Andrew Phelps, MD

Assistant Professor
Asst Prof Clinical Radiology

Biography

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Biography

Andrew Phelps, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Phelps received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego in 2006, and completed his residency in Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco in 2010, where he served as Chief Resident. This was followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at the Boston Children’s Hospital in 2012.

As a radiology fellow at the Boston Children’s Hospital, Dr. Phelps was a member of the Academy at BCH, which supports educational leadership and innovation. He served as a mentor to Harvard third-year medical students by providing an introduction to pediatric radiology. Dr. Phelps was a 2012 recipient of the Boston Children’s Hospital Radiology Fellow Teacher Award for outstanding service in teaching.

Dr. Phelps is a member of the Radiologic Society of North America, the Association of University Radiologists, and the Society of Pediatric Radiology.

Expertise:
Pediatric Radiology

Specialty:
Radiology, pediatric, uroradiology, ultrasound

Professional Interests:
Anatomy, medical illustration, teaching, virtual reality, three-dimensional

Education and Training:
• Medical School: University of California, San Diego
• Internship: University of California, Los Angeles - Medicine
• Residency: University of California, San Francisco - Radiology
• Residency: University of California, San Francisco - Chief Resident, Radiology
• Fellowship: Children’s Hospital, Boston - Pediatric Radiology
• Certificate in Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology
• Medical Licensure, California
• Medical Licensure, DEA

Education

M.D., 2006
School of Medicine, University of California San Diego

Honors and Awards

Fellow Teaching Award, Children’s Hospital Department of Radiology, Boston, 2012
Regents Scholar, University of California, San Diego, 2002
Outstanding Undergraduate in Immunology, University of California, Berkeley, 2002
Golden Key National Honor Society, University of California, Berkeley, 1998

