Investigators

BWH’s musculoskeletal investigators are involved in innovative studies to identify disease risk factors, enhance imaging techniques toward optimizing early detection and monitoring of musculoskeletal diseases, and employ nanotechnology to develop novel therapies and improve existing treatments.

Radiology Investigators

Piran Aliabadi, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Email: paliabadi@partners.org

 

Clinical and Research Interests: Musculoskeletal Radiology. Major research interest in osteoarthritis and is an  integral collaborator with Boston University and UCSF Arthritis Research for the past several years with main work at the present time scoring knee osteoarthritis for the MOST and OAI projects.

 

 

Katherine P. Andriole, PhD, FSIIM
Associate Professor of Radiology
Email: kandriole@partners.org

 

Clinical and Research Interests: Medical Imaging Informatics, Design and Integration of PACS and Information Management Systems, Digital Radiography, Medical Image Processing and Analysis, Medical Display Workstations and Graphical-User Interface Design, Technology Assessment, Imaging Informatics Education.

 

 

Jeff Duryea, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Email: jduryea@bwh.harvard.edu

 

Clinical and Research Interests: Musculoskeletal Imaging, Quantitative imaging, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Computer Image Analysis, Physics.

 

 

Glenn Gaviola, MD
Instructor in Radiology
Email: ggaviola@partners.org

 

Clinical and Research Interests: Interventional Musculoskeletal Procedures and Quality, Spine, Medical Education, Tumor Imaging.

 

 

Varand Ghazikhanian, MD
Email: vghazikhanian@partners.org

 

Ramin Khorsani, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Radiology
Telephone: 617 732-7941
Email: rkhorsani@partners.org

 

Clinical and Research Interests: Informatics, Evidence Based Medicine and Quality in Imaging. PACS, Abdominal Imaging and intervention

 

Bharti Khurana, MD
Instructor in Radiology
Email: bkhurana@partners.org

 

Clinical and Research Interests: Emergency Radiology, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Sports Medicine, Spine, Fracture Healing and Imaging

Meryl S. Leboff, MD

Professor of Medicine
Telephone: 617-732-6155
Email: mleboff@partners.org

 

Clinical and Research Interests: Osteoporosis and Metabolic Diseases,  Bone Densitometry, pQCT, body composition measures, and other Musculoskeletal Imaging, Vitamin D and bone, Stress Fractures, Osteoporotic Fractures, Fracture Healing, Causes of Secondary Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis, Physical Performance Measures, Musculoskeletal Health.

 

 

Violeta Nikac, MD
Telephone: 617-732-7537
Email: vnikac@partners.org

 

 

Steve E. Seltzer, MD
Philip H. Cook Professor & Chairman of Radiology
Telephone: 617-732-6273
Email: sseltzer@partners.org

 

Clinical and Research Interests: Abdominal imaging, particularly advanced applications of helical CT. Perception and psychophysics, focusing on improving understanding of how radiologists detect, locate and classify abnormalities on diagnostic images. Health Policy.

 

 

Nehal Shah, MD
Instructor in Radiology
Telephone: 617-732-7537
Email: nshah5@partners.org

 

Clinical and Research Interests: MR Imaging, Techniques, and Protocol development, Cartilage, Sports Imaging.

 

 

Kristin Small, MD
Instructor in Radiology
Telephone: 617-732-7537
Email: kshu@partners.org

 

Clinical and Research Interests: Sports Imaging, MRI.

 

 

Stacy Smith, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Telephone: 617-732-7537
Email: ssmith70@partners.org

 

Clinical and Research Interests: Tumor Imaging with emphasis on Advanced Imaging, Sports Imaging, Trauma, Metabolic and Rheumatologic Disease , Resident and Medical Education and Evaluation Tools, Informatics and Quality.

 

 

Emily Stern, MD
Lecturer on Radiology
Telephone: 617-732-9127
Email: estern3@partners.org

 

Research Interests: Functional and molecular neuroimaging of neuropsychiatric disorders, including methodological development; Research education.

 

 

Barbara Weissman, MD
Professor of Radiology
Telephone: 617-632-7251
Email: bweissman@partners.org

 

Clinical and Research Interests: Musculoskeletal Imaging, Granuloma and Prosthesis Imaging, Osteoporosis and Metabolic Diseases, Resident Education.

