Peter Callen



Dr. Peter Callen specializes in diagnostic ultrasound. His interest is in fetal abnormality detection, and he works closely with the Fetal Treatment Center at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. He is the author and editor of the most widely used textbook in diagnostic obstetric sonography "Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology," now in its fourth edition.

Callen completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois. He went on to earn his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, where he also completed his residency in radiology and is a professor of radiology, obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences. He is board certified in diagnostic radiology.

  • Education

    UCSF, 1973

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Radiology, 1977

  • Board Certifications

    Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology

  • Academic Title


Fetal Treatment Center

Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital

1855 Fourth St., Second Floor, Room A-2432
San Francisco, CA 94158

Selected research