Radiology Personnel

Michael Richardson, M.D.

Musculoskeletal Radiology


Dr. Richardson is a UW professor of radiology and an adjunct professor of orthopedic surgery. He is expert in advanced musculoskeletal imaging. Besides his research in musculoskeletal imaging, he has also published a number of papers and books on educational technology.

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. After completing a residency in diagnostic radiology at David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis AFB, he then served as a USAF staff radiologist. After leaving the Air Force, he underwent a year-long fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the University of California, San Francisco. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and has served several times as an oral board examiner for the ABR.

Following fellowship, Dr. Richardson joined the UW radiology faculty in 1984. During his time at UW, he has taken a number of graduate courses in biostatistics and medical informatics. He is listed in “The Best Doctors in America” directory, and has authored over 140 peer-reviewed publications and 10 books. He is a member of numerous radiology societies.

Recent Publications

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Measuring and Teaching Confidence Calibration Among Radiologists: A Multi-Institution Study
Richardson M.L., Amini B., Beckmann N.M., Subhawong T.K.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2020 Oct:1314-1321

Deep learning improves predictions of the need for total knee replacement
Richardson M.L.
Radiology. 2020 Sep:594-595

Noninterpretive Uses of Artificial Intelligence in Radiology
Richardson M.L., Garwood E.R., Lee Y., Li M.D., Lo H.S., Nagaraju A., Nguyen X.V., Probyn L., Rajiah P., Sin J., Wasnik A.P., Xu K.
Academic Radiology. 2020 Jan

Confidence Calibration: An Introduction With Application to Quality Improvement
Amini B., Bassett R.L., Haygood T.M., McEnery K.W., Richardson M.L.
Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2020 Jan

Gymnast’s wrist in a 12-year-old female with MRI correlation
Ashwell Z., Richardson M.
Radiology Case Reports. 2019 Mar:360-364

The Relevance of Ulnar-Sided Contrast Extravasation During Radiocarpal Joint Wrist Arthrography
Lee M., Richardson M., Mulcahy H., Chew F., Porrino J.
AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 2019 Mar:614-619

Peer Learning Through Multi-Institutional Web-based Case Conferences: Perceived Value (and Challenges) From Abdominal, Cardiothoracic, and Musculoskeletal Radiology Case Conference Participants
Armstrong V., Tan N., Sekhar A., Richardson M., Kanne J., Sai V., Chernyak V., Godwin J., Tammisetti V., Eberhardt S., Henry T.
Academic Radiology. 2019 Jan

Disease progression in relation to pre-onset parity among women with rheumatoid arthritis
Pan T., Mueller B., Dugowson C., Richardson M., Nelson J.
Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2019 Jan

Advanced, Interactive, Image-based Education: Technology and Pedagogy
Richardson M., FACR K., Amini B., Spittler N.
Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. 2019 Jan

MR Protocol Optimization With Deep Learning: A Proof of Concept
Richardson M.
Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. 2019 Jan