Dr. Kawan S. Rakhra

Dr. Kawan S. Rakhra
Dr. Kawan S. Rakhra
Associate Professor
Cross-Appointment to Division of Orthopaedic Surgery Section, Head, Musculoskeletal Imaging



Dr. Kawan Rakhra is Head of the Musculoskeletal Imaging Section in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology of The Ottawa Hospital, and an associate professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa, with cross-appointment to the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery.

His clinical interests include MRI, sports medicine, hip impingement and advanced cartilage imaging techniques. Dr. Rakhra is actively involved in multimodality imaging based multidisciplinary research projects in collaboration with researchers from the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. He also has special interest in metrics based evaluation systems in the academic setting.

Research interests

  • Musculoskeletal MRI Hip Disease Imaging Advanced Cartilage Imaging Academic Metrics