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Peter A Villas , MD

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Medical Group:

Radiology Associates of the Main Line

Primary Office:

Lankenau Medical Center Radiology
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096

Office Phone: 484.476.2802
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Interventional Radiology
  Board Certified in 2001
Yes
Diagnostic Radiology
  Board Certified in 1996
No
Age: 49     Gender: M
Years in practice: 19
Areas of Clinical Interest: Radiology
Interventional Radiology
Microbiology and Immunology

Medical School:
Jefferson Medical College

Primary Affiliation:  Lankenau Medical Center

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

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Office Information

Location:
Lankenau Medical Center Radiology
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096

TEL: 484.476.2802 FAX: 484.476.6820
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Public Transportation, Handicap Access

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Radiology Associates of the Main Line
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096

TEL: 484.476.2802 FAX: 484.476.6820

View Map | Get Directions

Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access

Hours:Evenings



Recent Clinical Studies Published

Clinical Trials:

Primary Radiographic reviewer on a Randomized, Controlled Clinical Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of Cortoss Synthetic Cortical Bone Void Filler in Vertebral Augmentation. 2006-2008.

Primary Radiographic reviewer on a Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Study to Compare Medical Device to Non-Surgical Fracture Management in the Treatment of Painful, Vertebral Body Compression Fractures in Cancer Patients. 2008 – 2009.

Primary Radiographic Reviewer on a Multicenter Clinical study designed to compare MRA techniques to DSA techniques. 2010.

Publications:

Villas, P.A., Smith, P.D., Hickey, W.F., and Blankenhorn, E.P. Genetic Studies of Rat TCR V??Alleles in Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis. Adv. In Gene Technology: The Molecular Biology of Immune Diseases and the Immune Response. ICSU Short Reports. 10:88 (1990).

Villas, P.A., Dronsfield, M.A., and Blankenhorn, E.P. Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis and Corticosterone Studies in Resistant and Susceptible Rat Strains. Clin. Immun. and Immunopath. 61:29-40 (1991).

Fu, Y., Villas, P.A., and Blankenhorn, E.P. Genetic Control of Rat T-cell Response to Staphylococcus aureus Enterotoxins (SE). Immunology. 74:484-489 (1991).

Boiselle, P.M., Reddy, S.S., Villas, P.A., Liu, A., and Seibyl, J.P.. Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnant Patients: Survey of Ventilation-Perfusion Imaging Policies and Practices. Radiology. 207:201-206 1998.

Villas, P.A., Cohen, G., Goyal, A.J., Putnam, S.G., and Ball, D. The Merits of Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty of a Superficial Femoral Artery Stenosis via a Retrograde Popliteal Artery Approach. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 1998.

Villas, P.A., Cohen, G., Putnam, S.G., Goldberg, A., and Ball, D. Wallstent Placement in a Renal Artery Following Blunt Trauma. Journal of Trauma. 1998.

Villas, P.A., Baker, K., Kochan, J.P., and Boyko, O.B. A tutorial and review of Diffusion/perfusion Imaging in Neuroradiology. Accepted for publication in Radiographics.

Boiselle, P.M., Villas, P.A., Kaplan, M.A., Liu, A., O’Brien, G.M., Travaline, J.A., Furukawa, S., and Criner, G.J. Unsuspected Bronchiectasis in Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Patients: Prevalence and Clinical Significance. Submitted for publication in Am. J. Radiology.

Paul, C.R., Santiago, M., Akhtar, N., Silverman, C., Maurer, A.H., Villas, P.A., Laske, D., and Boyko, O.B. Correlation of Intracranial Thallium Tumor Uptake with Single Voxel Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Submitted to the American Journal of Neuroradiology.

Duszak, R., Villas, P.A., and Lewis, E.R. Information Technology Vendors: Unwitting Facilitators of Medical Errors? J. Amer. Col. Rad. July, 2004. V1. pgs. 530-531.

Villas, P.A., Putnam, S.G., Leschak, S., Daniels, R.D., McSorley, T., Lackman, D., Olgivie, C., and Fox, E. Radiofrequency Ablation Outcomes Treating Osteoid Osteomas. In preparation for submission 2006.

