null Natalia Gorelik, MD

Junior Scientist, RI-MUHC

Cancer Research Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Musculoskeletal Imaging Division, MUHC



comparative effectiveness • medical imaging • musculoskeletal system • oncological surveillance • appropriate utilization

Research Focus

My research focuses on the optimization of medical imaging utilization, particularly for musculoskeletal oncological surveillance, to provide the highest value for patient care and ensure an appropriate use of healthcare resources.

Selected Publications

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  • Gorelik N, Patil K, Chen SJ, Bhatnagar S, Faingold R. Impact of Simulation Training on Radiology Resident Performance in Neonatal Head Ultrasound. Acad Radiol. 2021 Jun;28(6):859-867. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2020.06.040. Epub 2020 Aug 5. PMID: 32768353.

  • Gorelik N, Gyftopoulos S. Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Musculoskeletal Imaging: From the Request to the Report. Can Assoc Radiol J. 2021 Feb;72(1):45-59. doi: 10.1177/0846537120947148. Epub 2020 Aug 18. Review. PMID: 32809857.

  • Gorelik N, Tamizuddin F, Rodrigues TC, Beltran L, Malik F, Reddy S, Koo J, Subhas N, Gyftopoulos S. Comparison between radiography and magnetic resonance imaging for the detection of sacroiliitis in the initial diagnosis of axial spondyloarthritis: a cost-effectiveness study. Skeletal Radiol. 2020 Oct;49(10):1581-1588. doi: 10.1007/s00256-020-03444-6. Epub 2020 May 7. PMID: 32382977.

  • Gorelik N, Boily M, Lafrenière AS, Chari B, Powell T, Reinhold C, Jaffer R. Impact of the T2-weighted axial oblique MRI sequence in the assessment of peroneal tendons. Clin Radiol. 2020 Aug;75(8):642.e15-642.e23. doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2020.02.018. Epub 2020 Apr 20. PMID: 32327227.

  • Gorelik N, Chong J, Lin DJ. Pattern Recognition in Musculoskeletal Imaging Using Artificial Intelligence. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2020 Feb;24(1):38-49. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-3400266. Epub 2020 Jan 28. Review. PMID: 31991451.