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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Lubner earned her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed her internship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  She completed her residency at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology and her fellowship at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.



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Radiology Clinic
Digestive Health Center
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Radiology Clinic
University Hospital
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Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
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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.

PubMed Articles
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
[PubMed ID: 26843232]
Theis J Kim DH Lubner MG Del Rio AM Pickhardt PJ . CT colonography after incomplete optical colonoscopy: bowel preparation quality at same-day vs. deferred examination. Abdom Radiol. 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]
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. 2015 Oct 31;
[PubMed ID: 26521266]
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]
Abel EJ Heckman JE Hinshaw L Best S Lubner M Jarrard DF Downs TM Nakada SY Lee FT Jr Huang W Ziemlewicz T . Multi-Quadrant Biopsy Technique Improves Diagnostic Ability in Large Heterogeneous Renal Masses. J Urol. 2015 Oct;194(4):886-91
[PubMed ID: 25837535]
Li K Gomez-Cardona D Hsieh J Lubner MG Pickhardt PJ Chen GH . Statistical model based iterative reconstruction in clinical CT systems. Part III. Task-based kV/mAs optimization for radiation dose reduction. Med Phys. 2015 Sep;42(9):5209-21
[PubMed ID: 26328971]
Wells SA Hinshaw JL Lubner MG Ziemlewicz TJ Brace CL Lee FT Jr . Liver Ablation: Best Practice. Radiol Clin North Am. 2015 Sep;53(5):933-71
[PubMed ID: 26321447]
Patrick JL Bakke JR Bannas P Kim DH Lubner MG Pickhardt PJ . Erratum to: objective volumetric comparison of room air versus carbon dioxide for colonic distention at screening CT colonography. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Aug;40(6):2067
[PubMed ID: 25956136]
Lubner MG Pooler BD Kitchin DR Tang J Li K Kim DH Munoz del Rio A Chen GH Pickhardt PJ . Sub-milliSievert (sub-mSv) CT colonography: a prospective comparison of image quality and polyp conspicuity at reduced-dose versus standard-dose imaging. Eur Radiol. 2015 Jul;25(7):2089-102
[PubMed ID: 25903700]
Moreland AJ Lubner MG Ziemlewicz TJ Kitchin DR Hinshaw JL Johnson AD Lee FT Jr Brace CL . Evaluation of a thermoprotective gel for hydrodissection during percutaneous microwave ablation: in vivo results. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2015 Jun;38(3):722-30
[PubMed ID: 25394594]
Prince J Bultman E Hinshaw L Drewry A Blute M Best S Lee FT Jr Ziemlewicz T Lubner M Shi F Nakada SY Abel EJ . Patient and tumor characteristics can predict nondiagnostic renal mass biopsy findings. J Urol. 2015 Jun;193(6):1899-904
[PubMed ID: 25498574]
Potretzke TA Brace CL Lubner MG Sampson LA Willey BJ Lee FT Jr . Early small-bowel ischemia: dual-energy CT improves conspicuity compared with conventional CT in a swine model. Radiology. 2015 Apr;275(1):119-26
[PubMed ID: 25426772]
Patrick JL Bakke JR Bannas P Kim DH Lubner MG Pickhardt PJ . Objective volumetric comparison of room air versus carbon dioxide for colonic distention at screening CT colonography. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Feb;40(2):231-6
[PubMed ID: 25081924]
Pickhardt PJ Kitchin D Lubner MG Ganeshan DM Bhalla S Covey AM . Primary hepatic angiosarcoma: multi-institutional comprehensive cancer centre review of multiphasic CT and MR imaging in 35 patients. Eur Radiol. 2015 Feb;25(2):315-22
[PubMed ID: 25278246]
Lubner MG Pickhardt PJ Kim DH Tang J del Rio AM Chen GH . Prospective evaluation of prior image constrained compressed sensing (PICCS) algorithm in abdominal CT: a comparison of reduced dose with standard dose imaging. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Jan;40(1):207-21
[PubMed ID: 24943136]
Smolock AR Lubner MG Ziemlewicz TJ Hinshaw JL Kitchin DR Brace CL Lee FT Jr . Microwave ablation of hepatic tumors abutting the diaphragm is safe and effective. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Jan;204(1):197-203
[PubMed ID: 25539257]
Ziemlewicz TJ Hinshaw JL Lubner MG Brace CL Alexander ML Agarwal P Lee FT Jr . Percutaneous microwave ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma with a gas-cooled system: initial clinical results with 107 tumors. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Jan;26(1):62-8
[PubMed ID: 25446425]
Pickhardt PJ Bakke J Kuo J Robbins JB Lubner MG del Rio AM Kim DH . Volumetric analysis of colonic distention according to patient position at CT colonography: diagnostic value of the right lateral decubitus series. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Dec;203(6):W623-8
[PubMed ID: 25415727]