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Gary J. Whitman, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor with Tenure, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Bio Statement

Dr. Gary J Whitman is a tenured professor of radiology and radiation oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he serves as the medical director of the mobile mammography program.  Dr. Whitman joined the MDACC faculty in 1996 after serving on the faculty at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Whitman is the current chair of the MDACC Faculty Senate and he serves on the institutional executive committee and the Physicians Referral Service executive committee.

Dr. Whitman is a fellow of the American College of Radiology, the Society of Breast Imaging, the Society of Ultrasound in Radiology, and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.  Dr. Whitman is the president of the Association of University Radiologists, and he is the program chair for the American Roentgen Ray Society.  Dr. Whitman is the vice chair of the RSNA News, published by the Radiological Society of North America.

Dr. Whitman is a former editor of the Society of Brest Imaging Newsletter, and he currently chairs the Society of Breast Imaging Fellowship Committee.

Dr. Whitman is a former treasurer of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, and he served on the America Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine board of governors.  Also, he is a former recipient of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine presidential service award.

Dr. Whitman is a former Figley Fellow, sponsored by the American Roentgen Ray Society and the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Dr. Whitman is interested in all areas of breast imaging, including mammography, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging.  Dr. Whitman's research interests include high risk screening, high risk breast lesions, digital mammography, and MRI-guided interventional procedures.

Research Interests

High risk screening

High risk lesions

Unusual breast lesions

Monitoring response to therapy

Clinical Interests

Digital Mammography (Screening, diagnosis, tomosynthesis, and intervention)

Breast Ultrasound

Breast MRI 

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1986 Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, MD, Medicine
1982 Yale University, New Haven, CT, BA, History

Postgraduate Training

7/1990-6/1991 Clinical Fellowship, Diagnostic Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, Reginald E. Greene, M.D.
7/1986-6/1990 Clinical Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, Peter B. O'Donovan, M.D., and Michael A. Geisinger, M.D.

