Benjamin Yeh, MD

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., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1888
Fax: (415) 353-8917

Hours: Pre-Liver Transplant Clinic Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hours: Post-Liver Transplant Clinic Tuesday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Thursday 1-4 p.m.

Academic Title

Professor

More about Benjamin Yeh

Education

Duke University School of Medicine 1996

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology 2001

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Shah R, Khoram R, Lambert JW, Sun Y, Wang ZJ, Webb EM, Yeh BM. Effect of gantry rotation speed and scan mode on peristalsis motion artifact frequency and severity at abdominal CT. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2018 Feb 15.
  2. Cabarrus MC, Yeh BM, Phelps AS, Ou JJ, Behr SC. From Inguinal Hernias to Spermatic Cord Lipomas: Pearls, Pitfalls, and Mimics of Abdominal and Pelvic Hernias. Radiographics. 2017 Nov-Dec; 37(7):2063-2082.
  3. Fowler KJ, Tang A, Santillan C, Bhargavan-Chatfield M, Heiken J, Jha RC, Weinreb J, Hussain H, Mitchell DG, Bashir MR, Costa EAC, Cunha GM, Coombs L, Wolfson T, Gamst AC, Brancatelli G, Yeh B, Sirlin CB. Interreader Reliability of LI-RADS Version 2014 Algorithm and Imaging Features for Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Large International Multireader Study. Radiology. 2018 Jan; 286(1):173-185.
  4. FitzGerald PF, Colborn RE, Edic PM, Lambert JW, Bonitatibus PJ, Yeh BM. Liquid tissue surrogates for X-ray and CT phantom studies. Med Phys. 2017 Dec; 44(12):6251-6260.
  5. Lambert JW, Sun Y, Ordovas KG, Gould RG, Wang S, Yeh BM. Improved Calcium Scoring at Dual-Energy Computed Tomography Angiography Using a High-Z Contrast Element and Novel Material Separation Technique. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017 Sep 20.
  6. Horowitz JM, Venkatesh SK, Ehman RL, Jhaveri K, Kamath P, Ohliger MA, Samir AE, Silva AC, Taouli B, Torbenson MS, Wells ML, Yeh B, Miller FH. Evaluation of hepatic fibrosis: a review from the society of abdominal radiology disease focus panel. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Aug; 42(8):2037-2053.
  7. Meier JM, Behr SC, Jordan E, Pallav Kolli K, Yeh BM. Intraperitoneal metastases after transarterial embolization of hepatocellular carcinoma: An observational study. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Jun; 42(6):1794-1798.
  8. Hope TA, Aslam R, Weinstein S, Yeh BM, Corvera CU, Monto A, Yee J. Change in Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System Characterization of Focal Liver Lesions Using Gadoxetate Disodium Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compared With Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017 May/Jun; 41(3):376-381.
  9. Lambert JW, FitzGerald PF, Edic PM, Sun Y, Bonitatibus PJ, Colborn RE, Yeh BM. The Effect of Patient Diameter on the Dual-Energy Ratio of Selected Contrast-Producing Elements. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017 May/Jun; 41(3):505-510.
  10. Lambert JW, Sun Y, Gould RG, Ohliger MA, Li Z, Yeh BM. An Image-Domain Contrast Material Extraction Method for Dual-Energy Computed Tomography. Invest Radiol. 2017 04; 52(4):245-254.
  11. Cai L, Yeh BM, Westphalen AC, Roberts J, Wang ZJ. 3D T2-weighted and Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced 3D T1-weighted MR cholangiography for evaluation of biliary anatomy in living liver donors. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Mar; 42(3):842-850.
  12. Dotson B, Lambert JW, Wang ZJ, Sun Y, Ohliger MA, Winklhofer S, Yeh BM. Benefit of iodine density images to reduce out-of-field image artifacts at rapid kVp switching dual-energy CT. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Mar; 42(3):735-741.
  13. Patel BN, Alexander L, Allen B, Berland L, Borhani A, Mileto A, Moreno C, Morgan D, Sahani D, Shuman W, Tamm E, Tublin M, Yeh B, Marin D. Dual-energy CT workflow: multi-institutional consensus on standardization of abdominopelvic MDCT protocols. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Mar; 42(3):676-687.
  14. Ikram NS, Yee J, Weinstein S, Yeh BM, Corvera CU, Monto A, Hope TA. Multiple arterial phase MRI of arterial hypervascular hepatic lesions: improved arterial phase capture and lesion enhancement. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Mar; 42(3):870-876.
  15. Wells ML, Moynagh MR, Carter RE, Childs RA, Leitch CE, Fletcher JG, Yeh BM, Venkatesh SK. Correlation of hepatic fractional extracellular space using gadolinium enhanced MRI with liver stiffness using magnetic resonance elastography. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Jan; 42(1):191-198.
  16. Yeh MJ, Kim SY, Jhaveri KS, Behr SC, Seo N, Yeh BM. Imaging of autoimmune biliary disease. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Jan; 42(1):3-18.
  17. De Cecco CN, Schoepf UJ, Steinbach L, Boll DT, Foley WD, Kaza RK, Bolus DN, Morgan DE, Sahani DV, Shuman WP, Siegel MJ, Vrtiska TJ, Yeh BM, Berland LL. White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 3: Vascular, Cardiac, Pulmonary, and Musculoskeletal Applications. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017 Jan; 41(1):1-7.
  18. De Cecco CN, Boll DT, Bolus DN, Foley WD, Kaza RK, Morgan DE, Rofsky NM, Sahani DV, Schoepf UJ, Shuman WP, Siegel MJ, Vrtiska TJ, Yeh BM, Berland LL. White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 4: Abdominal and Pelvic Applications. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017 Jan; 41(1):8-14.
  19. Winklhofer S, Lin WC, Lambert JW, Yeh BM. Accessory spleen versus lymph node: Value of iodine quantification with dual-energy computed tomography. Eur J Radiol. 2017 Feb; 87:53-58.
  20. FitzGerald PF, Butts MD, Roberts JC, Colborn RE, Torres AS, Lee BD, Yeh BM, Bonitatibus PJ. A Proposed Computed Tomography Contrast Agent Using Carboxybetaine Zwitterionic Tantalum Oxide Nanoparticles: Imaging, Biological, and Physicochemical Performance. Invest Radiol. 2016 12; 51(12):786-796.

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