Jeffrey G. Jarvik M.D., M.P.H.

Jeffrey G. Jarvik M.D., M.P.H.

Bio

Dr. Jarvik is a UW professor of radiology and neurological surgery and an adjunct professor of health services. His clinical interests include spine…

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Patient Care Philosophy

First do no harm. Care must be appropriate, effective and cost-effective. Patients must be treated with respect and share in making important decisions regarding their health care.

Personal Interests

Skiing, travel, theater and film, but most of all, family.

Clinical Interests

Spine, peripheral nerve and brain imaging.

Research Interests

How radiology relates to patient outcomes, with a particular interest in implementing randomized controlled trials for radiology. He has also worked on randomized trials of diagnostic imaging for low back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome and vertebroplasty. In addition, he is interested in studying the appropriate use and cost effectiveness of new technologies.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
UCSD, School of MedicineMedical education1987
Hosp. of the Univ. of PAFellowship
Hosp. of the Univ. of PAResidency
Mercy Hosp & Med Cntr(San Diego)Internship
Univ. of Washington, School of Public Health & Community MedicineMaster Public Health

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1987

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of RadiologyNeuroradiology1995
American Board of RadiologyDiagnostic Radiology1992
Dr. Jarvik is a UW professor of radiology and neurological surgery and an adjunct professor of health services. His clinical interests include spine imaging, peripheral nerve imaging and head trauma imaging.

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