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Theodore T. Miller, MD, FACR

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About Dr. Miller

Dr. Theodore Miller is a board certified radiologist specializing in musculoskeletal imaging and interventional procedures. He completed his fellowship in musculoskeletal imaging at HSS in 1993 and went on to serve in the Departments of Radiology at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital and North Shore-LIJ Medical Center before returning to HSS in 2006.

Dr. Miller is Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College. He has published over 115 scientific papers and review articles and written 25 book chapters and a textbook on musculoskeletal imaging. He has given over 300 lectures worldwide and is active in numerous national and international radiology societies.

Dr. Miller has served as an examiner for the American Board of Radiology, a panelist for the in-service examination of the American College of Radiology and is a former RSNA editorial fellow. He has also been awarded the Presidents Medal of the International Skeletal Society in 2006 and fellowship in the American College of Radiology in 2007.


Specialized Centers

HSS Center for Regenerative Medicine

Special Expertise

Ultrasound, MR imaging, CT scan


Intervential Procedures (Fluoroscopy, CT, Ultrasound)

Patient Stories


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Director of Regional Ultrasound Markets, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Radiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Past-President, New York Roentgen Society
Chair, Musculoskeletal educational exhibit panel, Radiological Society of North America
Chair, Educational Exhibit Committee, International Skeletal Society
Musculoskeletal Radiology Panel, ACR Radiology In-training Examination
Oral Panel, Musculoskeletal section, American Board of Radiology


American Board of Radiology, 1993
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1988


Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 15 Years
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2008-2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2021, 2022
The Presidents Medal, International Skeletal Society
Radiology Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with Special Distinction
Radiological Society of North America Editorial Fellowship
The Roentgen Award, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 1987


Radiology, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 1992


Musculoskeletal Radiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 1993

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. Miller

Selected Journal Articles

Yoon E, Lin B, Miller TT. Ultrasound of Musculoskeletal Hematomas: Relationship of Sonographic Appearance to Age and Ease of Aspiration. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2020 Jun 29, epub ahead of print.

Esposito CI, Miller TT, Lipman JD, Carroll KM, Padgett DE, Mayman DJ, Jerabek SA. Biplanar Low-Dose Radiography Is Accurate for Measuring Combined Anteversion After Total Hip Arthroplasty. HSS J. 2020 Feb;16(1):23-29.

Geannette C, Williams D, Berkowitz J, Miller TT. Ultrasound-Guided Biceps Tendon Sheath Injection: Spectrum of Preprocedure Appearances. J Ultrasound Med. 2019 Dec;38(12):3267-3271.

Gitto S, Lee SC, Miller TT. Ultrasound-guided percutaneous treatment of volar radiocarpal ganglion cysts: Safety and efficacy. J Clin Ultrasound. 2019 Jul;47(6):339-344.

Berliner JL, Esposito CI, Miller TT, Padgett DE, Mayman DJ, Jerabek SA. What preoperative factors predict postoperative sitting pelvic position one year following total hip arthroplasty? Bone Joint J. 2018 Oct;100-B(10):1289-1296.

Geannette C, Sahr M, Mayman D, Miller TT. Ultrasound Diagnosis of Osteophytic Impingement of the Popliteus Tendon After Total Knee Replacement. J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Sep;37(9):2279-2283.

Johnson CC, Zusstone E, Miller TT, Nwawka OK, Lee SK, Wolfe SW. Clinical tests for assessing the presence and quality of the palmaris longus tendon: diagnostic accuracy of examination compared with ultrasound. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020 Mar;45(3):292-298.

Salzmann SN, Okano I, Rentenberger C, Winter F, Miller CO, Schadler P, Sax OC, Miller TT, Shue J, Boskey AL, Sama AA, Cammisa FP, Girardi FP, Hughes AP. Skin Ultrasound Measurement as a Potential Marker of Bone Quality: A Prospective Pilot Study of Patients undergoing Lumbar Spinal Fusion. J Orthop Res. 2019 Dec;37(12):2508-2515.

Fritz J, Miller TT. Sonography and fluoroscopy guidance for percutaneous musculoskeletal procedures. Skeletal Radiol. 2017 Feb;46(2):225-226.

Cohen SL, Miller TT, Ellis SJ, Roberts MM, DiCarlo EF. Sonography of Morton Neuromas: What Are We Really Looking At? J Ultrasound Med. 2016 Oct;35(10):2191-5.

Selected Presentations

2017 “Imaging of Muscle” – International Diagnostic Course, Davos, Switzerland

2017 “Shoulder US Beyond the Cuff and Bursa” – International Skeletal Society, New York, NY

2017 “Hip Replacements: Bearing Surfaces and Stem Design” – International Skeletal Society, New York, NY

2018 “Imaging for Hip Preservation” - University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Radiology, Tel Aviv, Israel

2018 “Sonographically-guided Percutaneous Treatment of Muscle Injuries” - International Skeletal Society, Berlin, Germany

2018 “Multimodality Imaging of Hip and Knee Replacements” - International Skeletal Society, Berlin, Germany

2018 “Sonographically-guided Injections of the Hip and Knee” – RSNA, Chicago, IL

2019 “US of the Ankle and Foot” – Society of Skeletal Radiology, Phoenix, AZ

2019 “Hip and Knee Replacements: Added Value of MR Imaging” – International Skeletal Society, Vancouver

2019 “MRI of the Meniscus and ACL: What the Orthopedic Surgeon Wants to Know” – RSNA, Chicago, IL

2020 “US of Joint Replacements” - University of British Columbia MSK Imaging Course, Whistler, BC


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of May 31, 2023, Dr. Miller reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

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