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John Anthony Carrino, M.D., M.P.H.

Section Chief, Musculoskeletal Radiology
Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science

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  • Section Chief, Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Centers & Institutes

  • Johns Hopkins Peripheral Nerve Surgery Center
  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center


Diagnostic Radiology, Image-Guided Radiation Therapy, Interventional Radiology, Medical Informatics, Musculoskeletal Radiology, Radiology

Research Interests

Spine imaging; Novel MRI techniques; Health services research; Informatics


John Carrino, M.D., is an associate professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Departments of Radiology and Orthopaedic Surgery, and Section Chief of Musculoskeletal Radiology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. His areas of clinical expertise include diagnostic radiology, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) neurography, image-guided therapy and medical informatics.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Carrino was the clinical director of interventional MRI at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He holds research interests in spine imaging, novel MRI techniques, health services research and informatics.

Dr. Carrino serves on the board of directors for the PACS Administrator Registry and Certification Association and is a representative of the American College of Radiology to the DICOM standards committee. He was awarded the Society of Interventional Radiology’s Distinguished Faculty Award and Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s George Marina Teaching Award. He is a member of the American College of Radiology, the Radiology Society of America, the Society of Interventional Radiology and the PACS Administrator Registry and Certification Association.


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American College of Radiology

Radiology Society of North America

PACS Administrator Registry and Certification Association

Society of Interventional Radiology

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  • Education +


    • Harvard School of Public Health ( Boston MA ) (2002)
    • George Washington University School of Medicine ( Washington DC ) (1990)


    • Yale - New Haven Hospital/Radiology ( New Haven CT ) (1995)


    • Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology (1995)
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    Research Summary

    Dr. Carrino’s research focuses on musculoskeletal diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, medical informatics, and health services research. Recent research focuses primarily on the effectiveness and consideration of using magnetic resonance neurography for treating musculoskeletal pain.

    Dr. Carrino has written numerous scientific and review papers on musculoskeletal imaging, image-guided intervention, and informatics.


    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Thawait GK, Chhabra A, Carrino JA, Eng J. “Magnetic resonance neurography research: evaluation of its effectiveness.” Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):257-61. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.030. Epub 2013 May 30.
    2. Fritz J, Chhabra A, Wang KC, Carrino JA. “Magnetic resonance neurography-guided nerve blocks for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pelvic pain syndrome.” Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):211-34. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.028. Epub 2013 Aug 1.
    3. Chhabra A, Flammang A, Padua A Jr, Carrino JA, Andreisek G. “Magnetic resonance neurography: technical considerations.” Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2014 Feb;24(1):67-78. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2013.03.032. Epub 2013 May 30.
    4. Mugera C, Suh KJ, Huisman TA, Weber K, Belzberg AJ, Carrino JA, Chhabra A. “ Sclerotic lesions of the spine: MRI assessment.” J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013 Oct 2. doi: 10.1002/jmri.24247. [Epub ahead of print]
    5. Menga EN, Kebaish KM, Jain A, Carrino JA, Sponseller PD. “Clinical Results and Functional Outcomes after Direct Intralaminar Screw Repair of Spondylolysis.” Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print]
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    George Marina Teaching Award (Radiology Teacher of the Year), Brigham and Women''s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1999

    Society of Interventional Radiology Distinguished Faculty Award, 2005

    Professional Activities

    Eyler Editorial Fellow, Radiology Society of North America, 2011

    Board of Directors, PACS Administrator Registry and Certification Association

    Subcommittee on Standards and Interoperability, Commission on Clinical Research and Information Technology, American College of Radiology

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    • Radiology and Radiological Science - Diagnostic Radiology
    • Biomedical Engineering

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