Nancy Forcier, MD

Started Practice: 1994

Joined Scripps Clinic Medical Group: 2002

Professional Societies:

  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Society of Breast Imaging

Honors & Awards:

  • Inventor, “Ultrasonic and X-ray Detectable Biopsy Site Marker and Apparatus for Applying It,” 2002
  • “Introduction to Research Program,” Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), American College of Radiology (ACR), and American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), 1990
  • Dr. Margaret Hatfield Scholarship for Women in Medicine, 1985
  • Health Professions Scholarship, 1986

Research Focus:

  • Minimally-invasive medical devices for breast cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Image-guided technology for percutaneous treatment of uterine fibroids
  • Ultrasound guided cryoablation of benign breast tumors
  • Breast implant imaging

Clinical Interests Within Specialty:

  • Breast imaging
  • Breast biopsy


  • Diagnostic Radiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Ultrasound & Mammography

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, 1993

Medical Education

  • Indiana University, MD, 1987


  • University of California, San Diego, Diagnostic Radiology, 1993
  • Sinai Hospital of Detroit, Diagnostic Radiology, 1991


  • University of California, San Diego, Radiology-Breast Imaging, 1994