Ronald L. Arenson, MD

Radiologist

Dr. Ronald L. Arenson is a radiologist at UCSF Medical Center. His special interests include picture archival and communication systems, workload and finances in radiology, the future of academic radiology and research training.

Arenson was a systems engineer at IBM from 1963 to 1970. After serving in the Navy at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., he joined the University of Pennsylvania in 1976 and served as associate chair of clinical services in Radiology and interim vice provost for Computing. Arenson, the Alexander R. Margulis Distinguished Professor of Radiology, joined UCSF in 1992 as radiology chair. He is a fellow of the American College of Radiology and the Society of Computer Applications in Radiology. He has served as the president of the Association of University Radiologists, the Society of Chairman of Academic Radiology Departments and the the Academy of Radiology Research.

Academic Title

Professor Emeritus
Chair, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

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Education

New York Medical College 1970

Residencies

Massachusetts General Hospital, Radiology 1974

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Glastonbury CM, Wall SD, Arenson RL. Gender Issues Persist in Academic Radiology Promotions. Radiology. 2017 Apr; 283(1):4-6.
  2. Lillaney PV, Yang JK, Losey AD, Martin AJ, Cooke DL, Thorne BR, Barry DC, Chu A, Stillson C, Do L, Arenson RL, Saeed M, Wilson MW, Hetts SW. Endovascular MR-guided Renal Embolization by Using a Magnetically Assisted Remote-controlled Catheter System. Radiology. 2016 Oct; 281(1):219-28.
  3. Arenson RL. 2015 RSNA Outstanding Researcher. Radiology. 2015 Dec; 277(3):625-6.
  4. Greco G, Patel AS, Lewis SC, Shi W, Rasul R, Torosyan M, Erickson BJ, Hiremath A, Moskowitz AJ, Tellis WM, Siegel EL, Arenson RL, Mendelson DS. Patient-directed Internet-based Medical Image Exchange: Experience from an Initial Multicenter Implementation. Acad Radiol. 2016 Feb; 23(2):237-44.
  5. Hricak H, Ringertz HG, Thrall JH, Dixon AK, Arenson RL, Bradley WG, Muellner A, Krestin GP. When Vision Prevails: A History of the International Society for Strategic Studies in Radiology. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Oct; 12(10):1112-4.
  6. Moftakhar P, Lillaney P, Losey AD, Cooke DL, Martin AJ, Thorne BR, Arenson RL, Saeed M, Wilson MW, Hetts SW. New-Generation Laser-lithographed Dual-Axis Magnetically Assisted Remote-controlled Endovascular Catheter for Interventional MR Imaging: In Vitro Multiplanar Navigation at 1.5 T and 3 T versus X-ray Fluoroscopy. Radiology. 2015 Dec; 277(3):842-52.
  7. Martin AJ, Lillaney P, Saeed M, Losey AD, Settecase F, Evans L, Arenson RL, Wilson MW, Hetts SW. Digital subtraction MR angiography roadmapping for magnetic steerable catheter tracking. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Apr; 41(4):1157-62.
  8. Losey AD, Lillaney P, Martin AJ, Cooke DL, Wilson MW, Thorne BR, Sincic RS, Arenson RL, Saeed M, Hetts SW. Magnetically assisted remote-controlled endovascular catheter for interventional MR imaging: in vitro navigation at 1.5 T versus X-ray fluoroscopy. Radiology. 2014 Jun; 271(3):862-9.
  9. Morgan TA, Avrin DE, Carr CD, Dreyer KJ, Flanders AE, Khorasani R, Langlotz CP, Arenson RL. Meaningful use for radiology: current status and future directions. Radiology. 2013 Nov; 269(2):318-21.
  10. Hetts SW, Saeed M, Martin AJ, Evans L, Bernhardt AF, Malba V, Settecase F, Do L, Yee EJ, Losey A, Sincic R, Lillaney P, Roy S, Arenson RL, Wilson MW. Endovascular catheter for magnetic navigation under MR imaging guidance: evaluation of safety in vivo at 1.5T. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Nov-Dec; 34(11):2083-91.
  11. Wilson MW, Martin AB, Lillaney P, Losey AD, Yee EJ, Bernhardt A, Malba V, Evans L, Sincic R, Saeed M, Arenson RL, Hetts SW. Magnetic catheter manipulation in the interventional MR imaging environment. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2013 Jun; 24(6):885-91.
  12. Hetts SW, Saeed M, Martin A, Lillaney P, Losey A, Yee EJ, Sincic R, Do L, Evans L, Malba V, Bernhardt AF, Wilson MW, Patel A, Arenson RL, Caton C, Cooke DL. Magnetically-Assisted Remote Controlled Microcatheter Tip Deflection under Magnetic Resonance Imaging. J Vis Exp. 2013 Apr 04; (74).
  13. Coakley FV, Gould R, Yeh BM, Arenson RL. CT radiation dose: what can you do right now in your practice? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Mar; 196(3):619-25.
  14. Settecase F, Hetts SW, Martin AJ, Roberts TP, Bernhardt AF, Evans L, Malba V, Saeed M, Arenson RL, Kucharzyk W, Wilson MW. RF Heating of MRI-Assisted Catheter Steering Coils for Interventional MRI. Acad Radiol. 2011 Mar; 18(3):277-85.
  15. Bernhardt A, Wilson MW, Settecase F, Evans L, Malba V, Martin AJ, Saeed M, Roberts TP, Arenson RL, Hetts SW. Steerable catheter microcoils for interventional MRI reducing resistive heating. Acad Radiol. 2011 Mar; 18(3):270-6.
  16. Seltzer SE, Menard A, Cruea R, Arenson R. "Hyperscrutiny" of academic-industrial relationships: potential for unintended consequences--a response. J Am Coll Radiol. 2010 Jan; 7(1):39-42.
  17. Arenson RL. Recommendations for additional imaging in radiology reports: radiologists' self-referral or good clinical practice? Radiology. 2009 Nov; 253(2):291-2.
  18. Lu Y, Zhao S, Chu PW, Arenson RL. An update survey of academic radiologists' clinical productivity. J Am Coll Radiol. 2008 Jul; 5(7):817-26.
  19. Metter D, Harolds J, Rumack CM, Relyea-Chew A, Arenson R. The disruptive professional case scenarios. Acad Radiol. 2008 Apr; 15(4):494-500.
  20. Settecase F, Sussman MS, Wilson MW, Hetts S, Arenson RL, Malba V, Bernhardt AF, Kucharczyk W, Roberts TP. Magnetically-assisted remote control (MARC) steering of endovascular catheters for interventional MRI: a model for deflection and design implications. Med Phys. 2007 Aug; 34(8):3135-42.

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