Jennifer Drukteinis, MD

Jennifer Drukteinis, MD

2518 W Simms BLVD Tampa, FL 33609

About the Expert

Dr. Drukteinis is a graduate of Cornell Medical School and board certified by the American Board of Radiology. She completed Residency and Breast Imaging fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School. She has over 10 years experience in the interpretation of imaging related to the detection and diagnosis of breast cancer.

Areas of Expertise

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Imaging
  • MRI
  • Mammography
  • Radiology / Nuclear Medicine

Personal Achievements


  • 08/1997 – 05/2001 Bachelor of Science Interdisciplinary studies; Molecular and Cell Biology Summa Cum Laude University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • 08/2001 – 06/2005 M.D Cornell University Honors in Research Weill Medical College, New York, NY
  • 06/2005 – 06/2006 Internship – Internal Medicine New York Presbyterian Hospital New York, NY
  • 07/2006 – 06/2007 Residency – Diagnostic Radiology Mount Sinai Medical Center New York, NY
  • 07/2007 – 06/2010 Residency – Diagnostic Radiology Brigham & Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School Boston, MA
  • 07/2010 – 06/2011 Fellowship – Breast Imaging Brigham & Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School Boston, MA


  • 09/2010 Florida ME109663


  • American Board of Radiology
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • American College of Radiology
  • American Association of Women’s Radiologist
  • Florida Radiological Society
  • Society of Breast Imaging


  • 2001 Summa Cum Laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • Most Outstanding Female Leader of Graduating Class 2001 University of Florida
  • 2005 Honors in Research Weill Medical College of Cornell University


  • Drukteinis JS, Gombos EC, Raza S, Chikarmane S, Swami A, Birdwell RL. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assessment of the Breast after Breast Conservation Therapy; Distinguishing Benign from Malignant. Radiographics; Jan 2012, 32(1): 219-34.
  • Edinger BW, Drukteinis JS, Gombos EC, Raza S, Chikarmane SA, Swami A, Birdwell RL. Fat Necrosis: BI-RADS 2 or 3? * Dr Drukteinis and colleagues respond. Radiographics. 2012 September; 32(5):1561-2
  • Gillies RJ, Flowers CI, Drukteinis JS, Gatenby RA. A unifying theory of carcinogenesis, and why targeted therapy does not work. European J Radiology. 2012 September; 81 Suppl 1:S48-50
  • Drukteinis JS, Mooney BP, Flowers CI, Gatenby RA. Beyond Mammography: New Frontiers in Breast Cancer Screening. Am J Med. 2013; 126(6):472-9
  • Drukteinis JS, Kiluk JV. Controversy Surrounding Mammography Screening? Not in Our Opinion. Cancer Control. 2014 April; 21(2):176-177
  • Goble RN, Drukteinis JS, M. Lee C, Khakpour N, Kiluk JV, Laronga C. Early experience with ultrasound features after intrabeam intraoperative radiation for early stage breast cancer. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2014 June; 109 (8):751–755
  • Adams MC, Falcon S, Mooney BP, Laronga C, Chau A, Drukteinis JS. Short-term Imaging Follow up of Patients with Concordant Benign Breast Biopsies: Is it really worth it? Diagnostic Interventional Radiology. 2014 November; 20(6):464-9
  • Weinfurtner RJ, Patel B, Laronga CL, Lee MC, Falcon S, Mooney BP, Drukteinis JS. MRI-Guided Core Needle Breast Biopsies Resulting in High Risk Histopathology: Upstage Frequency and Lesion Characteristics. Clinical Breast Cancer Journal. 2015 June; 15(3):234-9
  • Patel BK, Falcon S, Drukteinis J. Management of Nipple Discharge and the Associated Imaging Findings. Am J Med. 2015 April; 128(4):353-360
  • Kamat L, Rosa M, Weinfurtner R, Falcon S, Drukteinis JS, Patel B. Primary Breast Angiosarcoma in a Male. Breast J. 2015 September-October; 21(5)545-8
  • Chaudhury B, Zhu M, Goldgof D, Hall L, Gatenby RA, Gillies RJ, Patel, BP, Weinfurtner RJ, Drukteinis JS. Heterogeneity in Intratumoral Regions of Rapid Gadolinium Washout Correlates with ER Status and Nodal Metastases. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2015 November: 42(5): 1421-30
  • Assing MA, Patel BK, Karamsadkar N, Weinfurtner J, Usmani O, Kiluk JV, Drukteinis JS. A comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging to axillary ultrasound in the detection of axillary nodal metastases in newly diagnosed breast cancer. Breast J. 2017 November; 23(6):647-655. Doi: 10.1111/tbj. Epub 2017 April 10.
  • Falcon S, Williams A, Weinfurtner J, Drukteinis JS. Imaging Management of Breast Density, a Controversial Risk Factor for Breast Cancer. Cancer Control. 2017 April;24(2): 125-136.
  • Funaro K, Drukteinis J, Falcon S. Screening Mammography and Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: Controversies. South Med J. 2017 October; 110(10):607-613. Doi: 10.14423/SMJ.
  • Niell BL, Freer PE, Weinfurtner RJ, Arleo EK, Drukteinis JS. Screening for Breast Cancer. Radiology Clin North AM. 2017 November; 55(6):1145-1162. Doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2017.06.004.
  • Patridge SC, Zhang Z, Newitt DC, Gibbs JE, Chenevert TL, Rosen MA, Bolan PJ, Marques HS, Romanoff J, Cimino L, Joe BN, Umphrey HR, Ojeda-Fournier H, Dogan B, Oh K, Abe H, Drukteinis JS, Esserman LJ, Hylton NM, ACRIN 6698 Trial Team and I-SPY 2 Trial Investigators. Diffusion-weighted MRI Findings Predict Pathologic Response in Neoadjuvant Treatment of Breast Cancer: The ACRIN 6698 Multicenter Trial. Radiology 2018 September 4:180273. Doi: 10.1148/radiol.2018180273.
  • Newitt DC, Zhang Z, Gibbs JE, Patridge SC, Chenevert TL, Rosen MA, Bolan PJ, Marques HS, Aliu S, Li W, Cimino L, Joe BN, Umphrey H, Ojeda-Fournier H, Dogan B, Oh K, Abe H, Drukteinis J, Esserman LJ, Hylton NM, ACRIN Trial Team and I-SPY 2 Trial Investigators. Test-retest repeatability and reproducibility of ADC measures by breast DWI: Results from the ACRIN 6698 trial. J Magn Reson Imaging 2018 October 22. Doi: 10.1002/jmri.26539

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