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Jeffrey P. Kochan, MD

Jeffrey P. Kochan, MD


Professor, Radiology

Professor, Neurosurgery

Telephone:  215-707-2525

Email: jkochan@temple.edu


Department of Radiology

Department of Neurosurgery


Educational Background:


Undergraduate degree, Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT, BS Chemistry, 1975


MD, Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, MD, 1980


Internship, Prince George's County Medical Center, Cheverly, MD, 1981


Residency, Presbyterian - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1986


Fellowship, Diagnostic Neuroradiology, Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1988; Interventional Neuroradiology, Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN, 1995


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clinical Interests:

  • Interventional neuroradiology: Endovascular treatment of vascular lesions of the head, neck, spine, brain and spinal cord, including embolotherapy of intracranial aneurysms, vascular malformations and tumors, as well as cerebral revascularization, stroke reversal and carotid, vertebral and intracranial angioplasty and stent procedures
  • Pain management
  • Vertebroplasty

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board certification(s):


  • American Board of Radiology, 1993
  • American Board of Radiology certification in Neuroradiology, 1998
  • World Health Organization, 1984

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professional affiliations:


  • American Medical Association, 1983
  • Radiological Society of North America, 1984
  • American College of Radiology, 1993
  • Pennsylvania Radiology Society, 1984
  • Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society, 1983
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society, 1986
  • Philadelphia County Medical Society, 1986
  • American Society of Neuroradiology, 1987, Senior Member, 1994
  • American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology, 1999
  • Society of Computer Applications in Radiology, 1988
  • South Florida Radiological Society, 1988
  • American Society of Interventional & Therapeutic Neuroradiology 1993
  • Skull Base Surgical Group, University of Miami, 1992
  • Southeastern Neuroradiologic Society, 1994
  • The Brain and Spine Institute of Philadelphia, 1997
  • Temple University Center for Vascular Diseases, 1997
  • American Stroke Association, American Heart Association, 1998
  • Stroke Council, National Stroke Association, 1994
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2000
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, 2004
  • Irish & American Paediatric Society, 2006
  • College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 2006

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research interests:



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honors and awards:


"Fellow of the Year Award", Department of Radiology, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. 1987


"Vascular Anatomy of the Neonatal Brain: Color Doppler Imaging". Montalvo BM, Mata M, Simoneaux S, Kochan JP. American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, 36th Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, March 1992 2nd Prize


"Color Doppler Imaging in Traumatic Neck Injuries". LeBlang SD, Kochan JP, Montalvo BM, Nuñez D, Becerra JL, Ginsberg E.  Radiologic Society of North America, 79th Scientific Assembly, Chicago, IL. December, 1993, Certificate of Merit.


The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Baltimore MD, 1994 1st Place
The American Society of Neuroradiology, 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Nashville, TN, 1994, Magna Cum Laude


“Pioneer Award for Outstanding Achievement”, Sacred Heart University Alumni Association, Fairfield, CT. 2002


Guide to America’s Top Radiologists, August, 2006


Global Directory, Who’s Who, October, 2006


Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, December, 2007


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Greenspan RL, Kochan JP, Noel A. “Gastrointestinal Transit and Reflux Studies” Chapter in Gastrointestinal Nuclear Imaging; "Contemporary Issues in Gastroenterology". Churchill-Livingston, 1985.


Whiteman ML, Braun IF, Kochan JP. “Interventional Neuroradiology of Spinal Column Tumors.” Chapter #4 in “Spine Tumors”, Rea GL, editor, American Association of Neurologic Surgeons Publications, 1994


Kochan JP.  "Percutaneous Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty" Chapter published in eMedicine.com, http://www.emedicine.com/radio/topic871.htm.  eMedicine Journal, December 28, 2001, Volume 2, Number 12, updated February, 2006


Caldwell JL, Kanamalla US, Akhtar N, Hollander M, Baker K, Kochan JP, Boyko OB.  “Diffusion Weighted MRI of Blood Products” Journal of Radiology, JRAD, 2001, http://www.jradiology.com/KEY_Detail.cfm?ID=43


Kochan JP, Kanamalla US.  "Cerebral Revascularization" Chapter published in eMedicine.com http://www.emedicine.com/radio/topic763.htm.  eMedicine Journal, August 9, 2002, Volume 3, Number 8, updated January, 2006


Kochan JP.  "Fibromuscular Dysplasia".  Chapter published in eMedicine.com http://www.emedicine.com/radio/topic280.htm.  eMedicine Journal, December 28, 2001, Volume 2, Number 12


Kochan JP, Kanamalla US.  "Carotid and Vertebral Artery Dissection" . Chapter published in eMedicine.com http://www.emedicine.com/radio/topic132.htm. eMedicine Journal, February 2, 2006, Volume 7, Number 2, updated June, 2007


Kochan JP.  "Current Practice and Technique in Interventional Neuroradiology".  Chapter published in eMedicine.co. http://www.emedicine.com/radio/topic906.htm.  eMedicine Journal, February 2, 2006, Volume 7, Number 2


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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

21497476. Gentile NT, Cernetich J, Kanamalla US, Kochan JP, Reimer H, Freeman B, Jungreis C, Expedited computed tomography perfusion and angiography in acute ischemic stroke: a feasibility study. J Emerg Med 43:2(308-15)2012 Aug

17571451. Kanamalla US, Kochan JP, Re: Fatal recurrent subarachnoid hemorrhage after endovascular aneurysm occlusion from overdistention of the aneurysm wall. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:5(805-6)2007 May

16687522. Kanamalla US, Kochan JP, Neurointerventional guide sheath. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:5(951)2006 May

15179202. Isaacson G, Kochan PS, Kochan JP, Pseudoaneurysms of the superficial temporal artery: treatment options. Laryngoscope 114:6(1000-4)2004 Jun

8733972. Montalvo BM, LeBlang SD, Nuņez DB Jr, Ginzburg E, Klose KJ, Becerra JL, Kochan JP, Color Doppler sonography in penetrating injuries of the neck. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 17:5(943-51)1996 May

8585491. Bowen BC, Fraser K, Kochan JP, Pattany PM, Green BA, Quencer RM, Spinal dural arteriovenous fistulas: evaluation with MR angiography. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 16:10(2029-43)1995 Nov-Dec

2063008. Kochan JP, Quencer RM, Imaging of cystic and cavitary lesions of the spinal cord and canal. The value of MR and intraoperative sonography. Radiol Clin North Am 29:4(867-911)1991 Jul

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