Overview

The Musculoskeletal Radiology Division at UT Southwestern offers a range of diagnostic and interventional imaging services, as well as advanced procedures to diagnose and treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Our radiology specialists have expertise in sports medicine, arthritis, tumors, trauma (sarcoma), infection and neuromuscular imaging, with prudent use of various imaging modalities, including high-resolution MR imaging including multi-parametric sarcoma, rheumatology, kinematic and 3-D MRI, ultrasound, and computed tomography including 3-D CT, 4-D CT and dual energy / spectral CT.

Division Chief Avneesh Chhabra, M.D., is one of the world’s leading experts in sports, peripheral nerve and sarcoma imaging (MR neurography). Division faculty have received advanced training through fellowship programs in musculoskeletal radiology and actively collaborate with the Advanced Imaging Research Center at UT Southwestern to bring new techniques to the forefront for improved clinical care.

Mission

By employing multidisciplinary partnerships and bringing scientific advances to the bedside, we provide world-class musculoskeletal diagnostic and interventional radiology practices. We develop cost-effective and innovative approaches focusing on improved quality of patient experience while also providing exceptional education to the next generation of leaders.

Striving to positively impact the health outcomes of patients with musculoskeletal diseases through integrated support of excellent clinical care, research and innovations.

Patient Care

Our faculty members collaborate with referring physicians using a coordinated, comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach for diagnostic evaluation and treatment of patients. We constantly strive to bring excellence and uniqueness in quality patient care.

Research

Intellectual vibrancy and technological innovation are core values of the Musculoskeletal Radiology Division. Current topics of clinical research include novel use of 3D and 4D joint imaging in sports, MR neurography, sarcoma imaging and rheumatology imaging.

Education

The Musculoskeletal Radiology Division provides clinical and academic training for residents and fellows in the Department of Radiology. Our one-year Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship training program is intended to prepare radiologists for successful careers in either academic or private practice settings, and to become independent subspecialty consultants who will be leaders in the field.