Mini N. Pathria, MD

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Professor of Radiology
Chief, Musculoskeletal Imaging
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Dr. Mini N. Pathria is Professor of Clinical Radiology at UCSD Medical Center in San Diego, California. She also serves on the staff of the San Diego Veterans Administration Hospital and Scripps Clinic in La Jolla.

Dr Pathria received her Doctorate of Medicine from McMaster University School of Medicine in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1982. Following a one year internship in internal medicine at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada she completed her residency in diagnostic radiology at McMaster University School of Medicine in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada . She completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at UCSD Medical Center in 1987.

Dr. Pathria is certified by the American Board of Radiology and by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She is an active member of the Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, Society of Skeletal Radiology, and the International Skeletal Society. Dr. Pathria has coauthored one book, MRI of the Musculoskeletal System, and has authored and coauthored over 95 chapters and articles related to musculoskeletal imaging. Her specific areas of research interest include musculoskeletal trauma, emergency radiology, and musculoskeletal MR imaging. Dr. Pathria is involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows at UCSD, which has the largest musculoskeletal fellowship program in the United States.


Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Radiology
UC San Diego
San Diego, CA

Residency in Diagnostic Radiology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Internship in Internal Medicine
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada



McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Doctor of Medicine


Board Certification



Hospital Affiliations

UCSD Thornton Hospital, La Jolla
UCSD Medical Center, Hillcrest


Office Address

University of California, San Diego
8899 University Center Lane, Suite 370
San Diego, CA 92122

Fax: 858-246-1011
Email: mpathria@ucsd.edu