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Stephen ArnoffLeon S. Malmud, MD


Herbert M. Stauffer Professor of Radiology

Professor of Medicine

Dean Emeritus

Telephone:  215-707-7074

FAX: 215-707-3261

Email: malmudls@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Radiology


Educational Background:


BS, Electrical Engineering, Moore School of Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


MD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Internship, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA


Residency, University of Pennsylvania, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD


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board certifications:


American Board of Nuclear Medicine


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professional organizations:


  • Society of Nuclear Medicine, Past President

  • American College of Nuclear Medicine, Past President

  • American College of Nuclear Physicians

  • Radiological Society of North America

  • Greater New York Chapter, SNM, Past President

  • American College of Radiology

  • Philadelphia College of Physicians, Fellow

  • Alpha Omega Alpha


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clinical Interests:


  • Thyroid disease
  • Thyroid cancer treatment
  • Nuclear medicine diagnosis
  • Gastrointestinal nuclear medicine
  • Radiation protection

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Currently Chairman, Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Washington, D.C.


Recipient of the Secretary of Defense Medal for outstanding public service as a member of the Armed Forces Epidemiology Board


Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters – Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine (now Temple University College of Podiatric Medicine)


Recipient of two Gold Medal Awards from the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Berson-Yalow Award from the GNYC SNM


Military Service: Captain, U S Air Force 1967-69


Past President and CEO of Temple University Health System 1988-2001

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

7556292. Urbain JL, Shore SK, Vekemans MC, Cosenza SC, DeRiel K, Patel GV, Charkes ND, Malmud LS, Reddy EP, Scintigraphic imaging of oncogenes with antisense probes: does it make sense? Eur J Nucl Med 22:6(499-504)1995 Jun

1539657. Knight LC, Maurer AH, Wikander R, Krevsky B, Malmud LS, Fisher RS, Effect of ethyl alcohol on motor function in canine stomach. Am J Physiol 262:2 Pt 1(G223-30)1992 Feb

2582990. Vitti RA, Meyers F, Knight LC, Siegel JA, Malmud LS, Fisher RS, Quantitative distribution of radiolabeled 5-aminosalicylic acid enemas in patients with left-sided ulcerative colitis. Dig Dis Sci 34:11(1792-7)1989 Nov

2667336. Krevsky B, Maurer AH, Malmud LS, Fisher RS, Cisapride accelerates colonic transit in constipated patients with colonic inertia. Am J Gastroenterol 84:8(882-7)1989 Aug

2759125. Urbain JL, Siegel JA, Charkes ND, Maurer AH, Malmud LS, Fisher RS, The two-component stomach: effects of meal particle size on fundal and antral emptying. Eur J Nucl Med 15:5(254-9)1989

2714039. Siegel JA, Krevsky B, Maurer AH, Charkes ND, Fisher RS, Malmud LS, Scintigraphic evaluation of gastric emptying: are radiolabeled solids necessary? Clin Nucl Med 14:1(40-6)1989 Jan

3177649. Krevsky B, Somers MB, Maurer AH, Malmud LS, Knight LC, Fisher RS, Quantitative measurement of feline colonic transit. Am J Physiol 255:4 Pt 1(G529-34)1988 Oct

2834257. Kaufman PN, Krevsky B, Malmud LS, Maurer AH, Somers MB, Siegel JA, Fisher RS, Role of opiate receptors in the regulation of colonic transit. Gastroenterology 94:6(1351-6)1988 Jun

3390351. Knight LC, Maurer AH, Kollmann M, Ammar IA, Fisher RS, Malmud LS, Selenium-75-labeled sucralfate: comparison with other radiolabels and initial clinical studies. Am J Physiol Imaging 3:1(10-8)1988

3343018. Siegel JA, Urbain JL, Adler LP, Charkes ND, Maurer AH, Krevsky B, Knight LC, Fisher RS, Malmud LS, Biphasic nature of gastric emptying. Gut 29:1(85-9)1988 Jan

3254879. Knight LC, Maurer AH, Ammar IA, Siegel JA, Fisher RS, Malmud LS, Use of 111In-labeled alginate to study the pH dependence of alginic acid anti-esophageal reflux barrier. Int J Rad Appl Instrum B 15:5(563-71)1988

3691274. Fisher RS, Rock E, Malmud LS, Effects of meal composition on gallbladder and gastric emptying in man. Dig Dis Sci 32:12(1337-44)1987 Dec

2979674. Krevsky B, Malmud LS, Maurer AH, Somers MB, Siegel JA, Fisher RS, The effect of oral cisapride on colonic transit. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 1:4(293-304)1987 Aug