Michael L. Richardson M.D.

Michael L. Richardson M.D.

Bio

Dr. Richardson is a UW professor in the Department of Radiology, an adjunct professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and an attending physician…

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Patient Care Philosophy

"I treat my patients the way I would want my family members treated."

Personal Interests

Hiking, folk dancing, music (fiddle, banjo, guitar and mandolin), writing, data analysis and computers.

Clinical Interests

All areas of musculoskeletal imaging, particularly in applying computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging to solving clinical problems.

Research Interests

With an undergraduate degree in physics and graduate training in biostatistics, he brings a life-long love of numbers to medical data analysis. He analyzes his own projects and assists colleagues with study planning and making sense out of their data. He is also interested in computer applications in medical education. He recently wrote a web-based application to automatically convert radiology articles into speech files for his iPod and just finished writing his first iPhone application for musculoskeletal radiology.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Baylor College of MedicineMedical education1975
David Grant USAF Medical CenterResidency
St. Joseph Hospital (Houston)Internship
Univ. of Calif. San FranciscoFellowship

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1975

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of RadiologyDiagnostic Radiology1982
Dr. Richardson is a UW professor in the Department of Radiology, an adjunct professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and an attending physician at UW Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center.

He specializes in the use of radiography, computed tomography, ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging to diagnose musculoskeletal disorders, including arthritis, trauma, infection, metabolic bone disease, skeletal dysplasias and musculoskeletal tumors.

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