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Edward Sickles, M.D.



Breast Imaging
1600 Divisadero St., Room H-2906
San Francisco, CA 94115
Scheduling: (415) 353-2573
Phone: (415) 353-9800
Fax: (415) 353-9910

Hours: Monday to Friday
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Radiology at the Women's Health Center
2356 Sutter St., Room J-146 and J-226
San Francisco, CA 94115
Scheduling: (415) 353-2573
Fax: (415) 353-7140

Hours: Monday to Friday
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

More about Edward Sickles


Cornell University 1969


UCSF, Diagnostic Radiology 1976


Cornell/NIH, Internal Medicine 1973

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Jackson SL, Abraham L, Miglioretti DL, Buist DS, Kerlikowske K, Onega T, Carney PA, Sickles EA, Elmore JG. Patient and Radiologist Characteristics Associated With Accuracy of Two Types of Diagnostic Mammograms. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Aug; 205(2):456-63.
  2. Ray KM, Turner E, Sickles EA, Joe BN. Suspicious Findings at Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Occult to Conventional Digital Mammography: Imaging Features and Pathology Findings. Breast J. 2015 Sep; 21(5):538-42.
  3. Miglioretti DL, Ichikawa L, Smith RA, Bassett LW, Feig SA, Monsees B, Parikh JR, Rosenberg RD, Sickles EA, Carney PA. Criteria for identifying radiologists with acceptable screening mammography interpretive performance on basis of multiple performance measures. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Apr; 204(4):W486-91.
  4. Price ER, Joe BN, Sickles EA. The developing asymmetry: revisiting a perceptual and diagnostic challenge. Radiology. 2015 Mar; 274(3):642-51.
  5. Joe BN, Sickles EA. The evolution of breast imaging: past to present. Radiology. 2014 Nov; 273(2 Suppl):S23-44.
  6. Ayvaci MU, Alagoz O, Chhatwal J, Munoz del Rio A, Sickles EA, Nassif H, Kerlikowske K, Burnside ES. Predicting invasive breast cancer versus DCIS in different age groups. BMC Cancer. 2014; 14:584.
  7. Sickles EA, D'Orsi CJ. How should screening breast US be audited? The BI-RADS perspective. Radiology. 2014 Aug; 272(2):316-20.
  8. Buist DS, Anderson ML, Smith RA, Carney PA, Miglioretti DL, Monsees BS, Sickles EA, Taplin SH, Geller BM, Yankaskas BC, Onega TL. Effect of radiologists' diagnostic work-up volume on interpretive performance. Radiology. 2014 Nov; 273(2):351-64.
  9. Geller BM, Bogart A, Carney PA, Sickles EA, Smith R, Monsees B, Bassett LW, Buist DM, Kerlikowske K, Onega T, Yankaskas BC, Haneuse S, Hill D, Wallis MG, Miglioretti D. Educational interventions to improve screening mammography interpretation: a randomized controlled trial. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Jun; 202(6):W586-96.
  10. Price ER, Hargreaves J, Lipson JA, Sickles EA, Brenner RJ, Lindfors KK, Joe BN, Leung JW, Feig SA, Ojeda-Fournier H, Kurian AW, Love E, Ryan L, Ikeda DM. Response. Radiology. 2014 Jun; 271(3):927-8.
  11. Carney PA, Bogart A, Sickles EA, Smith R, Buist DS, Kerlikowske K, Onega T, Miglioretti DL, Rosenberg R, Yankaskas BC, Geller BM. Feasibility and acceptability of conducting a randomized clinical trial designed to improve interpretation of screening mammography. Acad Radiol. 2013 Nov; 20(11):1389-98.
  12. Price ER, Hargreaves J, Lipson JA, Sickles EA, Brenner RJ, Lindfors KK, Joe BN, Leung JW, Feig SA, Bassett LW, Ojeda-Fournier H, Daniel BL, Kurian AW, Love E, Ryan L, Walgenbach DD, Ikeda DM. The California breast density information group: a collaborative response to the issues of breast density, breast cancer risk, and breast density notification legislation. Radiology. 2013 Dec; 269(3):887-92.
  13. Onega T, Anderson ML, Miglioretti DL, Buist DS, Geller B, Bogart A, Smith RA, Sickles EA, Monsees B, Bassett L, Carney PA, Kerlikowske K, Yankaskas BC. Establishing a gold standard for test sets: variation in interpretive agreement of expert mammographers. Acad Radiol. 2013 Jun; 20(6):731-9.
  14. D'Orsi C, Sickles EA. Response. Radiology. 2013 Jun; 267(3):968.
  15. D'Orsi C, Sickles EA. Response. Radiology. 2013 May; 267(2):658-9.
  16. Harvey JA, Yaffe MJ, D'Orsi C, Sickles EA. Density and breast cancer risk. Radiology. 2013 May; 267(2):657-8.
  17. Graf O, Berg WA, Sickles EA. Large rodlike calcifications at mammography: analysis of morphologic features. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Feb; 200(2):299-303.
  18. Arasu VA, Joe BN, Lvoff NM, Leung JW, Brenner RJ, Flowers CI, Moore DH, Sickles EA. Response. Radiology. 2013 Feb; 266(2):685-6.
  19. Carney PA, Parikh J, Sickles EA, Feig SA, Monsees B, Bassett LW, Smith RA, Rosenberg R, Ichikawa L, Wallace J, Tran K, Miglioretti DL. Diagnostic mammography: identifying minimally acceptable interpretive performance criteria. Radiology. 2013 May; 267(2):359-67.
  20. Monticciolo DL, Rebner M, Appleton CM, Newell MS, Farria DM, Sickles EA, Umphrey HR, Butler PF. The ACR/Society of Breast Imaging Resident and Fellowship Training Curriculum for Breast Imaging, updated. J Am Coll Radiol. 2013 Mar; 10(3):207-10.e4.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.