Dr Vivek Kalia is a fellowship-trained musculoskeletal radiologist at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, USA. He completed his Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery (New York) after finishing his Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Vermont Medical Center (Burlington). He attended medical school at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he received his MD, and completed an extra year of training to receive his Master’s in Public Health (MPH) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
He is an avid academic radiologist with several areas of research interest. He is a frequent contributor to the Journal of the American College of Radiology on leadership and other radiology practice issues and has published in other reputable journals such as the American Journal of Roentgenology and European Radiology. His research interests include patellofemoral joint disease, femoroacetabular impingement, MR neurography, cartilage imaging, and high-resolution joint imaging with MRI. Dr. Kalia has presented his research at international radiology meetings including the European Congress of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, and Society of Skeletal Radiology. He has authored two book chapters on patellofemoral pain and instability in an upcoming volume to be released in 2017.
Dr Kalia has worked internationally in the spheres of medicine and public health and is a contributor to public health radiology organizations such as Imaging the World (ITW) and RAD-AID. He also completed public health research for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in India. In similar capacities, he has conducted research and/or provided medical care in Japan, Bolivia, Honduras, and Uganda.
As a young academic radiologist, Dr Kalia’s aspirations are to continue his career trajectory in academics and deepen his impact in his areas of research interest.