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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

UW Health Clinics

Endocrinology Clinic
West Clinic
(608) 263-5010 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Osteoporosis Clinical Center
West Clinic
(608) 263-5010 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

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 - Madison, 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
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 Feb 3;
[PubMed ID: 26841258]
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]
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. 2015 Jun 9;
[PubMed ID: 26071169]
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┬áLunar 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]
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]
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]