Keck School Faculty

Robert Harris

Robert Harris

Professor of Clinical Radiology
1500 San Pablo St. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles


Silver Achievement Award, American Journal of Roentgenology: Distinguished Reviewer, 2019

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine: Fellow, 2012

AIUM Endowment for Education and Research: Recipient, 2006

Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound: Fellow, 2004

American College of Radiology: Fellow, 2000

Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine: AOA Medical Honor Society, 1981

Middlebury College: Cum Laude, 1976-1977

Clinical Importance and Natural History of Biliary Sludge in Outpatients J Ultrasound Med. 2016 Mar; 35(3):605-10. . View in PubMed

The disruptive radiologist J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Aug; 12(8):800-4. . View in PubMed

Utility of compact ultrasound in a mass surgical selection program in Africa: experience of a sonologist at the MV Africa Mercy Hospital Ship's screening day J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Feb; 34(2):341-8. . View in PubMed

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® clinically suspected adnexal mass Ultrasound Q. 2013 Mar; 29(1):79-86. . View in PubMed

Radiology on the Africa Mercy, the largest private floating hospital ship in the world AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Feb; 200(2):W124-9. . View in PubMed

Compact ultrasound donations to medical facilities in low-resource countries: a survey-based assessment of the current status and trends J Ultrasound Med. 2012 Aug; 31(8):1255-9. . View in PubMed

Donation and training of medical personnel in compact ultrasound in low-resource settings: how we do it Ultrasound Q. 2011 Mar; 27(1):3-6. . View in PubMed

Clinical and immunologic effects of intranodal autologous tumor lysate-dendritic cell vaccine with Aldesleukin (Interleukin 2) and IFN-{alpha}2a therapy in metastatic renal cell carcinoma patients Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Aug 01; 15(15):4986-92. . View in PubMed

Compact ultrasound for improving maternal and perinatal care in low-resource settings: review of the potential benefits, implementation challenges, and public health issues J Ultrasound Med. 2009 Aug; 28(8):1067-76. . View in PubMed

Clinical impact of systematic genetic sonogram screening in a low-risk population J Reprod Med. 2007 May; 52(5):359-64. . View in PubMed

Arguments for universal health access in the United States: a radiologist's perspective AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007 Mar; 188(3):617-8. . View in PubMed

Developing a rational tumor vaccine therapy for renal cell carcinoma: immune yin and yang Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Jan 15; 13(2 Pt 2):733s-740s. . View in PubMed

The chorionic bump: a first-trimester pregnancy sonographic finding associated with a guarded prognosis J Ultrasound Med. 2006 Jun; 25(6):757-63. . View in PubMed

Obstetrics22q11 deletion syndrome with truncus arteriosus, hypoplastic left ventricle, VSD, clubfoot, sandal toes, cleft palate, butterfly vertebrae. Ultrasound Q. 2005 Jun; 21(2):107-8125-6. . View in PubMed

AbdomenAppendicitis and splenic hemangiomas. Ultrasound Q. 2005 Jun; 21(2):105-6123-5. . View in PubMed

Radiology in Serbia AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Jan; 184(1):11-3. . View in PubMed

Scrotal lymphangioma: an uncommon cause for a scrotal mass J Ultrasound Med. 2002 Jun; 21(6):669-72. . View in PubMed

Clinical outcome in female patients with pelvic pain and normal pelvic US findings Radiology. 2000 Aug; 216(2):440-3. . View in PubMed

Placental hypoechoic-anechoic areas and infarction: sonographic-pathologic correlation Radiology. 1990 Jul; 176(1):75-80. . View in PubMed

Yolk sac calcification: a sonographic finding associated with intrauterine embryonic demise in the first trimester Radiology. 1988 Jan; 166(1 Pt 1):109-10. . View in PubMed

Anorectal atresia: prenatal sonographic diagnosis AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1987 Aug; 149(2):395-400. . View in PubMed

Robert D. Harris, MD, MPH has been an attending in Diagnostic Radiology for 34 years, and has enjoyed his tenure at Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinic, the University of Iowa, the University of Washington, and now at USC Keck School of Medicine. He has authored more than 65 peer reviewed articles and has teaching and research interests in Global Radiology, Ultrasound (including OB-GYN, Superficial Structures, and Contrast), and spent the 2015-16 year teaching Radiology in Rwanda to medical students and residents, and has collaborated with a new radiology residency there since 2017.
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