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UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Rebecca Stein-Wexler, M.D. View profile as PDF

Rebecca  Stein-Wexler

Clinical Interests

Dr. Stein-Wexler focuses her clinical interests on ultrasound and MRI imaging modalities.


Assistant Chair, Education
Director, Radiology Residency Program


Radiology, Radiology - Pediatric Radiology




Pediatric Radiology

Center/Program Affiliation:


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

UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-800--2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Other Languages:

French, Italian, Spanish


M.D., University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, 1987
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1979


Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, 1988-1989


Fitzgerald Mercy Medical Center, Darby, Pennsylvania, 1992-1995
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, 1989-1990


Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware, 1996-1997

Board Certifications:

American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, 1995
American Board of Radiology, Pediatric Radiology, 2009
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1989

Professional Memberships:

American Roentgen Ray Society
Radiological Society of North America
Society of Pediatric Radiology

Select Honors and Awards:

Phi Beta Kappa, UC Berkeley, 1982

Graduated with high honors (Magna Cum Laude) in English, distinction in general scholarship, UC Berkeley, 1979

Select Recent Publications:

Bateni C, Stein-Wexler R, Wootton-Gorges SL, Li CS. Radiology residents' experience with inussusception reduction. pediatr Radio. 2011;41(6):721-726, June. Epub 2010 Dec 22.

Stein-Wexler R, Bateni C, Wootton-Gorges SL, Li CS. Pediatric radiology fellows' experience with intussusception reduction. Pediatr Radio. 2011 May 13, Epub ahead of print.

Stein-Wexler R, Sanchez T, Roper G, Wexler AS, Arieli PR, Clark H, Li JC, Ozpinar A, Soosman SK. An interactive teaching device simulating insussusception reduction. Pediatr Radiol. 40(11):1810-1815, November, Epub 2010 Jul 21.

Ton J, Stein-Wexler R, Yen P, Gupta M. Rib head protrusion into the central canal in type 1 neurofibromatosis. Pediatr Radio. 40(12):1902-1909, December, Epub 2010 Aug 3.

2009 Nelson RA, McNamara M, Ellis W, Stein-Wexler R, Moghaddam B, Zwerdling T. Floating-Harbor syndrome and intramedullary spinal cord ganglioglioma: Case report and observations from the literature. Am J Med Genet A. 2009 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19764022

2009 Stein-Wexler R. MR Imaging of soft tissue masses in children. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinics of North America, 17:489-507. (August 2009)

2008 Stein-Wexler R and Gerscovich E. Ultrasound of the pediatric spine. In: McGahan and Goldberg, Diagnostic Ultrasound, second edition. Informa healthcare.

2008 Stein-Wexler R. Ultrasound of the pediatric hip. In: McGahan and Goldberg, Diagnostic Ultrasound, second edition.

2008 Stein-Wexler R. Ultrasound of the pediatric pelvis. In: McGahan and Goldberg, Diagnostic Ultrasound, second edition.

2008 Wootton-Gorges SL, Stein-Wexler R, Walton JW, Rosas AJ, Coulter KP, Rogers KK. Comparison of computed tomography and chest radiography in the detection of rib fractures in abused infants. Child Abuse & Neglect, 32(6):659-63, June, Epub 2008 Jun 17.

2007 Lau KK, Fernandez y Garcia K, Kwan WK, Albrecht L, Stein-Wexler R. Bilateral renal venous thrombosis and adrenal hemorrhage: sequential prenatal ultrasound with postnatal recovery. Pediatric Radiology, Sep; 37(9):912-5. Epub 2007 Jun 2.

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