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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Meg Lubner is an associate professor of Radiology in the Abdominal Imaging Section. She joined the staff in 2009 after completing an abdominal imaging fellowship at UW-Madison and residency training at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Prior to residency training, she obtained both her undergraduate and medical degrees from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI.



Abdominal Imaging and Intervention

Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan

Fluoroscopic Studies

Image-Guided Biopsies

Image-guided Biopsy

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan



Virtual Colonoscopy



University Hospital
(608) 263-8340 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
(608) 265-8731 | | Map
Digestive Health Center
(608) 890-5000 | (855) 342-9900 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital
UnityPoint Health - Meriter
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial

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 School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Lubner's research interests include new technology in computed tomography, including dual energy and iterative reconstruction, image-guided tumor ablation and oncologic imaging.

PubMed Articles
Lee MH Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Pickhardt PJ Ultrasound Guidance Versus CT Guidance for Peripheral Lung Biopsy: Performance According to Lesion Size and Pleural Contact. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2018 Mar;210(3):W110-W117
[PubMed ID: 29364723]
Bell JR Posielski NM Penniston KL Lubner MG Nakada SY Pickhardt PJ Clinical Evaluation of Automated Computer Software Compared to Manual Measurements for Urinary Stone Metrics. J Endourol . 2018 Feb 21;
[PubMed ID: 29466878]
Maciolek KA Abel EJ Best SL Emamekhoo H Averill SL Ziemlewicz TJ Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Lee FT Jr. Wells SA Percutaneous microwave ablation for local control of metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2018 Feb 20;
[PubMed ID: 29464274]
Smolock AR Cristescu MM Hinshaw A Woo KM Wells SA Ziemlewicz TJ Lubner MG Dalvie PS Louis Hinshaw J Brace CL Ozkan OS Lee FT Jr. Laeseke P Combination transarterial chemoembolization and microwave ablation improves local tumor control for 3- to 5-cm hepatocellular carcinoma when compared with transarterial chemoembolization alone. Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2018 Feb 15;
[PubMed ID: 29450606]
Kim DH Lubner MG Cahoon AR Pooler BD Pickhardt PJ Flat Serrated Polyps at CT Colonography: Relevance, Appearance, and Optimizing Interpretation. Radiographics . 2018 Jan-Feb;38(1):60-74
[PubMed ID: 29148927]
Lubner MG Stabo N Lubner SJ Del Rio AM Song C Pickhardt PJ Volumetric Versus Unidimensional Measures of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer in Assessing Disease Response. Clin Colorectal Cancer . 2017 Dec;16(4):324-333.e1
[PubMed ID: 28433601]
Lee SJ Zea R Kim DH Lubner MG Deming DA Pickhardt PJ CT texture features of liver parenchyma for predicting development of metastatic disease and overall survival in patients with colorectal cancer. Eur Radiol . 2017 Nov 21;
[PubMed ID: 29164382]
Hartung MP Menias CO Mellnick VM Lubner MG Pickhardt PJ Mimics of Malignancy in Abdominal Imaging: Multisystem Radiology. Radiographics . 2017 Nov-Dec;37(7):2202-2203
[PubMed ID: 29131766]
Miller BL Mankowski Gettle L Van Roo JR Ziemlewicz TJ Best SL Wells SA Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Lee FT Jr Nakada SY Huang W Abel EJ Comparative Analysis of Surgery, Thermal Ablation, and Active Surveillance for Renal Oncocytic Neoplasms. Urology . 2017 Oct 10;
[PubMed ID: 29030073]
Lubner MG Smith AD Sandrasegaran K Sahani DV Pickhardt PJ CT Texture Analysis: Definitions, Applications, Biologic Correlates, and Challenges. Radiographics . 2017 Sep-Oct;37(5):1483-1503
[PubMed ID: 28898189]
Chang ST Menias CO Lubner MG Mellnick VM Hara AK Desser TS Molecular and Clinical Approach to Intra-abdominal Adverse Effects of Targeted Cancer Therapies. Radiographics . 2017 Sep-Oct;37(5):1461-1482
[PubMed ID: 28753381]
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]
Lubner MG Malecki K Kloke J Ganeshan B Pickhardt PJ Texture analysis of the liver at MDCT for assessing hepatic fibrosis. Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2017 Aug;42(8):2069-2078
[PubMed ID: 28314916]
Averill S Lubner MG Menias CO Bhalla S Mellnick VM Kennedy TA Pickhardt PJ Multisystem Imaging Findings of Cystic Fibrosis in Adults: Recognizing Typical and Atypical Patterns of Disease. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2017 Jul;209(1):3-18
[PubMed ID: 28639921]
Lubner MG Menias CO Agrons M Alhalabi K Katabathina VS Elsayes KM Pickhardt PJ Imaging of Abdominal and Pelvic Manifestations of Graft-Versus-Host Disease After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2017 Jul;209(1):33-45
[PubMed ID: 28463600]
Pickhardt PJ Malecki K Hunt OF Beaumont C Kloke J Ziemlewicz TJ Lubner MG Hepatosplenic volumetric assessment at MDCT for staging liver fibrosis. Eur Radiol . 2017 Jul;27(7):3060-3068
[PubMed ID: 27858212]
Orlowski HLP McWilliams S Mellnick VM Bhalla S Lubner MG Pickhardt PJ Menias CO Imaging Spectrum of Invasive Fungal and Fungal-like Infections. Radiographics . 2017 Jul-Aug;37(4):1119-1134
[PubMed ID: 28622118]
Klapperich ME Abel EJ Ziemlewicz TJ Best S Lubner MG Nakada SY Hinshaw JL Brace CL Lee FT Jr Wells SA Effect of Tumor Complexity and Technique on Efficacy and Complications after Percutaneous Microwave Ablation of Stage T1a Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Single-Center, Retrospective Study. Radiology . 2017 Jul;284(1):272-280
[PubMed ID: 28076721]
Wells SA Wong VK Wittmann TA Lubner MG Best SL Ziemlewicz TJ Hinshaw JL Lee FT Jr Abel EJ Renal mass biopsy and thermal ablation: should biopsy be performed before or during the ablation procedure? Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2017 Jun;42(6):1773-1780
[PubMed ID: 28184961]
Ziemlewicz TJ Kim DH Hinshaw JL Lubner MG Robbins JB Pickhardt PJ Computer-Aided Detection of Colorectal Polyps at CT Colonography: Prospective Clinical Performance and Third-Party Reimbursement. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2017 Jun;208(6):1244-1248
[PubMed ID: 28753031]