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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Davis has a special interest in interventional musculoskeletal procedures, such as vertebroplasty, radiofrequency ablation, cryoablation, and spine injections. He also carries expertise in extremity and spine hardware and sports medicine imaging, particularly the hip and knee.

Specialties

Radiology

UW Health Clinics

Research Park Clinic
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UW Hospital and Clinics
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Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Meriter Hospital, 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 Maryland
Residency Bowman Gray Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Internship Deaconess Medical Center, Spokane, WA
Medical School Medical University of South Carolina

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
Davis KW Rosas HG Graf BK . Magnetic resonance imaging and arthroscopic appearance of the menisci of the knee. Clin Sports Med. 2013 Jul;32(3):449-75
[PubMed ID: 23773877]
Stephenson JW Davis KW . Imaging of traumatic injuries to the hip. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2013 Jul;17(3):306-15
[PubMed ID: 23787985]
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]
Davis KW Gill KG . Upper extremity injuries in young athletes. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2012 Sep;16(4):269-79
[PubMed ID: 23047275]
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]
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 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]
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]
Davis KW . Imaging pediatric sports injuries: lower extremity. Radiol Clin North Am. 2010 Nov;48(6):1213-35
[PubMed ID: 21094407]
Davis KW . Imaging pediatric sports injuries: upper extremity. Radiol Clin North Am. 2010 Nov;48(6):1199-211
[PubMed ID: 21094406]
Davis KW Blankenbaker DG . Imaging the ligaments and tendons of the wrist. Semin Roentgenol. 2010 Jul;45(3):194-217
[PubMed ID: 20483115]
Kijowski R Davis KW Woods MA Lindstrom MJ De Smet AA Gold GE Busse RF . Knee joint: comprehensive assessment with 3D isotropic resolution fast spin-echo MR imaging--diagnostic performance compared with that of conventional MR imaging at 3.0 T. Radiology. 2009 Aug;252(2):486-95
[PubMed ID: 19703886]
Kijowski R Blankenbaker DG Davis KW Shinki K Kaplan LD De Smet AA . Comparison of 1.5- and 3.0-T MR imaging for evaluating the articular cartilage of the knee joint. Radiology. 2009 Mar;250(3):839-48
[PubMed ID: 19164121]
Blankenbaker DG Davis KW De Smet AA Keene JS . MRI appearance of the pectinofoveal fold. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Jan;192(1):93-5
[PubMed ID: 19098185]
Blankenbaker DG Ullrick SR Davis KW De Smet AA Haaland B Fine JP . Correlation of MRI findings with clinical findings of trochanteric pain syndrome. Skeletal Radiol. 2008 Oct;37(10):903-9
[PubMed ID: 18566811]
Davis KW . Imaging of the hamstrings. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2008 Mar;12(1):28-41
[PubMed ID: 18382942]
Ullrick SR Hebert JJ Davis KW . Cryoablation in the musculoskeletal system. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2008 Jan-Feb;37(1):39-48
[PubMed ID: 18054665]
Anderson PA Moore TA Davis KW Molinari RW Resnick DK Vaccaro AR Bono CM Dimar JR 2nd Aarabi B Leverson G . Cervical spine injury severity score. Assessment of reliability. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 May;89(5):1057-65
[PubMed ID: 17473144]
De Smet AA Horak DM Davis KW Choi JJ . Intensity of signal contacting meniscal surface in recurrent tears on MR arthrography compared with that of contrast material. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006 Dec;187(6):W565-8
[PubMed ID: 17114506]
Moe DC Choi JJ Davis KW . Posterior subtalar facet coalition with calcaneal stress fracture. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2006 Jan;186(1):259-64
[PubMed ID: 16357413]