Michael Hope, MD


Dr. Michael D. Hope is a radiologist with UCSF Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging. In addition to his clinical expertise, Hope has extensive research experience, with over 35 peer-reviewed publications. His research focuses on magnetic resonance (MR) blood flow imaging in the clinical management of patients with cardiovascular disease.

Hope earned his medical degree from Stanford University Medical Center. Subsequently, he completed an internal medicine internship at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, followed by a diagnostic radiology residency and fellowship in cardiopulmonary imaging at UCSF. Hope is an associate professor of cardiac and pulmonary imaging at UCSF.

Academic Title

Associate Professor

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Stanford University School of Medicine 2004


UCSF Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology 2009


UCSF Medical Center, Cardiopulmonary Imaging 2010

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Merritt BA, Henry TS, Cha S, Ordovas KG, Kallianos KG, Elicker BM, Hope MD, Naeger DM. Tailoring Radiology Resident Education Using Aggregated Missed-Cases Data. J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 May 11.
  2. Zhu C, Kallianos K, Henry T, Hope MD. Ferumoxtyol-enhanced MR Angiography for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Planning in Patients with Renal Failure. Radiology. 2018 Apr; 287(1):362-363.
  3. Zhu C, Saloner D, Hope MD. Letter by Zhu et al Regarding Article, "Aortic Wall Inflammation Predicts Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Expansion, Rupture, and Need for Surgical Repair". Circulation. 2018 Mar 20; 137(12):1293-1294.

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