Breast imaging, Breast cancer, Breast cancer screening and prevention, Breast disease, Diagnostic radiology, Image-guided breast biopsy and intervention, Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Mammography, Ultrasound
Dr. Freddie J. Combs is a UCI Health board-certified radiologist who specializes in the detection and diagnosis of breast cancer. He is also board-certified in family medicine.
Combs' clinical interests include high-risk screening, diagnostic procedures and breast density assessment. He has done research with the UC Irvine Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic, measuring breast tissue using diffuse optical spectroscopic imaging. He also is involved in research to improve techniques for localizing breast cancers prior to surgery. He enjoys teaching medical students and residents as well as lecturing about breast cancer screening to primary care physicians.