Michael L. Richardson M.D.

 Michael  L. Richardson M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Musculoskeletal Radiology, Radiology & Imaging, Sports Medicine


Radiology and Imaging Services


English, Spanish


Primary Location

Radiology/Imaging Services at UWMC-Roosevelt

4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206.598.6868|Map It 


Michael L. Richardson, M.D. is a UW professor of radiology and an adjunct professor of orthopedic surgery. He is an expert in advanced musculoskeletal imaging. 

Dr. Richardson earned his bachelor's degree in physics from Texas A & M University, followed by an M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. After an internship at St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston, he entered the United States Air Force as a USAF staff internist. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and has served several times as an oral board examiner for the ABR.

Dr. Richardson's clinical interests include advanced imaging of joint disease, musculoskeletal tumors, metabolic bone disease and sports medicine. As a radiologist, he tries to spend extra time answering patient questions, allaying any fears and making procedures as comfortable as possible.

Personal Interests

Dr. Richardson enjoys hiking, folk music and dance, and playing fiddle and guitar.


Baylor College of MedicineMedical education1975


Board Certifications

American Board of RadiologyDiagnostic Radiology1982
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