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Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship

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Director: Shivani Ahlawat, M.D.

Our musculoskeletal imaging section, which consists of five full-time musculoskeletal faculty members, offers one of the most comprehensive musculoskeletal fellowship programs available in the country. In addition to being recognized for excellence in routine evaluation of patients with common sports injuries, the Musculoskeletal Imaging Section is also recognized nationally and internationally for specialized diagnostic imaging studies and interventional procedures.

 

Centers of Excellence

Diagnostic Imaging

  • High-resolution imaging of joint injuries, including:
    • Shoulders, hips, knees, ankles, feet, elbows, wrists and hands
    • Dynamic and weight-bearing evaluations of the joints of the upper and lower extremities
    • Imaging of patients with arthritis
  • High-resolution assessment of the peripheral nervous system and patients with chronic pain
  • Imaging of joint replacements with specialized metal reduction techniques
  • Imaging of bone and soft tissue tumors
  • Imaging of muscle disorders
  • Whole-body MRI
  • Evaluation of musculoskeletal diseases with novel MRI techniques including functional and metabolic techniques

​Interventional Procedures

  • Image-guided joint injections and aspirations
  • Image-guided bone and soft tissue biopsies
  • Peripheral nerve pain management
  • Specialized magnetic resonance-guided interventions and therapies

Research

Our faculty has particular research interests in:

  • High-resolution joint imaging
  • Arthritis and dynamic joint imaging
  • Peripheral nerve disorders in the brachial plexus and extremities
  • Tumor functional and metabolic imaging
  • Interventional MRI applications
  • Muscle disorders

Verification Requests

All verification requests must be in writing and include a signed release. Please send requests to:

Kenya Ervin, Musculoskeletal Fellowship Coordinator

Email: kharri82@jhmi.edu

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