Hansel J. Otero, MD, FAAP

Dr. Otero is an attending radiologist, the director of Global Pediatric Radiology Education and Outreach, and an assistant professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Before returning as faculty to CHOP, Dr. Otero joined the Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. following his pediatric radiology fellowship at CHOP. Prior to his radiology career, Dr. Otero practiced medicine in Venezuela and as an emergency response physician with Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Liberia, Sudan, Angola, Pakistan, and Yemen from 2002 to 2005. He currently serves as a senior teleradiology consultant for MSF. After moving to the USA, he completed two consecutive fellowships in management at the Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Dr. Otero has continued his international outreach in pediatric radiology education and participated in educational missions to Haiti, Ghana, and Ethiopia. He has served as the Rad-Aid International Pediatric Radiology Program Manager for Latin America and Africa and is a member of the CHOP Radiology RAD-AID chapter.

Dr. Otero serves as the director of outreach for the World Federation of Pediatric Imaging, and is a global health scholar of the Center for Global Health, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a senior fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania and an associate editor of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

  • Chair, Section on Radiology of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the American College of Radiology
Core Faculty


Subscribe to: Hansel J. Otero, MD, FAAP