Dr. Lipson is an investigator and faculty member in the Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging Division. A graduate of Harvard College in 1995, she received her MD degree from UCSF School of Medicine, prior to completing a preliminary medicine internship year at St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco. She went on to complete a diagnostic radiology residency program at UCSF and was ABR board-certified in June 2009. She came to Stanford for a 1 year fellowship program in Breast Imaging in July 2009 before joining the MCL faculty in August 2010.
Her clinical work includes screening and diagnostic mammography, diagnostic breast ultrasound, screening and diagnostic breast MRI, and minimally-invasive breast biopsy and wire localization guided by x-ray, ultrasound, and MRI.
Her research interests include mammographic density and breast cancer risk assessment; early breast cancer detection and extent of disease evaluation using contrast enhanced mammography and MRI; novel blood and imaging biomarkers of breast cancer burden and neoadjuvant treatment response; and image-guided wireless localization techniques for breast surgery.
- Cancer > Breast Cancer
- Diagnostic Radiology
- Breast Imaging
- Medical Informatics
Honors & Awards
Junior Faculty of the Year Award, Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Radiology (2011-2012)
Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations
Member, American College of Radiology (2005 - Present)
Member, Radiological Society of North America (2005 - Present)
Member, Society of Breast Imaging (2009 - Present)
Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology (2014 - Present)
Medical Education:University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine (2003) CA
Internship:St Marys Medical Center (2005) CA
Fellowship:Stanford University - Fellowship (2010) CA
Residency:Univ of California San Francisco (2009) CA
Board Certification: Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology (2009)
Community and International Work
California Breast Density Information Group (CBDIG)
Radiologist, referring physician, and patient education on breast density and breast cancer risk
Stanford, UCSF, UCLA, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCSD, CPMC, Alta Bates-Summit
Opportunities for Student Involvement