W. Richard Webb, MD

Radiologist

Dr. W. Richard Webb, a radiologist, is an expert in computerized tomography (CT) of the thorax, high-resolution lung CT and other imaging for lung cancer.

Webb earned an undergraduate degree at Stanford University and a medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco. He was resident and chief resident in radiology at UCSF, completing a fellowship in chest radiology in 1976. Webb is the past president of the Society of Thoracic Radiology, has been elected to the Society of Computed Body Tomography and MRI and is editor emeritus of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging. He is a professor emeritus of radiology at the UCSF School of Medicine.

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Professor Emeritus

More about W. Richard Webb

Education

UCSF School of Medicine 1971

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology 1975

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Thoracic Imaging 1976

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Boiselle PM, Aberle DR, Bankier AA, de Roos A, Gefter WB, Goodman L, Grenier P, Hansell DM, Herold CJ, Im JG, Johkoh T, Kauczor HU, Kazerooni E, Kono M, Levin DC, MacMahon H, McLoud TC, Miller SW, Müller NL, Naidich DP, Prince MR, Rémy-Jardin MR, Schoepf UJ, Stillman AE, Webb WR, White CS. 25-on-25: twenty-five perspectives on twenty-five years of cardiopulmonary imaging. Part III. J Thorac Imaging. 2010 Aug; 25(3):W61-6.
  2. Boiselle PM, Aberle DR, Bankier AA, de Roos A, Gefter WB, Goodman L, Grenier P, Hansell DM, Herold CJ, Im JG, Johkoh T, Kauczor HU, Kazerooni E, Kono M, Levin DC, MacMahon H, McLoud TC, Miller SW, Müller NL, Naidich DP, Prince MR, Rémy-Jardin MR, Schoepf UJ, Stillman AE, Webb WR, White CS. 25-on-25: twenty-five perspectives on twenty-five years of cardiopulmonary imaging. J Thorac Imaging. 2010 Feb; 25(1):3-7.
  3. Zamora AC, Collard HR, Barrera L, Mendoza F, Webb WR, Carrillo G. Silicone injection causing acute pneumonitis: a case series. Lung. 2009 Aug; 187(4):241-4.
  4. Zamora AC, Wolters PJ, Collard HR, Connolly MK, Elicker BM, Webb WR, King TE, Golden JA. Use of mycophenolate mofetil to treat scleroderma-associated interstitial lung disease. Respir Med. 2008 Jan; 102(1):150-5.
  5. Little AG, Rusch VW, Bonner JA, Gaspar LE, Green MR, Webb WR, Stewart AK. Patterns of surgical care of lung cancer patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Dec; 80(6):2051-6; discussion 2056.
  6. Larici AR, Gotway MB, Litt HI, Reddy GP, Webb WR, Gotway CA, Dawn SK, Marder SR, Storto ML. Helical CT with sagittal and coronal reconstructions: accuracy for detection of diaphragmatic injury. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 Aug; 179(2):451-7.
  7. Arakawa H, Kurihara Y, Sasaka K, Nakajima Y, Webb WR. Air trapping on CT of patients with pulmonary embolism. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 May; 178(5):1201-7.
  8. Lee KN, Yoon SK, Sohn CH, Choi PJ, Webb WR. Dependent lung opacity at thin-section CT: evaluation by spirometrically-gated CT of the influence of lung volume. Korean J Radiol. 2002 Jan-Mar; 3(1):24-9.
  9. Chung MH, Edinburgh KJ, Webb EM, McCowin M, Webb WR. Mixed infiltrative and obstructive disease on high-resolution CT: differential diagnosis and functional correlates in a consecutive series. J Thorac Imaging. 2001 Apr; 16(2):69-75.
  10. Arakawa H, Niimi H, Kurihara Y, Nakajima Y, Webb WR. Expiratory high-resolution CT: diagnostic value in diffuse lung diseases. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2000 Dec; 175(6):1537-43.
  11. Ravin CE, Drayer BP, Manaster BJ, Taylor GA, Thompson WM, Webb WR. Image interpretation session: Sunday, November 26, 2000. Radiographics. 2000 Sep-Oct; 20(5):1507-19.
  12. Aquino SL, Schechter MS, Chiles C, Ablin DS, Chipps B, Webb WR. High-resolution inspiratory and expiratory CT in older children and adults with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1999 Oct; 173(4):963-7.
  13. Lee KN, Lee HJ, Shin WW, Webb WR. Hypoxemia and liver cirrhosis (hepatopulmonary syndrome) in eight patients: comparison of the central and peripheral pulmonary vasculature. Radiology. 1999 May; 211(2):549-53.
  14. Gruden JF, Webb WR, Naidich DP, McGuinness G. Multinodular disease: anatomic localization at thin-section CT--multireader evaluation of a simple algorithm. Radiology. 1999 Mar; 210(3):711-20.
  15. Tzika AA, Vajapeyam S, Barnes PD. Multivoxel proton MR spectroscopy and hemodynamic MR imaging of childhood brain tumors: preliminary observations. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1997 Feb; 18(2):203-18.
  16. Austin JH, Müller NL, Friedman PJ, Hansell DM, Naidich DP, Remy-Jardin M, Webb WR, Zerhouni EA. Glossary of terms for CT of the lungs: recommendations of the Nomenclature Committee of the Fleischner Society. Radiology. 1996 Aug; 200(2):327-31.
  17. Storto ML, Kee ST, Golden JA, Webb WR. Hydrostatic pulmonary edema: high-resolution CT findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1995 Oct; 165(4):817-20.
  18. Murray KA, Gamsu G, Webb WR, Salmon CJ, Egger MJ. High-resolution computed tomography sampling for detection of asbestos-related lung disease. Acad Radiol. 1995 Feb; 2(2):111-5.
  19. Stern EJ, Webb WR, Weinacker A, Müller NL. Idiopathic giant bullous emphysema (vanishing lung syndrome): imaging findings in nine patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1994 Feb; 162(2):279-82.
  20. Stern EJ, Webb WR, Gamsu G. CT gantry tilt: utility in transthoracic fine-needle aspiration biopsy. Work in progress. Radiology. 1993 Jun; 187(3):873-4.

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