Musculoskeletal Radiology Division

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

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.

The Musculoskeletal Radiology Division within the Department of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic and interventional imaging services and advanced procedures to diagnose and treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Our radiology specialists are all 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 are musculoskeletal radiology fellowship trained and actively collaborate with the Advanced Imaging Research Center at UT Southwestern to bring new techniques to the forefront for improved clinical care.

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