Kawan S. Rakhra MD, FRCPC


Kawan S. Rakhra MD, FRCPC
Vice Chair, Academic Affairs & Section Head, MSK Imaging and Associate Professor


Dr. Kawan Rakhra is Head of the Musculoskeletal Imaging Section in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology of The Ottawa Hospital, and an associate professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. His clinical and academic interests include MRI, sports medicine, hip impingement and advanced cartilage imaging techniques. Dr. Rakhra is actively involved in multimodality imaging based multidisciplinary research projects in collaboration with researchers from the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, the University of Ottawa and Carleton University.

His publication list can be accessed on his Google page.

Specialty: Musculoskeletal imaging

Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal MRI; sports imaging; hip disease; arthritis; image-guided injections

Residency: University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Fellowship:University of Toronto, JDMI, Toronto, ON

Fields of Interest

  • Hip Management
  • Advanced Cartilage Imaging
  • Arthritis
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