Musculoskeletal Investigators

Amato, Anthony Arnold, MD
Neurology

 

Anderson, Paul Joseph, MD, PhD
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Arslanian, Linda, PT, DPT, MS
Rehabilitation Services

 

Austen, K Frank, MD
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Bellare, Anuj, PhD
Orthopedics

 

Blazar, Philip, MD
Orthopedics

 

Bluman, Eric M., MD, PhD
Orthopedics

 

Bono, Christopher M., MD
Orthopedics

 

Brenner, Michael Barry, MD
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Brown, Edward Meigs
Medicine: Endocrinology

 

 Charles, Julia F., MD,PhD
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Chiodo, Christopher, MD
Orthopedics

 

Costenbader, Karen H., MD, MPH
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Desai, Sonali Parekh, MD
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

 Dellaripa, Paul F., MD
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Drew, Michael, MD
Orthopedics

 

Duryea, Jeffrey, PhD
Radiology

 

Dyer, George S.M., MD
Orthopedics

 

 Earp, Brandon, MD
Orthopedics

 

 Ermann, Joerg, MD
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Feldman, Candace H., MD,MPH
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Ferrone, Marco L., MD
Orthopedics

Fitz, Wolfgang, MD
Orthopedics

 

Fraser, Patricia, MD
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Fuhlbrigge, Robert C., MD, PhD
Dermatology

 

 Gedmintas, Lydia, MD,MPH
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Glowacki, Julianne, PhD
Orthopedics

 

Gomoll, Andreas H., MD
Orthopedics

 

Harris, Mitchel B., MD
Orthopedics

 

Higgins, Laurence DeBree, MD
Orthopedics

Ho, I-Cheng, MD, PhD
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

 Ishizawar, Rumey C., MD,PhD
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Iversen, Maura Daly, MPH, DSc
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Jain, Nitin, MD
Orthopedics and Arthritis, Physiatry

 

Karlson, Elizabeth W., MD
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Katz, Jeffrey Neil, MD, MS
Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Khurana, Bharti, MD

Radiology

 

Langevin, Helene, MD

Medicine

 

LaPlante, Janice, PhD

Medicine: Endocrinology

 

LeBoff, Meryl Susan, MD

Medicine: Endocrinology

 

Lee, Yvonne Claire, MD, MMSc

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Liao, Katherine P. , MD, MPH

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Liu, Bin, PhD

Orthopedics

 

Losina, Elena

Orthopedics

 

 Massarotti, Elena M., MD

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Martin, Scott D., MD

Orthopedics

 

Matzkin, Elizabeth, MD

Orthopedics

 

Minas, Tom, MD

Orthopedics

 

Mizuno, Shuichi, PhD

Orthopedics

 

 Moody, David B., MD

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Nigrovic, Peter Andrija, MD

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Noss, Erika Heidi, MD

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Pan, John J., MD

Radiology

 

Perez, Claudio Fernando, PhD

Anesthesia

 

Ready, John, MD

Orthopedics

 

 Raychaudhuri, Soumya, MD,PhD

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 Ritter, Susan Y., MD,PhD

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Salajegheh, Mohammad Kian

Neurology

 

Schur, Peter H., MD

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Schoen, Frederick J., MD, PhD

Pathology

 

Scott, Richard, MD

Orthopedics

 

 Seton, Margaret, MD

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Shadick, Nancy A., MD, MPH

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Simmons, Barry P., MD

Orthopedics

 

Smith, Jeremey T., MD

Orthopedics

 

Smith, Stacy E., MD

Radiology

 

Solomon, Daniel Hal, MD, MPH

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

 Sparks, Jeffrey A., MD

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Stevens, Richard Leslie

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Thornhill, Thomas S., MD

Orthopedics

 

Todd, Derrick J., MD,PhD

Medicine: Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy

 

Wang, Yaming, MD

Anesthesia

 

Wayne, Peter, PH.D.

Medicine

 

Westerman, Karen, PhD

Anesthesia

 

Weaver, Michael J., MD

Orthopedics

 

Jessica Whited, PhD

Orthopedics

 

Wilcox, III, Reginald,PT, DPT

Rehabilitation Services

 

Wright, John, MD

Orthopedics

 

Yu, Paul

Cardiology

 

Zhou, Shuanhu, PhD

Orthopedics

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