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Dr. Aaron Shiloh

Aesthetic Medicine
29 years experience male

Locations

Shiloh Vein and aesthetics institute

Practice website

About

Bio

Dr. Shiloh is a board certified and CAQ certified interventional radiologist who has been with Diagnostic Imaging, Inc since 2002. Aaron has lived, studied, and worked in Pennsylvania his entire life.He began his education at the Pennsylvania State University where he earned a B.S. in Premedicine with distinction. He earned an honors degree through the Schreyer Scholars program through additional classes and by writing an honors thesis on the role of phosphodiesterase type IV in the regulation of the canine basilar artery.Aaron matriculated to the University of Pennsylvania School of medicine where he earned AOA honors graduating in the top 10% of his class. After a year of general surgery internship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, he moved on to a residency in radiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. After serving as chief resident, he completed a cardiovascular and interventional radiology fellowship also at Thomas Jefferson Hospital.Since joining DII, Dr. Shiloh has enjoyed all aspects of general radiology and interventional radiology. He has developed a specific focus in interventional oncology (RFA, embolization, TheraSphere) and uterine fibroid embolization. He has been elected to the governing board of the Philadelphia Angiography and Interventional Radiology Society. In addition to serving as the section chief of interventional radiology, Dr. Shiloh is a DII Vice President and an elected member of its Board of Directors. Tell us about your background, specialties, interests or hobbies here

