Ruth Goldstein, MD

Radiologist

Dr. Ruth Goldstein is a radiologist who specializes in ultrasonography for adults and children. She is a member of the Fetal Treatment Center at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and conducts research on improving the detection of fetal anomalies, especially those of the brain, spine and thorax. She also participates in the evaluation of adults with other conditions such as those who are candidates for liver transplants and those experiencing post-menopausal bleeding. She is board certified in diagnostic radiology.

Goldstein earned a medical degree at UCSF, where she also completed a fellowship in diagnostic radiology. She completed a fellowship in nuclear medicine at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago. Goldstein has been a member of the UCSF faculty since 1986, where she is a professor of radiology, obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences. She also was the director of residency training in diagnostic radiology for nine years.

Clinics

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.

UCSF Imaging Center at Montgomery Street
1725 Montgomery St., Suite 250
San Francisco, CA 94111
Scheduling: (415) 353-2573
Phone: (415) 502-1330
Fax: (415) 986-2213

Hours: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Academic Title

Professor

More about Ruth Goldstein

Education

UCSF School of Medicine 1979

Residencies

University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics, Internal Medicine 1980
UCSF Medical Center, Radiology 1985

Fellowships

Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, Nuclear Medicine 1982
UCSF Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology 1986

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Morgan TA, Piper SL, Lattanza LL, Goldstein RB, Link T, Motamedi D. Distal Forearm Fracture Open Reduction-Internal Fixation: Sonographic Detection of Hardware Malalignment and Associated Tendon Injuries Missed by Radiography. J Ultrasound Med. 2017 Oct; 36(10):2173-2177.
  2. Smith-Bindman R, Aubin C, Bailitz J, Bengiamin RN, Camargo CA, Corbo J, Dean AJ, Goldstein RB, Griffey RT, Jay GD, Kang TL, Kriesel DR, Ma OJ, Mallin M, Manson W, Melnikow J, Miglioretti DL, Miller SK, Mills LD, Miner JR, Moghadassi M, Noble VE, Press GM, Stoller ML, Valencia VE, Wang J, Wang RC, Cummings SR. Ultrasonography versus computed tomography for suspected nephrolithiasis. N Engl J Med. 2014 Sep 18; 371(12):1100-10.
  3. Smith-Bindman R, Lebda P, Feldstein VA, Sellami D, Goldstein RB, Brasic N, Jin C, Kornak J. Risk of thyroid cancer based on thyroid ultrasound imaging characteristics: results of a population-based study. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Oct 28; 173(19):1788-96.

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