Elizabeth H. Moore, M.D.



Lung Biopsy

Microwave Ablation


Radiology - Pulmonary Radiology

Radiology - Radiofrequency Ablation




  • Professor of Clinical Radiology
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Clinical Interests

Dr. Moore specializes in thoracic radiology including chest radiographs, chest computed tomography, chest magnetic resonance imaging, cardiovascular computed tomography, lung biopsy and radiofrequency and microwave ablation of primary lung cancers and lung metastases. Her primary areas of research and publication include lung biopsy, pulmonary infectious disease, and cardiac imaging. She has been a staff radiologist at the University of California San Francisco, the San Francisco VA Hospital, and at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.


Cardiac Radiology
Pulmonary Radiology
Radiofrequency Ablation

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center


M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

B.S., Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut


Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Harvard), Boston, Massachusetts


University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, 1983

Board Certified, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 2008

Professional Memberships

American Roentgen Ray Society

Radiologic Society of North America

Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Society of Thoracic Radiology

Honors and Awards

Certificate of Merit, Scientific Exhibit RSNA, 1996

Select Recent Publications

Moore EH. Percutaneous lung biopsy: an ordering clinician's guide to current practice. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Aug;29(4):323-34

Moore EH. Percutaneous biopsy in lung cancer. Semin Roentenol 40(2):154-70, 2005

Louie J, McGahan JP, Moore EH, Goodnight J, Brock J. Radiofrequency ablation of lung metastasis using sonographic guidance. J Ultrasound Med. 23(9):1241-4, 2004

Moore EH, Gaensler EHL. AIDS in the Tropics (Updated). In: Reeders JWAJ and Goodman PC eds. Radiology of AIDS, A Practical Approach. Springer-Verlag Publishers, 223-262, 2001.

Moore EH, Gaensler EHL. The Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the Tropics. In: Reeder MM and Palmer PES eds. The Imaging of Tropical Diseases with Epidemiological, Pathological and Clinical Correlation. 2nd ed., Vol. 1, Springer-Verlag Publishers, 681-740, 2000.

Moore EH. Technical aspects of needle aspiration lung biopsy: a personal perspective. Radiology 208:303-318, 1998.

Moore EH. Needle aspiration lung biopsy. A comprehensive approach to complication reduction. Journal of Thorac Imag 12:259-271, 1997.

Moore EH, Russell LA, Klein JS, White CS, McGuinuess G., et. al. Bacillary angiomatosis in patients with AIDS: multiorgan imaging findings Radiology 1995;197:67-72, 1995.

Moore EH, Shelton DK, Wisner ER, Richardson ML, Bishop DM, Brock JM. Needle aspiration lung biopsy: reevaluation of the blood patch technique in an equine model. Radiology 196:183-186, 1995.

Moore EH, Greenberg RW, Merrick SH etal. Coronary artery calcitications: significance of incidental detection on chest CT scans. Radiology 1989 Sep; 172(3): 711-16.