Radiology Personnel

Brian Nicholas Dontchos, M.D.

Associate Professor of Radiology  

SCCA Clinical Director of Breast Imaging


Breast Imaging

Biography

Dr. Brian Dontchos is an associate professor, physician and the clinical director of breast imaging at the Fred Hutch Cancer Center. His clinical practice includes all aspects of breast imaging, including mammography, tomosynthesis, ultrasound, MRI, and breast interventional procedures. 

Dr. Dontchos completed his diagnostic radiology residency and fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.

Education

  • Fellow, University of Washington Medical Center (2014)
  • Resident, University of Washington Medical Center (2013)
  • Internship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2009)
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2008)

Recent Publications (via Semantic Scholar)



Disparities in Imaging Surveillance after a DCIS Diagnosis Elucidate Persistent Inequities in the Breast Cancer Care Continuum.
H. Rahbar, B. Dontchos - Published 2023 - RADIOLOGY

Abbreviated Breast MRI Utilization: A Survey of the Society of Breast Imaging
L. Grimm, E. Conant, V. Dialani, et al. - Published 2022 - JOURNAL OF BREAST IMAGING

Variations and Challenges to Performing Outside Study Interpretations in Breast Imaging: A National Survey of the Society of Breast Imaging Membership
B. Dontchos, Katerina Dodelzon, B. Dogan, et al. - Published 2022 - JOURNAL OF BREAST IMAGING

Abstract ES7-3:/AI
C. Lehman, B. Dontchos, LR Lamb - Published 2022 - CANCER RESEARCH

Communicating With Breast Imaging Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on Patient Care and Physician Wellness
H. Milch, L. Grimm, S. Plimpton, et al. - Published 2022 - JOURNAL OF BREAST IMAGING

Impact of a Deep Learning Model for Predicting Mammographic Breast Density in Routine Clinical Practice.
B. Dontchos, Katherine Cavallo-Hom, L. Lamb, et al. - Published 2022 - JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY

Time to biopsy of screening mammography-detected abnormalities: Evaluating the impact of same-day services implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kimberly Klinger, B. Dontchos, S. Mercaldo, et al. - Published 2022 - JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY

Power Spectrum Analysis of Breast Parenchyma with Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Images in a Longitudinal Screening Cohort from Two Vendors.
Kai Yang, C. Abbey, Shinn-Huey S Chou, et al. - Published 2021 - ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY

Axillary Imaging Following a New Invasive Breast Cancer Diagnosis—A Radiologist’s Dilemma
V. Dialani, B. Dogan, Katerina Dodelzon, et al. - Published 2021 - JOURNAL OF BREAST IMAGING

Screening Mammography Recovery After COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Closures: Associations of Facility Access and Racial and Ethnic Screening Disparities.
C. Lehman, S. Mercaldo, Gary X. Wang, et al. - Published 2021 - AJR. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY