New York Presbyterian Hospital /

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

New York, NY

Interventional Radiology

Fellowship #2: July 15, 2003 – January 14, 2004

Magee Women’s Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA

Women’s Imaging


  • Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging

   (August 1, 2004 – Present)

   Diagnostic Radiologist

  • Magee Women’s Hospital

   (January 15, 2004 – July 15, 2004)

   Pittsburgh, PA  

   Diagnostic Radiologist


  • Nevada 10576
  • Arizona 31595


  • American Board of Radiology

   Diagnostic Radiology – June 2002


  • Clark County Medical Society
  • Nevada State Medical Association


  • Research Assistant to Dr. Clyde F. Barker, M.D.

   Chairman, Department of Surgery

   American Heart Association

  • Medical Student Research Fellow

   Harrison Department of Surgical Research

   Philadelphia, PA, 1995 to 1996

  • Laboratory Assistant to Dr. Donald J. Lisk, Ph.D.

   Toxic Chemicals Laboratory

   Ithaca, NY, 1990 to 1992

  • Laboratory Assistant to Dr. Janette M. Scarlett, DVM., Ph.D.

   Small Animal Clinic, Ithaca, NY, 1991 to 1992


  • Graphic Artist, Daily Pennsylvanian

   Philadelphia, PA, 1992 to 1994

  • Graphic Artist, Cornell Daily Sun

   Ithaca, NY, 1990 to 1992

   Cornell Cinema, Cornell University

  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Biochemistry

   Ithaca, NY, 1990 to 1991

  • Driver, Medworld Pharmacy

   Valley Cottage, NY, 1987 to 1989


  • Sandra Hamdani Award

   Department of Radiology

   UPMC, June 2002

  • Young Investigator Award

   XVI Congress of the Transplantation Society, 1996

   American Heart Association

  • Medical Student Research Fellowship, 1995 – 1996

   Columbia Scholastic Press Association

  • 3rd place award for magazine cover design, 1994 
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1990 – 1992
  • Ho-Nun-De-Kah Honor Society, 1990 – 1992
  • Dean’s List:  Seven semesters


Radiological Society of North America

“Radiologists’ performance in the diagnosis of liver tumors with central scars by using specific CT criteria.”

Chicago, December 2001


American Roentgen Ray Society

“The use of Mangafodipir trisodium in hepatic metastasis

from colorectal cancer: are unenhanced images necessary?” Seattle, April 2001

Society of Gastro-Intestinal Radiology

“The use of Mangafodpir trisodium in hepatic metastasis from colorectal cancer: are unenhanced images necessary?”

Phoenix, March 2001

XVI International Congress of the Transplantation Society

Barcelona, August 1996

American Heart Association Symposium

Philadelphia, May 1996


  1. Blachar A, Federle MP, Ferris JV, Lacomis JM, Waltz JS, Armfield DR, Chu G, Almusa O, Grazioli L, Balzano E, Li W.  Radiologists’ performance in the diagnosis of liver tumors with central scars by using specific CT criteria.

Radiology 2002, 223(2):532-9, May.

  1. DeMatteo RP, Yeh H, Friscia M, Caparelli D, Burke C, Desai N, Chu G, Markmann JF, Raper SE, Barker CF.  Cellular immunity delimits adenoviral gene therapy strategies for the treatment of neoplastic diseases.  Annals of Surgical Oncology, 6(1): 88-94, 1999 Jan-Feb.
  1. DeMatteo RP, McClane SJ, Fisher K, Yeh H, Chu G, Burke C, Raper SC.  Engineering tissue specific expression of a recombinant adenovirus: selective transgenic transcription in the pancreas using the amylase promoter.  Journal of Surgical Research, 72(2): 155-61, 1997 Oct.
  1. DeMatteo RP, Chu G, Ahn M, Chang E, Barker CF, Markmann JF.  Long-lasting adenovirus transgene expression in mice through neonatal intrathymic tolerance induction without the use of immunosuppression.  Journal of Virology, &1(7): 5330-5335, 1997 July.
  1. Chu G, Markmann JF, Ahn M, Chang E, DeMatteo RP, Ketchum RJ, Brayman KI, Deng S, Barker CF.  Xenogeneic, but not allogeneic pancreatic islet graft survival in recipients lacking humoral immunity and major histocompatibility complex class II antigens.  Transplantation Proceedings, 29(1-2): 901-902, 1997 Feb-Mar.
  1. DeMatteo RP, Chu G, Ahn M, Chang E, Burke C, Raper SC, Markman JF.  Immunologic barriers to hepatic adenoviral gene therapy for transplantation.  Transplantation, 63(2): 315-9, 1997 Jan 27.
  1. Ahn M, Sohn C, Chang E, Chu G, DeMatteo RP, Barker CF, Markmann JF.  Role of humoral immunity in pancreatic islet allo- and xenograft rejection.  Transplantation Proceedings, 28(2): 840-841.
  1. Ahn M, Chang E, Chu G, Barker CF, Markmann JF.  Cellular requirements for pancreatic xenograft rejection.  Transplantation Proceedings, 27(6):3302-3, 1995 Dec.