Matthew Bobinski, M.D., Ph.D.

Matthew Bobinski, M.D., Ph.D.



Radiology - Neuroradiology




  • Professor, Chief of Neuroradiology


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4860 Y St., Suite 3100
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Fax: 916-734-8490
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Bobinski has clinical interests in neuroradiology, focusing on head and neck radiology and advanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques. His research interests are in imaging of head and neck cancer and effects of its treatment. His research projects also include brain tumors, Alzheimer's disease, degenerative brain disorders and dementia.




M.D., Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland 1988

Ph.D., Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland 1993

Internship: Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island NY 1997-1998


Radiology, Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn NY 1998-2001


Radiology, New York University Medical Center, New York NY 2002-2004

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, 2002

American Board of Radiology, Neuroradiology, 2004

Professional Memberships

American College of Radiology

American Roentgen Ray Society

American Society of Neuroradiology

Radiological Society of North America

Select Recent Publications

Gire JD, Roberto RF, Bobinski M, Klineberg EO, Durbin-Johnson B. The utility and accuracy of computed tomography in the diagnosis of occipitocervical dissociation. Spine J. 2013 May;13(5):510-9.

Khanna P, Bobinski M. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging of a basilar artery herniation into the sphenoid sinus. Skull Base. 2010 Jul;20(4):269-73.

Bobinski M, Greco CM, Schrot RJ. Giant intracranial medullary thyroid carcinoma metastasis presenting as apoplexy. Skull Base. 2009 Sep;19(5):359-62

Bobinski M, Shen PY, Dublin AB. Basic Imaging of Skull Base Trauma. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2016 Oct;77(5):381-7.

Dublin AB, Bobinski M. Imaging Characteristics of Olfactory Neuroblastoma (Esthesioneuroblastoma). J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2016 Feb;77(1):1-5.

Liu J, Ahmadpour A, Bewley AF, Lechpammer M, Bobinski M, Shahlaie K. Chondroblastoma of the Clivus: Case Report and Review. J Neurol Surg Rep. 2015 Nov;76(2):e258-64.

Lu A, Shah P, Shen P, Lee P, Nidecker AE, Nundkumar A, Latchaw R, Bobinski M. Temporal evolution on MRI of successful treatment of rabies. Clin Imaging. 2015 Sep-Oct;39(5):893-6. 

Lu A, Shen P, Lee P, Dahlin B, Waldau B, Nidecker AE, Nundkumar A, Bobinski M. CrossFit-related cervical internal carotid artery dissection. Emerg Radiol. 2015 Aug;22(4):449-52.

Khodayari B, Daly ME, Bobinski M, Farwell DG, Shelton DK, Chen AM. Observation versus neck dissection for positron-emission tomography-negative lymphadenopathy after chemoradiotherapy. Laryngoscope. 2014 Apr;124(4):902-6.

Kerr EE, Borys E, Bobinski M, Shahlaie K. Posterior fossa calcifying pseudoneoplasm of the central nervous system. J Neurosurg. 2013 Apr;118(4):896-902.