Radiology Personnel

Habibollah Rahbar, M.D.

Associate Professor
Breast Imaging


Dr. Rahbar is a UW assistant professor in the Department of Radiology breast imaging section and UW Radiology Residency site director for the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). Dr. Rahbar earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his M.D. from the University of Michigan. He first came to University of Washington as a radiology resident and stayed on for his fellowship in breast imaging. He joined the UW faculty upon graduation from fellowship. A board certified radiologist, his clinical practice at the SCCA includes mammography, tomosynthesis, breast ultrasound, breast MRI, and image-guided procedures of the breast. Dr. Rahbar’s primary research interests include the identification of imaging markers to improve management of early breast cancers such as ductal carcinoma in situ, the use of diffusion weighted imaging to identify and characterize breast cancers, and the identification of MRI markers of breast cancer risk.