Vijay M. Rao, MD, FACR

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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 Choosing Wisely initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation: What will its impact be on radiology practice?
  2. The overuse of diagnostic imaging and the choosing wisely initiative
  3. Radiology report comparator: A novel method to augment resident education
  4. The effect of self-referral on utilization of advanced diagnostic imaging
  5. The lack of growth in use of coronary CT angiography: Is it being appropriately used?
  6. Putting the light (not the heat) back into radiology morbidity and mortality conferences
  7. The value-added services of hospital-based radiology groups
  8. Trends in utilization rates of the various imaging modalities in emergency departments: Nationwide Medicare data from 2000 to 2008
  9. Bending the curve: The recent marked slowdown in growth of noninvasive diagnostic imaging
  10. Geographic variation in the utilization of noninvasive diagnostic imaging: National medicare data, 1998-2007
  11. Diagnostic imaging: The authors respond
  12. Physician orders contribute to high-tech imaging slowdown
  13. How widely is computer-aided detection used in screening and diagnostic mammography?
  14. The Disproportionate Effects of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 on Radiologists' Private Office MRI and CT Practices Compared With Those of Other Physicians
  15. Why the In-Office Ancillary Services Exception to the Stark Laws Needs to Be Changed-And Why Most Physicians (Not Just Radiologists) Should Support That Change
  16. Experience of an Academic Neuroradiology Division Participating in a Utilization Management Program
  17. Endovascular Repair vs Open Surgical Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Comparative Utilization Trends From 2001 to 2006
  18. Recent Shifts in Place of Service for Noninvasive Diagnostic Imaging: Have Hospitals Missed an Opportunity?
  19. Recent Payment and Utilization Trends in Radionuclide Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: Comparison Between Self-Referral and Referral to Radiologists
  20. Same-specialty referrals for imaging compared with referrals to radiologists: Are the data correct?