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Vijay M. Rao, MD, FACR

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132 South 10th Street
Suite 1087, Main Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-4804
(215) 955-6751 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. The Choosing Wisely initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation: What will its impact be on radiology practice?
  2. The diversion of outpatient echocardiography from private offices to higher cost hospital facilities: An unanticipated effect of code bundling
  3. Are combined CT scans of the thorax being overused?
  4. The increasing role of nonradiologists in performing ultrasound-guided invasive procedures
  5. Analysis of radiologists' imaging workload trends by place of service
  6. Ensuring the future of radiology: How to respond to the threats
  7. The recent reversal of the growth trend in MRI: A harbinger of the future?
  8. The declining radiology job market: How should radiologists respond?
  9. Recent reimbursement changes and their effect on hospital and private office use of myocardial perfusion imaging
  10. The increasing role of radiologists in thoracic diagnosis: More thoracic biopsies are performed percutaneously
  11. The recent downturn in utilization of CT: The start of a new trend?
  12. The overuse of diagnostic imaging and the choosing wisely initiative
  13. The sharp reductions in medicare payments for noninvasive diagnostic imaging in recent years: Will they satisfy the federal policymakers?
  14. Who collects professional fees for neuroradiology interpretation, radiologists or nonradiologists?
  15. Radiology report comparator: A novel method to augment resident education
  16. Dramatically increased musculoskeletal ultrasound utilization from 2000 to 2009, especially by podiatrists in private offices
  17. Percutaneous needle vs surgical breast biopsy: Previous allegations of overuse of surgery are in error
  18. Trends in the utilization of outpatient advanced imaging after the deficit reduction act
  19. Noncardiac point-of-care ultrasound by nonradiologist physicians: How widespread is it?
  20. Trends in utilization rates of the various imaging modalities in emergency departments: Nationwide Medicare data from 2000 to 2008