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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Hinshaw is a professor of Radiology and Urology and the Chief of the Abdominal Imaging and Intervention Section. In addition, he is the director of the Abdominal Imaging and Intervention Fellowship Program and serves as a member of the Professional Conduct Committee, Foundation Council of Faculty, Finance Committee, and the UW Health Medical Staff Behavior Committee. He is active in numerous international, national and local committees and has been recognized on many occasions for both his outstanding teaching and research. His clinical practice has been exceptional and in recognition of this, he received the 2012 UW Health Clinical Practice Physician Excellence Award.



Abdominal Imaging and Intervention

Abdominal MRI

Abdominal Ultrasound Scan

Abdominal X-Ray

Chest CT Scan

Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan


Fluoroscopic Studies

Image-guided Biopsy

Image-guided Tumor Ablation

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan


Prenatal Ultrasound

Swallowing Function w/Cineradiography

Transvaginal Ultrasound


Upper GI Tract X-Ray

Virtual Colonoscopy



Digestive Health Center
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University Hospital
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Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
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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 University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI

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Dr. Hinshaw's research focuses primarily on image-guided tumor ablation and CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy) and his work has resulted in more than 70 peer-reviewed publications and hundreds of presentations, posters, and lectures at national and international meetings. He is a co-investigator on multiple NIH-funded grants and is actively involved with the tumor ablation laboratory.

PubMed Articles
Shapiro DD Wells SA Best SL Hedican SP Ziemlewicz TJ Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Lee FT Jr Jarrard DF Richards KA Downs TM Allen GO Nakada SY Abel EJ Comparing Outcomes for Patients with Clinical T1b Renal Cell Carcinoma Treated With Either Percutaneous Microwave Ablation or Surgery. Urology . 2020 Jan;135:88-94
[PubMed ID: 31585198]
Pohlman RM Varghese T Jiang J Ziemlewicz TJ Alexander ML Wergin KL Hinshaw JL Lubner MG Wells SA Lee FT Jr Comparison of Displacement Tracking Algorithms for in Vivo Electrode Displacement Elastography. Ultrasound Med Biol . 2019 Jan;45(1):218-232
[PubMed ID: 30318122]
Yang W Varghese T Ziemlewicz T Alexander M Lubner M Hinshaw JL Wells S Lee FT Jr Delineation of Post-Procedure Ablation Regions with Electrode Displacement Elastography with a Comparison to Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging. Ultrasound Med Biol . 2017 Sep;43(9):1953-1962
[PubMed ID: 28595851]
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 Dec;42(12):2893-2902
[PubMed ID: 27592561]
Albertin CL Uppal S Al-Niaimi AN Seo S Hinshaw JL Hartenbach EM Thrombocytosis is Predictive of Postoperative Pulmonary Embolism in Patients With Gynecologic Cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer . 2015 Jul;25(6):1096-101
[PubMed ID: 26098091]
Collins J Hinshaw JL Fine E Albanese MA Diagnostic radiology resident compliance with recommended health guidelines: effect of resident work environment. Acad Radiol . 2008 Aug;15(8):1046-57
[PubMed ID: 18620125]