Brett Elicker, MD
Professor and Chief of Thoracic Imaging at UCSF
Brett M. Elicker, MD is a Professor of Clinical Radiology and Chief of the Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging Section at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Elicker earned his medical degree in 2000 from New York Medical College, and completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Yale New Haven Hospital, Connecticut in 2005, followed by a fellowship in Thoracic Imaging from UCSF in 2006. He came to UCSF in 2005 as a Clinical Fellow in Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging and joined the faculty of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging in July 2006.
Dr. Elicker’s research interests are thoracic CT and MRI. His research is primarily clinical which is a reflection of the strong clinical training during his radiology residency at Yale University and thoracic fellowship at UCSF. His research interests primarily involve three areas: high resolution CT (HRCT) in the evaluation of diffuse lung disease, imaging in patients with lung transplants, and thoracic vascular imaging.
Dr. Elicker has published 30 articles, he has written 37 peer-reviewed articles, 2 book chapters, and he has 5 significant publications.