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    Dr. Karen Lindfors is a radiologist based in Sacramento, California. She has an extensive medical experience of 38 years. Dr. Lindfors graduated in 1979 from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She has a degree in public health granted by the Yale University following her master studies. Mrs. Lindfors completed an internship in surgery at the Boston University and a residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital that allowed her to specialize in diagnostic radiology. Afterwards, she completed a fellowship in oncologic radiology at the same medical institution. Dr. Karen Lindfors is specialized in diagnostic radiology. She is a member of the Society of Breast Imaging. She also has extensive experience as a teacher in the field of medicine. She worked at the Harvard Medical School as an instructor of radiology. She has been teaching at the UC Davis School of Medicine since 1985. Dr. Lindfors also carried on a research activity, studying and writing about breast imaging and breast cancer. At the moment, Dr. Lindfors practices medicine at the Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento and University of California Davis Medical Center.

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    AetnaMultiPlanUnited Healthcare

  • Education & Training


    University of Louisville

    Medical School


    Boston University Medical Center



    Massachusetts General Hospital



    Massachusetts General Hospital


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Radiology

  • Hospital & Practice

    University Of California, Davis

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (916) 703-5398

    4860 Y St Ste 3100

    Sacramento, California 95817

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Karen Lindfors has contributed to 3 publications.

    Differentiation of ductal carcinoma in-situ from benign micro-calcifications by dedicated breast computed tomography.

    Aminololama-Shakeri, S.,Abbey, C. K.,Gazi, P.,Prionas, N. D.,Nosratieh, A.,Li, C. S.,Boone, J. M.,Lindfors, K. K.; Eur J Radiol. 2015 Nov 02.

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    Aggressive Metaplastic Carcinoma of the Breast with Osteoclastic Giant Cells.

    Khong, K.,Zhang, Y.,Tomic, M.,Lindfors, K.,Aminololama-Shakeri, S.; J Radiol Case Rep. 2015 Dec 03.

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    Impact of the california breast density law on primary care physicians.

    Khong, K. A.,Hargreaves, J.,Aminololama-Shakeri, S.,Lindfors, K. K.; J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Dec 31.

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