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Minna Kohler, M.D.

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Dr. Kohler is the Director and Founder of the Rheumatology Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is also the Director of the Rheumatology Musculoskeletal Ultrasound rotation for the Spaulding Rehabilitation/ Harvard Medical School Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program.

She has served as an American College of Rheumatology Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course organizer and faculty instructor, and is an USSONAR (Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists) Faculty Member. She has served as a co-director of the Pilot Point-of-Care Ultrasound curriculum at HMS and is the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine representative for HMS for ultrasound in medical education. Dr. Kohler is the lead co-course director for the Harvard Continuing Medical Education Course: Point-of-Care Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Diagnostic and Procedural Applications.

Educational and research interests: Point-of-Care Ultrasound medical education, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal imaging and image-guided interventions as it relates to arthritis/tendinitis/bursitis, vasculitis, and other rheumatic diseases.

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  1. Bockbrader MA, Thompson RD, Way DP, Colachis SC, Siddiqui IJ, Luz J, Borg-Stein J, O'Connor K, Kohler MJ, Bahner DP. Towards a consensus for musculoskeletal ultrasonography education in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: A national poll of residency directors. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 Apr 10. PMID: 30985303.
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  2. Kohler MJ. Does menopausal hormonal therapy have a role in treatment of knee osteoarthritis? Menopause. 2019 Apr 08; 26(6):576-577. PMID: 30969184.
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  3. Mooradian MJ, Nasrallah M, Gainor JF, Reynolds KL, Cohen JV, Lawrence DP, Miloslavsky EM, Kohler MJ, Sullivan RJ, Schoenfeld SR. Musculoskeletal rheumatic complications of immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy: A single center experience. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2019 Jun; 48(6):1127-1132. PMID: 30409415.
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  4. Palamara K, Nagarur A, Fintelmann FJ, Kohler MJ, Cortazar FB. Case 32-2017. A 64-Year-Old Man with Dyspnea, Wheezing, Headache, Cough, and Night Sweats. N Engl J Med. 2017 10 19; 377(16):1569-1578. PMID: 29045211.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Ward IM, Kissin E, Kaeley G, Scott JN, Newkirk M, Hildebrand BA, Lospinoso J, Kohler MJ, Higgs JB. Ultrasound Features of the Posterior Tibialis Tendon and Peroneus Brevis Tendon Entheses: Comparison Study Between Healthy Adults and Those With Inflammatory Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 10; 69(10):1519-1525. PMID: 27998042.
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  6. Torralba KD, Cannella AC, Kissin EY, Bolster MB, Salto LM, Higgs J, Samuels J, Nishio MJ, Kaeley GS, Evangelisto A, De Marco P, Kohler MJ. Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Instruction in Adult Rheumatology Fellowship Programs. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Aug 04. PMID: 28777891.
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  7. Lochhead RB, Strle K, Kim ND, Kohler MJ, Arvikar SL, Aversa JM, Steere AC. MicroRNA Expression Shows Inflammatory Dysregulation and Tumor-Like Proliferative Responses in Joints of Patients With Postinfectious Lyme Arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 05; 69(5):1100-1110. PMID: 28076897.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Diaz R, Miller JE, Borg-Stein J, Kohler MJ. Poster 118 Ultrasound-Guided Proximal Tibiofibular Joint Injection in the Management of Proximal Tibiofibular Joint Arthritis and Instability: A Case Report. PM R. 2016 Sep; 8(9S):S200. PMID: 27672886.
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  9. Rempell JS, Saldana F, DiSalvo D, Kumar N, Stone MB, Chan W, Luz J, Noble VE, Liteplo A, Kimberly H, Kohler MJ. Pilot Point-of-Care Ultrasound Curriculum at Harvard Medical School: Early Experience. West J Emerg Med. 2016 Nov; 17(6):734-740. PMID: 27833681.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Chernack B, Knowlton SE, Kohler MJ. The Use of Ultrasound in Palliative Care and Hospice. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2017 May; 34(4):385-391. PMID: 26758801.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Siddiqui IJ, Luz J, Borg-Stein J, O'Connor K, Bockbrader M, Rainey H, Way D, Colachis S, Bahner DP, Kohler MJ. The Current State of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Education in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Programs. PM R. 2016 07; 8(7):660-6. PMID: 26690020.
