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Benjamin Yeh, M.D.

Radiologist

Dr. Benjamin M. Yeh is a professor of radiology in the Abdominal Imaging Section of Radiology at UCSF Medical Center with particular expertise in computed tomography (CT), contrast materials, advanced liver imaging and genitourinary imaging.

Yeh earned a medical degree at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., and completed an internship in medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in Boston. He completed a residency in radiology and a fellowship in abdominal imaging, both at UCSF. Yeh is NIH grant funded to study and develop novel CT contrast material, holds three patents, and is active in teaching.

Clinics

Liver Transplant Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1888
Fax: (415) 353-8917

Hours: Pre-Liver Transplant Clinic Monday, Tuesday 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hours: Post-Liver Transplant Clinic Tuesday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

More about Benjamin Yeh

Education

Duke University School of Medicine 1996

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology 2001

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Jha RC, Mitchell DG, Weinreb JC, Santillan CS, Yeh BM, Francois R, Sirlin CB. LI-RADS Categorization of Benign and Likely Benign Findings in Patients at Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Pictorial Atlas. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Jul; 203(1):W48-69.
  2. Somsouk M, To'o K, Ali M, Vittinghoff E, Yeh BM, Yee J, Monto A, Inadomi JM, Aslam R. Esophageal varices on computed tomography and subsequent variceal hemorrhage. Abdom Imaging. 2014 Apr; 39(2):251-6.
  3. Schneider JG, Wang ZJ, Wang W, Yee J, Fu Y, Yeh BM. Patient-Tailored Scan Delay for Multiphase Liver CT: Improved Scan Quality and Lesion Conspicuity With a Novel Timing Bolus Method. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Feb; 202(2):318-23.
  4. Zissen MH, Wang ZJ, Yee J, Aslam R, Monto A, Yeh BM. Contrast-Enhanced CT Quantification of the Hepatic Fractional Extracellular Space: Correlation With Diffuse Liver Disease Severity. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Dec; 201(6):1204-10.
  5. Chu LL, Webb EM, Stengel JW, Yeh BM, Lu Y, Coakley FV. CT of acute appendicitis: can diagnostic accuracy serve as a practical performance metric for readers specialized in abdominal imaging? Clin Imaging. 2014 Jan-Feb; 38(1):56-9.
  6. Kelley RK, Hwang J, Magbanua MJ, Watt L, Beumer JH, Christner SM, Baruchel S, Wu B, Fong L, Yeh BM, Moore AP, Ko AH, Korn WM, Rajpal S, Park JW, Tempero MA, Venook AP, Bergsland EK. A phase 1 trial of imatinib, bevacizumab, and metronomic cyclophosphamide in advanced colorectal cancer. Br J Cancer. 2013 Oct 1; 109(7):1725-34.
  7. Wang W, Wang ZJ, Webb EM, Westphalen AC, Gross AJ, Yeh BM. Omental infarction preceded by anatomically upturned omentum. Clin Imaging. 2013 Nov-Dec; 37(6):1125-7.
  8. Zhang LJ, Luo S, Yeh BM, Zhou CS, Tang CX, Zhao Y, Li L, Zheng L, Huang W, Lu GM. Diagnostic accuracy of three-dimensional contrast-enhanced MR angiography at 3-T for acute pulmonary embolism detection: comparison with multidetector CT angiography. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 12; 168(5):4775-83.
  9. Penn A, Wang W, Wang ZJ, Yee J, Webb EM, Yeh BM. Demographics and frequency of the intermittently upturned omentum at CT. Eur J Radiol. 2013 Nov; 82(11):e637-40.
  10. Mongan J, Rathnayake S, Fu Y, Gao DW, Yeh BM. Extravasated contrast material in penetrating abdominopelvic trauma: dual-contrast dual-energy CT for improved diagnosis--preliminary results in an animal model. Radiology. 2013 Sep; 268(3):738-42.
  11. Keedy AW, Breiman RS, Webb EM, Roberts JP, Coakley FV, Yeh BM. Determinants of second-order bile duct visualization at CT cholangiography in potential living liver donors. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 May; 200(5):1028-33.
  12. Kelley RK, Nimeiri HS, Munster PN, Vergo MT, Huang Y, Li CM, Hwang J, Mulcahy MF, Yeh BM, Kuhn P, Luttgen MS, Grabowsky JA, Stucky-Marshall L, Korn WM, Ko AH, Bergsland EK, Benson AB, Venook AP. Temsirolimus combined with sorafenib in hepatocellular carcinoma: a phase I dose-finding trial with pharmacokinetic and biomarker correlates. Ann Oncol. 2013 Jul; 24(7):1900-7.
  13. Webb EM, Wang ZJ, Westphalen AC, Nakakura EK, Coakley FV, Yeh BM. Can CT features differentiate between inferior vena cava leiomyosarcomas and primary retroperitoneal masses? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Jan; 200(1):205-9.
  14. Varenika V, Fu Y, Maher JJ, Gao D, Kakar S, Cabarrus MC, Yeh BM. Hepatic fibrosis: evaluation with semiquantitative contrast-enhanced CT. Radiology. 2013 Jan; 266(1):151-8.
  15. Sai V, Rakow-Penner R, Yeh BM, Coakley FV, Westphalen AC, Webb EM, Wang ZJ. Renal cyst pseudoenhancement at 16- and 64-dector row MDCT. Clin Imaging. 2013 May-Jun; 37(3):520-5.
  16. Mongan J, Rathnayake S, Fu Y, Wang R, Jones EF, Gao DW, Yeh BM. In vivo differentiation of complementary contrast media at dual-energy CT. Radiology. 2012 Oct; 265(1):267-72.
  17. Kane AJ, Wang ZJ, Qayyum A, Yeh BM, Webb EM, Coakley FV. Frequency and etiology of unexplained bilateral hydronephrosis in patients with breast cancer: results of a longitudinal CT study. Clin Imaging. 2012 Jul-Aug; 36(4):263-6.
  18. Greenfield NP, Azziz AS, Jung AJ, Yeh BM, Aslam R, Coakley FV. Imaging late complications of cholecystectomy. Clin Imaging. 2012 Nov-Dec; 36(6):763-7.
  19. Liu YI, Jha P, Wang ZJ, Yeh BM, Poder L, Westphalen AC, Coakley FV. Abdominal complications of chemotherapy: findings at computed tomography. Clin Imaging. 2012 Jan-Feb; 36(1):54-60.
  20. Prevrhal S, Forsythe CH, Harnish RJ, Saeed M, Yeh BM. CT angiographic measurement of vascular blood flow velocity by using projection data. Radiology. 2011 Dec; 261(3):923-9.

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