Hailey Choi, MD

Assistant Professor
Asst.Professor-Clin. Radiology


Hailey Choi, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology in the Abdominal Imaging and Ultrasound sub-specialties at University of California, San Francisco. She obtained her medical degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School in 2012. She completed her preliminary year in internal medicine at the same institution, then completed a four-year residency in diagnostic radiology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. She served as chief resident in her final year of residency, 2016-2017. Following this, she completed a fellowship in Body Imaging at Stanford University.


Choi HH, Kim S, Shum DJ, Huang CY, Shui A, Fox RK, Khalili M. Assessing Adherence to US LI-RADS Follow-up Recommendations in Vulnerable Patients Undergoing Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance. Radiol Imaging Cancer. 2024 Jan; 6(1):e230118.
Hassan OT, Behr SC, Ohliger MA, Fowler KJ, Gill RM, Fidelman N, Mehta N, Choi HH. Per-patient Negative Predictive Value of the CT and MRI Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System Version 2018 Treatment Response Algorithm for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Radiology. 2023 Dec; 309(3):e222776.
Zhang PP, Choi HH, Ohliger MA. Detection of fatty liver using virtual non-contrast dual-energy CT. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2022 06; 47(6):2046-2056.
Chen JV, Ohliger MA, Chung M, Sugi MD, Ye J, Nishimura SL, Choi HH. Diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia assisted by dual-energy CT: a case report. Emerg Radiol. 2022 Jun; 29(3):611-614.
Choi HH, Kotsenas AL, Chen JV, Bronsky C, Roth CJ, Kohli MD. Multi-institutional Experience with Patient Image Access Through Electronic Health Record Patient Portals. J Digit Imaging. 2022 04; 35(2):320-326.
Ye AQ, Reyes MF, Lester F, Ye J, Umetsu S, Poder L, Shum DJ, Choi HH. Boba sign with a twist - A variant presentation of a mature cystic teratoma complicated by torsion and rupture. Clin Imaging. 2022 Mar; 83:28-32.
Sugi MD, Penna R, Jha P, Poder L, Behr SC, Courtier J, Mok-Lin E, Rabban JT, Choi HH. Müllerian Duct Anomalies: Role in Fertility and Pregnancy. Radiographics. 2021 Oct; 41(6):1857-1875.
Choi HH, Rodgers SK, Khurana A, Nelson LW, Kamaya A. Role of Ultrasound for Chronic Liver Disease and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2021 Aug; 29(3):279-290.
Strachowski LM, Choi HH, Shum DJ, Horrow MM. Pearls and Pitfalls in Imaging of Pelvic Adnexal Torsion: Seven Tips to Tell It's Twisted. Radiographics. 2021 May-Jun; 41(3):E97.
Choi HH, Wang ZJ. Application of the ACR Pancreatic Cyst Recommendations in Clinical Practice: Point-A Happy Medium to Balance Cancer Prevention With Resource Utilization and Risks of Overtreatment. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2021 11; 217(5):1053-1054.
Chen JV, Morgan TA, Liu C, Khanafshar E, Choi HH. Cervical Lymph Node Features Predictive of Suboptimal Adequacy During Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration in Thyroid Cancer Patients. J Ultrasound Med. 2022 Jan; 41(1):135-145.
Strachowski LM, Choi HH, Shum DJ, Horrow MM. Pearls and Pitfalls in Imaging of Pelvic Adnexal Torsion: Seven Tips to Tell It's Twisted. Radiographics. 2021 Mar-Apr; 41(2):625-640.
Vyas S, Choi HH, Whetstone S, Jha P, Poder L, Shum DJ. Ultrasound features help identify patients who can undergo noninvasive management for suspected retained products of conception: a single institutional experience. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2021 06; 46(6):2729-2739.
Li Y, Choi HH, Goldstein R, Poder L, Jha P. Placental thickness correlates with placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) disorder in women with placenta previa. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2021 06; 46(6):2722-2728.
