Richard Breiman, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||2330 Post Street|
San Francisco CA 94115
|University of California, San Francisco||M.D.|| Medicine||1973|
|University of California, San Francisco||2008||Admitted to Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators |
Richard S. Breiman, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Radiology in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco. He was the former Director of the Henry I. Goldberg Center for Advanced Imaging Education and formerly a member of UCSF's Haile Debas Academy of Medicsl Educators. Dr. Breiman obtained his medical degree from UCSF, and he completed an internship in General Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut and trained in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Breiman completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Stanford University School of Medicine, California. In addition, he completed a CT research fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Dr. Breiman was on the faculty in abdominal imaging and ultrasound at Duke University School of Medicine, before entering a private practice in the San Francisco East Bay. While in private practice, he served on the clinical faculty at UCSF and UC Berkeley and was a consultant to several companies in the development of CT and PACS equipment. He was Chair and Program Director of the Scientific Advisory Panel of the California Medical Society. Dr. Breiman retired on October 2011 after 10 years of service to the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, but he holds a recall appointment and provides services part-time at the UCSF Ambulatory Care Center.
Abdominal Imaging, Advanced Visualization
CT scanning, radiology, abdominal imaging
Advanced visualization applications, including 3D image processing, in medical diagnosis, education, simulation of medical procedures, and intra-operative guidance, as well as new applications of multi-detector spiral CT in the abdomen and pelvis
Education and Training:
• Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
• Internship: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut - General Surgery
• Residency: Stanford University, California - Diagnostic Radiology
• Fellowship: Stanford University, California - CT Research
3D image processing applications in medical diagnosis, education, simulation of medical procedures, and intra-operative guidance as well as new applications of multi-detector spiral CT in the abdomen and pelvis.
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