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Aesthetic Medicine

Cosmetic Surgery

Hair Restoration

Interventional Radiology

Radiology

Languages spoken

English, Hebrew

Doctor Q&A

83 Answers
109 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Muscle tissue: A fibroid is technically a leiomyoma which is a smooth muscle tumor. It is benign, so not cancer. It primarily causes symptoms by growing and pressi... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Normal: That's normal but you should speak with your on/Gyn if you are concerned.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
20-30: I believe 20-30 is sufficient and the most patients can actually tolerate for a week.
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A female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
100%: Interventional radiologists are doctors first. In fact, our training in medicine surgery and radiology make us extremely qualified to not only interp... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Y90 is effective in prolonging survival. Without knowing many other details it's tough to prognosticate on a case by case basis.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Varicocele: It sounds like a Varicocele. You need to consult a urologist but they can either perform surgery or an interventional radiologist can embolize it vi... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Yes the presense of kidney stones can certainly cause pain.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: It certainly could be diagnosed particularly given all the ultrasounds that are done.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: There can be many reasons to have multiple biopsies. The most common would be to assess for change in chronic liver disease.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
No evidence : Unfortunately there is no evidence of that statement. But coffee does taste great!
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
No: A nof has a radiographically typical appaerance and is always benign and thus does not need to be biopsied.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Complicated: It's never easy giving someone a "life expectancy". However, with esrd and end stage liver disease the prognosis is not good. I would say 6-12 month... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Pain: Kidney cysts are very common and almost always asymptomatic. Occasionally they can get large and cause pain. Even less frequently they can get infec... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Warmth: Sometimes placing a warm compress on the abcess several times a day can help an abscess spontaneously rupture.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Rarely: Most cysts in the kidney are totally benign. So nothing to worry about. Intermittent ultrasound follow up and being under the care of a physician is... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Fever: The most common symptoms would be fever and pain. Other symptoms can occur but that would depend on the site of the abscess.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Good question: Good question without a clear answer without knowing more about the reason the tube is in, how long it's been in, and the particular access. Also, if... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Not necessarily: Vascularity can be a sign of malignancy in a thyroid nodule but the vast majority of nodulea are still benign. Also, several benign conditions also l... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Its a chronic dz: Unfortunately, PVD is a chronic disease. There are certain things you can clearly control such as your diet and of course not smoking.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
No: Unfortunately the birads system forces the doctor to give some number. The 3 simply means they want a 6 month follow up. The real question is why a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Imaging: Not sure how you know you have an abscess but a good start would be to get a ct with contrast or an MRI with contrast. Then a neurosurgeon can assess... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Not bad: The ultrasound findings are not bad. In fact, ultrasound is user dependent meaning that the findings you describe might not even be seen by others. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
They should: Radiologists are trained to look for everything on the scan. Certainly if there is asymmetric atrophy he/she should be able to see it.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Usually meaningless: It just means that your aorta…the major blood vessel that leaves your heart is curvy. It has many potential causes but in in of itself is completely ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Cysts can certainly cause intermittent pain. Depending on what kind of "scan" you had you may still benefit from additional imaging. Lower pelvic pa... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
No good reason: Ultrasound is a user dependent test and the images are generated by the tech AND the machine. It is frought with all kinds of variability and error. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Hard to tell: It depends on your symptoms. Do you have a fever, pain, redness then maybe an abscess. If those symptoms don't exist then potentially a lymph node o... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
User dependant: Ultrasound is a user dependent test and the images are created by the person scanning. There are many cases of your exact problem. I personally have... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Biopsy needed: You need to have a biopsy if the largest nodule. That will help determine further management.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Unlikely: If amylase/lipase are normal and ct shows no findings then it would be very unlikely.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
No: There is no scientific basis for that.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Not likely: You're very young and that sounds like a simple skin rash. If it doesn't go away soon see your divot or dermatologist.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
8 months: Without more details it's hard to know. Best supportive care would be 8 months. Why has she not had liver directed therapy? An elevated AFP is ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Intraabdominal: There is a very rare problem where patients develop intra abdominal compartment syndrome but usually it relates to a severe trauma.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Several options: The treatment of abdominal abscesses depends on the location, size, and cause. Without seeing the imaging it's hard to know the best course of action... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Not deadly: It's not deadly but you should make your doctors aware of all the radiation you've recieved. The bigger question is why so many cts? Are they all re... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
No: No lupus is an autoimmune disease.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Probably not: Its very common to miss periods while breast feeding. Cysts on the cervix (nabothian) are extremely common and totally benign. Cysts on the ovaries ... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Not really: Urethral stents have never been shown to help with bph.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Aerobic: Aerobic exercise can increase serotonin and endorphins gives a natural high and relieves stress.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Port: You would be better served by a chest port. Even with bilateral mastectomy when placed via the jugular vein and not the subclavian vein the port will... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Surgery?: Most kidney abscesses can be treated by image guided intervention rather than surgery. When done under ultrasound or ct guidance the procedure itself... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
I & D: The standard of care would be to make a small incision and allow it to drain. If for some reason it can't be incised than ir doctors can drain using ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Radiologist: There is no question that radiologists and interventional radiologists training begins with imaging. It is the ability to use imaging that determines... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Sometimes: It is hard to answer. The imaging is dependent on many factors including the equipment, the tech performing the scan, and the interpreting physician.... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
GB function: An ultrasound will show if you have stones, masses, or other problems of the gallbladder. Ct will demonstrate most other organs. A hida scan can sho... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Lipoma?: Not sure what a "diploma" is however lipomas are very common and completely benign...Not cancer. Lipomas are simply fatty deposits that occur under t... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
It could: There are many ways to diagnosis cancer. In reference to the ovary the simplest, safest, and easiest test is a pelvic ultrasound. If the ovary is ab... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Not likely: One ct will not harm you or future baby. We are all exposed to radiation daily.
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shiloh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shiloh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for replying. It was feb 2012 so it's prion nothing right?
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Thanks for your quick reply! No pain but investigating why I've had 2 unexplained UEDVTs.
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thx Dr., her tumor marker @ 1140, Dr. said direct therapy won't work.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Graduated 1997MD

Medical/Graduate school

Pennsylvania State University, University Park (main campus)
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Residency

Hahnemann University Hospital

Residency

University of Pennsylvania Health System

Awards

Chief Resident, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Alpha Omega Alpha
past president philadelphia angiography and interventional radiology society

Affiliations

Society of Interventional Radiology
Philadelphia Angiography and Interventional Radiology Society
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