Choi HH, Chang SD, Kohli MD. Implementation and design of artificial intelligence in abdominal imaging. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2020 12; 45(12):4084-4089.
Isikbay M, Sugi MD, Bowman MS, Choi HH. Traumatic testicular rupture: Multimodality imaging with intraoperative correlate. Clin Imaging. 2021 Mar; 71:13-16.
Choi HH, Rodgers SK, Fetzer DT, Wasnik AP, Millet JD, Morgan TA, Dawkins A, Gabriel H, Kamaya A. Ultrasound Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (US LI-RADS): An Overview with Technical and Practical Applications. Acad Radiol. 2021 10; 28(10):1464-1476.
Chang AY, Sun DC, Ohliger MA, Abuzahriyeh T, Choi HH. Boba sign: a novel sign for floating balls within a mature cystic teratoma. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2020 09; 45(9):2931-2933.
Choi HH, Taliaferro AS, Strachowski LM, Jha P. How common are traumatic injuries to the epididymis? A study of prevalence, imaging appearance, and management implications. Emerg Radiol. 2021 Feb; 28(1):31-36.
Talati IA, Choi HH, Filice RW. Cinebot: Creation of Movies and Animated GIFs Directly from PACS-Efficiency in Presentation and Education. J Digit Imaging. 2020 06; 33(3):792-796.
Choi HH, Filice RW. Streamlining Radiologist Workflow for Multidisciplinary Conferences: A Web-Based System to Represent Radiology. J Digit Imaging. 2020 06; 33(3):602-606.
Burrowes DP, Choi HH, Rodgers SK, Fetzer DT, Kamaya A. Utility of ultrasound in acute pancreatitis. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2020 05; 45(5):1253-1264.
Sugi MD, Sun DC, Menias CO, Prabhu V, Choi HH. Acute diverticulitis: Key features for guiding clinical management. Eur J Radiol. 2020 Jul; 128:109026.
Ohliger MA, Choi HH, Coutier J. Imaging Safety and Technical Considerations in the Reproductive Age Female. Radiol Clin North Am. 2020 Mar; 58(2):199-213.
Millet JD, Kamaya A, Choi HH, Dahiya N, Murphy PM, Naveed MZ, O'Boyle M, Parra LA, Perez MG, Pirmoazen AM, Rodgers SK, Wasnik AP, Maturen KE. ACR Ultrasound Liver Reporting and Data System: Multicenter Assessment of Clinical Performance at One Year. J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Dec; 16(12):1656-1662.
Rodgers SK, Fetzer DT, Gabriel H, Seow JH, Choi HH, Maturen KE, Wasnik AP, Morgan TA, Dahiya N, O'Boyle MK, Kono Y, Sirlin CB, Kamaya A. Role of US LI-RADS in the LI-RADS Algorithm. Radiographics. 2019 May-Jun; 39(3):690-708.
Choi HH, Perez MG, Millet JD, Liang T, Wasnik AP, Maturen KE, Kamaya A. Association of advanced hepatic fibrosis and sonographic visualization score: a dual-center study using ACR US LI-RADS. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2019 04; 44(4):1415-1422.
Banerjee I, Choi HH, Desser T, Rubin DL. A Scalable Machine Learning Approach for Inferring Probabilistic US-LI-RADS Categorization. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2018; 2018:215-224.
Ertreo M, Choi H, Field D, Lischalk JW, Cohen E, Lynskey GE, Caridi T, Buckley D, Unger K, Kim AY. Comparison of Cone-Beam Tomography and Cross-Sectional Imaging for Volumetric and Dosimetric Calculations in Resin Yttrium-90 Radioembolization. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Dec; 41(12):1857-1866.
Choi HH, Clark J, Jay AK, Filice RW. Minimizing Barriers in Learning for On-Call Radiology Residents-End-to-End Web-Based Resident Feedback System. J Digit Imaging. 2018 02; 31(1):117-123.
Choi HH, Manning MA, Mehrotra AK, Wagner S, Jha RC. Primary Hepatic Neoplasms of Vascular Origin: Key Imaging Features and Differential Diagnoses With Radiology-Pathology Correlation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Dec; 209(6):W350-W359.
Choi H, Ertreo M, Jha R. An Unusual Case of Chronic Abdominal Pain. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Apr; 14(4):e37-8.
Douard V, Choi HI, Elshenawy S, Lagunoff D, Ferraris RP. Developmental reprogramming of rat GLUT5 requires glucocorticoid receptor translocation to the nucleus. J Physiol. 2008 Aug 01; 586(15):3657-73.