Mary K. Hammell, M.D.

Mary K. Hammell, M.D. graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University in 2001. She earned her medical degree from the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, in 2006, where she was nominated to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

Dr. Hammell completed her internship at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, where she was awarded Intern of the Year. She was a resident in diagnostic radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, also in Philadelphia. She was selected as Chief Resident in 2010. Dr. Hammell completed a fellowship in pediatric radiology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in June 2012. She is the author of multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and a co-author of a textbook entitled Netter’s Correlative Imaging: Abdominal and Pelvic Anatomy. She also became Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology in 2011, with an additional certificate in Pediatric Radiology in 2012.

Dr. Hammell is a member of several medical societies and professional organizations including the American Medical Association, Society of Pediatric Radiology, and American Roentgen Ray Society. She was selected as a NJ Top Doc in 2018.

Area of Expertise: Pediatric Imaging


Netter’s Correlative Imaging: Abdominal and Pelvic Anatomy (2012)

Intussusception: Edematous Ileocecal Valve Mimicking Incomplete Reduction (2012)

Acute Epiglottis Imaging (2011)

Differentiation of Pleural Effusions From Parenchymal Opacities: Accuracy of Bedside Chest Radiography (2010)

Improving Specificity of Breast MRI Using Prone PET and Fused MRI and PET 3D Volume Datasets (2007)

Magnetic Resonance Cholangiography of Biliary Strictures After Liver Transplantation: A Prospective Double-Blind Study (2007)

FDG PET Imaging of Acute Cholecystitis (2006)