Board Certifications

1990 American Board of Radiology

Professional Memberships

American College of Radiology
Committee on Mammography Accreditation, 2010-present
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
Continuing Medical Education Committee, 2010-2012
Endowment for Education and Research Committee, 2010-2012
American Roentgen Ray Society
Program Committee, Chair, 2015-present
Education Accreditation Compliance Committee, 2010-2015
Breast Health Collaborative of Texas
Member, 2010-present
Board of Directors, 2010-2015
Radiological Society of North America
Public Information Committee, 2010-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Lee J, Gordon PB, Whitman GJ. "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you":Breast imagers' perspectives regarding screening mammography for others and for themselves - Do they practice what they preach? AJR Am J Roentgenol 204(6):1336-1344, 6/2015. PMID: 26001246.
2. Kilic A, Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Sciortino CM, Whitman GJ, Baumgartner WA, Conte JV. Trends, clinical outcomes, and cost implications of mitral valve repair versus replacement, concomitant with aortic valve replacement. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 149(6):1614-9, 6/2015. e-Pub 2/28/2015. PMID: 26060006.
3. Kilic A, Grimm JC, Whitman GJ, Shah AS, Mandal K, Conte JV, Sciortino CM. The survival benefit of simultaneous heart-kidney transplantation extends beyond dialysis-dependent patients. Ann Thorac Surg 99(4):1321-7, 4/2015. e-Pub 2/21/2015. PMID: 25707587.
4. Kaufman RM, Djulbegovic B, Gernsheimer T, Kleinman S, Tinmouth AT, Capocelli KE, Cipolle MD, Cohn CS, Fung MK, Grossman BJ, Mintz PD, O'Malley BA, Sesok-Pizzini DA, Shander A, Stack GE, Webert KE, Weinstein R, Welch BG, Whitman GJ, Wong EC, Tobian AA, AABB. Platelet transfusion: a clinical practice guideline from the AABB. Ann Intern Med 162(3):205-13, 2/3/2015. PMID: 25383671.
5. Grimm JC, Lui C, Kilic A, Valero V, Sciortino CM, Whitman GJ, Shah AS. A risk score to predict acute renal failure in adult patients after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg 99(1):251-7, 1/2015. e-Pub 11/14/2014. PMID: 25440281.
6. Adrada BE, Krishnamurthy S, Carkaci S, Posleman-Monetto FE, Ewere A, Whitman GJ. Unusual benign tumors of the breast. J Clin Imaging Sci 5(5):27,, 2015. e-Pub 5/22/2015. PMID: 26085959.
7. Leong DL, Rainford L, Haygood TM, Whitman GJ, Geiser WR, Stephens TW, Davis PL, Brennan PC. Radiologist experience effects on contrast detection. J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 31(11):2328-33, 11/2014. PMID: 25401342.
8. Colen R, Foster I, Gatenby R, Giger ME, Gillies R, Gutman D, Heller M, Jain R, Madabhushi A, Madhavan S, Napel S, Rao A, Saltz J, Tatum J, Verhaak R, Whitman G. NCI workshop report: clinical and computational requirements for correlating imaging phenotypes with genomics signatures. Transl Oncol 7(5):556-69, 10/2014. e-Pub 10/2014. PMCID: PMC4225695.
9. Eberth JM, Xu Y, Smith GL, Shen Y, Jiang J, Buchholz TA, Hunt KK, Black DM, Giordano SH, Whitman GJ, Yang W, Shen C, Elting L, Smith BD. Surgeon influence on use of needle biopsy in patients with breast cancer: a national Medicare study. J Clin Oncol 32(21):2206-16, 7/2014. e-Pub 6/2014. PMID: 24912900.
10. Muralidhar GS, Markey MK, Bovik AC, Haygood TM, Stephens TW, Geiser WR, Garg N, Adrada BE, Dogan BE, Carkaci S, Khisty R, Whitman GJ. Stereoscopic interpretation of low-dose breast tomosynthesis projection images. J Digit Imaging 27(2):248-254, 4/2014. e-Pub 11/2013. PMCID: PMC3948934.
11. Raj SD, Raj KM, Krishnamurthy S, Brahmaroutu A, Whitman GJ. Breast metastasis in an adult woman with alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of the ethmoid sinus. Radiology Case Reports 9(3), DOI: 10.2484/rcr.v9i3.858, 2014.
12. Carkaci S, Geiser WR, Adrada BE, Marquez C, Whitman GJ. How to establish a cost-effective mobile mammography program. AJR Am J Roentgenol 201(5):W691-7, 11/2013.
13. Pan J, Dogan BE, Carkaci S, Santiago L, Arribas E, Cantor SB, Wei W, Stafford RJ, Whitman GJ. Comparing performance of the CADstream and the DynaCAD breast MRI CAD Systems : CADstream vs. DynaCAD in breast MRI. J Digit Imaging 26(5):971-976, 10/2013. e-Pub 4/2013. PMCID: PMC3782607.
14. Leong DL, Rainford L, Haygood TM, Whitman GJ, Geiser WR, Adrada BE, Santiago L, Brennan PC. Trend of contrast detection threshold with and without localization. J Digit Imaging. e-Pub 3/2013. PMCID: PMC3824922.
15. Dogan BE, Le-Petross CH, Stafford JR, Atkinson N, Whitman GJ,. MRI-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy performed at 3 T with a 9-gauge needle: preliminary experience. AJR Am J Roentgenol 199(5):W651-3, 11/2012. PMID: 23096211.
16. Leong DL, Rainford L, Haygood TM, Whitman GJ, Tchou PM, Geiser WR, Carkaci S, Brennan PC. Verification of DICOM GSDF in complex backgrounds. J Digit Imaging 25(5):662-9, 10/2012. e-Pub 4/2012. PMCID: PMC3447097.
17. Iyengar P, Strom EA, Zhang YJ, Whitman GJ, Smith BD, Woodward WA, Yu TK, Buchholz TA. The value of ultrasound in detecting extra-axillary regional node involvement in patients with advanced breast cancer. Oncologist 17(11):1402-8, 2012. e-Pub 9/2012. PMCID: PMC3500360.
