Robert Flavell

MD PhD

Radiologist

About me

Dr. Robert Flavell is a radiologist who cares for both adults and children, and specializes in nuclear medicine, the use of small amounts of radioactive materials to evaluate organ systems. He is chief of molecular imaging and therapeutics for the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging.

In research, Flavell focuses on developing new methods of diagnosing and treating cancer using molecular imaging technology, which shows what is taking place in the body at a cellular and molecular level.

After earning a doctorate in chemical biology at the Rockefeller University, Flavell earned his medical degree at Weill Cornell Medicine. At UCSF, he completed a residency in diagnostic radiology, followed by a fellowship in nuclear medicine.

  • Education

    Weill Cornell Medicine, 2010

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Diagnostic Radiology, 2015

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Nuclear Medicine, 2016

  • Board Certifications

    Nuclear Medicine, American Board of Nuclear Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

Radiology at Parnassus

505 Parnassus Ave., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Selected research

Decorative Caduceus

Gallium-68 Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen PET in Diagnosing Patients With Thyroid Cancer

Will be descriptively reported for each patient and correlated with the lesions observed in standard magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Recruiting

Decorative Caduceus

[18F]FAraG PET Imaging for Analysis of Biodistribution in Cancer Patients Expected to Undergo I...

Whole-body [18F]F-AraG PET scan will be performed after intravenous injection of the PET tracer.consecutive time points the day of the intravenous injection of the PET tracer.

Recruiting

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