Benjamin Wade Carney, M.D., M.S. for UC Davis Health

Benjamin Wade Carney, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor

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Abdominal Imaging

Magnetic Resonance Imaging


Imaging Informatics



Locations and Contact

Additional Numbers

Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

With humility, I strive to be an ally to patients and their families against suffering and disease.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Carney is a diagnostic and interventional radiologist who specializes in advanced imaging of the abdomen and pelvis, using CT, MRI, fluoroscopy and ultrasound to diagnose and guide treatment of disease. In addition, Dr. Carney specializes in non-vascular image-guided procedures (for example, biopsy of tumors and drainage of abscesses).

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Carney's research focuses on imaging of the abdomen and pelvis, management of incidental findings and educational methodology in radiology training.


Abdominal Imaging

Undergraduate School

B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2004

Medical School

M.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL 2013

Other School

M.S., CUNY-Brooklyn College, Brooklyn NY 2007


Internal Medicine, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago IL 2013-2014


Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston MA 2016-2018


Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle WA 2014-2016


Advanced Abdominal Imaging, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2020-2021


Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2018-2019

Carney BW, Khatri G, Shenoy-Bhangle AS. The role of imaging in gastrointestinal bleed. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2019 Aug;9(Suppl 1):S88-S96. doi:10.21037/cdt.2018.12.07. PMID:31559156.

Franconeri A, Fang J, Carney B, Justaniah A, Miller L, Hur HC, King LP, Alammari R, Faintuch S, Mortele KJ, Brook OR. Structured vs narrative reporting of pelvic MRI for fibroids: Clarity and impact on treatment planning. Eur Radiol. 2018 Jul;28(7):3009-3017. doi:10.1007/s00330-017-5161-9.

Monroe EJ, Carney BW, Ingraham CR, Johnson GE, Valji K. An Interventionist's Guide to Endocrine Consultations. Radiographics. 2017 Jul-Aug;37(4):1246-1267. doi:10.1148/rg.2017160102. PMID:28696848.

Bastawrous S, Carney B. Improving Patient Safety: Avoiding Unread Imaging Exams in the National VA Enterprise Electronic Health Record. J Digit Imaging. 2017 Jun;30(3):309-313. doi:10.1007/s10278-016-9937-2. PMID:28050717.

Kumar N, Xie K, Mar W, Anderson TM, Carney B, Mehta N, Machado R, Blend MJ, Lu Y. Software-Based Hybrid Perfusion SPECT/CT Provides Diagnostic Accuracy When Other Pulmonary Embolism Imaging Is Indeterminate. Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2015 Dec;49(4):303-11. doi:10.1007/s13139-015-0359-8. Epub 2015 Aug 8. PMID:26550050.

Carney B, Porrino J, Marx R. Complete Rupture of the Pectoralis Major Tendon: Comparison of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Intraoperative Images. PM R. 2015 Jun;7(6):671-3. doi:10.1016/j.pmrj.2015.01.021. Epub 2015 Feb 7. PMID:25661461.