Michael B. Zlatkin, MD, FRCPC

President,
Musculoskeletal Radiologist

Dr. Zlatkin is known as one of the foremost national and international authorities in the fields of musculoskeletal and sports medicine imaging. He is a national and international lecturer to both radiologists and orthopedic surgeons. Dr. Zlatkin has written extensively in the field of musculoskeletal MRI. He authored the well-known MRI of the Shoulder, co-authored the text Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging and has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and abstracts.

Prior to co-founding NationalRad in 1999, Dr. Zlatkin served as director of MRI & Musculoskeletal Radiology at Radiology Associates of Hollywood and the Memorial Healthcare system in Hollywood, Florida, and director of sports medicine imaging of HealthSouth Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables, Florida. Dr. Zlatkin has also served as assistant professor of radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Education

Bachelor's Degree

+ McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Medical Degree 

+ Queen's University Medical School, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Internship

+ Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Residency

Diagnostic Radiology Residency

+ Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Fellowship

Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship

+ University of California at San Diego (Osteoradiology), La Jolla, CA

Areas of Interest

+ Sports Medicine Imaging, Particularly Imaging of the Shoulder

Certifications

+ American Board of Radiology

+ Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Diagnostic Radiology

Professorships

+ Voluntary Professor of Radiology - Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL

+ Clinical Professor - Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Affiliations

Clinical Magnetic Resonance Society (CMRS) - Board of Trustees Member, Past President and Treasurer

Publications

  1. Denard PJ, Ladermann A, Brady PC, Narbona P, Adams CR, Arrigoni P, Huberty D, Zlatkin MBSanders TG & Burkhart SS. 2015. Pseudoparalysis From a Massive Rotator Cuff Tear Is Reliably Reversed With an Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair in Patients Without Preoperative Glenohumeral Arthritis. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 43(10), 2373-2378.
  2. Zlatkin MB & Sanders TG. 2013. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Glenoid Labrum. Radiologic Clinics of North America. 51(2), 279-297.
  3. Sanders TGZlatkin MB & Montgomery J. 2010. Imaging of glenohumeral instability. Seminars in Roentgenology: Musculoskeletal MRI, in print.
  4. Zlatkin MB, Pevsner D, Sanders TG, Hancock CR, Ceballos CE & Herrera MF. Acetabular labral tears and cartilage lesions of the hip: Indirect MRI arthrographic correlation with arthroscopy. A preliminary study. AJR, in print.
  5. Hancock CR, Sanders TGZlatkin MB, Clifford PD & Pevsner D. 2009. Flexor femoris muscle complex: Grading systems used to describe the complete spectrum of injury. Clinical Imaging, 33, 130-135.
  6. Parker BJ, Zlatkin MB, Newman JS & Rathur SK. 2008. Imaging of shoulder injuries in sports medicine: Current protocols and concepts. Clinical Sports Medicine, 27(4), 579-606.
  7. Sanders TG & Zlatkin MB. 2008. Avulsion injuries of the pelvis. Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology, 12(1), 42-53.

