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Barbara Monsees, MD

Ronald and Hanna Evens Professor of Women's Health
Emeritus Chief, Breast Imaging Section
Division of Diagnostic Radiology

Specialty Areas

Diagnostic Radiology
Breast Oncology
Breast Imaging
Radiology

Board Certifications

Radiology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Mammography, breast imaging, breast cancer screening

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Breast Health Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: D
Floor: 5
Office Phone: 314-454-7500
Fax: 314-454-5206

Education

Education

Residency: Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis MO 1980
Residency: Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital. St. Louis MO 1977
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1975
Bachelor Degree: Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 1971

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Criteria for identifying radiologists with acceptable screening mammography interpretive performance on basis of multiple performance measures.
Miglioretti DL, Ichikawa L, Smith RA, Bassett LW, Feig SA, Monsees B, Parikh JR, Rosenberg RD, Sickles EA, Carney PA
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Apr; 204(4)W486-91. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.12313.

PMID:
    25794100
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of radiologists' diagnostic work-up volume on interpretive performance.
Buist DS, Anderson ML, Smith RA, Carney PA, Miglioretti DL, Monsees BS, Sickles EA, Taplin SH, Geller BM, Yankaskas BC, Onega TL
Radiology. 2014 Nov; 273(2)351-64. doi: 10.1148/radiol.14132806.

PMID:
    24960110
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A survey of breast imaging fellowship programs: current status of curriculum and training in the United States and Canada.
Farria DM, Salcman J, Monticciolo DL, Monsees BS, Rebner M, Bassett LW
J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Sep; 11(9)894-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2014.02.005.

PMID:
    24856652
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Educational interventions to improve screening mammography interpretation: a randomized controlled trial.
Geller BM, Bogart A, Carney PA, Sickles EA, Smith R, Monsees B, Bassett LW, Buist DM, Kerlikowske K, Onega T, Yankaskas BC, Haneuse S, Hill D, Wallis MG, Miglioretti D
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Jun; 202(6)W586-96. doi: 10.2214/AJR.13.11147.

PMID:
    24848854
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Establishing a gold standard for test sets: variation in interpretive agreement of expert mammographers.
Onega T, Anderson ML, Miglioretti DL, Buist DS, Geller B, Bogart A, Smith RA, Sickles EA, Monsees B, Bassett L, Carney PA, Kerlikowske K, Yankaskas BC
Acad Radiol. 2013 Jun; 20(6)731-9. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2013.01.012.

PMID:
    23664400
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of screening mammography on breast cancer incidence.
Monticciolo D, Monsees B
N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb 14; 368(7)678-9. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1215494#SA4.

PMID:
    23406038
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diagnostic mammography: identifying minimally acceptable interpretive performance criteria.
Carney PA, Parikh J, Sickles EA, Feig SA, Monsees B, Bassett LW, Smith RA, Rosenberg R, Ichikawa L, Wallace J, Tran K, Miglioretti DL
Radiology. 2013 May; 267(2)359-67. doi: 10.1148/radiol.12121216.

PMID:
    23297329
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pathologic outcomes of nonmalignant papillary breast lesions diagnosed at imaging-guided core needle biopsy.
Holley SO, Appleton CM, Farria DM, Reichert VC, Warrick J, Allred DC, Monsees BS
Radiology. 2012 Nov; 265(2)379-84. doi: 10.1148/radiol.12111926.

PMID:
    22952379
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Is confidence of mammographic assessment a good predictor of accuracy?
Geller BM, Bogart A, Carney PA, Elmore JG, Monsees BS, Miglioretti DL
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Jul; 199(1)W134-41. doi: 10.2214/AJR.11.7701.

PMID:
    22733922
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of transition to digital mammography on clinical outcomes.
Glynn CG, Farria DM, Monsees BS, Salcman JT, Wiele KN, Hildebolt CF
Radiology. 2011 Sep; 260(3)664-70. doi: 10.1148/radiol.11110159.