18. Geiser WR, Haygood TM, Santiago L, Stephens T, Thames D, Whitman GJ. Challenges in mammography: part 1, artifacts in digital mammography. AJR Am J Roentgenol 197(6):W1023-30, 12/2011. PMID: 22109316.
19. Liu X, Lai CJ, Whitman GJ, Geiser WR, Shen Y, Yi Y, Shaw CC. Effects of exposure equalization on image signal-to-noise ratios in digital mammography: a simulation study with an anthropomorphic breast phantom. Med Phys 38(12):6489, 12/2011. PMCID: PMC3247925.
20. Haygood TM, Arribas E, Liu QM, Atkinson EN, Brennan PC, Santiago L, Carkaci S, Lane D, Stephens TW, Le-Petross H, Adrada B, Davis P, Whitman GJ. Detection of microcalcifications on digital screening mammograms using varying degrees of monitor zooming. AJR Am J Roentgenol 197(4):W761-8, 10/2011. PMID: 21940549.
21. Le-Petross HT, Whitman GJ, Atchley DP, Yuan Y, Gutierrez-Barrera A, Hortobagyi GN, Litton JK, Arun BK. Effectiveness of alternating mammography and magnetic resonance imaging for screening women with deleterious BRCA mutations at high risk of breast cancer. Cancer 117(17):3900-7, 9/2011. e-Pub 3/2011. PMID: 21365619.
22. Nguyen CV, Albarracin CT, Whitman GJ, Lopez A, Sneige N. Atypical ductal hyperplasia in directional vacuum-assisted biopsy of breast microcalcifications: considerations for surgical excision. Ann Surg Oncol 18(3):752-61, 3/2011. e-Pub 10/2010. PMID: 20972636.
23. Muralidhar GS, Whitman GJ, Haygood TM, Stephens TW, Bovik AC, Markey MK. Evaluation of stylus for radiographic image annotation. J Digit Imaging 23(6):701-5, 12/2010. e-Pub 8/26/2009. PMCID: PMC3046686.
24. Tchou PM, Haygood TM, Atkinson EN, Stephens TW, Davis PL, Arribas EM, Geiser WR, Whitman GJ. Interpretation time of computer-aided detection at screening mammography. Radiology 257(1):40-6, 10/2010. e-Pub 8/2010. PMID: 20679448.
25. Zhang YJ, Oh JL, Whitman GJ, Iyengar P, Yu TK, Tereffe W, Woodward WA, Perkins G, Buchholz TA, Strom EA. Clinically Apparent Internal Mammary Nodal Metastasis in Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer: Incidence and Local Control. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77(4):1113-9, 7/2010. e-Pub 12/2009. PMCID: PMC3063382.
26. Haygood TM, Wang J, Lane D, Galvan E, Neely Atkinson E, Stephens T, Whitman GJ. Why does it take longer to read digital than film-screen screening mammograms? A partial explanation. J Digit Imaging 23(2):170-80, 4/2010. e-Pub 2/2009. PMID: 19214635.
27. Haygood TM, Arribas E, Brennan PC, Atkinson EN, Herndon M, Dieber J, Geiser W, Santiago L, Mills CM, Davis P, Adrada B, Carkaci S, Stephens TW, Whitman GJ. Conspicuity of microcalcifications on digital screening mammograms using varying degrees of monitor zooming. Acad Radiol 16(12):1509-17, 12/2009. PMID: 19896068.
28. Lai CJ, Chen L, Zhang H, Liu X, Zhong Y, Shen Y, Han T, Ge S, Yi Y, Wang T, Yang WT, Whitman GJ, Shaw CC. Reduction in x-ray scatter and radiation dose for volume-of-interest (VOI) cone-beam breast CT--a phantom study. Phys Med Biol 54(21):6691-709, 11/2009. e-Pub 10/2009. PMCID: PMC2855392.
29. Chen L, Shen Y, Lai C-J, Han T, Zhang Y, Ge S, Liu X, Wang T, Yang WT, Whitman GJ, Shaw CC. Dual resolution cone beam breast CT: A feasibility study. Med Phys 36(9):4007-4014, 9/2009. PMCID: PMC2738741.
30. Reed VK, Woodward WA, Zhang L, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Tereffe W, Oh JL, Yu TK, Bedrosian I, Whitman GJ, Buchholz TA, Dong L. Automatic segmentation of whole breast using atlas approach and deformable image registration. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73(5):1493-500, 4/1/2009. e-Pub 9/17/2008. PMCID: PMC2729433.
31. Taboada JL, Stephens TW, Krishnamurthy S, Brandt KR, Whitman GJ. The many faces of fat necrosis in the breast. AJR Am J Roentgenol 192(3):815-25, 3/2009. PMID: 19234281.
32. Haygood TM, Wang J, Atkinson EN, Lane D, Stephens TW, Patel P, Whitman GJ. Timed efficiency of interpretation of digital and film-screen screening mammograms. AJR Am J Roentgenol 192(1):216-20, 1/2009. PMID: 19098202.
33. Chen L, Shaw CC, Altunbas MC, Lai CJ, Liu X, Han T, Wang T, Yang WT, |Whitman GJ. Feasibility of volume-of-interest (VOI) scanning technique in cone beam breast CT--a preliminary study. Med Phys 35(8):3482-90, 8/2008. PMCID: PMC2809707.
34. Lai CJ, Shaw CC, Geiser W, Chen L, Arribas E, Stephens T, Davis PL, Ayyar GP, Dogan BE, Nguyen VA, Whitman GJ, Yang WT. Comparison of slot scanning digital mammography system with full-field digital mammography system. Med Phys 35(6):2339-46, 6/2008. PMCID: PMC2809719.
35. Reed VK, Cavalcanti JL, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Oh JL, Tereffe W, Yu TK, Yeung H, Whitman GJ, Bedrosian I, Macapinlac HA, Buchholz TA, Woodward WA. Risk of subclinical micrometastatic disease in the supraclavicular nodal bed according to the anatomic distribution in patients with advanced breast cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71(2):435-40, 6/2008. e-Pub 12/2007. PMCID: PMC3385870.
36. Sampat MP, Bovik AC, Whitman GJ, Markey MK. A model-based framework for the detection of spiculated masses on mammography. Med Phys 35(5):2110-23, 5/2008. PMID: 18561687.
