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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Meg Lubner is an associate professor of Radiology in the Abdominal Imaging Section. She joined the staff in 2009 after completing an abdominal imaging fellowship at UW-Madison and residency training at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Prior to residency training, she obtained both her undergraduate and medical degrees from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI.



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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial, UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Radiology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, MO
Internship Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Medical School University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI, 2003

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Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.


Dr. Lubner's research interests include new technology in computed tomography, including dual energy and iterative reconstruction, image-guided tumor ablation and oncologic imaging.

PubMed Articles
Wong VK Lubner MG Menias CO Mellnick VM Kennedy TA Bhalla S Pickhardt PJ . Clinical and Imaging Features of Noncutaneous Melanoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 May;208(5):942-959
[PubMed ID: 28301211]
Pooler BD Lubner MG Kim DH Chen OT Li K Chen GH Pickhardt PJ . Prospective Evaluation of Reduced Dose Computed Tomography for the Detection of Low-Contrast Liver Lesions: Direct Comparison with Concurrent Standard Dose Imaging. Eur Radiol. 2017 May;27(5):2055-2066
[PubMed ID: 27595834]
Henes FO Pickhardt PJ Herzyk A Lee SJ Motosugi U Derlin T Lubner MG Adam G Schön G Bannas P . CT angiography in the setting of suspected acute mesenteric ischemia: prevalence of ischemic and alternative diagnoses. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Apr;42(4):1152-1161
[PubMed ID: 27885390]
Scrima A Lubner MG King S Pankratz J Kennedy G Pickhardt PJ . Value of MDCT and Clinical and Laboratory Data for Predicting the Need for Surgical Intervention in Suspected Small-Bowel Obstruction. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Apr;208(4):785-793
[PubMed ID: 28328258]
Carberry GA Smolock AR Cristescu M Wells SA Ziemlewicz TJ Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Brace CL Lee FT Jr . Safety and Efficacy of Percutaneous Microwave Hepatic Ablation Near the Heart. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 Apr;28(4):490-497
[PubMed ID: 28190707]
Graffy P Loomis SB Pickhardt PJ Lubner MG Kitchin DR Lee FT Jr Hinshaw JL . Pulmonary Intraparenchymal Blood Patching Decreases the Rate of Pneumothorax-Related Complications following Percutaneous CT-Guided Needle Biopsy. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 Apr;28(4):608-613.e1
[PubMed ID: 28185770]
Lubner MG Stabo N Lubner SJ Del Rio AM Song C Pickhardt PJ . Volumetric Versus Unidimensional Measures of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer in Assessing Disease Response. Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2017 Mar 27;
[PubMed ID: 28433601]
Lubner MG Malecki K Kloke J Ganeshan B Pickhardt PJ . Texture analysis of the liver at MDCT for assessing hepatic fibrosis. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Mar 17;
[PubMed ID: 28314916]
Wells SA Wong VK Wittmann TA Lubner MG Best SL Ziemlewicz TJ Hinshaw JL Lee FT Jr Abel EJ . Renal mass biopsy and thermal ablation: should biopsy be performed before or during the ablation procedure? Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Feb 9;
[PubMed ID: 28184961]
Klapperich ME Abel EJ Ziemlewicz TJ Best S Lubner MG Nakada SY Hinshaw JL Brace CL Lee FT Jr Wells SA . Effect of Tumor Complexity and Technique on Efficacy and Complications after Percutaneous Microwave Ablation of Stage T1a Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Single-Center, Retrospective Study. Radiology. 2017 Jan 11;:160592
[PubMed ID: 28076721]
Kim DU Lubner MG Mellnick VM Joshi G Pickhardt PJ . Heterotopic pancreatic rests: imaging features, complications, and unifying concepts. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Jan;42(1):216-225
[PubMed ID: 27544356]
Kleedehn M Kim DH Lee FT Lubner MG Robbins JB Ziemlewicz TJ Hinshaw JL . Preoperative Pulmonary Nodule Localization: A Comparison of Methylene Blue and Hookwire Techniques. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Dec;207(6):1334-1339
[PubMed ID: 27657546]
Pickhardt PJ Malecki K Kloke J Lubner MG . Accuracy of Liver Surface Nodularity Quantification on MDCT as a Noninvasive Biomarker for Staging Hepatic Fibrosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Dec;207(6):1194-1199
[PubMed ID: 27575867]
Yang W Ziemlewicz TJ Varghese T Alexander ML Rubert N Ingle AN Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Wells SA Lee FT Jr Zagzebski JA . Post-Procedure Evaluation of Microwave Ablations of Hepatocellular Carcinomas Using Electrode Displacement Elastography. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2016 Dec;42(12):2893-2902
[PubMed ID: 27592561]
Pickhardt PJ Malecki K Hunt OF Beaumont C Kloke J Ziemlewicz TJ Lubner MG . Hepatosplenic volumetric assessment at MDCT for staging liver fibrosis. Eur Radiol. 2016 Nov 17;
[PubMed ID: 27858212]
Scrima A Lubner MG King S Kennedy G Pickhardt PJ . Abdominal Multidetector Computed Tomography for Suspected Small-Bowel Obstruction: Multireader Study Comparing Radiologist Performance for Predicting Surgical Outcomes. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2016 Oct 18;
[PubMed ID: 27759602]
Katabathina VS Menias CO Tammisetti VS Lubner MG Kielar A Shaaban A Mansour J Surabhi VR Hara AK . Malignancy after Solid Organ Transplantation: Comprehensive Imaging Review. Radiographics. 2016 Sep-Oct;36(5):1390-407
[PubMed ID: 27618321]
Kim DH Matkowskyj KA Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Munoz Del Rio A Pooler BD Weiss JM Pickhardt PJ . Serrated Polyps at CT Colonography: Prevalence and Characteristics of the Serrated Polyp Spectrum. Radiology. 2016 Aug;280(2):455-63
[PubMed ID: 26878227]
Lubner MG Stabo N Abel EJ Del Rio AM Pickhardt PJ . CT Textural Analysis of Large Primary Renal Cell Carcinomas: Pretreatment Tumor Heterogeneity Correlates With Histologic Findings and Clinical Outcomes. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Jul;207(1):96-105
[PubMed ID: 27145377]
Bannas P Li Y Motosugi U Li K Lubner M Chen GH Pickhardt PJ . Prior Image Constrained Compressed Sensing Metal Artifact Reduction (PICCS-MAR): 2D and 3D Image Quality Improvement with Hip Prostheses at CT Colonography. Eur Radiol. 2016 Jul;26(7):2039-46
[PubMed ID: 26521266]