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William R Geiser

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Senior Medical Physicist, Department of Imaging Physics, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Associate Faculty, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1996 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, MS, Medical Physics
1992 Southern Oregon State College, Ashland, OR, BS, Physics

Board Certifications

5/2000 American Board of Radiology

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. 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 26(6):1099-106, 12/2013. e-Pub 3/2013. PMCID: PMC3824922.
2. 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. PMID: 24147498.
3. Geiser WR, Haygood TM, Santiago L, Stephens T, Thames D, Whitman GJ. Challenges in Mammography: Part 1Artifacts in Digital Mammography. AJR Am J Roentgenol 197(12):W1023 - W1030, 12/2011. PMID: 22109316.
4. 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.
5. Huda W, Steinbach BG, Geiser WR, Belden CJ. Optimal technique factors for magnification mammography. Invest Radiol 32(7):378-81, 7/1997. PMID: 9228602.
6. Geiser WR, Huda W, Gkanatsios NA. Effect of patient support pads on image quality and dose in fluoroscopy. Med Phys 24(3)(3):377-82, 3/1997. PMID: 9089590.
7. Rill LN, Huda W, Geiser WR, Gkanatsios NA. Viewbox luminance measurements and their effect on reader performance. Radiology 201:820-820, 11/1996.


1. Liu H, Geiser WR, Willis C. Effects of Prepatient Filtration on Contrast, Scatter and Dose in CR Chest Exams: A Phantom Study. The 47th Annual AAPM Meeting, Seattle WA, 2005.

Last updated: 4/9/2015