37. Haygood TM, Whitman GJ, Atkinson EN, Nikolova RG, Sandoval SY, Dempsey PJ. Results of a survey on digital screening mammography: prevalence, efficiency, and use of ancillary diagnostic aids. J Am Coll Radiol 5(4):582-92, 4/2008. PMID: 18359447.
38. Sampat MP, Whitman GJ, Bovik AC, Markey MK. Comparison of algorithms to enhance spicules of spiculated masses on mammography. J Digit Imaging 21(1):9-17, 3/2008. PMCID: PMC3043831.
39. Yang WT, Carkaci S, Chen L, Lai CJ, Sahin A, Whitman GJ, Shaw CC. Dedicated cone-beam breast CT: feasibility study with surgical mastectomy specimens. AJR Am J Roentgenol 189(6):1312-5, 12/2007. PMCID: PMC2856818.
40. Oh JL, Nguyen G, Whitman GJ, Hunt KK, Yu TK, Woodward WA, Tereffe W, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Buchholz TA. Placement of radiopaque clips for tumor localization in patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemotherapy and breast conservation therapy. Cancer 110(11):2420-7, 12/2007. PMID: 17941034.
41. Lai CJ, Shaw CC, Chen L, Altunbas MC, Liu X, Han T, Wang T, Yang WT, Whitman GJ, Tu SJ. Visibility of microcalcification in cone beam breast CT: effects of X-ray tube voltage and radiation dose. Med Phys 34(7):2995-3004, 7/2007. PMCID: PMC2867610.
42. Cabioglu N, Hunt KK, Sahin AA, Kuerer HM, Babiera GV, Singletary SE, Whitman GJ, Ross MI, Ames FC, Feig BW, Buchholz TA, Meric-Bernstam F. Role for intraoperative margin assessment in patients undergoing breast-conserving surgery. Ann Surg Oncol 14(4):1458-71, 4/2007. e-Pub 1/2007. PMID: 17260108.
43. Yang WT, Lai CJ, Whitman GJ, Murphy WA, Dryden MJ, Kushwaha AC, Sahin AA, Johnston D, Dempsey PJ, Shaw CC. Comparison of full-field digital mammography and screen-film mammography for detection and characterization of simulated small masses. AJR Am J Roentgenol 187(6):W576-81, 12/2006. PMCID: PMC1892902.
44. Sampat MP, Whitman GJ, Stephens TW, Broemeling LD, Heger NA, Bovik AC, Markey MK. The reliability of measuring physical characteristics of spiculated masses on mammography. Br J Radiol 79:S134-40, 12/2006. PMID: 17209119.
45. Peintinger F, Kuerer HM, Anderson K, Boughey JC, Meric-Bernstam F, Singletary SE, Hunt KK, Whitman GJ, Stephens T, Buzdar AU, Green MC, Symmans WF. Accuracy of the combination of mammography and sonography in predicting tumor response in breast cancer patients after neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Ann Surg Oncol 13:1443-9, 11/2006. PMID: 17028770.
46. Erguvan-Dogan B, Whitman GJ, Kushwaha AC, Phelps MJ, Dempsey PJ. BI-RADS-MRI: a primer. AJR Am J Roentgenol 187(2):W152-60, 8/2006. PMID: 16861504.
47. Lai CJ, Shaw CC, Whitman GJ, Yang WT, Dempsey PJ, Nguyen V, Ice MF. Receiver operating characteristic analysis for the detection of simulated microcalcifications on mammograms using hardcopy images. Phys Med Biol 51(16):3901-19, 8/2006. PMID: 16885614.
48. Erguvan-Dogan B, Whitman GJ, Nguyen VA, Dryden MJ, Stafford RJ, Hazle J, McAlee KR, Phelps MJ, Ice MF, Kuerer HM, Middleton LP. Specimen radiography in confirmation of MRI-guided needle localization and surgical excision of breast lesions. AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:339-44, 8/2006. PMID: 16861535.
49. Yang WT, Dryden MJ, Gwyn K, Whitman GJ, Theriault R. Imaging of breast cancer diagnosed and treated with chemotherapy during pregnancy. Radiology 239:52-60, 4/2006. PMID: 16484353.
50. Mehta S, Szklaruk J, Faria SC, Raymond AK, Whitman GJ. Radiologic-pathologic conferences of the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center: Chondromyxoid fibroma of the sacrum and left iliac bone. AJR Am J Roentgenol 186(2):467-9, 2/2006. PMID: 16423954.
51. Dogan BE, Ceyhan K, Tukel S, Saylisoy S, Whitman GJ. Ductal dilatation as the manifesting sign of invasive ductal carcinoma. J Ultrasound Med 24(10):1413-7, 10/2005. PMID: 16179626.
52. Pham CB, Abruzzo LV, Cook E, Whitman GJ, Stephens TW. Rosai-Dorfman disease of the breast. AJR Am J Roentgenol 185(4):971-2, 10/2005. PMID: 16177417.
53. Lai CJ, Shaw CC, Whitman GJ, Johnston DA, Yang WT, Selinko V, Arribas E, Dogan B, Kappadath SC. Visibility of simulated microcalcifications--a hardcopy-based comparison of three mammographic systems. Med Phys 32(1):182-94, 2005. PMID: 15719969.
54. Yu TK, Whitman GJ, Thames HD, Buzdar AU, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Schechter NR, McNeese MD, Kau SW, Thomas ES, Hortobagyi GN, Buchholz TA. Clinically relevant pneumonitis after sequential paclitaxel-based chemotherapy and radiotherapy in breast cancer patients. J Natl Cancer Inst 96(22):1676-81, 11/2004. PMID: 15547180.
55. Wagner AE, Middleton LP, Whitman GJ. Intracystic papillary carcinoma of the breast with invasion. AJR Am J Roentgenol 183(5):1516, 11/2004. PMID: 15505330.
56. Yang WT, Whitman GJ, Tse GM. Extratesticular epidermal cyst of the scrotum. AJR Am J Roentgenol 183(4):1084, 10/2004. PMID: 15385309.
57. Tsimberidou AM, Estey E, Whitman GJ, Dryden MJ, Ratnam S, Pierce S, Faderl S, Giles F, Kantarjian HM, Garcia-Manero G. Extramedullary relapse in a patient with acute promyelocytic leukemia: successful treatment with arsenic trioxide, all-trans retinoic acid and gemtuzumab ozogamicin therapies. Leuk Res 28(9):991-4, 9/2004. PMID: 15234578.
58. Faria SC, Iyer RB, Rashid A, Ellis L, Whitman GJ. Desmoid tumor of the small bowel and the mesentery. AJR Am J Roentgenol 183(1):118, 7/2004. PMID: 15208123.
59. Ayers M, Symmans WF, Stec J, Damokosh AI, Clark E, Hess K, Lecocke M, Metivier J, Booser D, Ibrahim N, Valero V, Royce M, Arun B, Whitman G, Ross J, Sneige N, Hortobagyi GN, Pusztai L. Gene expression profiles predict complete pathologic response to neoadjuvant paclitaxel and fluorouracil, doxorubicin, and cyclophosphamide chemotherapy in breast cancer. J Clin Oncol 22(12):2284-2293, 6/2004. e-Pub 5/2004. PMID: 15136595.
60. Faria SC, Iyer RB, Rashid A, Whitman GJ. Hepatic adenoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 182(6):1520, 6/2004. PMID: 15149999.
61. McGregor DK, Whitman GJ, Middleton LP. Myolipoma of the breast: mammographic, sonographic, and pathologic correlation. Breast J 10:259-60, 5/2004. PMID: 15125757.
62. Rajan R, Poniecka A, Smith TL, Yang Y, Frye D, Pusztai L, Fiterman DJ, Gal-Gombos E, Whitman G, Rouzier R, Green M, Kuerer H, Buzdar AU, Hortobagyi GN, Symmans WF. Change in tumor cellularity of breast carcinoma after neoadjuvant chemotherapy as a variable in the pathologic assessment of response. Cancer 1(7):1365-73, 4/2004. PMID: 15042669.
63. Yang WT, Whitman GJ, Johnson MM, Bolanos-Clark M, Kushwaha AC, Hunt KK, Dempsey PJ. Needle localization for excisional biopsy of breast lesions: comparison of effect of use of full-field digital versus screen-film mammographic guidance on procedure time. Radiology 231(1):277-81, 4/2004. PMID: 15068954.
64. Truong MT, Sabloff BS, Gladish GW, Whitman GJ, Munden RF. Invasive thymoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 181(6):1504, 12/2003. PMID: 14627564.
65. Chagpar A, Yen T, Sahin A, Hunt KK, Whitman GJ, Ames FC, Ross MI, Meric-Bernstam F, Babiera GV, Singletary SE, Kuerer HM. Intraoperative margin assessment reduces reexcision rates in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ treated with breast-conserving surgery. Am J Surg 186(4):371-7, 10/2003. PMID: 14553853.
66. Buchholz TA, Hunt KK, Whitman GJ, Sahin AA, Hortobagyi GN. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast carcinoma: multidisciplinary considerations of benefits and risks. Cancer 98(6):1150-60, 9/2003. PMID: 12973838.
67. Dogan BE, Whitman GJ, Middleton LP, Phelps M. Intracystic papillary carcinoma of the breast. AJR Am J Roentgenol 181(1):186, 7/2003. PMID: 12818855.
68. Sneige N, Lim SC, Whitman GJ, Krishnamurthy S, Sahin AA, Smith TL, Stelling CB. Atypical ductal hyperplasia diagnosis by directional vacuum-assisted stereotactic biopsy of breast microcalcifications. Considerations for surgical excision. Am J Clin Pathol 119(2):248-53, 2/2003. PMID: 12579995.
69. Lifshitz OH, Whitman GJ, Sahin AA, Yang WT. Radiologic-pathologic conferences of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Phyllodes tumor of the breast. AJR Am J Roentgenol 180(2):332, 2/2003. PMID: 12540427.
70. Tran TA, Fuller GN, Whitman GJ, Schomer DF. Radiologic-pathologic conferences of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Delayed cerebral radiation necrosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:70, 1/2003. PMID: 12490478.
71. Rong XJ, Shaw CC, Johnston DA, Lemacks MR, Liu X, Whitman GJ, Dryden MJ, Stephens TW, Thompson SK, Krugh KT, Lai CJ. Microcalcification detectability for four mammographic detectors: flat-panel, CCD, CR, and screen/film). Med Phys 29(9):2052-61, 9/2002. PMID: 12349926.
72. Lemacks MR, Kappadath SC, Shaw CC, Liu X, Whitman GJ. A dual-energy subtraction technique for microcalcification imaging in digital mammography--a signal-to-noise analysis. Med Phys 29(8):1739-51, 8/2002. PMID: 12201421.
73. Castro CY, Whitman GJ, Sahin AA. Pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia of the breast. Am J Clin Oncol 25(2):213-6, 4/2002. PMID: 11943906.
74. Koenig TR, Loyer EM, Whitman GJ, Raymond AK, Charnsangavej C. Cystic lymphangioma of the pancreas. AJR Am J Roentgenol 177(5):1090, 11/2001. PMID: 11641176.
75. Avritscher R, Iyer RB, Ro J, Whitman G. Lipoleiomyoma of the uterus. AJR Am J Roentgenol 177(4):856, 10/2001. PMID: 11566688.
76. Choi H, Whitman G, Ro J, Charnsangavej C. Benign schwannoma in the porta hepatis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 117(3):652, 9/2001. PMID: 11517064.
77. Newman LA, Sahin AA, Cunningham JE, Bondy ML, Mirza NQ, Vlastos GS, Whitman GJ, Brown H, Buchholz TA, Lee MH, Singletary SE. A case-control study of unilateral and bilateral breast carcinoma patients. Cancer 91(10):1845-53, 5/2001. PMID: 11346865.
78. Yang WT, Whitman GJ, Yuen EH, Tse GM, Stelling CB. Sonographic features of primary breast cancer in men. AJR Am J Roentgenol 176(2):413-6, 2/2001. PMID: 11159083.
79. Munden RF, Nesbitt JC, Kemp BL, Chasen MH, Whitman GJ. Primary liposarcoma of the mediastinum. AJR Am J Roentgenol 175:1340, 11/2000. PMID: 11044037.
80. Rubio IT, Mirza N, Sahin AA, Whitman G, Kroll SS, Ames FC, Singletary SE. Role of specimen radiography in patients treated with skin-sparing mastectomy for ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. Ann Surg Oncol 7(7):544-548, 8/2000. PMID: 10947024.
81. Kushwaha AC, Whitman GJ, Stelling CB, Cristofanilli M, Buzdar AU. Primary inflammatory carcinoma of the breast: retrospective review of mammographic findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol 174(2):535-8, 2/2000. PMID: 10658737.
82. Krishnamurthy R, Whitman GJ, Stelling CB, Kushwaha AC. Mammographic findings after breast conservation therapy. Radiographics 19 Spec No:S53-62; quiz S262-3, 10/1999. PMID: 10517443.
83. Kushwaha AC, Whitman GJ, Williamson JD. Radiologic-pathologic conferences of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Mucinous carcinoma of the breast. AJR Am J Roentgenol 173(2):290, 8/1999. PMID: 10430121.
84. Iyer RB, Whitman GJ, Sahin AA. Parathyroid adenoma of the mediastinum. AJR Am J Roentgenol 173(1):94, 7/1999. PMID: 10397106.
85. Thomas JW, Staerkel GA, Whitman GJ. Pulmonary hamartoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 172(6):1643, 6/1999. PMID: 10350308.
86. Whitman GJ, Kopans DB, McCarthy KA, Stelling CB, Sneige N, Sunku K, Weiss MK. Coaxial core needle biopsy under mammographic guidance: indications and applications. AJR Am J Roentgenol 171(1):67-70, 7/1998. PMID: 9648766.
87. Kopans, DB, Moore, RM, McCarthy, KA, Hall, DA, Hulka, C, Whitman GJ, Slanetz, PJ, Halpern, EF. Biasing the interpretation of mammography screening data by age grouping: nothing changes abruptly at age 50. Breast J 4:139-145, 1998.
88. Slanetz PJ, Whitman GJ, Halpern EF, Hall DA, McCarthy KA, Simeone JF. Imaging of fallopian tube tumors. AJR Am J Roentgenol 169(5):1321-4, 11/1997. PMID: 9353450.
89. Eskey CJ, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Malignant lymphoma of the testis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 169(3):822, 9/1997. PMID: 9275904.
90. al-Otaibi L, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Fibrous pseudotumor of the epididymis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 168(6):1586, 6/1997. PMID: 9168731.
91. Slanetz PJ, Moore RH, Hulka CA, Halpern EF, Habunek DA, Whitman GJ, McCarthy KA, Hall DA, Kopans DB. Screening mammography: effect of national guidelines on current physician practice. Radiology 203(2):335-8, 5/1997. PMID: 9114084.
92. Koch JS, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue hyperplasia of the lung. AJR Am J Roentgenol 168(4):1044, 4/1997. PMID: 9124112.
93. Yamada CY, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Myxopapillary ependymoma of the filum terminale. AJR Am J Roentgenol 168(2):366, 2/1997. PMID: 9016208.
94. Kopans DB, Moore RH, McCarthy KA, Hall DA, Hulka CA, Whitman GJ, Slanetz PJ, Halpern EF. Should women with implants or a history of treatment for breast cancer be excluded from mammography screening programs? AJR Am J Roentgenol 168:29-31, 1/1997. PMID: 8976914.
95. Teoh SK, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Neonatal neuroblastoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 168(1):54, 1997. PMID: 8976919.
96. Whitman GJ, Niziak EA, Newton SL, Palumbo DS, Sweeney KP, Saini S. Quality assurance in outpatient CT. Applied Radiology 26:37-40, 1997.
97. Teoh SK, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Villous adenoma of the colon. AJR Am J Roentgenol 167(5):1146, 11/1996. PMID: 8911168.
98. Fan KT, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Pulmonary zygomycosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 167(4):946, 10/1996. PMID: 8819389.
99. Suchin CR, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation. AJR Am J Roentgenol 167(3):648, 9/1996. PMID: 8751671.
100. Slanetz PJ, Moore RH, Hulka CA, Halpern EF, Habunek D, Whitman GJ, McCarthy KA, Hall DA, Kopans DB. Physicians' opinions on the delivery of mammographic screening services: immediate interpretation versus double reading. AJR Am J Roentgenol 167(2):377-9, 8/1996. PMID: 8686608.
101. Kopans DB, Moore RH, McCarthy KA, Hall DA, Hulka CA, Whitman GJ, Slanetz PJ, Halpern EF. Positive predictive value of breast biopsy performed as a result of mammography: there is no abrupt change at age 50 years. Radiology 200(2):357-60, 8/1996. PMID: 8685325.
102. Okuno WT, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Recurrent pyogenic cholangiohepatitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 167(2):484, 8/1996. PMID: 8686632.
103. Lazar EB, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Lymphoma of bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue. AJR Am J Roentgenol 167(1):116, 7/1996. PMID: 8659353.
104. Fan CM, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Radiologic-pathologic conferences of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Necrotizing fasciitis of the scrotum (Fournier's gangrene). AJR Am J Roentgenol 166:1164, 5/1996. PMID: 8615262.
105. Fan KT, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli colitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 166(4):788, 4/1996. PMID: 8610550.
106. Spillane RM, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Peroneal nerve ganglion cyst. AJR Am J Roentgenol 166(3):682, 3/1996. PMID: 8623650.
107. Spillane RM, Whitman GJ, McCarthy KA, Hulka CA, Hall DA, Kopans DB. Computed tomography-guided needle localization of nonpalpable breast lesions: review of 24 cases. Acad Radiol 3(2):115-20, 2/1996. PMID: 8796651.
108. Lazar EB, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the prostate. AJR Am J Roentgenol 166:72, 1/1996. PMID: 8571909.
109. Bradley FM, Hoover HC, Jr, Hulka CA, Whitman GJ, McCarthy KA, Hall DA, Moore R, Kopans DB. The sternalis muscle: an unusual normal finding seen on mammography. AJR Am J Roentgenol 166:33-6, 1/1996. PMID: 8571900.
110. al-Otaibi L, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Hepatocellular adenoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 165(6):1426, 12/1995. PMID: 7484578.
111. Reynders CS, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder of the lung. AJR Am J Roentgenol 165(5):1118, 11/1995. PMID: 7572486.
112. Fan CM, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 165(4):1008, 10/1995. PMID: 7676950.
113. Buckley KM, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Diaphragmatic pheochromocytoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 165(2):260, 8/1995. PMID: 7618536.
114. Dorman RL, Jr, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Thoracic sarcoidosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 164(6):1368, 6/1995. PMID: 7754874.
115. Gervais DA, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. AJR Am J Roentgenol 164(5):1098, 5/1995. PMID: 7717211.
116. Slanetz PA, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Epididymal abscess. AJR Am J Roentgenol 164(2):376, 2/1995. PMID: 7839972.
117. Lev MH, Whitman GJ. Surviving RSNA: some hints for first-time attendees. Applied Radiology 24:30, 1995.
118. Greene R, Thompson S, Jantsch HS, Teplick R, Cullen DJ, Greene EM, Whitman GJ, Hulka CA, Llewellyn HJ. Detection of pooled secretions above endotracheal-tube cuffs: value of plain radiographs in sheep cadavers and patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol 163(6):1333-1337, 12/1994. PMID: 7992723.
119. Getachew MM, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Retroperitoneal schwannoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 163(6):1356, 12/1994. PMID: 7992727.
120. Dorman RL, Jr, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Hypersensitivity vasculitis of the duodenum. AJR Am J Roentgenol 163(4):840, 10/1994. PMID: 8092020.
121. Ackman JB, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Aggressive fibromatosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 163(3):544, 9/1994. PMID: 8079840.
122. Slanetz PJ, Whitman GJ, Shepard JA, Chew FS. Nodular pulmonary amyloidosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 163(2):296, 8/1994. PMID: 8037018.
123. Kopans DB, McCarthy KA, Hall DA, Whitman GJ, Hulka CA, McGinty GB, Bradley FM. A simple device to assist in needle positioning procedures. Radiology 191(3):868-869, 6/1994. PMID: 8184081.
124. Gervais DA, Whitman GJ,. Emphysematous pyelonephritis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 162(2):348, 2/1994. PMID: 8310924.
125. Whitman GJ, McGovern FJ. Endometriosis of the bladder detected by pelvic ultrasonography. J Ultrasound Med 13(2):155-157, 2/1994. PMID: 7932963.
126. Rieumont MJ, Whitman GJ,. Mesoblastic nephroma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 162(1):76, 1994. PMID: 8273694.
127. Gervais DA, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Pulmonary eosinophilic granuloma. AJR Am J Roentgenol 161(6):1158, 12/1993. PMID: 8249718.
128. Gervais DA, Whitman GJ, Chew FS. Multilocular cyst of the kidney. AJR Am J Roentgenol 161(3):600, 9/1993. PMID: 8352115.
129. Stacey-Clear A, McCarthy KA, Hall DA, Pile-Spellman E, White G, Hulka CA, Whitman GJ, Halpern EF, Kopans DB. Mammographically detected breast cancer: location in women under 50 years old. Radiology 186:677-80, 3/1993. PMID: 8381550.
130. Garrido L, Kwong KK, Pfleiderer B, Crawley AP, Hulka CA, Whitman GL, Kopans DB. Echo-planar chemical shift imaging of silicone gel prostheses. Magn Reson Imaging 11(5):625-634, 1993. PMID: 8345777.
131. Whitman GJ, Wegryn SA, Lammert GK. Renal pseudoenlargement secondary to retroperitoneal liposarcoma. Cleve Clin J Med 59(6):640-642, Nov-Dec, 11/1992. PMID: 1424075.
132. Stacey-Clear A, McCarthy KA, Hall DA, Pile-Spellman E, White G, Hulka C, Whitman GJ, Mahoney E, Kopans DB. Breast cancer survival among women under age 50: is mammography detrimental? Lancet 340:991-4, 10/1992. PMID: 1357448.
133. Ransohoff RM, Whitman GJ, Weinstein MA. Noncommunicating syringomyelia in multiple sclerosis: detection by magnetic resonance imaging. Neurology 40:718-21, 4/1990. PMID: 2320254.
134. Whitman GJ, Khan MA. Unusual occurrence of ankylosing spondylitis and multiple sclerosis in a black patient. Cleve Clin J Med 56:819-22, 11/1989. PMID: 2605779.
135. Whitman GJ, Borkowski GP. Giant fibrovascular polyp of the esophagus: CT and MR findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol 152:518-20, 3/1989. PMID: 2783803.

