Dr. Matthew Lax studied medicine at the University of Toronto Medical School. Prior to medical school, he studied advanced econometrics/economics at the University of Western Ontario. Following medical school, he completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology and a subsequent fellowship in Musculoskeletal (MSK) Imaging at the University of Toronto. He also completed a mini-fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbour for MSK Ultrasound. He joined the University of Toronto as a staff MSK radiologist in 2001, and has been with the JDMI since that time.
Dr. Lax has several awards including the Edward Lansdown Award for outstanding teaching in the Residency Program of the University of Toronto. He has been involved in management, committee participation, and currently holds positions with the hospital AMO and the medical practice plan board of directors. His current position is business lead of the radiologist practice plan, and an active member of the Division of Musculoskeletal Imaging.
- Lipomatosis of Nerve: More than a Focal Distal Disease
Lipomatosis of nerve is a rare, ill-defined, fibrofatty tumor intermingled among nerve fascicles. The classic presentation of lipomatosis of nerve […]
- Significance of clinical evaluation of the metacarpophalangeal joint in relation to synovial/bone pathology in rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis detected by magnetic resonance imaging
CONCLUSION: In inflammatory arthritis, disease activity in MCP joints can be reliably assessed at the bedside by examining for joint-line tenderness […]
- Magnetic resonance imaging of the hand in systemic sclerosis
CONCLUSION: Our study illustrates the usefulness of MRI in the accurate diagnosis and characterization of SSc-associated arthropathy.
- Musculoskeletal sonography of the postoperative orthopedic patient
Musculoskeletal sonography has an important role in the evaluation of the postoperative orthopedic patient. One major advantage of sonography over […]