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W. Richard Webb, M.D.

Radiologist

Dr. W. Richard Webb, a radiologist, is an expert in computerized tomography (CT) of the thorax, high-resolution lung CT and other imaging for lung cancer.

Webb earned an undergraduate degree at Stanford University and a medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco. He was resident and chief resident in radiology at UCSF, completing a fellowship in chest radiology in 1976. Webb is the past president of the Society of Thoracic Radiology, has been elected to the Society of Computed Body Tomography and MRI and is editor emeritus of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging. He is a professor of radiology at the UCSF School of Medicine.

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

UCSF School of Medicine 1971

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology 1975

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Thoracic Imaging 1976

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Boiselle PM, Aberle DR, Bankier AA, de Roos A, Gefter WB, Goodman L, Grenier P, Hansell DM, Herold CJ, Im JG, Johkoh T, Kauczor HU, Kazerooni E, Kono M, Levin DC, MacMahon H, McLoud TC, Miller SW, Müller NL, Naidich DP, Prince MR, Rémy-Jardin MR, Schoepf UJ, Stillman AE, Webb WR, White CS. 25-on-25: twenty-five perspectives on twenty-five years of cardiopulmonary imaging. Part III. J Thorac Imaging. 2010 Aug; 25(3):W61-6.
  2. Boiselle PM, Aberle DR, Bankier AA, de Roos A, Gefter WB, Goodman L, Grenier P, Hansell DM, Herold CJ, Im JG, Johkoh T, Kauczor HU, Kazerooni E, Kono M, Levin DC, MacMahon H, McLoud TC, Miller SW, Müller NL, Naidich DP, Prince MR, Rémy-Jardin MR, Schoepf UJ, Stillman AE, Webb WR, White CS. 25-on-25: twenty-five perspectives on twenty-five years of cardiopulmonary imaging. J Thorac Imaging. 2010 Feb; 25(1):3-7.
  3. Elicker BM, Schwartz BS, Liu C, Chen EC, Miller SA, Chiu CY, Webb WR. Thoracic CT findings of novel influenza A (H1N1) infection in immunocompromised patients. Emerg Radiol. 2010 Jul; 17(4):299-307.
  4. Kim EJ, Elicker BM, Maldonado F, Webb WR, Ryu JH, Van Uden JH, Lee JS, King TE, Collard HR. Usual interstitial pneumonia in rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease. Eur Respir J. 2010 Jun; 35(6):1322-8.
  5. Zamora AC, Collard HR, Barrera L, Mendoza F, Webb WR, Carrillo G. Silicone injection causing acute pneumonitis: a case series. Lung. 2009 Aug; 187(4):241-4.
  6. Zhuo H, Yang K, Lynch SV, Dotson RH, Glidden DV, Singh G, Webb WR, Elicker BM, Garcia O, Brown R, Sawa Y, Misset B, Wiener-Kronish JP. Increased mortality of ventilated patients with endotracheal Pseudomonas aeruginosa without clinical signs of infection. Crit Care Med. 2008 Sep; 36(9):2495-503.
  7. Cattamanchi A, Nahid P, Marras TK, Gotway MB, Lee TJ, Gonzalez LC, Morris A, Webb WR, Osmond DH, Daley CL. Detailed analysis of the radiographic presentation of Mycobacterium kansasii lung disease in patients with HIV infection. Chest. 2008 Apr; 133(4):875-80.
  8. Zamora AC, Wolters PJ, Collard HR, Connolly MK, Elicker BM, Webb WR, King TE, Golden JA. Use of mycophenolate mofetil to treat scleroderma-associated interstitial lung disease. Respir Med. 2008 Jan; 102(1):150-5.
  9. Zamora AC, Collard HR, Wolters PJ, Webb WR, King TE. Neurofibromatosis-associated lung disease: a case series and literature review. Eur Respir J. 2007 Jan; 29(1):210-4.
  10. Hoxworth JM, Hanks DK, Araoz PA, Elicker BM, Reddy GP, Webb WR, Leung JW, Gotway MB. Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the lung: radiologic features of an uncommon primary pulmonary neoplasm. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006 May; 186(5):1294-9.
  11. Webb WR. Thin-section CT of the secondary pulmonary lobule: anatomy and the image--the 2004 Fleischner lecture. Radiology. 2006 May; 239(2):322-38.
  12. Little AG, Rusch VW, Bonner JA, Gaspar LE, Green MR, Webb WR, Stewart AK. Patterns of surgical care of lung cancer patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Dec; 80(6):2051-6; discussion 2056.
  13. Ludeman N, Elicker BM, Reddy GP, Webb WR, Leung JW, Gotway MB. Atypical rounded atelectasis: diagnosis and management based on results of F-18 FDG positron emission tomography. Clin Nucl Med. 2005 Nov; 30(11):734-5.
  14. Gotway MB, Araoz PA, Macedo TA, Stanson AW, Higgins CB, Ring EJ, Dawn SK, Webb WR, Leung JW, Reddy GP. Imaging findings in Takayasu's arteritis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Jun; 184(6):1945-50.
  15. Gotway MB, Reddy GP, Webb WR, Elicker BM, Leung JW. High-resolution CT of the lung: patterns of disease and differential diagnoses. Radiol Clin North Am. 2005 May; 43(3):513-42, viii.
  16. Fadoo F, Ruiz DE, Dawn SK, Webb WR, Gotway MB. Helical CT esophagography for the evaluation of suspected esophageal perforation or rupture. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2004 May; 182(5):1177-9.
  17. Wang ZJ, Reddy GP, Gotway MB, Higgins CB, Jablons DM, Ramaswamy M, Hawkins RA, Webb WR. Malignant pleural mesothelioma: evaluation with CT, MR imaging, and PET. Radiographics. 2004 Jan-Feb; 24(1):105-19.
  18. Araoz PA, Gotway MB, Trowbridge RL, Bailey RA, Auerbach AD, Reddy GP, Dawn SK, Webb WR, Higgins CB. Helical CT pulmonary angiography predictors of in-hospital morbidity and mortality in patients with acute pulmonary embolism. J Thorac Imaging. 2003 Oct; 18(4):207-16.
  19. Jasmer RM, Gotway MB, Creasman JM, Webb WR, Edinburgh KJ, Huang L. Clinical and radiographic predictors of the etiology of computed tomography-diagnosed intrathoracic lymphadenopathy in HIV-infected patients. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2002 Nov 1; 31(3):291-8.
  20. Gotway MB, Marder SR, Hanks DK, Leung JW, Dawn SK, Gean AD, Reddy GP, Araoz PA, Webb WR. Thoracic complications of illicit drug use: an organ system approach. Radiographics. 2002 Oct; 22 Spec No:S119-35.

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