Brett M. Elicker, MD is a Professor of Clinical Radiology and Chief of Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging Section at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Elicker earned his medical degree in 2000 from New York Medical College, and completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Yale New Haven Hospital, Connecticut in 2005, followed by a fellowship in Thoracic Imaging from UCSF in 2006. He came to UCSF in 2005 as a Clinical Fellow in Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging and joined the faculty of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging in July 2006.
Dr. Elicker's research interests are thoracic CT and MRI. His research is primarily clinical which is a reflection of the strong clinical training during his radiology residency at Yale University and thoracic fellowship at UCSF. His research interests primarily involve three areas: high resolution CT (HRCT) in the evaluation of diffuse lung disease, imaging in patients with lung transplants, and thoracic vascular imaging.
Dr. Elicker is an active member of the Society of Thoracic Radiology, the Society of Cardiovascular MRI, the American Roentgen Ray Society, and the Radiological Society of North America. He is a manuscript reviewer for the American Journal of Roentgenology, the Journal of Thoracic Imaging, and the Chest Journal. Dr. Elicker has published 30 articles, he has written 37 peer-reviewed articles, 2 book chapters, and he has 5 significant publications.
Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging
High-resolution computerized tomography (HRCT) in the evaluation of diffuse lung disease, imaging in patients with lung transplants, and thoracic vascular imaging
Education and Training:
• Medical School: New York Medical College
• Internship: Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Santa Clara, California - Internal Medicine
• Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital, Connecticut - Diagnostic Radiology
• Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco - Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging