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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 of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Meriter Hospital, 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 Hospital
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
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]
Liu F Chaudhary R Hurley SA Munoz Del Rio A Alexander AL Samsonov A Block WF Kijowski R . Rapid multicomponent T2 analysis of the articular cartilage of the human knee joint at 3.0T. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 May;39(5):1191-7
[PubMed ID: 24115518]
Kijowski R Rosas HG Lee KS Cheung A Munoz del Rio A Graf BK . MRI characteristics of healed and unhealed peripheral vertical meniscal tears. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Mar;202(3):585-92
[PubMed ID: 24555595]
Moran CJ Brodsky EK Bancroft LH Reeder SB Yu H Kijowski R Engel D Block WF . High-resolution 3D radial bSSFP with IDEAL. Magn Reson Med. 2014 Jan;71(1):95-104
[PubMed ID: 23504943]
Rabago D Kijowski R Woods M Patterson JJ Mundt M Zgierska A Grettie J Lyftogt J Fortney L . Association between disease-specific quality of life and magnetic resonance imaging outcomes in a clinical trial of prolotherapy for knee osteoarthritis. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Nov;94(11):2075-82
[PubMed ID: 23850615]
Chourasia AO Buhr KA Rabago DP Kijowski R Lee KS Ryan MP Grettie-Belling JM Sesto ME . Relationships between biomechanics, tendon pathology, and function in individuals with lateral epicondylosis. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2013 Jun;43(6):368-78
[PubMed ID: 23508267]
Rabago D Patterson JJ Mundt M Kijowski R Grettie J Segal NA Zgierska A . Dextrose prolotherapy for knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Fam Med. 2013 May-Jun;11(3):229-37
[PubMed ID: 23690322]
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]
Rosas H Kijowski R . Volumetric magnetic resonance imaging of the musculoskeletal system. Semin Roentgenol. 2013 Apr;48(2):140-7
[PubMed ID: 23452461]
Brodsky EK Klaers JL Samsonov AA Kijowski R Block WF . Rapid measurement and correction of phase errors from B0 eddy currents: impact on image quality for non-Cartesian imaging. Magn Reson Med. 2013 Feb;69(2):509-15
[PubMed ID: 22488532]
Kijowski R Sanogo ML Lee KS Muñoz Del Río A McGuine TA Baer GS Graf BK De Smet AA . Short-term clinical importance of osseous injuries diagnosed at MR imaging in patients with anterior cruciate ligament tear. Radiology. 2012 Aug;264(2):531-41
[PubMed ID: 22692033]
Kijowski R Tuite M Kruger D Munoz Del Rio A Kleerekoper M Binkley N . Evaluation of trabecular microarchitecture in nonosteoporotic postmenopausal women with and without fracture. J Bone Miner Res. 2012 Jul;27(7):1494-500
[PubMed ID: 22407970]
Kijowski R Choi J Shinki K Del Rio AM De Smet A . Validation of MRI classification system for tibial stress injuries. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Apr;198(4):878-84
[PubMed ID: 22451555]
Rabago D Zgierska A Fortney L Kijowski R Mundt M Ryan M Grettie J Patterson JJ . Hypertonic dextrose injections (prolotherapy) for knee osteoarthritis: results of a single-arm uncontrolled study with 1-year follow-up. J Altern Complement Med. 2012 Apr;18(4):408-14
[PubMed ID: 22515800]
Chourasia AO Buhr KA Rabago DP Kijowski R Sesto ME . The effect of lateral epicondylosis on upper limb mechanical parameters. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2012 Feb;27(2):124-30
[PubMed ID: 21937156]
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]
Chourasia AO Buhr KA Rabago DP Kijowski R Irwin CB Sesto ME . Effect of lateral epicondylosis on grip force development. J Hand Ther. 2012 Jan-Mar;25(1):27-36; quiz 37
[PubMed ID: 22137195]