Leonard Berlin

Summary

Affiliation: Rush North Shore Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The miasmatic expert witness
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:29-35. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Can a radiologist be compelled to testify as an expert witness?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:36-42. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint When does expert witness testimony constitute a violation of the ACR Code of Ethics? The role of the ACR Committee on Ethics
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:252-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Replacing traditional text radiology reports with image-centric reports: a shift from epiphany to enigma?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:1156-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Bearing false witness
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1515-21. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Duty to directly communicate radiologic abnormalities: has the pendulum swung too far?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center Skokie, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:375-81. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Performance improvement and peer-review activities: are they immune from legal discovery?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center Skokie and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:649-53. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Radiologic malpractice litigation: a view of the past, a gaze at the present, a glimpse of the future
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1481-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Apathy: the threat within
    Leonard Berlin
    Rush North Shore Medical Center, Department of Radiology, 9600 Gross Point Road, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 4:436-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome bias
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:557-60. 2004

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint The miasmatic expert witness
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:29-35. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Can a radiologist be compelled to testify as an expert witness?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:36-42. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint When does expert witness testimony constitute a violation of the ACR Code of Ethics? The role of the ACR Committee on Ethics
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:252-8. 2006
    ..This article describes how the committee reviews expert witness complaints, decides whether to investigate them, and in some cases imposes disciplinary sanctions against a member...
  4. ncbi request reprint Replacing traditional text radiology reports with image-centric reports: a shift from epiphany to enigma?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:1156-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Bearing false witness
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1515-21. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Duty to directly communicate radiologic abnormalities: has the pendulum swung too far?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center Skokie, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:375-81. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Performance improvement and peer-review activities: are they immune from legal discovery?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center Skokie and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:649-53. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Radiologic malpractice litigation: a view of the past, a gaze at the present, a glimpse of the future
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1481-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Apathy: the threat within
    Leonard Berlin
    Rush North Shore Medical Center, Department of Radiology, 9600 Gross Point Road, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 4:436-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome bias
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:557-60. 2004
  11. doi request reprint Liability of the sleep-deprived resident
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center and Rush Medical College, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:845-51. 2008
  12. ncbi request reprint Expert testimony: a contrary perspective from the trenches
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:131-2. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Using an automated coding and review process to communicate critical radiologic findings: one way to skin a cat
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:840-3. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Communicating radiology results
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    Lancet 367:373-5. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Will Saying "I'm Sorry" Prevent a Malpractice Lawsuit?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:10-5. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Sexual harassment
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:288-93. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer, mammography, and malpractice litigation: the controversies continue
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Road, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1229-37. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint The Trojan horse once destroyed a nation, could it destroy the specialty of radiology?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    Radiology 248:8-11. 2008
  19. ncbi request reprint Commentary: ACR practice guidelines and technical standards
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:98-9. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Fear of cancer
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 183:267-72. 2004
  21. doi request reprint Tuberculosis: resurgent disease, renewed liability
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center and Rush Medical College, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:1438-44. 2008
  22. doi request reprint Standards for radiology interpretation and reporting in the emergency setting
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 38:S639-44. 2008
    ..Familiarity with these aspects of the radiologists' responsibilities maximizes the chance of successful outcomes and minimizes the frequency of (and liability for) malpractice...
  23. ncbi request reprint Wrongful life
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center Skokie and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1181-8. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Communicating findings of radiologic examinations: whither goest the radiologist's duty?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:809-15. 2002
  25. doi request reprint Malpractice issues in radiology: medicare compliance versus standard of care conformance--real or imaginary conflict?
