Heather Greenwood, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Radiology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Northwestern University, Evanston, ILBA2004
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, ILMD2008
    NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY2013Diagnostic Radiology Residency
    UCSF, San Francisco, CA2014Breast Imaging Fellowship
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    Northwestern University 2004Summa Cum Laude
    Northwestern University2003Phi Beta Kappa

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    Heather Greenwood, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology in the Breast Imaging section at the University of California, San Francisco. She obtained her medical degree from Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois in 2008, followed by a one-year internship at MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, Illinois. Dr. Greenwood completed a four-year Diagnostic Radiology residency at New York University Hospital in 2013, followed by a Breast Imaging fellowship at UCSF in 2014.

    Breast Imaging

    Diagnostic and screening mammography examinations, breast MRI, performing breast ultrasound examinations, image guided wire localizations prior to surgery and performing percutaneous breast biopsies

    Professional Interests:
    Breast MRI, radiogenomics, screening mammography, percutaneous breast biopsies, resident/medical student education

    Education and Training:
    • Medical School: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    • Internship: MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn IL
    • Residency: NYU Hospital, New York, NY
    • Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco – Women’s Imaging

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    1. Hinton B, Ma L, Mahmoudzadeh AP, Malkov S, Fan B, Greenwood H, Joe B, Lee V, Kerlikowske K, Shepherd J. Deep learning networks find unique mammographic differences in previous negative mammograms between interval and screen-detected cancers: a case-case study. Cancer Imaging. 2019 Jun 22; 19(1):41. PMID: 31228956.
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    2. Greenwood HI, Wong JM, Mukhtar RA, Alvarado MD, Price ER. Feasibility of Magnetic Seeds for Preoperative Localization of Axillary Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer Treatment. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Oct; 213(4):953-957. PMID: 31166765.
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    3. Hinton B, Ma L, Mahmoudzadeh AP, Malkov S, Fan B, Greenwood H, Joe B, Lee V, Strand F, Kerlikowske K, Shepherd J. Derived mammographic masking measures based on simulated lesions predict the risk of interval cancer after controlling for known risk factors: a case-case analysis. Med Phys. 2019 Mar; 46(3):1309-1316. PMID: 30697755.
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    4. Callen AL, Lobach I, Mesina O, Marcus S, Joe BN, Sickles EA, Greenwood HI. The Gambler's Fallacy in Screening Mammography. J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Jun; 16(6):830-833. PMID: 30611683.
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    5. Drukker K, Giger ML, Joe BN, Kerlikowske K, Greenwood H, Drukteinis JS, Niell B, Fan B, Malkov S, Avila J, Kazemi L, Shepherd J. Combined Benefit of Quantitative Three-Compartment Breast Image Analysis and Mammography Radiomics in the Classification of Breast Masses in a Clinical Data Set. Radiology. 2019 Mar; 290(3):621-628. PMID: 30526359.
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    6. Lee AY, Navarro R, Busby LP, Greenwood HI, Bucknor MD, Ray KM, Joe BN. Characterization of Metastatic Sternal Lesions on Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Breast MRI in Women with Invasive Breast Cancer. Acad Radiol. 2019 Oct; 26(10):1358-1362. PMID: 30527457.
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    7. Greenwood HI. Abbreviated protocol breast MRI: The past, present, and future. Clin Imaging. 2019 Jan - Feb; 53:169-173. PMID: 30366213.
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    8. Greenwood HI, Dodelzon K, Katzen JT. Impact of Advancing Technology on Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer. Surg Clin North Am. 2018 Aug; 98(4):703-724. PMID: 30005769.
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    9. Lee AY, Nguyen VT, Arasu VA, Greenwood HI, Ray KM, Joe BN, Price ER. Sonographic-MRI Correlation After Percutaneous Sampling of Targeted Breast Ultrasound Lesions: Initial Experiences With Limited-Sequence Unenhanced MRI for Postprocedural Clip Localization. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Apr; 210(4):927-934. PMID: 29489404.
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    10. Ray KM, Kerlikowske K, Lobach IV, Hofmann MB, Greenwood HI, Arasu VA, Hylton NM, Joe BN. Effect of Background Parenchymal Enhancement on Breast MR Imaging Interpretive Performance in Community-based Practices. Radiology. 2018 03; 286(3):822-829. PMID: 29072981.
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    11. Greenwood HI, Lee AY, Lobach IV, Carpentier BM, Freimanis RI, Strachowski LM. Clustered Microcysts on Breast Ultrasound: What Is an Appropriate Management Recommendation? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Dec; 209(6):W395-W399. PMID: 28929806.
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    12. Greenwood HI, Freimanis RI, Carpentier BM, Joe BN. Clinical Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Technique, Indications, and Future Applications. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2018 Feb; 39(1):45-59. PMID: 29317039.
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    13. Garcia-Reyes K, Greenwood HI, Price ER. Outcomes of ultrasound-guided axillary lymph node sampling in the absence of primary breast cancer. Clin Imaging. 2017 Jul - Aug; 44:92-96. PMID: 28494278.
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    14. Greenwood HI, Arasu VA, Desphande VS, Wisner DJ, Laub GA, Hylton NM, Joe BN.Achieving Consistent, Homgeneous, Dark Fat Saturation on Bilateral Breast MRI at 3.0 Tesla in the Clinical Setting. OMICS Journal of Radiology. 2016; 5(4):1-4.
    15. Heller SL, Elias K, Gupta A, Greenwood HI, Mercado CL, Moy L. Outcome of high-risk lesions at MRI-guided 9-gauge vacuum- assisted breast biopsy. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Jan; 202(1):237-45. PMID: 24370150.
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    16. Greenwood HI, Heller SL, Kim S, Sigmund EE, Shaylor SD, Moy L. Ductal carcinoma in situ of the breasts: review of MR imaging features. Radiographics. 2013 Oct; 33(6):1569-88. PMID: 24108552.
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    17. Alpert JB, Fantauzzi JP, Melamud K, Greenwood H, Naidich DP, Ko JP. Clinical significance of lung nodules reported on abdominal CT. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Apr; 198(4):793-9. PMID: 22451543.
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