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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Richard Kijowski, MD, earned his medical degree from the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois and completed his residency at Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center in Deaborn, Michigan and the Detroit Medical. Center



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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter, Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Radiology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Residency Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, Deaborn, MI
Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI
Medical School Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, 1994

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PubMed Articles
Liu F Zhou Z Jang H Samsonov A Zhao G Kijowski R . Deep convolutional neural network and 3D deformable approach for tissue segmentation in musculoskeletal magnetic resonance imaging. Magn Reson Med. 2017 Jul 21;
[PubMed ID: 28733975]
Kijowski R Rosas H Williams A Liu F . MRI characteristics of torn and untorn post-operative menisci. Skeletal Radiol. 2017 Jun 26;
[PubMed ID: 28653078]
Kijowski R Rosas H Samsonov A King K Peters R Liu F . Knee imaging: Rapid three-dimensional fast spin-echo using compressed sensing. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Jun;45(6):1712-1722
[PubMed ID: 27726244]
Liu F Kijowski R . Assessment of different fitting methods for in-vivo bi-component T2* analysis of human patellar tendon in magnetic resonance imaging. Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2017 Jan-Mar;7(1):163-172
[PubMed ID: 28717625]
Kijowski R Wilson JJ Liu F . Bicomponent ultrashort echo time T2* analysis for assessment of patients with patellar tendinopathy. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Mar 6;
[PubMed ID: 28263448]
Buchanan KA Maza M Pérez-Vázquez CE Yen TY Kijowski R Liu F Radwin RG . Proximal forearm extensor muscle strain is reduced when driving nails using a shock-controlled hammer. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2016 Oct;38:22-8
[PubMed ID: 27542101]
Kaiser J Monawer A Chaudhary R Johnson KM Wieben O Kijowski R Thelen DG . Accuracy of model-based tracking of knee kinematics and cartilage contact measured by dynamic volumetric MRI. Med Eng Phys. 2016 Oct;38(10):1131-5
[PubMed ID: 27387902]
Bouhrara M Reiter DA Celik H Fishbein KW Kijowski R Spencer RG . Analysis of mcDESPOT- and CPMG-derived parameter estimates for two-component nonexchanging systems. Magn Reson Med. 2016 Jun;75(6):2406-20
[PubMed ID: 26140371]
Kaiser J Vignos MF Liu F Kijowski R Thelen DG . American Society of Biomechanics Clinical Biomechanics Award 2015: MRI assessments of cartilage mechanics, morphology and composition following reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2016 May;34:38-44
[PubMed ID: 27061359]
Liu F Chaudhary R Block WF Samsonov A Kijowski R . Multicomponent T2 analysis of articular cartilage with synovial fluid partial volume correction. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2016 May;43(5):1140-7
[PubMed ID: 26435385]
Liu F Block WF Kijowski R Samsonov A . Rapid multicomponent relaxometry in steady state with correction of magnetization transfer effects. Magn Reson Med. 2016 Apr;75(4):1423-33
[PubMed ID: 25959974]
Henze Bancroft LC Strigel RM Hernando D Johnson KM Kelcz F Kijowski R Block WF . Utilization of a balanced steady state free precession signal model for improved fat/water decomposition. Magn Reson Med. 2016 Mar;75(3):1269-77
[PubMed ID: 25946145]
Markhardt BK Kijowski R . The Clinical Significance of Dark Cartilage Lesions Identified on MRI. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Dec;205(6):1251-9
[PubMed ID: 26204116]
Liu F Samsonov A Wilson JJ Blankenbaker DG Block WF Kijowski R . Rapid in vivo multicomponent T2 mapping of human knee menisci. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Nov;42(5):1321-8
[PubMed ID: 25847733]
Liu F Choi KW Samsonov A Spencer RG Wilson JJ Block WF Kijowski R . Articular Cartilage of the Human Knee Joint: In Vivo Multicomponent T2 Analysis at 3.0 T. Radiology. 2015 Nov;277(2):477-88
[PubMed ID: 26024307]
Gustas CN Blankenbaker DG Rio AM Winalski CS Kijowski R . Evaluation of the Articular Cartilage of the Knee Joint Using an Isotropic Resolution 3D Fast Spin-Echo Sequence With Conventional and Radial Reformatted Images. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Aug;205(2):371-9
[PubMed ID: 26204290]
Kijowski R Chaudhary R . Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging of the articular cartilage of the knee joint. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2014 Nov;22(4):649-69
[PubMed ID: 25442027]
Al saleh H Hernandez L Lee KS Rosas HG Block WF Kijowski R . Rapid isotropic resolution cartilage assessment using radial alternating repetition time balanced steady-state free-precession imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Oct;40(4):796-803
[PubMed ID: 24151247]
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]
Rabago D Patterson JJ Mundt M Zgierska A Fortney L Grettie J Kijowski R . Dextrose and morrhuate sodium injections (prolotherapy) for knee osteoarthritis: a prospective open-label trial. J Altern Complement Med. 2014 May;20(5):383-91
[PubMed ID: 24635447]