Kristin McKinney, MD
Associate Professor, Radiology-Ultrasound Imaging

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (2000)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Oberlin College (OH) (1994)
Internship:
  • Exempla St Joseph Hospital Program (2001)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado, Diagnostic (2005)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Abdominal Radiology (2006)
Languages: English
Department: Radiology-Ultrasound Imaging

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Radiology-Ultrasound Imaging
  • Director of Ultrasound
  • Medical Director of US Sonography Training Program

Publications

  • Clark TJ, McKinney K, Jensen A, Patel NU. Risk Threshold Algorithm for Thyroid Nodule Management Demonstrates Increased Specificity and Diagnostic Accuracy as Compared With American College of Radiology Thyroid Imaging, Reporting and Data System; Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound; and American Thyroid Association Management Guidelines. Ultrasound Q. 2019 Sep;35(3):224-227. PubMed PMID: 30724871
  • Boehnke M, Patel N, McKinney K, Clark T. Diagnostic Performance of SRU and ATA Thyroid Nodule Classification Algorithms as Tested With a 1 Million Virtual Thyroid Nodule Model. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2018 Jan - Feb;47(1):10-13. PubMed PMID: 28554789
  • Patel NU, Lind KE, McKinney K, Clark TJ, Pokharel SS, Meier JM, Stamm ER, Garg K, Haugen B. Clinical Validation of a Predictive Model for the Presence of Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Cancer. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2018 Apr;39(4):756-761. PubMed PMID: 29449283
  • Boehnke M, Patel N, McKinney K, Clark T. Diagnostic Performance of SRU and ATA Thyroid Nodule Classification Algorithms as Tested With a 1 Million Virtual Thyroid Nodule Model. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2018 Jan - Feb;47(1):10-13. PubMed PMID: 28554789
  • Patel NU, McKinney K, Kreidler SM, Bieker TM, Russ P, Roberts K, Glueck DH, Albuja-Cruz M, Klopper J, Haugen BR. Ultrasound-based clinical prediction rule model for detecting papillary thyroid cancer in cervical lymph nodes: A pilot study. J Clin Ultrasound. 2016 Mar-Apr;44(3):143-51. PubMed PMID: 26402153
  • Patel NU, McKinney K, Kreidler SM, Bieker TM, Russ P, Roberts K, Glueck DH, Albuja-Cruz M, Klopper J, Haugen BR. Ultrasound-based clinical prediction rule model for detecting papillary thyroid cancer in cervical lymph nodes: A pilot study. J Clin Ultrasound. 2015 Sep 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26402153
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Professional Memberships

  • Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound, member
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, member
  • ARRS, member
  • RSNA, member
  • Colorado Radiologic Society, member

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Diagnostic, Board Certification (2005)
  • Fellowship Training in Abdominal Imaging, Specialized Training (2005)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Radiology - Abdominal Imaging
  • Radiology - CT Scans
  • Radiology
Care Philosophy
I strive to provide the best care for my patients by thorough and accurate diagnoses through imaging interpretation.

Volunteer Activities
Special Services Advisory Committee for Littleton Public Schools

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (2000)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Oberlin College (OH) (1994)
Internships:
  • Exempla St Joseph Hospital Program (2001)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Diagnostic (2005)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Abdominal Radiology (2006)
Languages: English
Department: Radiology-Ultrasound Imaging
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