Vijay M. Rao, MD, FACR

Contact Dr. Rao

132 South 10th Street
Suite 1087, Main Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-7264
(215) 955-6751 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. The Percent Share of All Medicare Payments to Physicians That Is Attributable to Noninvasive Diagnostic Imaging
  2. Screening mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis: Utilization updates
  3. Coronary CT angiography: Use in patients with chest pain presenting to emergency departments
  4. Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement and Retrieval Rates among Radiologists and Nonradiologists
  5. Comparative Trends in Utilization of MRI and Ultrasound to Evaluate Nonspine Joint Disease 2003 to 2015
  6. Reducing Inappropriate Use of Diagnostic Imaging Through the Choosing Wisely Initiative
  7. The Recent Losses in Medicare Imaging Revenues Experienced by Radiologists, Cardiologists, and Other Physicians
  8. After nearly a decade of rapid growth, use and complexity of imaging declined, 2008-14
  9. Utilization Trends in Noncardiac Thoracic Imaging, 2002-2014
  10. Recent Trends in Imaging Use in Hospital Settings: Implications for Future Planning
  11. The Effect of the Controversial US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations on the Use of Screening Mammography
  12. Marketing a Radiology Practice
  13. Factors That Will Determine Future Utilization Trends in Diagnostic Imaging
  14. Provider Distribution Changes in Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry in the Medicare Population Over the Past Decade
  15. Recent Trends in Imaging for Suspected Coronary Artery Disease: What Is the Best Approach?
  16. Vascular Ultrasound and Noninvasive Physiological Testing for Peripheral Arterial Disease: Are These Tests Being Overused?
  17. Vertebral Augmentation after Recent Randomized Controlled Trials: A New Rise in Kyphoplasty Volumes
  18. Trends in outpatient MRI seem to reflect recent reimbursement cuts
  19. The Shift in Outpatient Advanced Imaging from Private Offices to Hospital Facilities
  20. Relative Roles of Radiologists and Other Physicians in Percutaneous Endovascular Neurointerventions