Presentations

  1. Imaging Techniques for Labrocapsular Structures
    International Skeletal Society (ISS) 42nd Annual Meeting and Musculoskeletal Imaging Course: Fundamentals to Advanced Concepts, September 30, 2015, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
    International Skeletal Society (ISS) 41st Annual Meeting and Musculoskeletal Imaging Course: Fundamentals to Advanced Concepts, October 16, 2014, Edinburgh, Scotland
  2. Shoulder: Labrum (Moderator)
    International Skeletal Society (ISS) 41st Annual Meeting and Musculoskeletal Imaging Course: Fundamentals to Advanced Concepts, October 16, 2014, Edinburgh, Scotland
  3. MRI of the Rotator Cuff including Post-operative Imaging
    Israel Radiological Association (ISRA) International Annual Meeting - Eilat 2014, October 30, 2014, Dan Eilat Hotel (on the Red Sea), Israel
  4. MRI of the Shoulder: Injuries in Sports
    9th Annual Beaver Creek 2014: Musculoskeletal MRI, February 3, 2014, Beaver Creek, CO
  5. MRI of the Postoperative Shoulder
    9th Annual Beaver Creek 2014: Musculoskeletal MRI, February 3, 2014, Beaver Creek, CO
  6. MRI of the Hip
    9th Annual Beaver Creek 2014: Musculoskeletal MRI, February 3, 2014, Beaver Creek, CO
  7. MRI of the Foot and Ankle
    9th Annual Beaver Creek 2014: Musculoskeletal MRI, February 3, 2014, Beaver Creek, CO
  8. MR of the Rotator Cuff and Impingement including Postoperative Cuff | Current Imaging of the Shoulder: Rotator Cuff and Glenohumeral Joint Instability including Normal Variants, Pitfalls, Controversies, and Postoperative Challenges
    Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 99th Scientific Meeting and Annual Assembly, December 3, 2013, Chicago, IL
    Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 98th Scientific Meeting and Annual Assembly, November 27, 2012, Chicago, IL
  9. Elbow - with David P. Fessell, MD
    The International Skeletal Society (ISS) Musculoskeletal Imaging Course: Fundamentals to Advanced Concepts, October 3, 2013, Philadelphia, PA
  10. MR of the Rotator Cuff, Impingement and Postoperative Cuff
    22nd Annual Current Issues of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, August 25, 2013, San Francisco, CA
    21st Annual Current Issues of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, August 26, 2012, San Francisco, CA
  11. MR of the Wrist: Pathology Including Instability, Fractures and Carpal Tunnel
    22nd Annual Current Issues of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, August 27, 2013, San Francisco, CA
    21st Annual Current Issues of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, August 26, 2012, San Francisco, CA
  12. Abnormal Findings in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Asymptomatic Ankles
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2013 Annual Meeting, March 19, 2013, Chicago, IL
  13. Musculoskeletal MR Protocols
    Clinical Magnetic Resonance Society (CMRS) 15th Annual Meeting, June 23, 2011, Orlando, FL
  14. MRI of Shoulder Injury in Sports
    Clinical Magnetic Resonance Society (CMRS) 15th Annual Meeting, June 23, 2011, Orlando, FL
  15. Elbow Throwing Injuries
    Clinical Magnetic Resonance Society (CMRS) 15th Annual Meeting, June 23, 2011, Orlando, FL
  16. MRI of the Hip
    Clinical Magnetic Resonance Society (CMRS) 15th Annual Meeting, June 23, 2011, Orlando, FL
  17. Imaging of the Elbow
    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education (IICME) Emergency Radiology Meeting, February 7, 2011, Palm Beach, FL
  18. Imaging of the Hand and Wrist
    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education (IICME) Emergency Radiology Meeting, February 7, 2011, Palm Beach, FL
  19. Imaging of the Hip
    The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education (IICME) Emergency Radiology Meeting, February 7, 2011, Palm Beach, FL

Books & Chapters

  1. Parker BJ, Zlatkin MB, Newman JS & Rathur SK. 2008. Imaging of shoulder injuries in sports medicine: Current protocols and concepts. Clinics in Sports Medicine - Shoulder Problems in Athletes: Sports Medicine Clinics of North America. Philadelphia, USA: Elsevier, in print.
  2. Paruchuri B & Zlatkin MB. 2008. Postoperative Imaging of the Shoulder. TL Pope, HL Bloem, J Beltran, WB Morrison & DJ Wilson. Imaging of the Musculoskeletal System, 1978-1999. Philadelphia, USA: WB Saunders.
  3. Edelman RR, Hesselink JR, Zlatkin MB and Crues JV. 2005. Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Philadelphia, USA: Elsevier Saunders. Chapter 101 - Wrist and Hand by Michael B. Zlatkin, MD, FRCPC
  4. Zlatkin MB. 2003. MRI of the Shoulder: Second Edition. Philadelphia, USA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
  5. Zlatkin MB. 1991. MRI of the Shoulder. New York, NY: Raven Press.  
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