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Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD

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Professor in Residence, Departments of Radiology, Epidemiology/Biostatistics, and Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-2573 (appts)
Box 1667, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-1667

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Education

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, B.S.E., 1985, Architecture/Engineering
Columbia University, New York, NY, 7/85-6/86, Pre-Medical Program
University of California, San Francisco, CA, M.D., 1991, Medicine


Professional Experience

  • 1986-1987
    Research Assistant, Radiology and General Internal Medicine, UCSF
  • 1991-1992
    Intern, Department of Pathology, UCSF
  • 1992-1996
    Resident, Department of Radiology, UCSF
  • 1996-1997
    Clinical Instructor, Ultrasound, Department of Radiology, UCSF
  • 1996-1998
    Fellow, Women's Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Medicine, UCSF
  • 1998-2000
    Asst. Adjunct Professor of Radiology, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UCSF
  • 1998-2000
    Asst. Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UCSF
  • 1999-2000
    Visiting Research Fellow, Dept. of Environmental and Preventive Medicine, Wolfson Institute, St. Bartholowmew's and The Royal London School of Medicine
  • 2000-current
    Assistant Professor in Residence, Radiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
  • 2000-current
    Director, Radiology Outcomes Research Lab
  • 2003-current
    Associate Professor in Residence, Radiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1985
    Cum laude, Princeton University
  • 1985
    Senior Thesis Prize, Princeton University
  • 1988
    Student Summer Research Fellowship, Institute for Health Policy, UCSF
  • 1999, 2000
    Radiologic Society of North America Nycomed Amersham Fellow

Selected Publications

  1. Smith-Bindman R, Lebda P, Feldstein VA, Sellami D, Goldstein RB, Brasic N, Jin C, Kornak J. Risk of thyroid cancer based on thyroid ultrasound imaging characteristics: results of a population-based study. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Oct 28; 173(19):1788-96.
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  2. Miglioretti DL, Johnson E, Williams A, Greenlee RT, Weinmann S, Solberg LI, Feigelson HS, Roblin D, Flynn MJ, Vanneman N, Smith-Bindman R. The use of computed tomography in pediatrics and the associated radiation exposure and estimated cancer risk. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Aug 1; 167(8):700-7.
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  3. Fazel R, Curtis J, Wang Y, Einstein AJ, Smith-Bindman R, Tsai TT, Chen J, Shah ND, Krumholz HM, Nallamothu BK. Determinants of fluoroscopy time for invasive coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention: Insights from the NCDR(®). Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Dec 1; 82(7):1091-105.
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  4. Smith-Bindman R. Environmental causes of breast cancer and radiation from medical imaging: findings from the Institute of Medicine report. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jul 9; 172(13):1023-7.
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  5. Smith-Bindman R, Miglioretti DL, Johnson E, Lee C, Feigelson HS, Flynn M, Greenlee RT, Kruger RL, Hornbrook MC, Roblin D, Solberg LI, Vanneman N, Weinmann S, Williams AE. Use of diagnostic imaging studies and associated radiation exposure for patients enrolled in large integrated health care systems, 1996-2010. JAMA. 2012 Jun 13; 307(22):2400-9.
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  6. Bach PB, Mirkin JN, Oliver TK, Azzoli CG, Berry DA, Brawley OW, Byers T, Colditz GA, Gould MK, Jett JR, Sabichi AL, Smith-Bindman R, Wood DE, Qaseem A, Detterbeck FC. Benefits and harms of CT screening for lung cancer: a systematic review. JAMA. 2012 Jun 13; 307(22):2418-29.
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  7. Fenton JJ, Zhu W, Balch S, Smith-Bindman R, Lindfors KK, Hubbard RA. External validation of Medicare claims codes for digital mammography and computer-aided detection. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Aug; 21(8):1344-7.
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  8. Goldman LE, Walker R, Miglioretti DL, Smith-Bindman R, Kerlikowske AK. Facility characteristics do not explain higher false-positive rates in diagnostic mammography at facilities serving vulnerable women. Med Care. 2012 Mar; 50(3):210-6.
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  9. Smith-Bindman R, Miglioretti DL. CTDIvol, DLP, and effective dose are excellent measures for use in CT quality improvement. Radiology. 2011 Dec; 261(3):999; author reply 999-1000.
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  10. Rosenberg RD, Haneuse SJ, Geller BM, Buist DS, Miglioretti DL, Brenner RJ, Smith-Bindman R, Taplin SH. Timeliness of follow-up after abnormal screening mammogram: variability of facilities. Radiology. 2011 Nov; 261(2):404-13.
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  11. Westphalen AC, Koff WJ, Coakley FV, Muglia VF, Neuhaus JM, Marcus RT, Kurhanewicz J, Smith-Bindman R. Prostate cancer: prediction of biochemical failure after external-beam radiation therapy--Kattan nomogram and endorectal MR imaging estimation of tumor volume. Radiology. 2011 Nov; 261(2):477-86.
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  12. Miglioretti DL, Smith-Bindman R. Overuse of computed tomography and associated risks. Am Fam Physician. 2011 Jun 1; 83(11):1252-4.
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  13. Berrington de González A, Kim KP, Knudsen AB, Lansdorp-Vogelaar I, Rutter CM, Smith-Bindman R, Yee J, Kuntz KM, van Ballegooijen M, Zauber AG, Berg CD. Radiation-related cancer risks from CT colonography screening: a risk-benefit analysis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Apr; 196(4):816-23.
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  14. Mehta P, Smith-Bindman R. Airport full-body screening: what is the risk? Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jun 27; 171(12):1112-5.
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  15. Goldman LE, Walker R, Miglioretti DL, Smith-Bindman R, Kerlikowske K. Accuracy of diagnostic mammography at facilities serving vulnerable women. Med Care. 2011 Jan; 49(1):67-75.
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  16. Berrington de Gonzalez A, Kim KP, Smith-Bindman R, McAreavey D. Myocardial perfusion scans: projected population cancer risks from current levels of use in the United States. Circulation. 2010 Dec 7; 122(23):2403-10.
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  17. Levine D, Brown DL, Andreotti RF, Benacerraf B, Benson CB, Brewster WR, Coleman B, DePriest P, Doubilet PM, Goldstein SR, Hamper UM, Hecht JL, Horrow M, Hur HC, Marnach M, Patel MD, Platt LD, Puscheck E, Smith-Bindman R. Management of asymptomatic ovarian and other adnexal cysts imaged at US Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound consensus conference statement. Ultrasound Q. 2010 Sep; 26(3):121-31.
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  18. Smith-Bindman R, McCulloch CE, Ding A, Ding A, Quale C, Chu PW. Diagnostic imaging rates for head injury in the ED and states' medical malpractice tort reforms. Am J Emerg Med. 2011 Jul; 29(6):656-64.
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  19. Taplin SH, Abraham L, Geller BM, Yankaskas BC, Buist DS, Smith-Bindman R, Lehman C, Weaver D, Carney PA, Barlow WE. Effect of previous benign breast biopsy on the interpretive performance of subsequent screening mammography. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010 Jul 21; 102(14):1040-51.
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  20. Smith-Bindman R. Is computed tomography safe? N Engl J Med. 2010 Jul 1; 363(1):1-4.
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