PMID:
    21788529
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Influence of annual interpretive volume on screening mammography performance in the United States.
Buist DS, Anderson ML, Haneuse SJ, Sickles EA, Smith RA, Carney PA, Taplin SH, Rosenberg RD, Geller BM, Onega TL, Monsees BS, Bassett LW, Yankaskas BC, Elmore JG, Kerlikowske K, Miglioretti DL
Radiology. 2011 Apr; 259(1)72-84. doi: 10.1148/radiol.10101698.

PMID:
    21343539
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Limitations of minimally acceptable interpretive performance criteria for screening mammography.
Doyle GP, Onysko J, Pogany L, Major D, Caines J, Shumak R, Wadden N, Carney PA, Sickles EA, Monsees BS, Bassett LW, Miglioretti DL
Radiology. 2011 Mar; 258(3)960-1. doi: 10.1148/radiol.101735.

PMID:
    21339358
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Masters of radiology panel discussion: Models for health care performance in radiology--how do we measure our productivity and ourselves?
Forman HP, Norbash A, Beauchamp NJ Jr, Thrall JH, Larson DB, Kazerooni EA, Hricak H, Monsees B, Javitt MC, Crowe JK
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Jan; 196(1)130-5. doi: 10.2214/AJR.10.5611.

PMID:
    21178057
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: the unbalanced view.
Evans WP, Lee CH, Monsees BS, Monticciolo DL, Rebner M
Radiology. 2010 Oct; 257(1)297; author reply 297-8. doi: 10.1148/radiol.101148.

PMID:
    20851949
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Masters of radiology panel discussion: radiology extenders--challenges and opportunities to balance the demands of our changing work environment.
Forman HP, Javitt MC, Monsees B, Larson DB, Norbash A, Kaye A, Beauchamp NJ Jr, Messinger N
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Jul; 195(1)170-5. doi: 10.2214/AJR.10.4619.

PMID:
    20566812
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Identifying minimally acceptable interpretive performance criteria for screening mammography.
Carney PA, Sickles EA, Monsees BS, Bassett LW, Brenner RJ, Feig SA, Smith RA, Rosenberg RD, Bogart TA, Browning S, Barry JW, Kelly MM, Tran KA, Miglioretti DL
Radiology. 2010 May; 255(2)354-61. doi: 10.1148/radiol.10091636.

PMID:
    20413750
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Masters of radiology panel discussion: role of communication in today's radiologic practices.
Forman HP, Javitt MC, Monsees B, Crowe JK, Beauchamp NJ Jr, Larson DB, Kaye A, Kazerooni EA, Norbash A, Messinger N, Hricak H, Thrall JH
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Apr; 194(4)1014-7. doi: 10.2214/AJR.09.4060.

PMID:
    20308504
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Breast cancer screening with imaging: recommendations from the Society of Breast Imaging and the ACR on the use of mammography, breast MRI, breast ultrasound, and other technologies for the detection of clinically occult breast cancer.
Lee CH, Dershaw DD, Kopans D, Evans P, Monsees B, Monticciolo D, Brenner RJ, Bassett L, Berg W, Feig S, Hendrick E, Mendelson E, D'Orsi C, Sickles E, Burhenne LW
J Am Coll Radiol. 2010 Jan; 7(1)18-27. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2009.09.022.

PMID:
    20129267
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of breast MRI on surgical decision-making: are patients at risk for mastectomy?
Pettit K, Swatske ME, Gao F, Salavaggione L, Gillanders WE, Aft RL, Monsees BS, Eberlein TJ, Margenthaler JA
J Surg Oncol. 2009 Dec 1; 100(7)553-8. doi: 10.1002/jso.21406.

PMID:
    19757442
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Scientific Presentation Award: The combination of axillary ultrasound and ultrasound-guided biopsy is an accurate predictor of axillary stage in clinically node-negative breast cancer patients.
Holwitt DM, Swatske ME, Gillanders WE, Monsees BS, Gao F, Aft RL, Eberlein TJ, Margenthaler JA
Am J Surg. 2008 Oct; 196(4)477-82. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2008.06.006.

PMID:
    18723153
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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