The Musculoskeletal Imaging Program at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Imaging Institute provides expert imaging for bone, joint, and muscle disorders. The multidisciplinary team of caregivers makes use of a range of imaging technologies, including radiography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and ultrasound.
In addition to a full breadth of musculoskeletal imaging services, the Musculoskeletal Imaging Program is unique for its deep medical focus on rheumatological disorders like rheumatoid arthritis and bone and joint disorders that are related to diabetes complications.
The Musculoskeletal Imaging Program supports physicians in other specialties at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, including rheumatologists in the Medical Subspecialties Institute, to facilitate timely and accurate diagnosis of bone, joint, and muscle disorders. Caregivers provide imaging support for conditions like:
The highly trained Musculoskeletal Imaging Program team offers the following imaging studies for bone, joint, and muscle disease diagnosis and treatment:
In particular, MRI has become the gold standard imaging test for rheumatoid arthritis, surpassing x-ray in the detection and assessment of patients with the condition. MRI also plays a role in rheumatoid arthritis treatment. It is used to inform drug therapy, allowing sometimes expensive therapeutic medications to be used cost-effectively.
Focused on providing cutting-edge, Patients First care in imaging, the Musculoskeletal Imaging Program at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi aims to incorporate the newest diagnostic and therapeutic methods as they become available.
The multidisciplinary Musculoskeletal Imaging Program team at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s Imaging Institute is composed of Western-trained, board certified physicians who work in close collaboration with clinical colleagues across a range of specialties. Caregivers involved patient care for this program are:
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