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Donna G. Blankenbaker, MD

Donna G. Blankenbaker, MD Print Friendly Page

Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Donna G. Blankenbaker earned her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha and completed her residency at UW Hospital and Clinics.

Specialties

Radiology

UW Health Clinics

UW Hospital and Clinics
(608) 263-8340 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

Languages Spoken

English
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Radiology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Radiology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 1996

Procedures

Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

PubMed Articles
Backer MW Lee KS Blankenbaker DG Kijowski R Keene JS . Correlation of ultrasound-guided corticosteroid injection of the quadratus femoris with MRI findings of ischiofemoral impingement. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Sep;203(3):589-93
[PubMed ID: 25148161]
Blankenbaker DG . Section Editor's Notebook: Pearls, Pitfalls, and Errors in Musculoskeletal Diagnosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Sep;203(3):476
[PubMed ID: 25148149]
Hain KS Blankenbaker DG De Smet AA Keene JS Del Rio AM . MR Appearance and Clinical Significance of Changes in the Hip Muscles and Iliopsoas Tendon After Arthroscopic Iliopsoas Tenotomy in Symptomatic Patients. HSS J. 2013 Oct;9(3):236-41
[PubMed ID: 24426875]
McEvoy JR Lee KS Blankenbaker DG del Rio AM Keene JS . Ultrasound-guided corticosteroid injections for treatment of greater trochanteric pain syndrome: greater trochanter bursa versus subgluteus medius bursa. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Aug;201(2):W313-7
[PubMed ID: 23883246]
Blankenbaker DG Tuite MJ . Non-femoroacetabular impingement. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2013 Jul;17(3):279-85
[PubMed ID: 23787982]
Blankenbaker DG . Update in hip imaging. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2013 Jul;17(3):227-8
[PubMed ID: 23787977]
Kijowski R Blankenbaker DG Munoz Del Rio A Baer GS Graf BK . Evaluation of the articular cartilage of the knee joint: value of adding a T2 mapping sequence to a routine MR imaging protocol. Radiology. 2013 May;267(2):503-13
[PubMed ID: 23297335]
Blankenbaker DG Tuite MJ . Acetabular labrum. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2013 Feb;21(1):21-33
[PubMed ID: 23168180]
De Smet AA Davis KW Dahab KS Blankenbaker DG del Rio AM Bernhardt DT . Is there an association between superolateral Hoffa fat pad edema on MRI and clinical evidence of fat pad impingement? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Nov;199(5):1099-104
[PubMed ID: 23096185]
Blankenbaker DG De Smet AA Keene JS Del Rio AM . Imaging appearance of the normal and partially torn ligamentum teres on hip MR arthrography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Nov;199(5):1093-8
[PubMed ID: 23096184]
Blankenbaker DG Tuite MJ Keene JS del Rio AM . Labral injuries due to iliopsoas impingement: can they be diagnosed on MR arthrography? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Oct;199(4):894-900
[PubMed ID: 22997384]
Obadina ET Blankenbaker DG Davis KW Heiner JP . Orthopaedic case of the month: Ossified calf mass in a 32-year-old woman. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 May;470(5):1522-6
[PubMed ID: 22359271]
De Smet AA Blankenbaker DG Alsheik NH Lindstrom MJ . MRI appearance of the proximal hamstring tendons in patients with and without symptomatic proximal hamstring tendinopathy. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Feb;198(2):418-22
[PubMed ID: 22268187]
Kijowski R Davis KW Blankenbaker DG Woods MA Del Rio AM De Smet AA . Evaluation of the menisci of the knee joint using three-dimensional isotropic resolution fast spin-echo imaging: diagnostic performance in 250 patients with surgical correlation. Skeletal Radiol. 2012 Feb;41(2):169-78
[PubMed ID: 21399933]
Blankenbaker DG De Smet AA Keene JS . MR arthrographic appearance of the postoperative acetabular labrum in patients with suspected recurrent labral tears. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Dec;197(6):W1118-22
[PubMed ID: 22109328]
Blankenbaker DG Ullrick SR Kijowski R Davis KW De Smet AA Shinki K Muñoz del Rio A Keene JS . MR arthrography of the hip: comparison of IDEAL-SPGR volume sequence to standard MR sequences in the detection and grading of cartilage lesions. Radiology. 2011 Dec;261(3):863-71
[PubMed ID: 21900621]
Blankenbaker DG . Current status and update. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Sep;197(3):540
[PubMed ID: 21862793]
Blankenbaker DG Tuite MJ . MR imaging of early hip joint degeneration. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2011 May;19(2):365-78
[PubMed ID: 21665095]
Currie JW Davis KW Lafita VS Blankenbaker DG De Smet AA Rosas H Lee KS . Musculoskeletal mnemonics: differentiating features. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2011 Mar-Apr;40(2):45-71
[PubMed ID: 21266270]
Arnold DR Keene JS Blankenbaker DG Desmet AA . Hip pain referral patterns in patients with labral tears: analysis based on intra-articular anesthetic injections, hip arthroscopy, and a new pain "circle" diagram. Phys Sportsmed. 2011 Feb;39(1):29-35
[PubMed ID: 21378484]