Presentations:

Defining the Impact of the T-cell Receptor ?-chain Families (V?2 and V?4) in Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis - resistant and -susceptible Rat Strains. 1990. (Poster Presentationa at the Advances in Gene Technology meeting). Advisor: Elizabeth P. Blankenhorn, PhD

A Genetic Analysis to Determine the Impact of the T-cell Receptor ?-chain and Corticosterone Levels in Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis - resistant and -susceptible Rat Strains. 1992. (PhD Thesis). Advisor: Elizabeth P. Blankenhorn, PhD

The Identification of Potential Genetic Markers in the Insulin-resistant Zucker Fatty Rat. 1993. (Poster Presentation at the National Institute of Health.). Sponsor: Barry J. Goldstein, MD, PhD

The Identification of Potential Genetic Markers in the Insulin-resistant Zucker Fatty Rat Using the Differential mRNA Display Technique. 1993. (Oral Presentation at National Institute of Health). Sponsor: Barry J. Goldstein, MD, PhD

Santiago, M., Akhtar, N., Boyko, O.B., Villas, P.A., Laske, D., Paul, C., and Maurer, A.H. 1997. Correlation of Thallium Uptake with Lipid and Choline Concentration Levels of Intracranial Tumors using Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. (Poster Presentation at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) meeting).

Villas, P.A., Akhtar, N., Kochan, J., and Boyko, O.B.. 1997. Intracranial Venous Anatomy – A Web-based Tutorial v1.0. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) meeting).

Villas, P.A, Santiago, M., Paul, C., Akhtar, N., and Boyko, O.B.. MR Spectroscopy – A Web-based Tutorial v1.0. 1997. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) meeting).

Boiselle, P.M., Villas, P.A., Liu, A., O’Brien, G.M., Travaline, J.M., and Criner, G.J.. 1997. Unsuspected Bronchiectasis in Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS) Patients: Prevalence and Clinical Significance. (Poster Presentation at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting).

Villas, P.A., Santiago, M., Paul, C., Akhtar, N., and Boyko, O.B.. MR Spectroscopy – Clinical Applications – A Web-based Tutorial v2.0. 1997. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting).

Villas, P.A. Developing a World Wide Web Based Multimedia Learning Resource. 1997. (Invited speaker at the Radiological Society of North America meeting).

Baker, K., Villas, P.A., Kochan, J., and Boyko, O. Diffusion Weighted Imaging in Neuroradiology – A Web Based Review. 1999. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting).

Baker, K., Villas, P.A., Kochan, J., and Boyko, O. Diffusion and Perfusion Imaging in Neuroradiology – A Web Based Tutorial with Correlative Imaging. 2000. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Meeting).

Villas, P.A., Kochan, J., Baker, K., and Boyko, O. Clinical Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Brain Using a Multiple TE Approach with Correlative Physiologic Imaging – A Computerized Teaching File. 2000. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Meeting).

Villas, P.A., and Boyko, O. Clinical Utility of Chemical Shift Imaging Using a Multi-voxel Single Slice Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. 2000. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Meeting).

Villas, P.A. The Radiology Perspective on PACS: What Does A Company Need To Know? Presented at Siemens National Sales Meeting. Orlando, FL. October, 2004.

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

Academic Honors and Awards:

During Abington Memorial Hospital Tenure:

  • Member of Invasive Procedure Committee

During Pennsylvania Hospital Tenure:

  • Section Administrator- Interventional Radiology Residency
  • Member of New Technologies Committee
  • Member of Invasive Procedures Committee
  • Co-writer of Carotid Stent Protocol

During Reading Hospital Tenure:

  • Section Chair, Interventional Radiology
  • Reviewer for JVIR(J. Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
  • Reviewer for Radiology (Section of Interventional Radiology)
  • Physician Assistant Supervisor
  • Independent Case reviewer for large governmental agency
  • Participant (20 of 600+ physicians) in the Reading Hospital Medical Center’s Future Leadership Program

College:

  • Drexel University Scholarship Award for Excellence, 1985,
  • Sigma Xi - Student Research Day Participation, 1994

Radiology Residency:

  • Accepted into the “Introduction to Research” program at the American Roentgen Ray Society meeting, 1998
  • Invited speaker at the Radiological Society of North America meeting, 1997

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

Certification:

Full PA Medical License

DEA License

American Board of Radiology Certification with CAQ Vascular Interventional Radiology

Committees:

Current:

  • Invasive Procedures Committee – Abington Memorial Hospital

Previous:

  • Invasive Procedures Committee – Pennsylvania Hospital
  • New Technologies Committee – Pennsylvania Hospital
  • IR representative for Bone Tumor Conference – Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Institutional Review Board – Reading Hospital
  • Team for Therapeutic Intervention – Reading Hospital
  • PACS Committee – Reading Hospital
  • The Diagnostic Imaging Network Committee - A committee formed to guide the implementation of a filmless radiology department at Temple University.
  • The Radiology Library Network Committee - A committee formed to guide the implementation of a online learning resource used for teaching case storage, review, and presentation as well as real-time transferal of academic material to a local read station.

