Program Director: Cyrus Bateni, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Number of fellowship positions: 3 per year
Duration of fellowship: 1 Year
20 vacation days per year
4 conference days per year (elective with Director's approval)

Teaching Faculty

Total musculoskeletal radiology faculty: 7

Clinical Training Offered

Computed tomography
Magnetic resonance
Image-guided interventional procedures
MSK Ultrasound

Additional Information

Outstanding orthopedic faculty with strong ties to radiology
Exceptional orthopedic trauma experience at UC Davis Medical Center
Well balanced mix of sports medicine, trauma, and oncologic imaging
Variety of musculoskeletal ultrasound including diagnostic imaging and interventions
Rheumatologic imaging across all imaging modalities
Established musculoskeletal interventional service
Regular academic time
Wide variety of available electives


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  1. Completion of four-year residency in the United States or Canada.
  2. California Medical License before starting fellowship. Please visit the California Medical Board Web site or contact them directly for more information: or 916-263-2344.
  3. Requirement for Acceptance of International Medical Graduates at UC Davis for Postgraduate Training.

How to apply

Application timeline: Applications will be accepted starting July 1.  It is advised that interested individuals submit a completed application by August 15.

Interviews: Interviews are typically held during the month of August and September.

To apply, please submit the following materials to the fellowship coordinator at the address below.

  1. Current CV
  2. Three letters of recommendation (including one from the director of your radiology residency program sent from the Dean's office directly to our program)
  3. USMLE transcripts
  4. Personal statement
  5. Current photo (to ensure we have the correct applicant with the correct file during rank period)

Contact information

If you have questions or would like to submit your application materials, please contact:

Cyrus Bateni MD

Phone: 916-703-2273
Fax: 916-703-2274

UC Davis Health System
Department of Radiology
4860 Y Street Suite 3100
Sacramento, CA 95817