Heather Greenwood, MD

Assistant Professor
Asst. Professor of Clin X

Biography

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.

Expertise:
Breast Imaging

Specialty:
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

Honors and Awards

Summa Cum Laude, Northwestern University, 2004

Publications

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. 2017 Oct 25; 170811.
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 Sep 20; W1-W5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.