Elissa Amans, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Radiology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of TorontoM.D.2004School of Medicine
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    SBI2016Inducted to the Society of Breast Imaging
    University of California, San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging2012Minagi Chair Award
    Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto2004Dr. Herbert Alexander Bruce Medal
    Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto2004Cody Gold Medal

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    Elissa Price, MD, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology in the Breast Imaging section at the University of California, San Francisco. Since July 2011, she has served in the Breast Imaging Division and has been a member of 9 departmental committees. Dr. Price obtained her medical degree from the University of Toronto Medical School in 2004, and completed her residency in Radiology at the University of Toronto Medical School in 2009, followed by a fellowship in Breast and Body Imaging from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in 2010.

    Dr. Price has a keen interest in medical student education and is committed to the development of UCSF’s breast imaging fellows. Dr. Price has ongoing projects in which she leads studies evaluating BIRADS 3 category on breast MRI, breast MRI-ultrasound correlation, and screening mammography in the 40-49 year old cohort.

    Dr. Price’s research interest is in the use of genetic profiling of breast cancer, on which she has written an educational abstract that was accepted for presentation at the RSNA in March 2012. She has 6 peer-reviewed articles, 2 book chapters, and 8 abstracts.

    Breast Imaging

    Breast cancer, breast MRI ultrasound,

    Professional Interests:
    Breast imaging, breast cancer, mammography, sonography, MRI, molecular profiling, medical education

    Education and Training:
    • Medical School: University of Toronto Medical School
    • Residency: University of Toronto Medical School, Canada - Radiology
    • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Breast and Body Imaging

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    1. Price ER, Brooks JD, Watson EJ, Brennan SB, Comen EA, Morris EA. The impact of bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy on breast MRI background parenchymal enhancement and fibroglandular tissue. Eur Radiol. 2014 Jan; 24(1):162-8. PMID: 23982290.
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    2. Price ER. Magnetic resonance imaging-guided biopsy of the breast: fundamentals and finer points. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2013 Aug; 21(3):571-81. PMID: 23928246.
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