Rina Patel, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Musculoskeletal Imaging section in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco. She obtained her MD at Vanderbilt School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Patel completed her one-year internship at University of Chicago Medical Center, Illinois, where also completed her diagnostic radiology and chief residency. This was followed by a musculoskeletal fellowship from UCSF. Prior to joining UCSF, Dr. Patel held an Assistant Professor position at the Loyola University Health System Department of Radiology, Musculoskeletal Section, in Maywood, Illinois.
Dr. Patel’s areas of clinical interest include sports imaging and musculoskeletal ultrasound. Dr. Patel has published several peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed articles, as well as 13 abstracts. Her research program focuses on sports medicine related and technical projects.
Sport imaging, Musculoskeletal diagnostic and interventional ultrasound
Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal interventional procedures, sports medicine and orthopedic MRI