Ramya Srinivasan, MD

Assistant Professor
Residency Site Director, VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor,Clinical X


Ramya Srinivasan, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology in the Musculoskeletal Imaging subspecialty in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco. She obtained her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and she completed a one-year internship at the University of California, Fresno. Dr. Srinivasan completed her Diagnostic Radiology residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, followed by a Musculoskeletal Imaging fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. In 2016, she joined on as faculty in the UCSF Musculoskeletal Imaging Department and also serves as Chief of Musculoskeletal Imaging at the San Francisco VA.

Her interests include providing first class care to the veteran and UCSF patient population, to educate the next generation of radiologists, and to develop new advanced imaging techniques. She has published several peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed articles.

Musculoskeletal Radiology

Image guided procedures, musculoskeletal ultrasound

Professional Interests:
New modalities and techniques in musculoskeletal diagnostic imaging including sonography, dual energy CT, and high field MRI

Education and Training:
• Medical School: New York University School of Medicine, New York
• Internship: University of California San Francisco, Fresno
• Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center New York, New York
• Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco – Musculoskeletal Imaging

Honors and Awards

Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, RSNA, 2013
Winner, case study competition, ACP Annual Meeting, New York Chapter, 2009
Summa Cum Laude graduate, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
Dean’s List, University of Pennsylvania, 2002-2006


Huang HC, Srinivasan R, Sun Y, Kazakia GJ, Lin PC, Yeh BM. Detection of Lumbar Spine Osseous Metastases Using Dual-Energy CT: Phantom Results and Preliminary Clinical Validation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Feb; 212(2):402-410.
Srinivasan R, Wan J, Allen CR, Steinbach LS. Knee Imaging Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: The Surgeon's and Radiologist's Perspectives. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2018 Sep; 22(4):386-397.
Srinivasan R. The Hallucal-Sesamoid Complex: Normal Anatomy, Imaging, and Pathology. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2016 Apr; 20(2):224-32.
Umans H, Srinivasan R, Elsinger E, Wilde GE. MRI of lesser metatarsophalangeal joint plantar plate tears and associated adjacent interspace lesions. Skeletal Radiol. 2014 Oct; 43(10):1361-8.
Blumfield E, Nayak G, Srinivasan R, Muranaka MT, Blitman NM, Blumfield A, Levin TL. Ultrasound for differentiation between perforated and nonperforated appendicitis in pediatric patients. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 May; 200(5):957-62.
Chandarana H, Megibow AJ, Cohen BA, Srinivasan R, Kim D, Leidecker C, Macari M. Iodine quantification with dual-energy CT: phantom study and preliminary experience with renal masses. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Jun; 196(6):W693-700.