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Ruth Goldstein, M.D.

Radiologist

Dr. Ruth Goldstein is a radiologist who specializes in ultrasonography for adults and children. She is a member of the Fetal Treatment Center at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and conducts research on improving the detection of fetal anomalies, especially those of the brain, spine and thorax. She also participates in the evaluation of adults with other conditions such as those who are candidates for liver transplants and those experiencing post-menopausal bleeding. She is board certified in diagnostic radiology.

Goldstein earned a medical degree at UCSF, where she also completed a fellowship in diagnostic radiology. She completed a fellowship in nuclear medicine at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago. Goldstein has been a member of the UCSF faculty since 1986, where she is a professor of radiology, obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences. She also was the director of residency training in diagnostic radiology for nine years.

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 Ruth Goldstein

Education

UCSF School of Medicine 1979

Residencies

University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics, Internal Medicine 1980
UCSF Medical Center, Radiology 1985

Fellowships

Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, Nuclear Medicine 1982
UCSF Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology 1986

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Smith-Bindman R, Aubin C, Bailitz J, Bengiamin RN, Camargo CA, Corbo J, Dean AJ, Goldstein RB, Griffey RT, Jay GD, Kang TL, Kriesel DR, Ma OJ, Mallin M, Manson W, Melnikow J, Miglioretti DL, Miller SK, Mills LD, Miner JR, Moghadassi M, Noble VE, Press GM, Stoller ML, Valencia VE, Wang J, Wang RC, Cummings SR. Ultrasonography versus Computed Tomography for Suspected Nephrolithiasis. N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 18; 371(12):1100-10.
  2. Derderian SC, Iqbal CW, Goldstein R, Lee H, Hirose S. Fetoscopic approach to amniotic band syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Feb; 49(2):359-62.
  3. Derderian SC, Trivedi S, Farrell J, Keller RL, Rand L, Goldstein R, Feldstein VA, Hirose S, MacKenzie TC. Outcomes of fetal intervention for primary hydrothorax. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jun; 49(6):900-4.
  4. Smith-Bindman R, Lebda P, Feldstein VA, Sellami D, Goldstein RB, Brasic N, Jin C, Kornak J. Risk of thyroid cancer based on thyroid ultrasound imaging characteristics: results of a population-based study. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Oct 28; 173(19):1788-96.
  5. Saadai P, Jelin EB, Nijagal A, Schecter SC, Hirose S, MacKenzie TC, Rand L, Goldstein R, Farrell J, Harrison M, Lee H. Long-term outcomes after fetal therapy for congenital high airway obstructive syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Jun; 47(6):1095-100.
  6. Loh KC, Jelin E, Hirose S, Feldstein V, Goldstein R, Lee H. Microcystic congenital pulmonary airway malformation with hydrops fetalis: steroids vs open fetal resection. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Jan; 47(1):36-9.
  7. Aziz S, Wild Y, Rosenthal P, Goldstein RB. Pseudo gallbladder sign in biliary atresia--an imaging pitfall. Pediatr Radiol. 2011 May; 41(5):620-6; quiz 681-2.
  8. Esakoff TF, Sparks TN, Kaimal AJ, Kim LH, Feldstein VA, Goldstein RB, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Diagnosis and morbidity of placenta accreta. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Mar; 37(3):324-7.
  9. Stein JC, Wang R, Adler N, Boscardin J, Jacoby VL, Won G, Goldstein R, Kohn MA. Emergency physician ultrasonography for evaluating patients at risk for ectopic pregnancy: a meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Dec; 56(6):674-83.
  10. Tam EW, Rosenbluth G, Rogers EE, Ferriero DM, Glidden D, Goldstein RB, Glass HC, Piecuch RE, Barkovich AJ. Cerebellar hemorrhage on magnetic resonance imaging in preterm newborns associated with abnormal neurologic outcome. J Pediatr. 2011 Feb; 158(2):245-50.
  11. Jelin E, Hirose S, Rand L, Curran P, Feldstein V, Guevara-Gallardo S, Jelin A, Gonzales K, Goldstein R, Lee H. Perinatal outcome of conservative management versus fetal intervention for twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence with a small acardiac twin. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2010; 27(3):138-41.
  12. Filly MR, Filly RA, Barkovich AJ, Goldstein RB. Supratentorial abnormalities in the Chiari II malformation, IV: the too-far-back ventricle. J Ultrasound Med. 2010 Feb; 29(2):243-8.
  13. Curran PF, Jelin EB, Rand L, Hirose S, Feldstein VA, Goldstein RB, Lee H. Prenatal steroids for microcystic congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jan; 45(1):145-50.
  14. Huh NG, Hirose S, Goldstein RB. Prenatal intraabdominal bowel dilation is associated with postnatal gastrointestinal complications in fetuses with gastroschisis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Apr; 202(4):396.e1-6.
  15. Glass HC, Bonifacio SL, Sullivan J, Rogers E, Ferriero DM, Goldstein R, Barkovich AJ. Magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound injury in preterm infants with seizures. J Child Neurol. 2009 Sep; 24(9):1105-11.
  16. Nijagal A, Rand L, Goldstein R, Poder L, Miniati D. Intrauterine umbilical cord hemorrhage with associated jejunal atresia captured by real-time ultrasound. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Mar; 200(3):e5-6.
  17. Wang ZJ, Meng MV, Yeh BM, Goldstein RB. Ureteral fibroepithelial polyp. J Ultrasound Med. 2008 Nov; 27(11):1647-9.
  18. Poder L, Coakley FV, Rabban JT, Goldstein RB, Aziz S, Chen LM. Decidualized endometrioma during pregnancy: recognizing an imaging mimic of ovarian malignancy. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2008 Jul-Aug; 32(4):555-8.
  19. McKenna DA, Poder L, Goldman M, Goldstein RB. Role of sonography in the recognition, assessment, and treatment of cesarean scar ectopic pregnancies. J Ultrasound Med. 2008 May; 27(5):779-83.
  20. Grant BF, Goldstein RB, Chou SP, Huang B, Stinson FS, Dawson DA, Saha TD, Smith SM, Pulay AJ, Pickering RP, Ruan WJ, Compton WM. Sociodemographic and psychopathologic predictors of first incidence of DSM-IV substance use, mood and anxiety disorders: results from the Wave 2 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. Mol Psychiatry. 2009 Nov; 14(11):1051-66.

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.