Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD



Fetal Treatment Center
1855 Fourth St., Second Floor, Room A-2432
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (800) 793-3887
Fax: (415) 502-0660

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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UCSF School of Medicine 1991


UCSF Medical Center, Radiology 1996


UCSF Medical Center, Women's Health and Ultrasound 1997

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Demb J, Chu P, Nelson T, Hall D, Seibert A, Lamba R, Boone J, Krishnam M, Cagnon C, Bostani M, Gould R, Miglioretti D, Smith-Bindman R. Optimizing Radiation Doses for Computed Tomography Across Institutions: Dose Auditing and Best Practices. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jun 01; 177(6):810-817.
  2. Wang RC, Addo N, Chi T, Moore C, Mallin M, Shiboski S, Stoller M, Smith-Bindman R. Medical expulsive therapy use in emergency department patients diagnosed with ureteral stones. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Aug; 35(8):1069-1074.
  3. Wang RC, Rodriguez RM, Fahimi J, Hall MK, Shiboski S, Chi T, Smith-Bindman R. Derivation of decision rules to predict clinically important outcomes in acute flank pain patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Apr; 35(4):554-563.
  4. Metzler IS, Smith-Bindman R, Moghadassi M, Wang RC, Stoller ML, Chi T. Emergency Department Imaging Modality Effect on Surgical Management of Nephrolithiasis: A Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial. J Urol. 2017 Mar; 197(3 Pt 1):710-714.
  5. Wang RC, Smith-Bindman R, Whitaker E, Neilson J, Allen IE, Stoller ML, Fahimi J. Effect of Tamsulosin on Stone Passage for Ureteral Stones: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Mar; 69(3):353-361.e3.
  6. Smith-Bindman R, Wang Y, Yellen-Nelson TR, Moghadassi M, Wilson N, Gould R, Seibert A, Boone JM, Krishnam M, Lamba R, Hall DJ, Miglioretti DL. Predictors of CT Radiation Dose and Their Effect on Patient Care: A Comprehensive Analysis Using Automated Data. Radiology. 2017 Jan; 282(1):182-193.
  7. Smith-Bindman R, Bindman AB. Imaging More Wisely-Already At Work-Reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Jun 01; 176(6):870-1.
  8. Melnikow J, Xing G, Cox G, Leigh P, Mills L, Miglioretti DL, Moghadassi M, Smith-Bindman R. Cost Analysis of the STONE Randomized Trial: Can Health Care Costs be Reduced One Test at a Time? Med Care. 2016 Apr; 54(4):337-42.
  9. Harrison JD, Balonov M, Martin CJ, Ortiz Lopez P, Menzel HG, Simmonds JR, Smith-Bindman R, Wakeford R. Use of effective dose. Ann ICRP. 2016 Jun; 45(1 Suppl):215-24.
  10. Fenton JJ, Onega T, Zhu W, Balch S, Smith-Bindman R, Henderson L, Sprague BL, Kerlikowske K, Hubbard RA. Validation of a Medicare Claims-based Algorithm for Identifying Breast Cancers Detected at Screening Mammography. Med Care. 2016 Mar; 54(3):e15-22.
  11. Smith-Bindman R, Bindman AB. Imaging More Wisely. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Feb; 176(2):168-70.
  12. Smith-Bindman R, Kwan ML, Miglioretti DL. Who Gets to Decide? Radiology. 2016 Feb; 278(2):635-6.
  13. Morgan TA, Smith-Bindman R, Harbell J, Kornak J, Stock PG, Feldstein VA. US Findings in Patients at Risk for Pancreas Transplant Failure. Radiology. 2016 Jul; 280(1):281-9.
  14. Wang RC, Bent S, Weber E, Neilson J, Smith-Bindman R, Fahimi J. The Impact of Clinical Decision Rules on Computed Tomography Use and Yield for Pulmonary Embolism: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Jun; 67(6):693-701.e3.
  15. Smith-Bindman R, Miglioretti D. Cell-free DNA Analysis for Noninvasive Examination of Trisomy. N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 24; 373(26):2581.
  16. Solberg LI, Asche SE, Butler J, Carrell D, Norton CK, Jarvik JG, Smith-Bindman R, Tillema JO, Whitebird RR, Ziegenfuss JY. The Effect of Achieving Patient-Reported Outcome Measures on Satisfaction. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Nov-Dec; 28(6):785-92.
  17. Wang RC, Rodriguez RM, Moghadassi M, Noble V, Bailitz J, Mallin M, Corbo J, Kang TL, Chu P, Shiboski S, Smith-Bindman R. External Validation of the STONE Score, a Clinical Prediction Rule for Ureteral Stone: An Observational Multi-institutional Study. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Apr; 67(4):423-432.e2.
  18. Bahadori A, Miglioretti D, Kruger R, Flynn M, Weinmann S, Smith-Bindman R, Lee C. Calculation of Organ Doses for a Large Number of Patients Undergoing CT Examinations. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Oct; 205(4):827-33.
  19. Onega T, Goldman LE, Walker RL, Miglioretti DL, Buist DS, Taplin S, Geller BM, Hill DA, Smith-Bindman R. Facility Mammography Volume in Relation to Breast Cancer Screening Outcomes. J Med Screen. 2016 Mar; 23(1):31-7.
  20. Smith-Bindman R, Moghadassi M, Griffey RT, Camargo CA, Bailitz J, Beland M, Miglioretti DL. Computed Tomography Radiation Dose in Patients With Suspected Urolithiasis. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Aug; 175(8):1413-6.

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