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Thomas Link, M.D.

Radiologist

Clinics

UCSF Imaging Center at Montgomery Street
1725 Montgomery St., Suite 250
San Francisco, CA 94111
Scheduling: (415) 353-2573
Phone: (415) 502-1330
Fax: (415) 986-2213

Hours: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Additional Languages

French
German

Education

Johannes Gutenberg University School of Medicine 1987

Residencies

University of Muenster School of Medicine 1993

Fellowships

University of Muenster School of Medicine, Radiology 1993
UCSF Medical Center, Radiology 1997

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Link TM, Schwaiger BJ, Zhang AL. Regional Articular Cartilage Abnormalities of the Hip. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Sep; 205(3):502-12.
  2. Jungmann PM, Nevitt MC, Baum T, Liebl H, Nardo L, Liu F, Lane NE, McCulloch CE, Link TM. Relationship of unilateral total hip arthroplasty (THA) to contralateral and ipsilateral knee joint degeneration - a longitudinal 3T MRI study from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI). Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2015 Jul; 23(7):1144-53.
  3. Lee S, Lucas RM, Lansdown DA, Nardo L, Lai A, Link TM, Krug R, Ma CB. Magnetic resonance rotator cuff fat fraction and its relationship with tendon tear severity and subject characteristics. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Mar 26.
  4. Hong CW, Hsiao EC, Horvai AE, Link TM. Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis with an atypical presentation in an adult man. Skeletal Radiol. 2015 Oct; 44(9):1359-64.
  5. Nardo L, Parimi N, Liu F, Lee S, Jungmann PM, Nevitt MC, Link TM, Lane NE. Femoroacetabular Impingement: Prevalent and Often Asymptomatic in Older Men: The Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Mar 4.
  6. Kumar D, Souza RB, Subburaj K, MacLeod TD, Singh J, Calixto NE, Nardo L, Link TM, Li X, Lane NE, Majumdar S. Are There Sex Differences in Knee Cartilage Composition and Walking Mechanics in Healthy and Osteoarthritis Populations? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Feb 26.
  7. Teng HL, MacLeod TD, Kumar D, Link TM, Majumdar S, Souza RB. Individuals with isolated patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis exhibit higher mechanical loading at the knee during the second half of the stance phase. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2015 Feb 17.
  8. Kretzschmar M, Nardo L, Han MM, Heilmeier U, Sam C, Joseph GB, Koch KM, Krug R, Link TM. Metal artefact suppression at 3 T MRI: comparison of MAVRIC-SL with conventional fast spin echo sequences in patients with Hip joint arthroplasty. Eur Radiol. 2015 Feb 14.
  9. Kumar D, Wyatt C, Chiba K, Lee S, Nardo L, Link TM, Majumdar S, Souza RB. Anatomic correlates of reduced hip extension during walking in individuals with mild-moderate radiographic hip osteoarthritis. J Orthop Res. 2015 Apr; 33(4):527-34.
  10. Joseph GB, McCulloch CE, Nevitt MC, Heilmeier U, Nardo L, Lynch JA, Liu F, Baum T, Link TM. A Reference Database of Cartilage 3 Tesla MRI T2 Values in Knees without Diagnostic Evidence of Cartilage Degeneration: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2015 Feb 10.
  11. Heilmeier U, Carpenter DR, Patsch JM, Harnish R, Joseph GB, Burghardt AJ, Baum T, Schwartz AV, Lang TF, Link TM. Volumetric femoral BMD, bone geometry, and serum sclerostin levels differ between type 2 diabetic postmenopausal women with and without fragility fractures. Osteoporos Int. 2015 Apr; 26(4):1283-93.
  12. Bucknor MD, Nardo L, Joseph GB, Alizai H, Srikhum W, Nevitt MC, Lynch JA, McCulloch CE, Link TM. Association of cartilage degeneration with four year weight gain - 3T MRI data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2015 Apr; 23(4):525-31.
  13. Yang H, Rivoire J, Hoppe M, Srikhum W, Imboden J, Link TM, Li X. Computer-aided and manual quantifications of MRI synovitis, bone marrow edema-like lesions, erosion and cartilage loss in rheumatoid arthritis of the wrist. Skeletal Radiol. 2015 Apr; 44(4):539-47.
  14. Lance V, Heilmeier UR, Joseph GB, Steinbach L, Ma B, Link TM. MR imaging characteristics and clinical symptoms related to displaced meniscal flap tears. Skeletal Radiol. 2015 Mar; 44(3):375-84.
  15. Kumar D, Souza RB, Singh J, Calixto NE, Nardo L, Link TM, Li X, Majumdar S. Physical activity and spatial differences in medial knee t1rho and t2 relaxation times in knee osteoarthritis. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2014 Dec; 44(12):964-72.
  16. Bucknor MD, Rieke V, Seo Y, Horvai AE, Hawkins RA, Majumdar S, Link TM, Saeed M. Bone Remodeling after MR Imaging-guided High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation: Evaluation with MR Imaging, CT, Na(18)F-PET, and Histopathologic Examination in a Swine Model. Radiology. 2015 Feb; 274(2):387-94.
  17. Lee CH, Srikhum W, Burghardt AJ, Virayavanich W, Imboden JB, Link TM, Li X. Correlation of structural abnormalities of the wrist and metacarpophalangeal joints evaluated by high-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography, 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging and conventional radiographs in rheumatoid arthritis. Int J Rheum Dis. 2015 Jul; 18(6):628-39.
  18. Lee S, Nardo L, Kumar D, Wyatt CR, Souza RB, Lynch J, McCulloch CE, Majumdar S, Lane NE, Link TM. Scoring hip osteoarthritis with MRI (SHOMRI): A whole joint osteoarthritis evaluation system. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Aug 20.
  19. Gupta R, Virayavanich W, Kuo D, Su F, Link T, Ma B, Li X. MR T1? quantification of cartilage focal lesions in acutely injured knees: correlation with arthroscopic evaluation. Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Dec; 32(10):1290-6.
  20. Teruel JR, Burghardt AJ, Rivoire J, Srikhum W, Noworolski SM, Link TM, Imboden JB, Li X. Bone structure and perfusion quantification of bone marrow edema pattern in the wrist of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a multimodality study. J Rheumatol. 2014 Sep; 41(9):1766-73.

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