One-Year Comprehensive Breast Imaging Fellowship

The Breast Imaging Division at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University, offers two positions annually for a one-year comprehensive breast imaging fellowship according to the guidelines and curriculum recommended by the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI).

The UH Breen Women's Health Pavilion is a state-of-the-art breast center. All our breast centers maintain the status of Breast Imaging Center of Excellence based on our American College of Radiology (ACR) accreditation. We also have ACR accreditation for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the sites that perform breast MRI at University Hospitals. We have excellent support staff, including a clinical nurse navigator at most sites.

Most of our exams are performed among five main breast centers staffed by eight dedicated breast imaging radiologists. The fellow is actively involved in the interpretation of examinations, performance of procedures, and consultation with referring physicians.

Breast Imaging Examinations

We perform the whole gamut of breast imaging exams, including:

  • Full protocol MRIs and abbreviated protocol MRIs aka FAST MRIs (over 800/year)
  • Interventional procedures (over 3,000/year) including MRI, US and Stereotactic core biopsies (prone, upright, and including lateral arm capability)
  • Magseed and wire localizations
  • Screening and diagnostic mammography (over 64,000/year)
  • Ductography

Current Technology Overview

Our breast centers are equipped with the most advanced technology available, including:

  • Suros and Marquee biopsy devices for ultrasound biopsies
  • Four stereotactic biopsy units (three prone and one upright with lateral arm capability)
  • Hologic Dimensions mammography units at five breast centers (tomosynthesis with C-view available at all five breast centers)
  • MRIs done on 1.5 and 3.0T Siemens, Philips, and GE magnets
  • Seven Supersonic ultrasound units
  • Suros Atec biopsy devices for use in MRI, stereotactic and ultrasound biopsies

Contact Information

Fellowship Director

Nina L. Klein, MD
Assistant Professor
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106

Fellowship Coordinator

Cecilia Foreman
Department of Radiology
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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