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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 UW-Madison.



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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 - Madison, 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
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]
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 Sep 22;:1-6
[PubMed ID: 27657546]
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. 2016 Sep 5;
[PubMed ID: 27595834]
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]
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 Sep 1;
[PubMed ID: 27592561]
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 Aug 30;:1-6
[PubMed ID: 27575867]
Kim DU Lubner MG Mellnick VM Joshi G Pickhardt PJ . Heterotopic pancreatic rests: imaging features, complications, and unifying concepts. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Aug 20;
[PubMed ID: 27544356]
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]
Furusato Hunt OM Lubner MG Ziemlewicz TJ Muñoz Del Rio A Pickhardt PJ . The Liver Segmental Volume Ratio for Noninvasive Detection of Cirrhosis: Comparison With Established Linear and Volumetric Measures. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2016 May-Jun;40(3):478-84
[PubMed ID: 26966951]
Potretzke TA Ziemlewicz TJ Hinshaw JL Lubner MG Wells SA Brace CL Agarwal P Lee FT Jr . Microwave versus Radiofrequency Ablation Treatment for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Comparison of Efficacy at a Single Center. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2016 May;27(5):631-8
[PubMed ID: 27017124]
Carberry GA Lubner MG Wells SA Hinshaw JL . Percutaneous biopsy in the abdomen and pelvis: a step-by-step approach. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Apr;41(4):720-42
[PubMed ID: 26883783]
Ziemlewicz TJ Wells SA Lubner MG Brace CL Lee FT Jr Hinshaw JL . Hepatic Tumor Ablation. Surg Clin North Am. 2016 Apr;96(2):315-39
[PubMed ID: 27017867]
Katabathina V Menias CO Pickhardt P Lubner M Prasad SR . Complications of Immunosuppressive Therapy in Solid Organ Transplantation. Radiol Clin North Am. 2016 Mar;54(2):303-19
[PubMed ID: 26896226]
Smolock AR Cristescu MM Potretzke TA Ziemlewicz TJ Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Brace CL Lee FT Jr . Microwave Ablation for the Treatment of Hepatic Adenomas. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2016 Feb;27(2):244-9
[PubMed ID: 26830938]
Gomez-Cardona D Li K Hsieh J Lubner MG Pickhardt PJ Chen GH . Can conclusions drawn from phantom-based image noise assessments be generalized to in vivo studies for the nonlinear model-based iterative reconstruction method? Med Phys. 2016 Feb;43(2):687-95
[PubMed ID: 26843232]
Theis J Kim DH Lubner MG Muñoz del Rio A Pickhardt PJ . CT colonography after incomplete optical colonoscopy: bowel preparation quality at same-day vs. deferred examination. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Jan;41(1):10-8
[PubMed ID: 26830606]
Harari CM Magagna M Bedoya M Lee FT Jr Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Ziemlewicz T Brace CL . Microwave Ablation: Comparison of Simultaneous and Sequential Activation of Multiple Antennas in Liver Model Systems. Radiology. 2016 Jan;278(1):95-103
[PubMed ID: 26133361]
Lubner MG Stabo N Lubner SJ del Rio AM Song C Halberg RB Pickhardt PJ . CT textural analysis of hepatic metastatic colorectal cancer: pre-treatment tumor heterogeneity correlates with pathology and clinical outcomes. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Oct;40(7):2331-7
[PubMed ID: 25968046]