Kevin Mcgill, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Asst.Professor-Clin. Radiology


Kevin McGill, MD, MPH, RMSK, MRMD is an Assistant Professor of Musculoskeletal Imaging in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco. After receiving an MD from Northwestern University, he completed a radiology residency and musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI.

Dr. McGill is certified in musculoskeletal sonography (RMSK). He is also a certified Magnetic Resonance Medical Director (MRMD). He has published 13 peer reviewed articles and 2 book chapters. His research interests include diagnostic/therapeutic musculoskeletal ultrasound, image-guided procedures, and sports medicine.

Dr. McGill is a member of the Radiological Society of North America, the International Skeletal Society, the Society of Skeletal Radiology, and the American Roentgen Ray Society.

Musculoskeletal Radiology

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Education and Training:
• Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
• Residency: Henry Ford Health System – Diagnostic Radiology
• Fellowship: Henry Ford Health System – Musculoskeletal Radiology
• American Board of Radiology Certification in Diagnostic Radiology


2019 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Residency, - Diagnostic Radiology, Henry Ford Health System
Fellowship, - Musculoskeletal Radiology, Henry Ford Health System
MD, - Medicine, Northwestern University


Zakrasek EC, Jaramillo JP, Lateva ZC, Punj V, Kiratli BJ, McGill KC. Quantitative electrodiagnostic patterns of damage and recovery after spinal cord injury: a pilot study. Spinal Cord Ser Cases. 2019; 5:101.
van Dijk JP, Eiglsperger U, Hellmann D, Giannakopoulos NN, McGill KC, Schindler HJ, Lapatki BG. Motor unit activity within the depth of the masseter characterized by an adapted scanning EMG technique. Clin Neurophysiol. 2016 09; 127(9):3198-3204.
Lenart BA, Freedman R, Van Thiel GS, Dhawan A, McGill KC, Basu S, Meyer JR, Provencher CM, Cole BJ, Romeo AA, Verma NN. Magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of normal glenoid length and width: an anatomic study. Arthroscopy. 2014 Aug; 30(8):915-20.
Salata MJ, Bailey JR, Bell R, Frank RM, McGill KC, Lin EC, Kercher JS, Wang VM, Provencher MT, Mazzocca AD, Verma NN, Romeo AA. Effect of interference screw depth on fixation strength in biceps tenodesis. Arthroscopy. 2014 Jan; 30(1):11-5.
Sershon RA, Mather RC, Sherman SL, McGill KC, Romeo AA, Verma NN. Low accuracy of interpretation of rotator cuff MRI in patients with osteoarthritis. Acta Orthop. 2013 Oct; 84(5):479-82.
Sershon RA, Van Thiel GS, Lin EC, McGill KC, Cole BJ, Verma NN, Romeo AA, Nicholson GP. Clinical outcomes of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty in patients aged younger than 60 years. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Mar; 23(3):395-400.
Strauss EJ, Salata MJ, Sershon RA, Garbis N, Provencher MT, Wang VM, McGill KC, Bush-Joseph CA, Nicholson GP, Cole BJ, Romeo AA, Verma NN. Role of the superior labrum after biceps tenodesis in glenohumeral stability. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Apr; 23(4):485-91.
Strauss EJ, Verma NN, Salata MJ, McGill KC, Klifto C, Nicholson GP, Cole BJ, Romeo AA. The high failure rate of biologic resurfacing of the glenoid in young patients with glenohumeral arthritis. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Mar; 23(3):409-19.
Frank RM, Nho SJ, McGill KC, Grumet RC, Cole BJ, Verma NN, Romeo AA. Retrospective analysis of arthroscopic superior labrum anterior to posterior repair: prognostic factors associated with failure. Adv Orthop. 2013; 2013:125960.
Lin EC, Mall NA, Dhawan A, Sherman SL, McGill KC, Provencher MT, Nicholson GP, Cole BJ, Solomon DJ, Verma NN, Romeo AA. Arthroscopic primary rotator cuff repairs in patients aged younger than 45 years. Arthroscopy. 2013 May; 29(5):811-7.
Frank RM, McGill KC, Cole BJ, Bush-Joseph CA, Bach BR, Verma NN, Slabaugh MA. An institution-specific analysis of ACL reconstruction failure. J Knee Surg. 2012 May; 25(2):143-9.
Marateb HR, McGill KC, Holobar A, Lateva ZC, Mansourian M, Merletti R. Accuracy assessment of CKC high-density surface EMG decomposition in biceps femoris muscle. J Neural Eng. 2011 Dec; 8(6):066002.
Kang RW, McGill KC, Lin J, Gitelis S. Chronic ankle pain and swelling in a 25-year-old woman: an unusual case. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 May; 469(5):1517-21.
Cholewicki J, McGill KC, Shah KR, Lee AS. The effects of a three-week use of lumbosacral orthoses on trunk muscle activity and on the muscular response to trunk perturbations. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010 Jul 07; 11:154.
McGill KC, Bush-Joseph CA, Nho SJ. Hip Microfracture: Indications, Technique, and Outcomes. Cartilage. 2010 Apr; 1(2):127-36.
Cholewicki J, Shah KR, McGill KC. The effects of a 3-week use of lumbosacral orthoses on proprioception in the lumbar spine. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2006 Apr; 36(4):225-31.
McGill KC. Surface electromyogram signal modelling. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2004 Jul; 42(4):446-54.
McGill KC, Lateva ZC, Xiao S. A model of the muscle action potential for describing the leading edge, terminal wave, and slow afterwave. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2001 Dec; 48(12):1357-65.
McGill KC, Lateva ZC. A model of the muscle-fiber intracellular action potential waveform, including the slow repolarization phase. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2001 Dec; 48(12):1480-3.
Lateva ZC, McGill KC. Estimating motor-unit architectural properties by analyzing motor-unit action potential morphology. Clin Neurophysiol. 2001 Jan; 112(1):127-35.
McGill KC, Lateva ZC. Slow repolarization phase of the intracellular action potential influences the motor unit action potential. Muscle Nerve. 2000 May; 23(5):826-8.
Lateva ZC, McGill KC. Satellite potentials of motor unit action potentials in normal muscles: a new hypothesis for their origin. Clin Neurophysiol. 1999 Sep; 110(9):1625-33.
McGill KC, Lateva ZC. The contribution of the interosseous muscles to the hypothenar compound muscle action potential. Muscle Nerve. 1999 Jan; 22(1):6-15.
Lateva ZC, McGill KC. The physiological origin of the slow afterwave in muscle action potentials. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 1998 Oct; 109(5):462-9.
Rose J, McGill KC. The motor unit in cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1998 Apr; 40(4):270-7.
Lateva ZC, McGill KC, Burgar CG. Anatomical and electrophysiological determinants of the human thenar compound muscle action potential. Muscle Nerve. 1996 Nov; 19(11):1457-68.
Xiao S, McGill KC, Hentz VR. Action potentials of curved nerves in finite limbs. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 1995 Jun; 42(6):599-607.
McGill KC, Lau K, Dorfman LJ. A comparison of turns analysis and motor unit analysis in electromyography. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol. 1991 Feb; 81(1):8-17.
Dorfman LJ, Howard JE, McGill KC. Triphasic behavioral response of motor units to submaximal fatiguing exercise. Muscle Nerve. 1990 Jul; 13(7):621-8.
Dorfman LJ, Howard JE, McGill KC. Influence of contractile force on properties of motor unit action potentials: ADEMG analysis. J Neurol Sci. 1988 Sep; 86(2-3):125-36.