Current Memberships and Activities

Pennsylvania Medical Society

American Medical Association

American Federation of Clinical Research

American Roentgen Ray Society

Radiological Society of North America

Society of Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology

GENERAL

Specialties: Interventional Radiology (Board Certified in 2001) - Accepting New Patients
Diagnostic Radiology (Board Certified in 1996) - Not Accepting New Patients
Age: 49     Gender: M
Years in practice: 19

Medical School:
Jefferson Medical College

Primary Affiliation:  Lankenau Medical Center

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

Titles


PRACTICE

Practice Name:
Radiology Associates of the Main Line

appointment icon Location:

Lankenau Medical Center Radiology
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096
TEL: 484.476.2802 FAX: 484.476.6820
transportation icon Access Information:  Public Transportation,Handicap Access
hours icon Hours: Evenings
Areas of Clinical Interest: Radiology
Interventional Radiology
Microbiology and Immunology


PUBLICATIONS & CITATIONS

Recent Clinical Studies Published

Clinical Trials:

Primary Radiographic reviewer on a Randomized, Controlled Clinical Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of Cortoss Synthetic Cortical Bone Void Filler in Vertebral Augmentation. 2006-2008.

Primary Radiographic reviewer on a Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Study to Compare Medical Device to Non-Surgical Fracture Management in the Treatment of Painful, Vertebral Body Compression Fractures in Cancer Patients. 2008 – 2009.

Primary Radiographic Reviewer on a Multicenter Clinical study designed to compare MRA techniques to DSA techniques. 2010.

Publications:

Villas, P.A., Smith, P.D., Hickey, W.F., and Blankenhorn, E.P. Genetic Studies of Rat TCR V??Alleles in Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis. Adv. In Gene Technology: The Molecular Biology of Immune Diseases and the Immune Response. ICSU Short Reports. 10:88 (1990).

Villas, P.A., Dronsfield, M.A., and Blankenhorn, E.P. Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis and Corticosterone Studies in Resistant and Susceptible Rat Strains. Clin. Immun. and Immunopath. 61:29-40 (1991).

Fu, Y., Villas, P.A., and Blankenhorn, E.P. Genetic Control of Rat T-cell Response to Staphylococcus aureus Enterotoxins (SE). Immunology. 74:484-489 (1991).

Boiselle, P.M., Reddy, S.S., Villas, P.A., Liu, A., and Seibyl, J.P.. Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnant Patients: Survey of Ventilation-Perfusion Imaging Policies and Practices. Radiology. 207:201-206 1998.

Villas, P.A., Cohen, G., Goyal, A.J., Putnam, S.G., and Ball, D. The Merits of Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty of a Superficial Femoral Artery Stenosis via a Retrograde Popliteal Artery Approach. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 1998.

Villas, P.A., Cohen, G., Putnam, S.G., Goldberg, A., and Ball, D. Wallstent Placement in a Renal Artery Following Blunt Trauma. Journal of Trauma. 1998.

Villas, P.A., Baker, K., Kochan, J.P., and Boyko, O.B. A tutorial and review of Diffusion/perfusion Imaging in Neuroradiology. Accepted for publication in Radiographics.

Boiselle, P.M., Villas, P.A., Kaplan, M.A., Liu, A., O’Brien, G.M., Travaline, J.A., Furukawa, S., and Criner, G.J. Unsuspected Bronchiectasis in Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Patients: Prevalence and Clinical Significance. Submitted for publication in Am. J. Radiology.

Paul, C.R., Santiago, M., Akhtar, N., Silverman, C., Maurer, A.H., Villas, P.A., Laske, D., and Boyko, O.B. Correlation of Intracranial Thallium Tumor Uptake with Single Voxel Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Submitted to the American Journal of Neuroradiology.

Duszak, R., Villas, P.A., and Lewis, E.R. Information Technology Vendors: Unwitting Facilitators of Medical Errors? J. Amer. Col. Rad. July, 2004. V1. pgs. 530-531.

Villas, P.A., Putnam, S.G., Leschak, S., Daniels, R.D., McSorley, T., Lackman, D., Olgivie, C., and Fox, E. Radiofrequency Ablation Outcomes Treating Osteoid Osteomas. In preparation for submission 2006.

Presentations:

Defining the Impact of the T-cell Receptor ?-chain Families (V?2 and V?4) in Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis - resistant and -susceptible Rat Strains. 1990. (Poster Presentationa at the Advances in Gene Technology meeting). Advisor: Elizabeth P. Blankenhorn, PhD

A Genetic Analysis to Determine the Impact of the T-cell Receptor ?-chain and Corticosterone Levels in Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis - resistant and -susceptible Rat Strains. 1992. (PhD Thesis). Advisor: Elizabeth P. Blankenhorn, PhD

The Identification of Potential Genetic Markers in the Insulin-resistant Zucker Fatty Rat. 1993. (Poster Presentation at the National Institute of Health.). Sponsor: Barry J. Goldstein, MD, PhD

The Identification of Potential Genetic Markers in the Insulin-resistant Zucker Fatty Rat Using the Differential mRNA Display Technique. 1993. (Oral Presentation at National Institute of Health). Sponsor: Barry J. Goldstein, MD, PhD

Santiago, M., Akhtar, N., Boyko, O.B., Villas, P.A., Laske, D., Paul, C., and Maurer, A.H. 1997. Correlation of Thallium Uptake with Lipid and Choline Concentration Levels of Intracranial Tumors using Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. (Poster Presentation at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) meeting).

