Radiology Personnel

John Scheel, M.D., Ph.D., MPH

Assistant Professor
Breast Imaging


Dr. Scheel is a physician at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and a UW assistant professor of radiology. Dr. Scheel earned his B.S. with high honors from the University of California, Riverside. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego and completed his radiology residency and breast imaging fellowship at the University of Virginia.

His clinical practice includes all aspects of breast imaging, including mammography, ultrasound, MRI and tomosynthesis, and breast interventional procedures. His research activities are focused on identifying and addressing health care access barriers in underserved communities (both locally and globally).

Recent Publications

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Inflammatory breast cancer in accessory abdominal breast tissue
Miles R., Amornsiripanitch N., Scheel J.
Radiology Case Reports. 2017 Jan

Healthcare factors for obtaining a mammogram in latinas with a variable mammography history
Scheel J., Molina Y., Coronado G., Bishop S., Doty S., Jimenez R., Thompson B., Lehman C., Beresford S.
Oncology Nursing Forum. 2017 Jan:66-76

Are physicians influenced by their own specialty society’s guidelines regarding mammography screening? an analysis of ationally representative data
Scheel J., Hippe D., Chen L., Lam D., Lee J., Elmore J., Rahbar H., Partridge S., Lee C.
American Journal of Roentgenology. 2016 Nov:959-964

Improving Breast Ultrasound Interpretation in Uganda Using a Condensed Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System
Scheel J., Peacock S., Orem J., Bugeza S., Muyinda Z., Porter P., Wood W., Comis R., Lehman C.
Academic Radiology. 2016 Oct:1271-1277

Performance of DWI as a rapid unenhanced technique for detecting mammographically occult breast cancer in elevated-risk women with dense breasts
McDonald E., Hammersley J., Chou S., Rahbar H., Scheel J., Lee C., Liu C., Lehman C., Partridge S.
American Journal of Roentgenology. 2016 Jul:205-216

Multilevel intervention raises latina participation in mammography screening: Findings from ¡fortaleza Latina!
Coronado G., Beresford S., McLerran D., Jimenez R., Patrick D., Ornelas I., Bishop S., Scheel J., Thompson B.
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 2016 Apr:584-592

ACR BI-RADS Use in Low-Income Countries: An Analysis of Diagnostic Breast Ultrasound Practice in Uganda
Scheel J., Nealey E., Orem J., Bugeza S., Muyinda Z., Nathan R., Porter P., Lehman C.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2016 Jan:163-169

Diffusion-weighted breast magnetic resonance imaging: A semiautomated voxel selection technique improves interreader reproducibility of apparent diffusion coefficient measurements
Rahbar H., Kurland B., Olson M., Kitsch A., Scheel J., Chai X., Usoro J., Lehman C., Partridge S.
Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. 2016 Jan:428-435

Gender trends in radiology authorship: A 35-year analysis
Piper C., Scheel J., Lee C., Forman H.
American Journal of Roentgenology. 2016 Jan:3-7

Latinas’ Mammography Intention Following a Home-Based Promotores-Led Intervention
Scheel J., Molina Y., Briant K., Ibarra G., Lehman C., Thompson B.
Journal of Community Health. 2015 Jun:1185-1192