Stefanie Weinstein, MD

Associate Professor
Assoc Prof Clinical Radiology

Biography

Stefanie Weinstein, MD, is the Assistant Residency Program Director and an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Weinstein received her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, New York in 2000, and completed her radiology residency at Stanford University Medical Center, California in 2005. In 2006, she completed a fellowship in Body Imaging at Stanford University Medical Center. She joined the Abdominal Imaging section at UCSF and the VAMC in 2009.

Dr. Weinstein specializes in bowel imaging in the Abdominal Imaging section, and ultrasound-guided procedures and contrast enhanced ultrasound in the Ultrasound section at UCSF. Dr. Weinstein has begun to build a practice performing ultrasound guided procedures on a variety of soft tissue lesions and tumors. She is involved in patient consultation and formation of treatment plans in collaboration with surgeons and oncologists.

Dr. Weinstein is a fellow of the Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR) and Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU). Dr. Weinstein serves as a member of the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists, Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound, and the Association of University Radiologists (AUR). She also served as Moderator of the RSNA 2012: Colorectal Imaging panel.

Expertise:
Abdominal Imaging, Adult

Specialty:
Ultrasound, CT and MRI scans focusing on musculoskeletal, abdominal and pelvic imaging

Professional Interests:
MR/CT enterography for IBD, virtual colonoscopy, MDCT and MRI liver, pancreas, renal, musculoskeletal MRI, sports injury, MR arthrography

Education and Training:
• Medical School: Cornell University Medical College, New York
• Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital, New York - Internal Medicine
• Residency: Stanford University Medical Center, California - Radiology
• Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center, California - Body Imaging
• California Medical License
• American Board of Radiology
• CA Fluoroscopy/X-Ray Operator's License

Honors and Awards

Excellence in Teaching Award, University of California, San Francisco, 2013
Elected to participate in the AUR-Philips Academic Faculty Development Program, Association of University Radiologists, 2012
Fellow, American Society for Clinical Nutrition, 1997

Publications

Usawachintachit M, Tzou DT, Mongan J, Taguchi K, Weinstein S, Chi T. Feasibility of Retrograde Ureteral Contrast Injection to Guide Ultrasonographic Percutaneous Renal Access in the Nondilated Collecting System. J Endourol. 2016 Nov 30.
Usawachintachit M, Tzou DT, Mongan J, Weinstein S, Chi T. Antegrade ultrasound contrast injection facilitates accurate nephrostomy tube positioning during percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Int J Urol. 2016 Nov 16.
Hope TA, Aslam R, Weinstein S, Yeh BM, Corvera CU, Monto A, Yee J. Change in Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System Characterization of Focal Liver Lesions Using Gadoxetate Disodium Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compared With Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2016 Oct 31.
Ikram NS, Yee J, Weinstein S, Yeh BM, Corvera CU, Monto A, Hope TA. Multiple arterial phase MRI of arterial hypervascular hepatic lesions: improved arterial phase capture and lesion enhancement. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Oct 21.
Hicks RM, Yee J, Ohliger MA, Weinstein S, Kao J, Ikram NS, Hope TA. Comparison of diffusion-weighted imaging and T2-weighted single shot fast spin-echo: Implications for LI-RADS characterization of hepatocellular carcinoma. Magn Reson Imaging. 2016 Sep; 34(7):915-21.
Kohi MP, Fidelman N, Behr S, Taylor AG, Kolli K, Conrad M, Hwang G, Weinstein S. Periprocedural Patient Care. Radiographics. 2015 Oct; 35(6):1766-78.
Weinstein S, Morgan T, Poder L, Shin L, Jeffrey RB, Aslam R, Yee J. Value of Intraoperative Sonography in Pancreatic Surgery. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Jul; 34(7):1307-18.
Weinstein S, Mabray MC, Aslam R, Hope T, Yee J, Owens C. Intraoperative sonography during carotid endarterectomy: normal appearance and spectrum of complications. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 May; 34(5):885-94.
Jacobs MA, Weinstein S, Hope TA, Aslam R, Yee J, Coakley F. Neuroendocrine tumors: beyond the abdomen. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2014 Nov-Dec; 38(6):898-914.
Weinstein S, Jordan E, Sajewicz A, Barajas R, Yee J. Prevalence and significance of perivascular soft tissue surrounding the hepatic artery after liver transplantation. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2014 Mar-Apr; 38(2):242-8.
Yee J, Weinstein S, Morgan T, Alore P, Aslam R. Advances in CT Colonography for Colorectal Cancer Screening and Diagnosis. J Cancer. 2013; 4(3):200-9.
Weinstein S, Osei-Bonsu S, Aslam R, Yee J. Multidetector CT of the postoperative colon: review of normal appearances and common complications. Radiographics. 2013 Mar-Apr; 33(2):515-32.
Dang TT, Ziv E, Weinstein S, Meng MV, Wang Z, Coakley FV. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging of adult renal cell carcinoma associated with Xp11.2 translocation. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2012 Nov-Dec; 36(6):669-74.
Keedy AW, Yee J, Aslam R, Weinstein S, Landeras LA, Shah JN, McQuaid KR, Yeh BM. Reduced cathartic bowel preparation for CT colonography: prospective comparison of 2-L polyethylene glycol and magnesium citrate. Radiology. 2011 Oct; 261(1):156-64.
Chu LL, Weinstein S, Yee J. Colorectal cancer screening in women: an underutilized lifesaver. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Feb; 196(2):303-10.