Sarah M Desoky, MD

Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Associate Director of Radiography

Dr. Desoky is an Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging and Pediatrics and received her fellowship training in Pediatric Imaging at a state-of-the-art pediatric academic medical center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Desoky is Associate Director of Medical Imaging Medical Student Electives and enjoys teaching resident physicians and medical students. In her practice, Dr. Desoky is keen on reducing and/or eliminating unnecessary radiation exposure by tailoring examinations to individual patients and their needs and by obtaining the same information using newer imaging techniques which have little or no radiation exposure. 

Research Interests: 

Minimizing radiation exposure to pediatric patients New and emerging applications for MR imaging in pediatric patients Discrepancies in preliminary radiologic interpretations of resident physicians and attending physicians

  • MD: University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ
  • Temple University Hospital, Diagnostic Radiology
  • Staten Island University Hospital
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Radiology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology, 2010
  • American Board of Radiology with CAQ in Pediatric Radiology, 2013

Select Publications


Emerson, M., G. Woodhead, S. Desoky, and D. Gilbertson-Dahdal, An Introduction to PPB: A Case Report of Pleuropulmonary Blastoma, , 05/2014.
Type of Publication: Conference Paper
Emerson, M., S. Desoky, and D. Gilbertson-Dahdal, The Great Imitator: A Case Report of Congenital Syphilis, , 05/2014.
Type of Publication: Conference Paper


Kopp, LM., S. Desoky, J. Pugh, and CE. Herzog, "Small cell carcinoma of the ovary of the hypercalcemic type presenting in a 5-year-old girl", Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology, vol. 35, issue 5, 07/2013.
Type of Publication: Journal Article