Lawrence  Sobel

Lawrence D. Sobel , MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Section Chief of Breast Imaging Radiology


Bachelor's Degree: University of Akron Akron, OH, 1980 (Chemistry)

Medical Degree: The Ohio State College of Medicine Columbus, OH, 1985

Transitional Residency: Riverside Medical Center Columbus, OH, 1986

Internship: Westchester County Medical Center Valhalla, NY, 1987 (Internal Medicine)

Residency: St. Vincent's Medical Center Bridgeport, CT, 1991 (Diagnostic Radiology)


American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology) (Certification Date: 11-25-1991 )

Clinical Interests

Diagnostic Radiology




Positions and Work Experience

09-2003 -To Present Associate Professor of Radiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Department of Radiology, Cincinnati OH

11-1992 -05-2003 Middletown Regional Hospital , Middletown OH

07-1991 -11-1992 St Luke Hospital, Newburg NY

Research Support

Grant: #ACRIN 6652 Digital Versus Film-Screen Mammography

Grant: #ACRIN 6666 Screening Breast Ultrasound in High-Risk Women

Grant: #ECOG-ACRIN TMIST (NRG) Investigators:Sobel, Lawrence 07-01-2019 -02-28-2025 National Cancer Institute Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST) Role:PI $.00 Active Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Lee, Su-Ju; Sobel, Lawrence D; Shamis, Michael; Mahoney, Mary C (2019. ) Asymmetric Ductal Ectasia: An Often Overlooked Sign of Malignancy.AJR. American journal of roentgenology, , 213 (2 ) ,473-481 More Information

Wahab RA, Brown A, Lee SJ, Zhang B, Sobel L, Mahoney MC (2021. ) Screening Mammogram Results in the Digital Age: Video Messaging - A Pilot Study .Acad Radiol, , 28 (4 ) ,487 -494

Lee, Su-Ju; Wahab, Rifat A; Sobel, Lawrence D; Zhang, Bin; Brown, Ann L; Lewis, Kyle; Vijapura, Charmi; Mahoney, Mary C (2021. ) Analysis of 612 Benign Papillomas Diagnosed At Core Biopsy: Rate of Upgrade to Malignancy, Factors Associated with Upgrade, and A Proposal For Selective Surgical Excision.AJR. American journal of roentgenology, , More Information

Wahab, Rifat A; Albasha, Heba; Martin, Jessica; Lee, Su-Ju; Zhang, Bin; Brown, Ann L; Vijapura, Charmi; Lewis, Kyle; Sobel, Lawrence D; Mahoney, Mary C (2021. ) Characterization of common breast MRI abnormalities: comparison between abbreviated and full MRI protocols.Clinical imaging, , 79 ,125-132 More Information

Wahab, Rifat A; Lee, Su-Ju; Zhang, Bin; Sobel, Lawrence; Mahoney, Mary C (2018. ) A comparison of full-field digital mammograms versus 2D synthesized mammograms for detection of microcalcifications on screening.European journal of radiology, , 107 ,14-19 More Information

Shaughnessy, Elizabeth; Vijapura, Charmi; Reyna, Chantal; Lewis, Jaime; Lewis, Kyle; Lee, Su-Ju; Sobel, Lawrence; Wahab, Rifat; Rosen, Lauren; Brown, Ann (2022. ) Exploiting the advantages of a wireless seed localization system that differentiates between the seeds: Breast cancer resection following neoadjuvant chemotherapy.Cancer reports (Hoboken, N.J.), , e1690 More Information


Cancer Performance Improvement Committee Member Type:University/College Service

Presenter (Breast Conference ) Type:University/College Service

(Resident Interviewer ) Type:Departmental Service

(UCMC Commission on Cancer Accreditation Committee )

(NAPBC Accreditation Meeting )

(NAPBC Breast Leadership Committee Meeting )

Contact Information

Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way ML 0761
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 5135582100
Fax: 513-584-3633