Villas, P.A., Akhtar, N., Kochan, J., and Boyko, O.B.. 1997. Intracranial Venous Anatomy – A Web-based Tutorial v1.0. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) meeting).

Villas, P.A, Santiago, M., Paul, C., Akhtar, N., and Boyko, O.B.. MR Spectroscopy – A Web-based Tutorial v1.0. 1997. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) meeting).

Boiselle, P.M., Villas, P.A., Liu, A., O’Brien, G.M., Travaline, J.M., and Criner, G.J.. 1997. Unsuspected Bronchiectasis in Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS) Patients: Prevalence and Clinical Significance. (Poster Presentation at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting).

Villas, P.A., Santiago, M., Paul, C., Akhtar, N., and Boyko, O.B.. MR Spectroscopy – Clinical Applications – A Web-based Tutorial v2.0. 1997. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting).

Villas, P.A. Developing a World Wide Web Based Multimedia Learning Resource. 1997. (Invited speaker at the Radiological Society of North America meeting).

Baker, K., Villas, P.A., Kochan, J., and Boyko, O. Diffusion Weighted Imaging in Neuroradiology – A Web Based Review. 1999. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting).

Baker, K., Villas, P.A., Kochan, J., and Boyko, O. Diffusion and Perfusion Imaging in Neuroradiology – A Web Based Tutorial with Correlative Imaging. 2000. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Meeting).

Villas, P.A., Kochan, J., Baker, K., and Boyko, O. Clinical Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Brain Using a Multiple TE Approach with Correlative Physiologic Imaging – A Computerized Teaching File. 2000. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Meeting).

Villas, P.A., and Boyko, O. Clinical Utility of Chemical Shift Imaging Using a Multi-voxel Single Slice Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. 2000. (Computer-Aided Exhibit at the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) Meeting).

Villas, P.A. The Radiology Perspective on PACS: What Does A Company Need To Know? Presented at Siemens National Sales Meeting. Orlando, FL. October, 2004.

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

Academic Honors and Awards:

During Abington Memorial Hospital Tenure:

  • Member of Invasive Procedure Committee

During Pennsylvania Hospital Tenure:

  • Section Administrator- Interventional Radiology Residency
  • Member of New Technologies Committee
  • Member of Invasive Procedures Committee
  • Co-writer of Carotid Stent Protocol

During Reading Hospital Tenure:

  • Section Chair, Interventional Radiology
  • Reviewer for JVIR(J. Vascular and Interventional Radiology)
  • Reviewer for Radiology (Section of Interventional Radiology)
  • Physician Assistant Supervisor
  • Independent Case reviewer for large governmental agency
  • Participant (20 of 600+ physicians) in the Reading Hospital Medical Center’s Future Leadership Program

College:

  • Drexel University Scholarship Award for Excellence, 1985,
  • Sigma Xi - Student Research Day Participation, 1994

Radiology Residency:

  • Accepted into the “Introduction to Research” program at the American Roentgen Ray Society meeting, 1998
  • Invited speaker at the Radiological Society of North America meeting, 1997

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

Certification:

Full PA Medical License

DEA License

American Board of Radiology Certification with CAQ Vascular Interventional Radiology

Committees:

Current:

  • Invasive Procedures Committee – Abington Memorial Hospital

Previous:

  • Invasive Procedures Committee – Pennsylvania Hospital
  • New Technologies Committee – Pennsylvania Hospital
  • IR representative for Bone Tumor Conference – Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Institutional Review Board – Reading Hospital
  • Team for Therapeutic Intervention – Reading Hospital
  • PACS Committee – Reading Hospital
  • The Diagnostic Imaging Network Committee - A committee formed to guide the implementation of a filmless radiology department at Temple University.
  • The Radiology Library Network Committee - A committee formed to guide the implementation of a online learning resource used for teaching case storage, review, and presentation as well as real-time transferal of academic material to a local read station.

Current Memberships and Activities

Pennsylvania Medical Society

American Medical Association

American Federation of Clinical Research

American Roentgen Ray Society

Radiological Society of North America

Society of Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology

Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

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