Cyrus Bateni, M.D.

Cyrus Bateni, M.D.


Radiology - Musculoskeletal Radiology

Radiology - Breast Imaging




  • Chief, Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Associate Professor


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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 3100
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Cyrus Bateni is fellowship trained in both musculoskeletal radiology and breast imaging. He is committed toward the education of medical students, residents, and fellows. He has an interest in image guided interventions.


Musculoskeletal Radiology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center


M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia PA 2006

B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 2001

Internship: Internal Medicine, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix AZ 2006-2007


Diagnostic Radiology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2007-2011


Breast Imaging, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2012-2013

Musculoskeletal Imaging, University of Washington, Seattle WA 2011-2012

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology,

CA Medical Board, License,

California Radiography and Fluoroscopy X-Ray Supervisor and Operator ACLS,

Professional Memberships

American College of Radiology

Honors and Awards

Junior Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Radiology, UC Davis, 2017

Radiology Fellow Excellence in Teaching Award, UC Davis, 2013

Excellence in Teaching Musculoskeletal Radiology to Residents, University of Washington, 2012

Excellence in Professionalism, University of California Davis Medical Center, 2011

Select Recent Publications

Shaw CB, Foster BH, Borgese M, Boutin RD, Bateni C, Boonsri P, Bayne CO, Szabo RM, Nayak KS, Chaudhari AJ. Real-time three-dimensional MRI for the assessment of dynamic carpal instability. PLoS One. 2019 Sep 19;14(9):e0222704. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0222704. PMID:31536561.

Hodges CT, Shelton TJ, Bateni CP, Henrichon SS, Skaggs AW, Boutin RD, Lee CA, Haus, BM, Marder RA. The Medial Epicondyle of the Distal Femur is the Optimal Location for MRI Measurement of Semitendinosus and Gracilis Tendon Cross-Sectional Area. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019 Nov;27(11):3498-3504. doi:10.1007/s00167-019-05421-6. Epub 2019 Feb 27. PMID:30809723.

Bateni C, Kahlon S, Kreulen C. Appropriate MRI evaluation of Lisfranc ligaments: how to avoid missing ligamentous Lisfranc injuries. Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery. 2019 March;18(1):29-36.

Golshani B, Bamrungchart S, Bateni CP. Radiographic evaluation of meniscal extrusion. Cureus. 2018 Sep 6;10(9):e3262. PMID:30430051

Judge SJ, Plescia TA, Bateni CP, Darrow MA, Evans CP, Canter RJ. Retroperitoneal extramedullary hematopoietic pseudotumor in ataxia-telangiectasia. Rare Tumors. 2018 Jul 22;10:2036361318789724. doi:10.1177/2036361318789724. PMID:30046399.

Boutin RD, Bamrunchart S, Bateni CP, Beavers DP, Beavers KM, Meehan JP, Lenchik L. CT of patients with hip fracture: muscle size and attenuation help predict mortality. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Jun;208:W208-215. doi:10.2214/AJR.16.17226. Epub 2017 Mar 7. PMID:28267356.

Boutin RD, Netto AP, Nakamura D, Bateni C, Szabo RM, Cronin M, Foster B, Barfield WR, Seibert JA, Chaudhari AJ. “Knuckle cracking”: can blinded observers detect changes with physical examination and sonography? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2017 Apr;475(4):1265-1271. doi:10.1007/s11999-016-5215-3. Epub 2017 Jan 3. PMID:28050816.

Boutin RD, Kaptuch JM, Bateni CP, Chalfant JS, Yao L. Influence of intravenous contrast administration on CT measures of muscle and bone attenuation: implications for sarcopenia and osteoporosis evaluation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Nov;207:1046-1054. doi:10.2214/AJR.16.16387. Epub 2016 Aug 24. PMID:27556335.  

Goodman LF, Bateni CP, Bishop JW, Canter RJ. Delayed phlegmon with gallstone fragments masquerading as soft tissue sarcoma. J Surg Case Rep. 2016 Jun 22;2016(6). doi:10.1093/jscr/rjw106. PMID:27333918.

Lu A, Tse G, Lee P, Shen PY, Bateni C, Bobinski M. Glioblastoma multiforme. ACR Case of the Day. Amer Coll Radiology. 2016 Jan 25. Web.