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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Scott Reeder M.D., Ph.D. is a Professor (tenure), Vice Chair of Research, and Chief of MRI, as well as the former Director of the UW Clinical MRI Fellowship. He is also Associate Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D./Ph.D.) in the School of Medicine and Public Health. He joined UW-Madison in 2005 from Stanford University where he completed his radiology residency, and a fellowship in abdominal and cardiovascular imaging. Previously, he completed medical school at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, where he also received his Masters and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering. He is originally from Canada, where he received his BScE in Engineering Physics at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.



In addition to his clinical and administrative duties, Dr. Reeder is also the Director of the UW Liver Imaging Research Program, an active NIH-funded group that performs research in technical development and translation of new imaging methods, particularly quantitative imaging biomarkers, to assess liver disease. Specific areas of research interests include development of new MRI methods for quantification of abdominal adiposity, liver fat, liver iron overload and other features of diffuse liver disease, quantification of perfusion in liver tumors, hemodynamics of portal hypertension and the use of new contrast agents in liver and biliary diseases.



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Board Certification Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
Residency Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
Internship Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Medical School Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

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PubMed Articles
Zhu A Hernando D Johnson KM Reeder SB Characterizing a short T<sub>2</sub> * signal component in the liver using ultrashort TE chemical shift-encoded MRI at 1.5T and 3.0T. Magn Reson Med . 2019 Dec;82(6):2032-2045
[PubMed ID: 31270858]
Knobloch G Colgan T Schiebler ML Johnson KM Li G Schubert T Reeder SB Nagle SK Comparison of gadolinium-enhanced and ferumoxytol-enhanced conventional and UTE-MRA for the depiction of the pulmonary vasculature. Magn Reson Med . 2019 Nov;82(5):1660-1670
[PubMed ID: 31228293]
Hong CW Hamilton G Hooker C Park CC Tran CA Henderson WC Hooker JC Fazeli Dehkordy S Schwimmer JB Reeder SB Sirlin CB Measurement of spleen fat on MRI-proton density fat fraction arises from reconstruction of noise. Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2019 Oct;44(10):3295-3303
[PubMed ID: 31172210]
Nguyen SM Wiepz GJ Schotzko M Simmons HA Mejia A Ludwig KD Zhu A Brunner K Hernando D Reeder SB Wieben O Johnson K Shah D Golos TG Impact of Ferumoxytol Magnetic Resonance Imaging on the Rhesus Macaque Maternal-Fetal Interface. Biol Reprod . 2019 Sep 12;
[PubMed ID: 31511859]
Colgan TJ Knobloch G Reeder SB Hernando D Sensitivity of quantitative relaxometry and susceptibility mapping to microscopic iron distribution. Magn Reson Med . 2019 Aug 18;
[PubMed ID: 31423637]
Rendell VR Mühler MR Winslow ER Reeder SB Letter to the Editor: Intrapancreatic Accessory Spleen Masquerading as a Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor. J Gastrointest Surg . 2019 Aug;23(8):1717-1718
[PubMed ID: 31152350]
ACR Committee on MR Safety:. Greenberg TD Hoff MN Gilk TB Jackson EF Kanal E McKinney AM Och JG Pedrosa I Rampulla TL Reeder SB Rogg JM Shellock FG Watson RE Weinreb JC Hernandez D ACR guidance document on MR safe practices: Updates and critical information 2019. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2019 Jul 29;
[PubMed ID: 31355502]
