Harms, Steven E., MDBreast Imaging

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    Dr. Steven E. Harms is recognized nationally in the area of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), specifically Breast MRI, and was named “Komen Foundation Scientist of the Year” by Susan G. Komen for the Cure in 1998. In 1995, he was given the annual William Beaumont Award by the American Medical Association for the outstanding physician in the nation under the age of 50. He was formerly on the faculty at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), Baylor University Medical Center, and M. D. Anderson Cancer Institute. During his 14 years as director of MRI at Baylor, Dr. Harms and his research team developed MRI applications including RODEO Breast MRI. He helped draft the 2007 American Cancer Society breast cancer screening guidelines that recommend breast MRI screening for high risk patients. He served as member and chairman of the Radiologic Devices Panel for the US Food and Drug Administration from 1983-2001. Harms is a fellow of the Society of Breast Imaging, a fellow of the American College of Radiology, and has been on the Best Doctor’s in America since 2003. Harms practices at MANA’s The Breast Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas since 2004 and continues to be a clinical professor at UAMS.

    Dr. Harms has authored over 116 scientific papers, 43 book chapters, and 11 patents. He is past-president of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Dr. Harms was previously on the board of directors and program chair for the American Society of Breast Disease and the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Dr. Harms served on the American College of Radiology Breast MRI Lexicon Committee and the Susan G. Komen Public Policy Committee. He was previously associate editior of the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and The Breast Journal. He has been a visiting professor at medical schools throughout the world including Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern, Stanford, Yale, Peking Medical University, Taipei Medical University, and University College London.

    Certifications

    • Board Certified in Radiology by the American Board of Radiology
    • Fellow of the Society of Breast Imaging
    • Fellow of the American College of Radiology
    • Voted “Best Doctors in America®” by his peers

    Education

    • Diagnostic Radiology Residency

      University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas

    • Doctorate in Medicine

      University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas

    • MaJOREd in Chemistry

      University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (Attended Medical School prior to graduation)

    Specialties

    • Mammography
    • Breast Ultrasound
    • Breast MRI
    • Dense Breast Screening
    • Risk Assessment
    • Breast Biopsy