Raza Mushtaq, MD

Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Clinical Resident - Diagnostic Radiology - Alum

Dr. Raza Mushtaq is an Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging in the Emergency Service Division.  Dr. Mushtaq received his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine graduating Magna Cum Laude. He completed his Diagnostic Radiology residency at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine - Tucson. 

While a resident, Dr. Mushtaq received multiple awards including Excellence in Diagnostic Radiology (2020), Radiology Resident Teaching Award (2018 & 2020), Radiology Resident Research Award (2018), the RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award (2019) and the RSNA Travel Award for abstract (2017). Dr. Mushtaq participated in the AUR Radiology Resident Academic Leadership Development Program, became the RSNA UArizona Radiology Resident Representative (2016-17) and was awarded a Graduate Medical Education Resident Excellence and Leadership Grant.

Following his residency, Dr. Mushtaq completed a fellowship in Neuroradiology at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona.  He then accepted a faculty position at the University of Arizona, Department of Medical Imaging.

Dr. Mushtaq is a current member of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Western Neuroradiology Society, American Society of Emergency Radiology, American College of Radiology, American Roentgen Ray Society, and the Radiological Society of North America.

Degrees
  • MD: St. George’s University School of Medicine, Magna Cum Laude - True Blue, Grenada
  • BS: Biochemistry and Political Science, Summa Cum Laude - Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
  • BA: Psychology, Summa Cum Laude - Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
Honors and Awards
  • Excellence in Diagnostic Radiology, University of Arizona, 2020
  • Radiology Resident Teaching Award, University of Arizona, 2020
  • RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, 2019
  • AUR Radiology Resident Academic Leadership Development Program, 2018
  • Radiology Resident Teaching Award, University of Arizona, 2018
  • Radiology Resident Research Award, University of Arizona, 2018
  • RSNA Travel Award for abstract, 2017
  • University of Arizona Radiology Resident Representative for RSNA, 2016-17
  • Graduate Medical Education Resident Excellence and Leadership Grant, 2016-17
  • President, Iota Epsilon Alpha, International Honors Society, SGUSOM, 2015
  • Gold Humanism Honors Society Induction, 2015
Internship
  • University of Arizona - Phoenix Medical Center Internal Medicine, 2015-2016
Residency
  • University of Arizona - Banner University Medical Center Diagnostic Radiology, Residency - 2016-2020
Fellowship
  • Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ - 2020
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology

Select Publications

2021

Sadovnikov, I., M. Anthony, R. Mushtaq, M. Khreiss, H. Gavini, and H. Arif-Tiwari, "Role of magnetic resonance imaging in Bouveret's syndrome: A case report with review of the literature.", Clin Imaging, vol. 77, pp. 43-47, 2021 Sep.
Sawyer, D. M., R. Mushtaq, S. Vedantham, F. Shareef, S. M. Desoky, H. Arif-Tiwari, D. L. Gilbertson-Dahdal, and U. K. Udayasankar, "Performance of overnight on-call radiology residents in interpreting unenhanced abdominopelvic magnetic resonance imaging studies performed for pediatric right lower quadrant abdominal pain.", Pediatr Radiol, 2021 Mar 10.

2020

R, M., K. MD, S. L, W. D, and K. PH, Pearls and Pitfalls of Quantitative Software Analysis of Dopamine Transporter SPECT, 2020.
Nyquist, A., R. Mushtaq, F. Gill, and K. Yaddanapudi, "High Resolution Computer Tomography Evaluation of Interstitial Lung Disease for the Pulmonologist", Current Pulm Reports, vol. 9(2):1-12, 12/2020.
Mushtaq, R., U. Jayagurunathan, H. Arif-Tiwari, and K. Yaddanapudi, "Pulmonary MRI: Applications and Use Cases", Current Pulm Reports, vol. 9, 12/20320, 2020.
Sawyer, D., R. Mushtaq, S. Vedantham, and U. Udayasankar, Performance of overnight on-call radiology residents in interpreting unenhanced adbominopelvic MRI studies performed for pediatric right lower quadrant pain, 2020.

2019

Mushtaq, R., S. Desoky, F. Morello, D. Gilbertson-Dahdal, S. Vedantham, B. Kalb, D. Martin, and U. Udayasankar, First-Line Diagnostic Evaluation of Children with Suspected Acute Appendicitis using MRI, 2019.
Mushtaq, R., S. M. Desoky, F. Morello, D. Gilbertson-Dahdal, G. Gopalakrishnan, A. Leetch, S. Vedantham, B. Kalb, D. R. Martin, and U. K. Udayasankar, "First-Line Diagnostic Evaluation with MRI of Children Suspected of Having Acute Appendicitis.", Radiology, vol. 291, issue 1, pp. 170-177, 2019 04.

2018

Mushtaq, R., D. Nolte, F. Shareef, and M. S. Taljanovic, "Diffuse periostitis as the primary presenting radiological finding in an AML patient with disease relapse.", Radiol Case Rep, vol. 13, issue 5, pp. 965-969, 2018 Oct. PMCID: PMC6083009 
Mushtaq, R., J. Porrino, S. A. Moses, and G. J. Guzmán Pérez-Carrillo, "Neural Foraminal Lesions: An Imaging Overview.", PM R, vol. 10, issue 8, pp. 880-885, 2018 Aug.
Mushtaq, R., J. Porrino, and G. J. Guzmán Pérez-Carrillo, "Imaging of Spondylolysis: The Evolving Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.", PM R, vol. 10, issue 6, pp. 675-680, 2018 Jun.

2013

Maughan, P. Hanks, A. F. Ducruet, A. M. Elhadi, N. L. Martirosyan, M. Garrett, R. Mushtaq, F. C. Albuquerque, and N. Theodore, "Multimodality management of vertebral artery injury sustained during cervical or craniocervical surgery.", Neurosurgery, vol. 73, issue 2 Suppl Operative, pp. ons271-81; discussion ons281-2, 2013 Dec.