Advancing patient care using musculoskeletal ultrasonography.

We do that by focusing on the following three goals.

Training

Fostering the training of physicians and allied health professionals in ultrasonography for the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of arthritis and musculoskeletal disorders.

Competency

Establishing standards of competency in ultrasound image acquisition, interpretation and reporting.

Research

Promoting research in the field of musculoskeletal ultrasound.

Meet our faculty

Our educators are nationally renowned experts in musculoskeletal ultrasonography. They have trained thousands of health professionals, written landmark research papers, and are considered thought leaders in this specialty.

Each of these members have contributed to the USSONAR online course content and is a mentor for the training program participants.

Vice President Amy Canella
Amy Canella
MD, RHMSUS
Treasurer Jonathan Samuels
Jonathan Samuels
MD
Secretary Minna Kohler
Minna Kohler
MD
President Karina Torralba
Karina Torralba
MD, FACR, CCD, RHMSUS
Past President Paul J DeMarco
Paul J DeMarco
MD, FACP, FACR, RHMSUS
Hands-on Director Daniel Malone
Daniel Malone
MD, RMSK, FACR
Chair, USSONAR Fundamentals Education Committee Norman Madsen
Norman Madsen
MD, MSC, RHMSUS
Assistant Course Director Michelene Hearth-Holmes
Michelene Hearth-Holmes
MD, FACP
Gene Kissin
Gene Kissin
MD, RHMSUS
Gurjit Kaeley
Gurjit Kaeley
MBBS, MRCP, RHMSUS
Rany Al Haj
Rany Al Haj
MD
Jemima Albayda
Jemima Albayda
MD
Jay Higgs
Jay Higgs
MD, RHMSUS
Clara Lin
Clara Lin
MD, RHMSUS
Jane Nishio
Jane Nishio
MD, RHMSUS
Fawad Aslam
Fawad Aslam
MBBS, RHMSUS
Catherine Bakewell
Catherine Bakewell
MD, RHMSUS
Narandra Bethina
Narandra Bethina
MD
Amy Evangelisto
Amy Evangelisto
MD, RHMSUS
David Feinstein
David Feinstein
DO
Bernard Hildebrand
Bernard Hildebrand
MD, RHMSUS
Lily Kao
Lily Kao
MD, RHMSUS
Prashant Kaushik
Prashant Kaushik
MD
Kyla Lokitz
Kyla Lokitz
MD, RHMSUS
Bethany Marston
Bethany Marston
MD
Karim Masri
Karim Masri
MD
Edward Oberle
Edward Oberle
MD
Charles Pritchard
Charles Pritchard
MD, RHMSUS
Johannes Roth
Johannes Roth
MD, PHD, FRCPC, RHMSUS
Elizabeth Russell
Elizabeth Russell
MD
Manpreet Sethi
Manpreet Sethi
MD
Patricia Vega-Fernandez
Patricia Vega-Fernandez
MD, RHMSUS
Karen Yeter
Karen Yeter
MD
Akaluck Thatayatikom
Akaluck Thatayatikom
MD
Shraddha Jatwani
Shraddha Jatwani
MD, FACP, FACR, RHMSUS
Ami Ben-Artzi
Ami Ben-Artzi
MD
David Bulbin
David Bulbin
DO, FACR, CCD, RHMSUS
Deborah Parks
Deborah Parks
MD
Gary Kunkel
Gary Kunkel
MD
Julie M. Jones
Julie M. Jones
DO, RHMSUS
Zaki Abou Zahr
Zaki Abou Zahr
MD RHMSUS RMSK CCD
Aaron C. Garza Romero
Aaron C. Garza Romero
MD, RHMSUS
Elana R Eisner
Elana R Eisner
MD, FACP, FACR, RHMSUS
Deirdre De Ranieri
Deirdre De Ranieri
MD, RHMSUS
Robert Fairchild
Robert Fairchild
MD, PHD, RHMSUS
Adam Carlson
Adam Carlson
MD, RHMSUS
Jon Arnason
Jon Arnason
MD, RHMSUS
Veronika Sharp
Veronika Sharp
MD, RHMSUS
Shereen Mahmood
Shereen Mahmood
MD
R. Krishna Chaganti
R. Krishna Chaganti
MD, MPH
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