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William P. Dillon, MD

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Professor, Departments of Radiology, Neurology, and Neurological Surgery, UCSF
Elizabeth A. Guillaumin Endowed Chair, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-1668 (appts)
Box 0628, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0628

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Education

University of Santa Clara, CA, B.S., 1970-74, Biology
University of CA at Los Angeles, CA, M.D., 1974-78, Medicine
Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, WA, Intern, 1978-79, Internal Medicine
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, Resident, 1979-82, Diagnostic Radiology
University of California, San Francisco, Fellow, 1/82-6/82, Neuroradiology

Professional Experience

  • 1982-1983
    University of California, San Francisco-- Clinical Instructor in Neuroradiology
  • 1983-1987
    San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center -- Chief, Neuroradiology Service
  • 1983-1987
    University of California, San Francisco -- Assistant Professor of Radiology in Residence
  • 1987-1993
    University of California, San Francisco -- Associate Professor of Radiology, Neurology and Neurological Surgery in Residence
  • 1993-present
    University of California, San Francisco -- Professor of Radiology, Neurology and Neurological Surgery
  • 1992 -- present
    Chief, Neuroradiology Section, Vice Chairman, UCSF Department of Radiology

Honors & Awards

  • 1992
    Francis A. Sooy, M.D. Award for clinical excellence, Otolaryngology
  • 1993-1994
    President, American Society of Head and Neck Radiology
  • 1998-present
    Senior Editor, American Journal of Neuroradiology

Selected Publications

  1. González RG, Furie KL, Goldmacher GV, Smith WS, Kamalian S, Payabvash S, Harris GJ, Halpern EF, Koroshetz WJ, Camargo EC, Dillon WP, Lev MH. Good outcome rate of 35% in IV-tPA-treated patients with computed tomography angiography confirmed severe anterior circulation occlusive stroke. Stroke. 2013 Nov; 44(11):3109-13.
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  2. Schellinger PD, Köhrmann M, Liu S, Dillon WP, Nogueira RG, Shuaib A, Liebeskind DS. Favorable vascular profile is an independent predictor of outcome: a post hoc analysis of the safety and efficacy of NeuroFlo Technology in Ischemic Stroke trial. Stroke. 2013 Jun; 44(6):1606-8.
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  3. Karampinos DC, Melkus G, Shepherd TM, Banerjee S, Saritas EU, Shankaranarayanan A, Hess CP, Link TM, Dillon WP, Majumdar S. Diffusion tensor imaging and T2 relaxometry of bilateral lumbar nerve roots: feasibility of in-plane imaging. NMR Biomed. 2013 Jun; 26(6):630-7.
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  4. Leker RR, Molina C, Cockroft K, Liebeskind DS, Concha M, Shuaib A, De Deyn PP, Burgin WS, Gupta R, Dillon W, Diener HC. Effects of age on outcome in the SENTIS trial: better outcomes in elderly patients. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2012; 34(4):263-71.
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  5. Hess CP, Dillon WP. Imaging the pituitary and parasellar region. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2012 Oct; 23(4):529-42.
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  6. Waung MW, Grossman AW, Barmada SJ, Josephson SA, Dillon WP, Ralph JW. Pearls & Oy-sters: the use of CT venography in Hirayama disease. Neurology. 2012 Jul 31; 79(5):e38-40.
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  7. Gilbert AL, Dillon WP, Horton JC. Blepharospasm in a patient with pontine capillary telangiectasia. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jul-Aug; 28(4):e92-3.
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  8. González RG, Lev MH, Goldmacher GV, Smith WS, Payabvash S, Harris GJ, Halpern EF, Koroshetz WJ, Camargo EC, Dillon WP, Furie KL. Improved outcome prediction using CT angiography in addition to standard ischemic stroke assessment: results from the STOPStroke study. PLoS One. 2012; 7(1):e30352.
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  9. Shuaib A, Bornstein NM, Diener HC, Dillon W, Fisher M, Hammer MD, Molina CA, Rutledge JN, Saver JL, Schellinger PD, Shownkeen H. Partial aortic occlusion for cerebral perfusion augmentation: safety and efficacy of NeuroFlo in Acute Ischemic Stroke trial. Stroke. 2011 Jun; 42(6):1680-90.
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  10. Yuh EL, Dillon WP. Intracranial hypotension and intracranial hypertension. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2010 Nov; 20(4):597-617.
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  11. Hussain MS, Bhagat YA, Liu S, Scozzafava J, Khan KA, Dillon WP, Shuaib A. DWI lesion volume reduction following acute stroke treatment with transient partial aortic obstruction. J Neuroimaging. 2010 Oct; 20(4):379-81.
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  12. Desikan RS, Cabral HJ, Settecase F, Hess CP, Dillon WP, Glastonbury CM, Weiner MW, Schmansky NJ, Salat DH, Fischl B. Automated MRI measures predict progression to Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiol Aging. 2010 Aug; 31(8):1364-74.
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  13. Ahn AH, Berman BD, Dillon WP. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension-hypovolemia associated with tacrolimus. Headache. 2010 Sep; 50(8):1386-9.
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  14. Barajas RF, Hodgson JG, Chang JS, Vandenberg SR, Yeh RF, Parsa AT, McDermott MW, Berger MS, Dillon WP, Cha S. Glioblastoma multiforme regional genetic and cellular expression patterns: influence on anatomic and physiologic MR imaging. Radiology. 2010 Feb; 254(2):564-76.
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  15. Smith WS, Lev MH, English JD, Camargo EC, Chou M, Johnston SC, Gonzalez G, Schaefer PW, Dillon WP, Koroshetz WJ, Furie KL. Significance of large vessel intracranial occlusion causing acute ischemic stroke and TIA. Stroke. 2009 Dec; 40(12):3834-40.
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  16. Hope TA, Hope MD, Purcell DD, von Morze C, Vigneron DB, Alley MT, Dillon WP. Evaluation of intracranial stenoses and aneurysms with accelerated 4D flow. Magn Reson Imaging. 2010 Jan; 28(1):41-6.
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  17. Desikan RS, Cabral HJ, Hess CP, Dillon WP, Glastonbury CM, Weiner MW, Schmansky NJ, Greve DN, Salat DH, Buckner RL, Fischl B. Automated MRI measures identify individuals with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Brain. 2009 Aug; 132(Pt 8):2048-57.
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  18. Soares BP, Dankbaar JW, Bredno J, Cheng S, Bhogal S, Dillon WP, Wintermark M. Automated versus manual post-processing of perfusion-CT data in patients with acute cerebral ischemia: influence on interobserver variability. Neuroradiology. 2009 Jul; 51(7):445-51.
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  19. Barbaro NM, Quigg M, Broshek DK, Ward MM, Lamborn KR, Laxer KD, Larson DA, Dillon W, Verhey L, Garcia P, Steiner L, Heck C, Kondziolka D, Beach R, Olivero W, Witt TC, Salanova V, Goodman R. A multicenter, prospective pilot study of gamma knife radiosurgery for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy: seizure response, adverse events, and verbal memory. Ann Neurol. 2009 Feb; 65(2):167-75.
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  20. Goldmakher GV, Camargo EC, Furie KL, Singhal AB, Roccatagliata L, Halpern EF, Chou MJ, Biagini T, Smith WS, Harris GJ, Dillon WP, Gonzalez RG, Koroshetz WJ, Lev MH. Hyperdense basilar artery sign on unenhanced CT predicts thrombus and outcome in acute posterior circulation stroke. Stroke. 2009 Jan; 40(1):134-9.
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