Publications

Hightower JS, Phelps A, Halbach VV, Kohi MP. Collateral Damage: Catheterization of the Epidural Space during Deep Venous Thrombosis Thrombolysis. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 Sep; 28(9):1332-1334.
Edwards EA, Pigg N, Courtier J, Zapala MA, MacKenzie JD, Phelps AS. Intussusception: past, present and future. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Aug; 47(9):1101-1108.
Chow JS, Koning JL, Back SJ, Nguyen HT, Phelps A, Darge K. Classification of pediatric urinary tract dilation: the new language. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Aug; 47(9):1109-1115.
Phelps AS, Epelman M. Introduction: Pediatric ultrasound. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 08; 47(9):1029-1030.
Phelps AS, Chow JS, Back SJ, Nguyen HT, Koning JL, Darge K. Urinary tract dilation illustrations. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 08; 47(9):1214-1215.
Perito ER, Vase T, Ramachandran R, Phelps A, Jen KY, Lustig RH, Feldstein VA, Rosenthal P. Hepatic steatosis after pediatric liver transplant. Liver Transpl. 2017 Jul; 23(7):957-967.
Oates A, Ahuja S, Lee MM, Phelps AS, Mackenzie JD, Courtier JL. Pediatric renal transplant biopsy with ultrasound guidance: the 'core' essentials. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Jun 01.
Leelakanok N, Zapala MA, Edwards EA, Phelps AS, Mackenzie JD, Courtier J. Incidental Findings on Pediatric Abdominal Magnetic Resonance Angiography. Acad Radiol. 2017 Mar 09.
Jordan EJ, Feldstein VA, Moses W, Phelps AS. Radiologic assessment of fetal tracheal balloon occlusion. Clin Imaging. 2016 Dec 01; 42:113-118.
Phelps A, Ramachandran R, Courtier J, Perito E, Rosenthal P, MacKenzie JD. Ultrasound elastography: is there a shear wave speed cutoff for pediatric liver fibrosis and inflammation? Clin Imaging. 2016 Oct 17; 41:95-100.
Courtier J, Webb EM, Phelps AS, Naeger DM. Assessing the learning potential of an interactive digital game versus an interactive-style didactic lecture: the continued importance of didactic teaching in medical student education. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Dec; 46(13):1787-1796.
Ehman EC, Phelps AS, Ohliger MA, Rhee SJ, MacKenzie JD, Courtier JL. Detection of bowel inflammation with fused DWI/T2 images versus contrast-enhanced images in pediatric MR enterography with histopathologic correlation. Clin Imaging. 2016 Nov - Dec; 40(6):1135-1139.
Li Y, Phelps A, Zapala MA, MacKenzie JD, MacKenzie TC, Courtier J. Magnetic resonance imaging of Müllerian duct anomalies in children. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 May; 46(6):796-805.
Phelps A, Wan J, Straus C, Naeger DM, Webb EM. Incorporation of Ultrasound Education Into Medical School Curricula: Survey of Directors of Medical Student Education in Radiology. Acad Radiol. 2016 Jul; 23(7):830-5.
Breen M, Phelps A, Estrada C, Chow JS. CT cystography for evaluation of bladder perforation--be safe and know the limitations--reply to Dr. Karmazyn. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Apr; 46(4):580.
Lambert JW, Phelps AS, Courtier JL, Gould RG, MacKenzie JD. Image quality and dose optimisation for infant CT using a paediatric phantom. Eur Radiol. 2016 May; 26(5):1387-95.
Barajas RF, Phelps A, Foster HC, Courtier J, Buelow BD, Gupta N, Nicolaides T, Glenn OA, Banerjee A. Metastatic Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma to the Peritoneal Cavity Via Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: Case Report and Literature Review. J Neurol Surg Rep. 2015 Jul; 76(1):e91-6.
Breen M, Phelps A, Estrada C, Chow JS. The role of imaging in pediatric bladder augmentation. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Sep; 45(10):1440-7.
Basta AM, Courtier J, Phelps A, Copp HL, MacKenzie JD. Scrotal swelling in the neonate. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Mar; 34(3):495-505.
Webb EM, Vella M, Straus CM, Phelps A, Naeger DM. Interpretive versus noninterpretive content in top-selling radiology textbooks: what are we teaching medical students? Acad Radiol. 2015 Apr; 22(4):520-6.
Phelps AS, Naeger DM, Courtier JL, Lambert JW, Marcovici PA, Villanueva-Meyer JE, MacKenzie JD. Pairwise comparison versus Likert scale for biomedical image assessment. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Jan; 204(1):8-14.
Pierre K, Borer J, Phelps A, Chow JS. Bladder exstrophy: current management and postoperative imaging. Pediatr Radiol. 2014 Jul; 44(7):768-86; quiz 765-7.
Naeger DM, Straus CM, Phelps A, Courtier J, Webb EM. Student-created independent learning modules: An easy high-value addition to radiology clerkships. Acad Radiol. 2014 Jul; 21(7):879-87.
Paltiel HJ, Phelps A. US of the pediatric female pelvis. Radiology. 2014 Mar; 270(3):644-57.
Koc G, Courtier JL, Phelps A, Marcovici PA, MacKenzie JD. Computed tomography depiction of small pediatric vessels with model-based iterative reconstruction. Pediatr Radiol. 2014 Jul; 44(7):787-94.
Li KC, Marcovici P, Phelps A, Potter C, Tillack A, Tomich J, Tridandapani S. Digitization of medicine: how radiology can take advantage of the digital revolution. Acad Radiol. 2013 Dec; 20(12):1479-94.
Naeger DM, Wilcox C, Phelps A, Ordovas KG, Webb EM. Residents teaching medical students: how do they compare with attending educators? J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Jan; 11(1):63-7.
Naeger DM, Kohi MP, Webb EM, Phelps A, Ordovas KG, Newman TB. Correctly using sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values in clinical practice: how to avoid three common pitfalls. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Jun; 200(6):W566-70.
Naeger DM, Phelps A, Kohi M, Elicker B, Ordovas K, Webb EM. Reading room electives: say goodbye to the "radi-holiday". J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Jun; 10(6):442-8.
Phelps A, Naeger DM, Marcovici P. Embedding 3D radiology models in portable document format. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Dec; 199(6):1342-4.
Naeger DM, Phelps A, Kohi M, Patel A, Elicker B, Ordovas K, Urbania T, Avrin D, Qayyum A. Cross-specialty integrated resident conferences: an educational approach to bridging the gap. Acad Radiol. 2012 Aug; 19(8):1029-34.
Phelps A, Naeger DM, MacKenzie J, Qayyum A. Educating radiology residents in the new era: implementation and evaluation of online end-of-rotation examinations. Acad Radiol. 2011 Nov; 18(11):1442-6.
Naeger DM, Phelps A, Shah V, Avrin D, Qayyum A. Clinician-educator pathway for radiology residents. Acad Radiol. 2011 May; 18(5):640-4.