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Yoshimi Endo, MD

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Yoshimi Endo, MD

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Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York NY 10021

Tel: 646.797.8815
Fax: 212.734.7475
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York NY 10021

Tel: 646.797.8815
Fax: 212.734.7475

Dr. Yoshimi Endo is a board certified radiologist specializing in musculoskeletal radiology. He completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at Hospital for Special Surgery after completing his residency training in diagnostic radiology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Endo has a wide variety of experience including MRI, ultrasound and interventional musculoskeletal radiology procedures, including fluoroscopically, sonographically and CT guided injections. Dr. Endo is a member in the American College of Radiology as well as the New York Roentgen Society. He has exhibited scientific research posters and presented scientific papers at national and international forums.

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Associate Attending Radiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Director, Ultrasound Education, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

Interventional Procedures


Department of Radiology and Imaging Teacher of the Year Award (2011, 2014, 2016, 2017)
Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound Editor’s Recognition Award (2014)


New York Roentgen Society
American College of Radiology
American Roentgen Ray Society
Radiological Society of North America
Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound
Society of Skeletal Radiology



Insurance Information

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Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of November 12, 2019, Dr. Endo reported no relationships with healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.


MD, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, 2004


Diagnostic Radiology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2009


Musculoskeletal Radiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2010


American Board of Radiology, 2009

State Licensure

Editorial Appointments

Associate Editor, Ultrasound Quarterly
Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Ultrasound
Reviewer, Ultrasound Quarterly
Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Ultrasound
Reviewer, Sports Health
Reviewer, Skeletal Radiology
Reviewer, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Reviewer, European Radiology
Reviewer, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
Reviewer, HSS Journal

Selected Publications

Haj-Mirzaian A, Hafezi-Nejad N, Del Grande F, Endo Y, Nwawka OK, Miller TT, Carrino JA. Optimal choice of ultrasound-based measurements for the diagnosis of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow: a meta-analysis of 1961 examinations. AJR (in press).

Sneag DB, Zochowski KC, Tan ET, Queler SC, Burge A, Endo Y, Lin B, Fung M, Shin J. Denoising of diffusion MRI improves peripheral nerve conspicuity and reproducibility. J Magn Reson Imaging. 51(4):1128-1137; 2020.

Lee DH, Choi YS, Potter HG, Endo Y, Sivakumaran T, Lim TK, Chun TJ. Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: An imaging overview. Skeletal Radiol. 49(1):19-30;2020.

Nguyen JC, Green DW, Lin B, Endo Y. Magnetic resonance evaluation of the pediatric knee after arthroscopic fixation of osteochondral lesions with bioabsorbable nails. Skeletal Radiol. 49(1):65-73; 2020.

Stepan JG, Marshall DC, Wessel LE, Endo Y, Miller TT, Sacks HA, Weiland AJ, Fufa DT. The effect of plate design on the flexor pollicis longus tendon after volar locked plating of distal radial fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 101(17):1586-1592; 2019.

Daniels SP, Mintz DN, Endo Y, Dines JS, Sneag DB. Imaging of the post-operative medial elbow in the overhead thrower: Common and abnormal findings after ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction and ulnar nerve transposition. Skeletal Radiol. 48(12);1843-1860; 2019.

Endo Y, Geannette C, Chang WT. Imaging evaluation of polyethylene liner dissociation in total hip arthroplasty. Skeletal Radiol. 48(12): 1933-1939; 2019.

Daniels SP, Sneag DB, Berkowitz JL, Trost D, Endo Y. Pseudoaneurysm after total knee arthroplasty: Imaging findings in 7 patients. Skeletal Radiol. 48(5):699-706, 2019.

Endo Y, Nwawka OK, Smith S, Burket JC. Tarsometatarsal joint communication on fluoroscopy-guided therapeutic joint injections and relationship with patient age and degree of arthritis. Skeletal Radiol. 47(2):271-277;2018.

Endo Y, Miller TT. Myositis and fasciitis: role of imaging. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 22(3):286-298;2018.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

Endo Y. Common tendon injuries in the athlete. SRU annual meeting Oct 24, 2020.

Endo Y. Peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes and ultrasound-guided interventions. ARRS annual meeting (Recorded electronically), June 26 2020

Endo Y. Scan Joints Like the Pros: Foot and Ankle. SRU annual meeting Oct 5, 2019.

Endo Y, Sivakumaran T, Fufa D. Ultrasound features of traumatic digital nerve injuries of the hand with surgical confirmation. SRU fellows meeting, Oct 3, 2019.

Endo Y, Daniels S, Mintz D, Dines J, Sneag D. Imaging the post-operative elbow of the overhead throwing athlete. Podium Presentation, Power Hour. ARRS Annual Meeting, May 5/6/2019

Desai R, Endo Y, Nwawka OK. Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound in the detection of hand pathologies using surgery and clinical outcomes as the reference standard. Scientific Poster, HSS 2019 Clinical Fellow Research Poster Reception, June 2019

Sivakumaran T, Endo Y, Lin B, Sneag DB. MRI features of ulnar nerve transposition: rater agreement and association with symptom recurrence. Scientific Poster, HSS 2019 Clinical Fellow Research Poster Reception, June 2019.

Endo Y. Ultrasound of the elbow. AIUM MSK Hands-on Training Course for Beginners. Laurel, Maryland June 20196/21-6/22/19

Endo Y. Ultrasound of the hip. AIUM MSK Hands-on Training Course for Beginners. Laurel, Maryland June 20196/21-6/22/19

Endo Y. Imaging in athletic pubalgia. Grand Rounds, Department of Physiatry, Hospital for Special Surgery, June 5, 2018.