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Cyrus Bateni, MD View profile as PDF

Cyrus  Bateni

Clinical Interests

 I am fellowship trained in both musculoskeletal radiology and breast imaging.  I am committed toward the education of medical students, residents, and fellows.  I have an interest in image guided interventions.


Radiology - Musculoskeletal Radiology, Radiology - Breast Imaging



Breast Imaging
Musculoskeletal Radiology


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 3100
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-0655

Additional Phone:

Phone: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia PA 2006
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 2001


Internal Medicine, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix AZ 2006-2007


Diagnostic Radiology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2007-2011


Breast Imaging, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2012-2013
Musculoskeletal Imaging, University of Washington, Seattle WA 2011-2012

Board Certifications:

American Board of Radiology,
CA Medical Board, License,
California Radiography and Fluoroscopy X-Ray Supervisor and Operator ACLS,

Professional Memberships:

American College of Radiology

Select Honors and Awards:

Junior Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Radiology, UC Davis, 2017

Radiology Fellow Excellence in Teaching Award, UC Davis, 2013

Excellence in Teaching Musculoskeletal Radiology to Residents, University of Washington, 2012

Excellence in Professionalism, University of California Davis Medical Center, 2011

Select Recent Publications:

Boutin RD, Bamrunchart S, Bateni CP, Beavers DP, Beavers KM, Meehan JP, Lenchik L.  CT of patients with hip fracture: muscle size and attenuation help predict mortality. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 June; 208:W208-215.

Boutin RD, Kaptuch JM, Bateni CP, Chalfant JS, Yao L.  Influence of intravenous contrast administration on CT measures of muscle and bone attenuation: implications for sarcopenia and osteoporosis evaluation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Aug 24:1-9.

Lu A, Tse G, Lee P, Shen PY, Bateni C, Bobinski M.   Glioblastoma multiforme.  ACR Case of the Day.  American College of Radiology. January 25, 2016 Web.

Boutin RD, Chang J, Bateni C, Giza E, Wisner ER, Yao L.  The notch of Harty (pseudodefect of the tibial plafond): frequency and characteristic findings at MRI of the ankle. Am J Roentgen. 2015 Aug; 205:1-6.

Cheang E, Bateni C.  Osteolipoma.  ACR Case of the Day.  American College of Radiology. July 2015 Web.

Bateni C, Hirschbein J.  ACR Case of the Day. American College of Radiology. July 2015 Web.

Neufeld EA, Shen PY, Nidecker AE, Runner G, Bateni C, Tse G, Chin C.  MR imaging of the lumbosacral plexus. J Neuroimaging.  2015 Sep-Oct; 25(5):691-703.

Chen L, Boone JM, Abbey CK, Hargreaves J, Bateni C, Lindfors KK, Yang K, Nosratieh A, Hernandez A, Gazi P.  Simulated lesion, human observer performance comparison between thin-section dedicated breast images versus computed thick-section simulated projection images of the breast. Phys. Med Biol. 2015; 60:3347-3358.

Bateni C, Bindra J, Haus B.  MRI of sports injuries in children and adolescents: what's different from adults. Curr Radiol Rep.  2014;2:45.

Mitsunaga MM, Bateni C, Bindra J.  Venous tumor thrombus from a pelvic osteosarcoma. Radiology Case Reports. 2013;8:864 (online).

To see if Cyrus Bateni is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).