Mihra S. Taljanovic, MD, PhD, FACR

Professor, Medical Imaging & Orthopaedic Surgery
Section Chief, MSK
Director, Musculoskeletal Imaging Research - Development
Program Director, Medical Students-Radiology

Dr. Taljanovic is an academically active musculoskeletal radiologist in the Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Arizona. She has an expertise in all imaging modalities of the musculoskeletal system including radiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, musculoskeletal ultrasound and bone densitometry and in imaging guided procedures. She serves on several national and international committees and is an active member of multiple professional organizations in the US and around the world.

Degrees
  • PhD: University of Sarajevo Republic BiH, Radiology, 2012
  • MS: University of Sarajevo Republic of BiH, Medical Investigations, 1981
  • MD: University of Sarajevo Republic of BiH, 1980
Residency
  • University of Sarajevo Republic of BiH, Diagnostic Radiology, 1984-1987
  • University of Michigan, Diagnostic Radiology, 1995-1999
Internship
  • University of Sarajevo Republic of BiH, Medicine, 1981
Fellowship
  • University of Michigan, MSK Radiology, 1994-1995
Board Certifications
  • Diagnostic Radiology (Yugoslavia/Bosnia and Herzegovina), 1987
  • Diagnostic Radiology (USA), 1999

Select Publications

2016

Dezfuli, B., M. S. Taljanovic, D. M. Melville, E. A. Krupinski, and J. E. Sheppard, "Accuracy of High-Resolution Ultrasonography in the Detection of Extensor Tendon Lacerations.", Ann Plast Surg, vol. 76, issue 2, pp. 187-92, 2016 Feb.
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Melville, D. M., J. Mohler, M. Fain, A. E. Muchna, E. Krupinski, P. Sharma, and M. S. Taljanovic, "Multi-parametric MR imaging of quadriceps musculature in the setting of clinical frailty syndrome.", Skeletal Radiol, 2016 Jan 7.
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Gimber, L. H., J. C. Hardy, D. M. Melville, L. R. Scalcione, A. Rowan, and M. S. Taljanovic, "Normal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Anatomy of the Capsular Ligamentous Supporting Structures of the Knee.", Can Assoc Radiol J, 2016 May 21.
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Gimber, LH., DM. Melville, AS. Klauser, RS. Witte, H. Arif-Tiwari, and MS. Taljanovic, "Artifacts in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound", Radiographics, vol. 36, issue 2, pp. 479-480, 04/2016.
Type of Publication: Journal Article

2015

Taljanovic, M. S., D. M. Melville, L. H. Gimber, L. R. Scalcione, M. D. Miller, K. C Kwoh, and A. S. Klauser, "High-Resolution US of Rheumatologic Diseases.", Radiographics, vol. 35, issue 7, pp. 2026-48, 2015 Nov-Dec.
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Gimber, L. H., L. R. Scalcione, A. Rowan, J. C. Hardy, D. M. Melville, and M. S. Taljanovic, "Multiligamentous injuries and knee dislocations.", Skeletal Radiol, vol. 44, issue 11, pp. 1559-72, 2015 Nov.
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Taljanovic, M. S., J. N. Alcala, L. H. Gimber, J. D. Rieke, M. M. Chilvers, and D. L Latt, "High-resolution US and MR imaging of peroneal tendon injuries.", Radiographics, vol. 35, issue 1, pp. 179-99, 2015 Jan-Feb.
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Gao, L., J. S. Yuan, G. J. Heden, J. A. Szivek, M. S. Taljanovic, D. L Latt, and R. S. Witte, "Ultrasound elasticity imaging for determining the mechanical properties of human posterior tibial tendon: a cadaveric study.", IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, vol. 62, issue 4, pp. 1179-84, 2015 Apr. PMID: 25532163
Type of Publication: Journal Article

2014

Gilbertson-Dahdal, D., J. E. Wright, E. Krupinski, W. E. McCurdy, and M. S. Taljanovic, "Transphyseal involvement of pyogenic osteomyelitis is considerably more common than classically taught.", AJR Am J Roentgenol, vol. 203, issue 1, pp. 190-5, 2014 Jul.
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Davis, M. A., L. R. Scalcione, L. H. Gimber, R. B. Thompson, R. J. Avery, and M. S. Taljanovic, "Paget sarcoma of the pelvic bone with widespread metastatic disease on radiography, CT, MRI, and 18F-FDG PET/CT with pathologic correlation.", Clin Nucl Med, vol. 39, issue 4, pp. 371-3, 2014 Apr.
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Farrow, L. D., A. P. Mahoney, J. E. Sheppard, M. S. Schickendantz, and M. S. Taljanovic, "Sonographic assessment of the medial ulnar collateral ligament distal ulnar attachment.", J Ultrasound Med, vol. 33, issue 8, pp. 1485-90, 2014 Aug.
Type of Publication: Journal Article
Taljanovic, M. S., D. M. Melville, L. R. Scalcione, L. H. Gimber, E. J. Lorenz, and R. S. Witte, "Artifacts in musculoskeletal ultrasonography.", Semin Musculoskelet Radiol, vol. 18, issue 1, pp. 3-11, 2014 Feb.
Type of Publication: Journal Article

2013

Kraus, V. Byers, S. Feng, S. Wang, S. White, M. Ainslie, M-P. Hellio Le Graverand, A. Brett, F. Eckstein, D. J. Hunter, N. E. Lane, et al., "Subchondral bone trabecular integrity predicts and changes concurrently with radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging-determined knee osteoarthritis progression.", Arthritis Rheum, vol. 65, issue 7, pp. 1812-21, 2013 Jul. PMCID: PMC4152231  PMID: 23576116
Type of Publication: Journal Article

2012

Taljanovic, M. S., J. J. Malan, and J. E. Sheppard, "Normal anatomy of the extrinsic capsular wrist ligaments by 3-T MRI and high-resolution ultrasonography.", Semin Musculoskelet Radiol, vol. 16, issue 2, pp. 104-14, 2012 Apr.
Type of Publication: Journal Article

2011

Taljanovic, M. S., J. K. Nisbet, T. B. Hunter, R. P. Cohen, and L. F. Rogers, "Humeral avulsion of the inferior glenohumeral ligament in college female volleyball players caused by repetitive microtrauma.", Am J Sports Med, vol. 39, issue 5, pp. 1067-76, 2011 May.
Type of Publication: Journal Article

2008

Taljanovic, M. S., A. R. Graham, J. B. Benjamin, A. F. Gmitro, E. A. Krupinski, S. A. Schwartz, T. B. Hunter, and D. L. Resnick, "Bone marrow edema pattern in advanced hip osteoarthritis: quantitative assessment with magnetic resonance imaging and correlation with clinical examination, radiographic findings, and histopathology.", Skeletal Radiol, vol. 37, issue 5, pp. 423-31, 2008 May.
Type of Publication: Journal Article