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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Neil C. Binkley earned his degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI and subsequently received his training in Internal Medicine at the Marshfield Clinic. After several years in private practice, he returned to the University of Wisconsin in 1990 and completed a geriatric fellowship. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. In 1994 he was instrumental in establishing the UW Osteoporosis Clinical Center and the Osteoporosis Clinical Research Program, offering treatment options unavailable in standard clinical practice.


Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

UW Health Clinics

West Clinic
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West Clinic
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI
St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, WI
Internship Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI
Medical School University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI, 1979


Best Doctors® in America 2015

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Programs & Conditions


Dr. Binkley’s primary research focuses are osteoporosis and nutrition.

PubMed Articles
Yamada Y Buehring B Krueger D Anderson RM Schoeller DA Binkley N . Electrical Properties Assessed by Bioelectrical Impedance Spectroscopy as Biomarkers of Age-related Loss of Skeletal Muscle Quantity and Quality. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 Sep 1;72(9):1180-1186
[PubMed ID: 28814064]
Wise S Tai S Nelson M Burdette C Camara J Hoofnagle A Laha T Carter G Jones J Williams E Barclay Z Jones G Kaufmann M Binkley N Kapoor A Ziegler T Cashman K Dowling K Sempos C . Interlaboratory Comparison for the Determination of 24,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D₃ in Human Serum Using Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry. J AOAC Int. 2017 Jul 24;
[PubMed ID: 28741469]
Binkley N Blank RD Leslie WD Lewiecki EM Eisman JA Bilezikian JP . Osteoporosis in Crisis: It's Time to Focus on Fracture. J Bone Miner Res. 2017 Jul;32(7):1391-1394
[PubMed ID: 28556236]
Stroup BM Sawin EA Murali SG Binkley N Hansen KE Ney DM . Amino Acid Medical Foods Provide a High Dietary Acid Load and Increase Urinary Excretion of Renal Net Acid, Calcium, and Magnesium Compared with Glycomacropeptide Medical Foods in Phenylketonuria. J Nutr Metab. 2017;2017:1909101
[PubMed ID: 28546877]
Michael Lewiecki E Binkley N . DXA: 30years and counting: Introduction to the 30th anniversary issue. Bone. 2016 Dec 18;
[PubMed ID: 27998716]
Cosman F Crittenden DB Adachi JD Binkley N Czerwinski E Ferrari S Hofbauer LC Lau E Lewiecki EM Miyauchi A Zerbini CA Milmont CE Chen L Maddox J Meisner PD Libanati C Grauer A . Romosozumab Treatment in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis. N Engl J Med. 2016 Oct 20;375(16):1532-1543
[PubMed ID: 27641143]
Ziemlewicz TJ Maciejewski A Binkley N Brett AD Brown JK Pickhardt PJ . Opportunistic Quantitative CT Bone Mineral Density Measurement at the Proximal Femur Using Routine Contrast-Enhanced Scans: Direct Comparison With DXA in 355 Adults. J Bone Miner Res. 2016 Oct;31(10):1835-1840
[PubMed ID: 27082831]
Dempster DW Zhou H Recker RR Brown JP Bolognese MA Recknor CP Kendler DL Lewiecki EM Hanley DA Rao SD Miller PD Woodson GC 3rd Lindsay R Binkley N Alam J Ruff VA Gallagher ER Taylor KA . A Longitudinal Study of Skeletal Histomorphometry at 6 and 24 Months Across Four Bone Envelopes in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis Receiving Teriparatide or Zoledronic Acid in the SHOTZ Trial. J Bone Miner Res. 2016 Jul;31(7):1429-39
[PubMed ID: 26841258]
Ziemlewicz TJ Maciejewski A Binkley N Brett AD Brown JK Pickhardt PJ . Direct Comparison of Unenhanced and Contrast-Enhanced CT for Opportunistic Proximal Femur Bone Mineral Density Measurement: Implications for Osteoporosis Screening. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Apr;206(4):694-8
[PubMed ID: 26866336]
Lewiecki EM Binkley N Morgan SL Shuhart CR Camargos BM Carey JJ Gordon CM Jankowski LG Lee JK Leslie WD . Best Practices for Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Measurement and Reporting: International Society for Clinical Densitometry Guidance. J Clin Densitom. 2016 Apr-Jun;19(2):127-40
[PubMed ID: 27020004]
Krueger D Libber J Sanfilippo J Yu HJ Horvath B Miller CG Binkley N . A DXA Whole Body Composition Cross-Calibration Experience: Evaluation With Humans, Spine, and Whole Body Phantoms. J Clin Densitom. 2016 Apr-Jun;19(2):220-5
[PubMed ID: 26071169]
Ziemlewicz TJ Binkley N Pickhardt PJ . Opportunistic Osteoporosis Screening: Addition of Quantitative CT Bone Mineral Density Evaluation to CT Colonography. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Oct;12(10):1036-41
[PubMed ID: 26435117]
Binkley N Cooper C . Sarcopenia, the Next Frontier in Fracture Prevention: Introduction From the Guest Editors. J Clin Densitom. 2015 Oct-Dec;18(4):459-60
[PubMed ID: 26210213]
Lappe JM Binkley N . Vitamin D and Sarcopenia/Falls. J Clin Densitom. 2015 Oct-Dec;18(4):478-82
[PubMed ID: 26059567]
Ziegler TE Kapoor A Hedman CJ Binkley N Kemnitz JW . Measurement of 25-hydroxyvitamin D(2&3) and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(2&3) by tandem mass spectrometry: A primate multispecies comparison. Am J Primatol. 2015 Jul;77(7):801-10
[PubMed ID: 25845705]
Rao P Millen AE Meyers KJ Liu Z Voland R Sondel S Tinker L Wallace RB Blodi BA Binkley N Sarto G Robinson J LeBlanc E Mares JA . The Relationship Between Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels and Nuclear Cataract in the Carotenoid Age-Related Eye Study (CAREDS), an Ancillary Study of the Women's Health Initiative. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Jul;56(8):4221-30
[PubMed ID: 26132781]
Ablove T Binkley N Leadley S Shelton J Ablove R . Body mass index continues to accurately predict percent body fat as women age despite changes in muscle mass and height. Menopause. 2015 Jul;22(7):727-30
[PubMed ID: 25706183]
Gepner AD Haller IV Krueger DC Korcarz CE Binkley N Stein JH . A randomized controlled trial of the effects of vitamin D supplementation on arterial stiffness and aortic blood pressure in Native American women. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Jun;240(2):526-8
[PubMed ID: 25955191]
Krueger D Libber J Binkley N . Spine Trabecular Bone Score Precision, a Comparison Between GE Lunar Standard and High-Resolution Densitometers. J Clin Densitom. 2015 Apr-Jun;18(2):226-32
[PubMed ID: 25659179]
Pickhardt PJ Bodeen G Brett A Brown JK Binkley N . Comparison of femoral neck BMD evaluation obtained using Lunar DXA and QCT with asynchronous calibration from CT colonography. J Clin Densitom. 2015 Jan-Mar;18(1):5-12
[PubMed ID: 24880495]