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  12. Luz J, Siddiqui I, Jain NB, Kohler MJ, Donovan J, Gerrard P, Borg-Stein J. Resident-Perceived Benefit of a Diagnostic and Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Curriculum: A Multifaceted Approach Using Independent Study, Peer Teaching, and Interdisciplinary Collaboration. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Dec; 94(12):1095-103. PMID: 26098924.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Mittal V, Miller JE, Kohler MJ. Osteitis Condensans Illii and Acetabular Labral Tear after Pregnancy: A Case Report. Phys Med Rehabil Int. 2015; 2(5):1049. View Publication.
  14. Ramey LN, Knowlton SE, Amorese-O'Connell L, Kohler MJ. Ultrasound Identification of Maximal Subdeltoid Bursa Distention Alters the Ultrasound-Guided Injection Approach for Shoulder Pain. Phys Med Rehabil Int. 2015; 2(5):1048. View Publication.
  15. Luz J, Johnson AH, Kohler MJ. Point-of-care ultrasonography in the diagnosis and management of superficial peroneal nerve entrapment: case series. Foot Ankle Int. 2014 Dec; 35(12):1362-6. PMID: 25249318.
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  16. Kohler MJ, Amezaga M, Drozd J, Crowley ST, Gulanski B, Anderson DR, Fraenkel L. Use of a computerized order set to increase prescription of calcium and vitamin D supplementation in patients receiving glucocorticoids. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Jun; 28(6):825-9. PMID: 23404201.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Fraenkel L, Falzer P, Fried T, Kohler M, Peters E, Kerns R, Leventhal H. Measuring pain impact versus pain severity using a numeric rating scale. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 May; 27(5):555-60. PMID: 22081365.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Makris UE, Kohler M, Fraenkel L. J Rheumatol. Dr. Makris, et al, reply. 2011; 3(38):573. View Publication.
  19. Makris UE, Kohler MJ, Fraenkel L. Adverse effects of topical nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs in older adults with osteoarthritis: a systematic literature review. J Rheumatol. 2010 Jun; 37(6):1236-43. PMID: 20360183.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Fennessy FM, Tempany CM, McDannold NJ, So MJ, Hesley G, Gostout B, Kim HS, Holland GA, Sarti DA, Hynynen K, Jolesz FA, Stewart EA. Uterine leiomyomas: MR imaging-guided focused ultrasound surgery--results of different treatment protocols. Radiology. 2007 Jun; 243(3):885-93. PMID: 17446521.
    Citations: 57     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. So MJ, Fennessy FM, Zou KH, McDannold N, Hynynen K, Jolesz FA, Stewart EA, Rybicki FJ, Tempany CM. Does the phase of menstrual cycle affect MR-guided focused ultrasound surgery of uterine leiomyomas? Eur J Radiol. 2006 Aug; 59(2):203-7. PMID: 16766153.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  22. McDannold N, Tempany CM, Fennessy FM, So MJ, Rybicki FJ, Stewart EA, Jolesz FA, Hynynen K. Uterine leiomyomas: MR imaging-based thermometry and thermal dosimetry during focused ultrasound thermal ablation. Radiology. 2006 Jul; 240(1):263-72. PMID: 16793983.
    Citations: 58     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Barnes AS, Haker SJ, Mulkern RV, So M, D'Amico AV, Tempany CM. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy-guided transperineal prostate biopsy and brachytherapy for recurrent prostate cancer. Urology. 2005 Dec; 66(6):1319. PMID: 16360468.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Villalba ML, Huynh B, So M, Mackenzie JD, Ledbetter S, Rybicki F. An ovary with a twist: a case of interesting sonographic findings of ovarian torsion. J Emerg Med. 2005 Nov; 29(4):443-6. PMID: 16243204.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Stewart EA, So MJ, Fennessy FM, McDannold NJ, Hynynen K, Tempany CMC. OC1.03 High-intensity focused ultrasound: the treatment of uterine fibroids and other potential applications. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2005; 4(26):309. View Publication.
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