Zhu A Reeder SB Johnson KM Nguyen SM Golos TG Shimakawa A Muehler MR Francois CJ Bird IM Fain SB Shah DM Wieben O Hernando D Evaluation of a motion-robust 2D chemical shift-encoded technique for R2* and field map quantification in ferumoxytol-enhanced MRI of the placenta in pregnant rhesus macaques. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2019 Jul 5;
[PubMed ID: 31276263]
Colgan TJ Van Pay AJ Sharma SD Mao L Reeder SB Diurnal Variation of Proton Density Fat Fraction in the Liver Using Quantitative Chemical Shift Encoded MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2019 Jun 6;
[PubMed ID: 31168893]
van Beek EJR Kuhl C Anzai Y Desmond P Ehman RL Gong Q Gold G Gulani V Hall-Craggs M Leiner T Lim CCT Pipe JG Reeder S Reinhold C Smits M Sodickson DK Tempany C Vargas HA Wang M Value of MRI in medicine: More than just another test? J Magn Reson Imaging . 2019 Jun;49(7):e14-e25
[PubMed ID: 30145852]
Fazeli Dehkordy S Fowler KJ Mamidipalli A Wolfson T Hong CW Covarrubias Y Hooker JC Sy EZ Schlein AN Cui JY Gamst AC Hamilton G Reeder SB Sirlin CB Hepatic steatosis and reduction in steatosis following bariatric weight loss surgery differs between segments and lobes. Eur Radiol . 2019 May;29(5):2474-2480
[PubMed ID: 30547206]
Pooler BD Hernando D Reeder SB Clinical Implementation of a Focused MRI Protocol for Hepatic Fat and Iron Quantification. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2019 Mar 27;:1-6
[PubMed ID: 30917020]
Harringa JB Bracken RL Davis JC Mao L Kitchin DR Robbins JB Ziemlewicz TJ Pickhardt PJ Reeder SB Repplinger MD Prospective evaluation of MRI compared with CT for the etiology of abdominal pain in emergency department patients with concern for appendicitis. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2019 Mar 20;
[PubMed ID: 30892788]
Nattenmüller J Schlett CL Tsuchiya N Reeder SB Pickhardt PJ Kramer H Kauczor HU Wielpütz MO Seo JB Hatabu H van Beek EJR Schiebler ML Representing the International Workshop for Pulmonary Functional Imaging (IWPFI). Noncontrast Chest Computed Tomographic Imaging of Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome: Part II Noncardiovascular Findings. J Thorac Imaging . 2019 Mar;34(2):126-135
[PubMed ID: 30720567]
Ludwig KD Fain SB Nguyen SM Golos TG Reeder SB Bird IM Shah DM Wieben OE Johnson KM Perfusion of the placenta assessed using arterial spin labeling and ferumoxytol dynamic contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in the rhesus macaque. Magn Reson Med . 2019 Mar;81(3):1964-1978
[PubMed ID: 30357902]
Pooler BD Wiens CN McMillan A Artz NS Schlein A Covarrubias Y Hooker J Schwimmer JB Funk LM Campos GM Greenberg JA Jacobsen G Horgan S Wolfson T Gamst AC Sirlin CB Reeder SB Monitoring Fatty Liver Disease with MRI Following Bariatric Surgery: A Prospective, Dual-Center Study. Radiology . 2019 Mar;290(3):682-690
[PubMed ID: 30561273]
Covarrubias Y Fowler KJ Mamidipalli A Hamilton G Wolfson T Leinhard OD Jacobsen G Horgan S Schwimmer JB Reeder SB Sirlin CB Pilot study on longitudinal change in pancreatic proton density fat fraction during a weight-loss surgery program in adults with obesity. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2019 Jan 30;
[PubMed ID: 30701611]
Park CC Hooker C Hooker JC Bass E Haufe W Schlein A Covarrubias Y Heba E Bydder M Wolfson T Gamst A Loomba R Schwimmer J Hernando D Reeder SB Middleton M Sirlin CB Hamilton G Assessment of a high-SNR chemical-shift-encoded MRI with complex reconstruction for proton density fat fraction (PDFF) estimation overall and in the low-fat range. J Magn Reson Imaging . 2019 Jan;49(1):229-238
[PubMed ID: 29707848]
Reeder SB Quantification of Liver Function with MRI: Is It Ready? Radiology . 2019 Jan;290(1):134-135
[PubMed ID: 30375935]
Motosugi U Roldán-Alzate A Bannas P Said A Kelly S Zea R Wieben O Reeder SB Four-dimensional Flow MRI as a Marker for Risk Stratification of Gastroesophageal Varices in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis. Radiology . 2019 Jan;290(1):101-107
[PubMed ID: 30325278]