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What is new and useful in MSK imaging?

Girish Gandikota, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.S., F.R.C.R., R.M.S.K.

February 8, 2023, at 6:30 am

Hybrid Conference

Girish Gandikota headshot


Speaker Biography

Dr. Girish Gandikota is a Professor of Radiology at the University of North Carolina specializing in Musculoskeletal Radiology.

Dr. Gandikota obtained board certifications in surgery (FRCS) and Radiology (FRCR) in the UK. He then had the opportunity to do a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Radiology the McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. After the fellowship, he joined the University of Michigan as a lecturer. He has been promoted successfully to professor and has received American board certification (ABR). He has also obtained ultrasound RMSK certification from APCA/ARDMS. He joined the radiology department at the University Of North Carolina in 2022 as Vice Chair of Clinical Operations.

Winner of the excellence in teaching awards, Dr. Gandikota has been an invited speaker, delivering more than 300 invited lectures and national presentations. He has over 75 scientific papers/exhibits at national conferences and over 65 peer-reviewed publications. His main research interests include MSK Ultrasound, Sports Medicine, and Arthritis. MSK ultrasound training is spread over three countries (UK (Residency), Canada (Fellowship), and USA (Faculty)). Presently has over 15 years of MSK ultrasound experience. Conducts CME courses on MSK radiology and ultrasound in USA and India. He is a co-investigator in an NIH RO1 Grant on Arthritis. He has mentored many residents, technologists, and medical students.

In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Gandikota has multiple administration roles at the University of North Carolina and at the national level. He is the Vice Chair of Clinical operations of the Department. He is a member of national professional societies like the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), the Society of Skeletal Radiology (SSR), ISS, and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), where he regularly lectures. He has been the Chair of the Assessment Oversight Team (AOT) RMSK-APCA appointed for the musculoskeletal physician examination. He is a reviewer for esteemed radiology and rheumatology journals, including Arthritis and rheumatology.

Zoom Details

Meeting ID: 990 6228 0656
Passcode: 121212

In-Person Location

BioInformatics Room 1131

Accreditation Statement
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement
The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only those hours of credit actually spent in the educational activity.

Other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and respiratory therapists. Other health care providers may also be able to use these certificates, depending on their particular license requirements. (License requirements are subject to change. Participants should check with their licensing boards for specific questions. UNC and its partners are not responsible for changes in license requirements.)

Disclosure statement
This activity has been planned and implemented under the sole supervision of the course director and planning committee, in association with the UNC Office of Continuing Professional Development (UNC CPD). The course director, planning committee, presenters, and CPD staff have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.

Credit Limitation
Credit is only available to employees of UNC or its affiliates. To claim credit please contact the Grand Rounds Coordinator.

Grand Rounds Coordinator
Chi-Chi Harris