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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 Medical School 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

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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (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 - Madison, Madison, WI, 1979


Best Doctors® in America 2011

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

PubMed Articles
Binkley N Adler R Bilezikian JP . Osteoporosis diagnosis in men: the T-score controversy revisited. Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2014 Dec;12(4):403-9
[PubMed ID: 25255867]
Krueger D Vallarta-Ast N Libber J Gangnon R Binkley N . Does the precision of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry for bone mineral density differ by sex? J Clin Densitom. 2014 Oct-Dec;17(4):505-9
[PubMed ID: 24169083]
Binkley N Sempos CT . Standardizing vitamin D assays: the way forward. J Bone Miner Res. 2014 Aug;29(8):1709-14
[PubMed ID: 24737265]
Pickhardt P 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. 2014 May 28;
[PubMed ID: 24880495]
Mori T Karlamangla AS Merkin SS Crandall CJ Binkley N Greendale GA Seeman TE . Multisystem dysregulation and bone strength: findings from the study of midlife in the United States. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 May;99(5):1843-51
[PubMed ID: 24527715]
Wiebe D Binkley N . Case report: Three patients with substantial serum levels of 3-epi-25(OH)D including one with 3-epi-25(OH)D2 while on high-dose ergocalciferol. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Apr;99(4):1117-21
[PubMed ID: 24476080]
Bell DR Sanfilippo JL Binkley N Heiderscheit BC . Lean mass asymmetry influences force and power asymmetry during jumping in collegiate athletes. J Strength Cond Res. 2014 Apr;28(4):884-91
[PubMed ID: 24402449]
Krueger D Fidler E Libber J Aubry-Rozier B Hans D Binkley N . Spine trabecular bone score subsequent to bone mineral density improves fracture discrimination in women. J Clin Densitom. 2014 Jan-Mar;17(1):60-5
[PubMed ID: 23769698]
Buehring B Krueger D Libber J Heiderscheit B Sanfilippo J Johnson B Haller I Binkley N . Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry measured regional body composition least significant change: effect of region of interest and gender in athletes. J Clin Densitom. 2014 Jan-Mar;17(1):121-8
[PubMed ID: 23643968]
Lang JM Wallace M Becker JT Eickhoff JC Buehring B Binkley N Staab MJ Wilding G Liu G Malkovsky M McNeel DG . A randomized phase II trial evaluating different schedules of zoledronic acid on bone mineral density in patients with prostate cancer beginning androgen deprivation therapy. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2013 Dec;11(4):407-15
[PubMed ID: 23835291]
Buehring B Viswanathan R Binkley N Busse W . Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis: an update on effects and management. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Nov;132(5):1019-30
[PubMed ID: 24176682]
Binkley N Wiebe D . Clinical controversies in vitamin D: 25(OH)D measurement, target concentration, and supplementation. J Clin Densitom. 2013 Oct-Dec;16(4):402-8
[PubMed ID: 24183636]
Carberry GA Pooler BD Binkley N Lauder TB Bruce RJ Pickhardt PJ . Unreported vertebral body compression fractures at abdominal multidetector CT. Radiology. 2013 Jul;268(1):120-6
[PubMed ID: 23449956]
Paparodis R Buehring B Pelley EM Binkley N . A case of an unusual subtrochanteric fracture in a patient receiving denosumab. Endocr Pract. 2013 May-Jun;19(3):e64-8
[PubMed ID: 23337161]
Pickhardt PJ Pooler BD Lauder T del Rio AM Bruce RJ Binkley N . Opportunistic screening for osteoporosis using abdominal computed tomography scans obtained for other indications. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Apr 16;158(8):588-95
[PubMed ID: 23588747]
Krueger D Vallarta-Ast N Libber J Checovich M Gangnon R Binkley N . Positioner and clothing artifact can affect one-third radius bone mineral density measurement. J Clin Densitom. 2013 Apr-Jun;16(2):154-9
[PubMed ID: 22658666]
Bearden A Abad C Gangnon R Sosman JM Binkley N Safdar N . Cross-sectional study of vitamin D levels, immunologic and virologic outcomes in HIV-infected adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Apr;98(4):1726-33
[PubMed ID: 23457406]
Buehring B Hind J Fidler E Krueger D Binkley N Robbins J . Tongue strength is associated with jumping mechanography performance and handgrip strength but not with classic functional tests in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Mar;61(3):418-22
[PubMed ID: 23379330]
Buehring B Krueger D Binkley N . Effect of including historical height and radius BMD measurement on sarco-osteoporosis prevalence. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2013 Mar;4(1):47-54
[PubMed ID: 22872366]
Ergun DL Rothney MP Oates MK Xia Y Wacker WK Binkley NC . Visceral adipose tissue quantification using Lunar Prodigy. J Clin Densitom. 2013 Jan-Mar;16(1):75-8
[PubMed ID: 23148876]