    Richard Duszak
    Department of Radiology, Mid South Imaging and Therapeutics and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:1552-8. 2010
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  26. ncbi request reprint Failure to diagnose lung cancer: anatomy of a malpractice trial
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:37-45. 2003
  27. doi request reprint The incidentaloma: a medicolegal dilemma
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush Medical College, 1653 West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 49:245-55. 2011
    ..In either case, medical malpractice litigation could well ensue...
  28. ncbi request reprint E-mail consultation
    John J Smith
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University School of Medicine, 32 Fuit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:1133-6. 2002
  29. ncbi request reprint Liability of performing CT screening for coronary artery disease and lung cancer
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:837-42. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Medicolegal and ethical issues in radiologic screening
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Road, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    Semin Roentgenol 38:77-86. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Malpractice issues in radiology. Mammography and the patient information form
    Marc J Homer
    Department of Radiology, Tufts University School of Medicine and New England Medical Center Hospitals, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:307-10. 2002
  32. ncbi request reprint When does malpractice become manslaughter?
    Ronald L Eisenberg
    Department of Radiology, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:331-5. 2002
  33. ncbi request reprint Should whole-body CT screening be performed with contrast media?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:323-5. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Potential legal ramifications of whole-body CT screening: taking a peek into Pandora's box
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:317-22. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint Liability for failure to order screening examinations
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:1401-5. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint Communicating results of all radiologic examinations directly to patients: has the time come?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center and Rush Medical College, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:1275-82. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint Radiologic errors and malpractice: a blurry distinction
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:517-22. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint CT versus radiography for initial evaluation of cervical spine trauma: what is the standard of care?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Rush Medical College, Skokie 60067, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:911-5. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Errors of omission
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, Skokie, IL 60076
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:1416-21. 2005
  40. doi request reprint Communicating the harmful effects of radiation exposure from medical imaging: malpractice considerations
    Leonard Berlin
    NorthShore University HealthSystem Skokie Hospital, 9600 Gross Point, Road Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    Health Phys 101:583-8. 2011
    ..It is quite likely that lawsuits alleging development of cancer arising from diagnostic imaging using standard levels of ionizing radiation will be forthcoming. How the courts will deal with these remains to be determined...
  41. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of diagnostic procedures: has it improved over the past five decades?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:1173-8. 2007
  42. ncbi request reprint Medicare fraud and abuse
    John J Smith
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University School of Medicine, 32 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:591-5. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint The infected or substance abuse-impaired radiologist
    John J Smith
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University School of Medicine, 32 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:567-71. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Curbstone consultations
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:1353-9. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Are radiologists contracted by third parties to interpret radiographs liable for not communicating results directly to patients?
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:27-33. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Proximate cause
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:569-73. 2002
  47. ncbi request reprint Complications of lung abscess aspiration and drainage
    Peter R Mueller
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:1083-6. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Standards, guidelines, and roses
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Rd, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:945-50. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint Relying on the radiologist
    Leonard Berlin
    Department of Radiology, Rush North Shore Medical Center, 9600 Gross Point Road, Skokie, IL 60076, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:43-6. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Medical malpractice in relation to mammography
    Ted Dubinsky
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:699-700; author reply 700-1. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Missed mammographic abnormalities, malpractice, and expert witnesses: does majority rule in the courtroom?
    Leonard Berlin
    Radiology 229:288; author reply 289. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint "B" readers' radiographic interpretations in asbestos litigation: is something rotten in the courtroom?
    Murray L Janower
    Acad Radiol 11:841-2. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint Mammography screening can survive malpractice ... if radiologists take center stage and assume the role of educator
    Leonard Berlin
    Radiology 233:641-4. 2004
  54. ncbi request reprint Taming the expert: standards and implications of radiologist expert witness testimony
    Julie A Muroff
    Sidley Austin Brown and Wood, LLP, Washington, District of Columbia 20005, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:418-23. 2005
    ..The article also offers practical suggestions that encourage radiologist expert witnesses to be both ethical and effective in spite of the often inconsistent ambitions, expectations, and obligations of the expert's role...
  55. ncbi request reprint Leasing imaging facilities to referring physicians: fee shifting or fee splitting?
    Leonard Berlin
    Radiology 234:44-8. 2005