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Lawrence Harter, MD, Radiology, Santa Barbara, CA, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital


Radiology Santa Barbara, CA

Bone Imaging/Musculoskeletal

President, Central Coast Radiology Associates President, Pueblo Radiology Associates

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  • I am President of Pueblo Radiology Associates (PRA) and Central Coast Radiology Associates (CCRA). Our practice (PRA) includes 25 physicians and covers 6 hospitals and multiple imaging centers in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. We have affiliate practices (CCRA) that serve other regional communities.

    I also serve on the executive committee of the California Radiology Society and am a councilor of the American College of Radiology.

Education & Training

  • University of California (San Francisco) School of Medicine
    University of California (San Francisco) School of MedicineFellowship, Musculoskeletal Imaging, 1982
  • Stanford Health Care
    Stanford Health CareResidency, Radiology-Diagnostic, 1981
  • Kaiser Permanente Northern California
    Kaiser Permanente Northern CaliforniaInternship, Internal Medicine, 1977 - 1978
  • Creighton University School of Medicine
    Creighton University School of MedicineClass of 1977
  • University of California, Berkeley
    University of California, BerkeleyB.S., Genetics, Cum Laude, 1973

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1978 - 2024
  • American Board of Radiology Diagnostic Radiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Volunteer Award Rotary International, 2008
  • American College of Radiology American College of Radiology, 1994
  • AOA Alpha Omega Alpha, 1977
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Intraosseous venous drainage anomaly in patients with pretibial varices: imaging findings  
    Boutin RD, Sartoris DJ, Rose SC, Plecha EJ, Bundens WP, Haghighi P, Harter LP, Resnick D, Radiology, 1/1/1997
  • Response-Letter to Editor: Core vs Fine Needle Aspiration of the Breast  
    Harter LP, Radiology, 1/1/1993
  • Malignant seeding of the needle track during stereotaxic core needle breast biopsy  
    Harter LP, Curtis JS, Ponto G, Craig PH, Radiology, 1/1/1992
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  • Demystifying Medical Imaging 
  • Imaging of the Knee 
  • Imaging of the Shoulder 
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Hospital Affiliations