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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 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
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]
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]