Neuroradiology focuses on imaging and therapies to diagnose and to treat disorders of the adult and pediatric brain, spine, neck, and central and peripheral nervous system. The UCSF neuroradiology group is comprised of internationally recognized experts in every one of these disciplines, and in the latest state-of-the-art imaging with CT, MRI, MEG and molecular modalities such as PET. The group has expertise in the full array of neurologic disease, including brain tumors, stroke and other vascular disorders, spine disease, neurodegenerative diseases, and brain malformations. With 12 full-time neuroradiologists across our campuses, we are one of the largest sections of neuroradiology in the United States.
Our neuroradiologists are world-renowned, experienced physicians who are actively involved in every aspect of clinical imaging exams for patients at UCSF Medical Center outpatient imaging centers throughout San Francisco. Nine full-time diagnostic neuroradiology physicians offer the best in interpretation of magnetic resonance (MR) including MRI of the brain and computed tomography (CT) scans at each of inpatient and outpatient imaging locations. Three of our Neuroradiologists have been listed on the "US News and World Report" list of "Top Doctors Nationwide". In addition to our attending physicians, a superbly trained specialty staff of imaging technologists and radiology nurses assist us in providing the best care possible, always under the supervision of attending physicians. The UCSF section of Interventional Neuroradiology has three additional full-time neuroradiologists who treat as well as diagnose a variety of vascular disorders of the brain, face and spinal cord.