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About Elmi Azadeh, MD
Azadeh Elmi, MD, is a board-certified diagnostic radiologist who specializes in breast imaging including screening for breast cancer, assessment of symptomatic breast, evaluation of patients at high risk for breast cancer, and management of patient with diagnosis of breast cancer. She is skilled in all forms of diagnostic imaging including mammography, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). She also performs biopsies and pre-operative ultrasound.
As an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology, Dr. Elmi is involved in training medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Her research focuses on early detection and screening of breast cancer, staging of breast cancer and molecular imaging for advanced metastatic disease.
Dr. Elmi completed a fellowship in women's imaging at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She completed her radiology residency at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Elmi earned her medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran and holds board certification in diagnostic radiology.
She has received multiple awards, including a prestigious grant from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and has authored several peer-reviewed articles appearing in Abdominal Radiology, Clinical Imaging and the Journal of Breast Imaging.
Dr. Elmi is a member of several professional organizations including RSNA, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the American Board of Radiology and the Society of Breast imaging.
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- Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
- University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Radiology
Conditions and Treatments
- Breast Ultrasound Imaging
- Breast MRI
- 3D Mammography (Tomosynthesis)
- Image-Guided Biopsy