Invited Articles

1. Adrada BE, Carkaci S,Whitman GJ. Case of the season: Large B-cell lymphoma involving both breasts. Semin Roentgenol 46(4):242-4, 10/2011. PMID: 22035665.
2. Dogan BE, Whitman GJ. Intraoperative breast ultrasound. Semin Roentgenol 46(4):280-4, 10/2011. PMID: 22035670.
3. Whitman GJ, Arribas E, Uppendahl L. Mammographic-sonographic correlation. Semin Roentgenol 46(4):252-9, 10/2011. PMID: 22035667.
4. Carkaci S, Santiago L, Adrada BE, Whitman GJ. Screening for breast cancer with sonography. Semin Roentgenol 46(4):285-91, 10/2011. PMID: 22035671.
5. Whitman GJ, Lu TJ, Adejolu M, Krishnamurthy S, Sheppard D. Lymph node sonography. Ultrasound Clin 6(3):369-380, 7/2011.
6. Adejolu M, Krishnamurthy S, Whitman GJ. Ultrasound of invasive lobular carcinoma. Ultrasound Clin 6(3):313-325, 7/2011.
7. Stafford RJ, Whitman GJ. Ultrasound physics and technology in breast imaging. Ultrasound Clin 6(3):299-312, 7/2011.
8. Whitman GJ, Strom EA. Workup and staging of locally advanced breast cancer. Semin Radiat Oncol 19(4):211-221, 10/2009. PMID: 19732685.


1. Whitman GJ. Letter from the guest editor: breast ultrasound: an indispensable tool. Semin Roentgenol 46(4):241, 10/2011. PMID: 22035664.


1. Whitman GJ, Daniels GD, Lee MJ, Simeone JF. Cystic metastatic lymph nodes in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma: imaging features of a new entity. Second Annual Postgraduate Education Course, Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound, Chicago, Program:77, 1993.
2. Whitman GJ, McCarthy KA, Hall DA, Hulka CA, Kopans DB. Retained hook-wire fragments in 12 patients: mammography and management. RSNA, Chicago. Radiology 189:326, 1993.
3. Whitman GJ, Hall DA, McCarthy KA, Barrand SA, Hulka CA, Simeone JF. Ultrasound detection of hydrosalpinx. Second Annual Postgraduate Education Course, Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound, Chicago, Program:79, 1993.

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