Dr. Freddie J. Combs, a UCI Health radiologist and breast cancer expert who practices at Pacific Breast Care Center in Costa Mesa

Freddie J. Combs, MD



Clinical Interests

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

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  • American Board of Family Medicine , Family Medicine
  • American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - General
  • English
Medical School
University of Arizona College of MedMD
Phoenix Baptist HospitalFamily Medicine
University of Arizona College of MedDiagnostic Radiology
UC Irvine Medical CenterBreast Imaging
Professional Positions
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Radiology, Division of Breast Imaging
  • Director of breast imaging, Pacific Breast Care Center
More Information

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.

Combs received his medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, Ariz. He completed an internship and residency in family medicine at Phoenix Baptist Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz., followed by a residency in radiology at the University of Arizona. He completed a fellowship in breast imaging at UC Irvine. 

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