Amilcare Gentili

Title(s)Professor Of Clinical, Radiology
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    University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OHResidency in Diagnostic RadiologyDiagnostic Radiology
    Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FLResidency in Nuclear MedicineNuclear Medicine
    University of Pavia, Pavia, ItalyDoctor of Medicine and SurgeryMedicine
    UCSD Rady School of Management, San Diego, CAMBA06/2015

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    Dr. Amilcare Gentili received Doctor of Medicine degree his (Magna Cum laude) in 1983 from the University of Pavia (top ten percent graduate). He completed a Nuclear Medicine residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami in 1986, where he served as Chief Resident. He completed a Diagnostic Radiology residency at University Hospitals of Cleveland in 1992. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology, by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine and in Clinical Informatics by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. After his residency, Dr. Gentili remained on the medical staff as an attending physician at University Hospitals of Cleveland for an additional year as an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio. Then for the following 10 years he was an Assistant Professor and later an Associate Professor of Radiological Sciences at UCLA, Los Angeles, California and Assistant Chief of Radiology at West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. In September, 2002, he became a faculty member at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center and presently is a Professor of Clinical Radiology at UCSD and Chief of Radiology at San Diego VA Health Care System.

    Dr. Gentili has authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications, 9 book chapters, 35 scientific abstracts, 99 educational exhibits and numerous web based publications ( He reviews for the American Journal of Roentgenology, Skeletal Radiology, JAMIA and is an editor for eMedicine. His educational exhibits at the Radiological Society of North America and American Roentgen Ray Society have won one Bronze medal, eleven Certificate of Merits, and two Awards for Excellence in Design.

    Dr. Gentili’s clinical and research interests include MR imaging of the musculoskeletal system, musculoskeletal neoplasm, radiology informatics, natural language processing, machine learning, deep learning and cost effectiveness analysis.

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    NIH I01RX000798Oct 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2018
    Role: Co-Investigator
    iDASH: Integrating Data for Analysis, Anonymization, and Sharing
    NIH U54HL108460Sep 20, 2010 - Sep 30, 2017
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Improved communication of important imaging findings to reduce the risk of delayed diagnosis
    UC San Diego Patient Safety Program Jan 7, 2010
    Role: Principal Invetigator
    Ultrashort TE MR Imaging of Femorotibial Cartilage
    VA-ORD Oct 1, 2008 - Sep 30, 2011
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Robust Multi-View Fracture Detection in the Presence of Other Abnormalities Using HAMIL-Net. Mil Med. 2023 11 08; 188(Suppl 6):590-597. Lu X, Chang EY, Du J, Yan A, McAuley J, Gentili A, Hsu CN. PMID: 37948284.
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    2. RadBERT: Adapting Transformer-based Language Models to Radiology. Radiol Artif Intell. 2022 Jul; 4(4):e210258. Yan A, McAuley J, Lu X, Du J, Chang EY, Gentili A, Hsu CN. PMID: 35923376; PMCID: PMC9344353.
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    3. Cost accounting for the radiologist. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 May; 202(5):1058-61. Gentili A. PMID: 24758660.
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    4. iDASH: integrating data for analysis, anonymization, and sharing. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012 Mar-Apr; 19(2):196-201. Ohno-Machado L, Bafna V, Boxwala AA, Chapman BE, Chapman WW, Chaudhuri K, Day ME, Farcas C, Heintzman ND, Jiang X, Kim H, Kim J, Matheny ME, Resnic FS, Vinterbo SA, iDASH team. PMID: 22081224; PMCID: PMC3277627.
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    5. Degenerative changes in the ligamentum teres of the hip: cadaveric study with magnetic resonance arthrography, anatomical inspection, and histologic examination. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2009 Nov-Dec; 33(6):927-33. Sampatchalit S, Barbosa D, Gentili A, Haghighi P, Trudell D, Resnick D. PMID: 19940662.
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    6. Magnetic resonance imaging of the hip. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Mar; 27(3):435-45. Hong RJ, Hughes TH, Gentili A, Chung CB. PMID: 18183574.
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    7. Informatics in radiology: use of the MIRC DICOM service for clinical trials to automatically create teaching file cases from PACS. Radiographics. 2007 Jan-Feb; 27(1):269-75. Gentili A, Chung CB, Hughes T. PMID: 17235013.
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    8. The advanced imaging of gouty tophi. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2006 Jun; 8(3):231-5. Gentili A. PMID: 16901082.
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    9. MR imaging of the finger tendons: normal anatomy and commonly encountered pathology. Eur J Radiol. 2005 Dec; 56(3):296-306. Ragheb D, Stanley A, Gentili A, Hughes T, Chung CB. PMID: 16298675.
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    10. Magnetic resonance imaging of elbow instability. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2005 Mar; 9(1):67-76. Chung CB, Stanley AJ, Gentili A. PMID: 15812713.
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    11. Calcific tendinosis and periarthritis: classic magnetic resonance imaging appearance and associated findings. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2004 May-Jun; 28(3):390-6. Chung CB, Gentili A, Chew FS. PMID: 15100546.
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    12. Advanced imaging of gout. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2003 Sep; 7(3):165-74. Gentili A. PMID: 14593558.
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    13. MR appearance of idiopathic synovial osteochondromatosis. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1993 Sep-Oct; 17(5):772-6. Kramer J, Recht M, Deely DM, Schweitzer M, Pathria MN, Gentili A, Greenway G, Resnick D. PMID: 8370833.
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