Sarah M. Desoky, MD

Associate Professor, Medical Imaging - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Associate Professor, Pediatrics - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Modality Director, Ultrasound
Course Director, Medical Student Radiology Electives

Dr. Desoky is an Associate 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
  • Staten Island University Hospital
  • Temple University Hospital, Diagnostic Radiology
  • 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


Desoky, S., RI. Kylat, U. Udayasankar, and D. Gilbertson-Dahdal, Managing Neonatal Intestinal Obstruction: Clinical Perspectives, 2018.
Warhadpande, D., S. Desoky, E. Park, and U. Udayasankar, Imaging of Knee Swelling in Children, 2018.


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


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.