Andrea M. Abbott Joins the Fox Chase Cancer Center Department of Diagnostic Imaging

PHILADELPHIA (July 9, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Andrea M. Abbott, MD, as an assistant professor in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging. She will join the team that uses imaging technology to aid in cancer diagnosis, staging, and guidance of treatment.

Abbott comes to Fox Chase after completing a recent fellowship in breast imaging at New York University Medical Center. She is a graduate of Bryn Mawr college and earned her medical degree from the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. She completed two years of post-graduate training in general surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center before completing a residency in diagnostic radiology at Pennsylvania Hospital.

“We’re very excited to welcome Dr. Abbott to our department,” said Rosaleen Parsons, MD, chair of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at Fox Chase. “With a background in both surgery and diagnostic imaging and a focus on breast imaging, she will be an excellent addition to our team of radiologists.”

Abbott will begin seeing patients at Fox Chase on July 9.

Fox Chase Cancer Center (Fox Chase), which includes the Institute for Cancer Research and the American Oncologic Hospital and is a part of Temple Health, is one of the leading comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase is also one of just 10 members of the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence six consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.

For more information, call 888-369-2427