Dr. Peter L Munk

Dr. Peter L Munk

  • Medical Degrees, other degrees: MDCM, FRCPC, FSIR
  • Board certification: Canada
  • Internship: Vancouver General Hospital 1983-4
  • Residency: UBC 1984-8
  • Fellowship: Musculoskeletal Imaging, University of California San Francisco 1988
  • Sub-specialty and interests: Musculoskeletal Imaging : Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors, Interventional MSK procedures, Palliative treatment of Cancer and Pain control procedures. Trauma Imaging. Editor in Chief Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal.
  • University Appointment and titles: Professor of Radiology and Orthopaedics UBC, Director Musculoskeletal Fellowship Program Vancouver General Hospital
  • Hospital appointment(s): Director of Musculoskeletal imagine Vancouver General Hospital
  • Recent / Notable Publications: 
    • J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014 Feb;25(2):171-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2013.10.001. Epub 2013 Dec 8. Position statement on percutaneous vertebral augmentation: a consensus statement developed by the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), American College of Radiology (ACR), American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR), Canadian Interventional Radiology Association (CIRA), and the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS). Barr JD1, Jensen ME2, Hirsch JA3, McGraw JK4, Barr RM5, Brook AL6, Meyers PM7, Munk PL8, Murphy KJ9, O’Toole JE10, Rasmussen PA11, Ryken TC12, Sanelli PC13, Schwartzberg MS14, Seidenwurm D15, Tutton SM16, Zoarski GH17, Kuo MD18, Rose SC19, Cardella JF20.
    • Skeletal Radiol. 2014 May;43(5):567-75. doi: 10.1007/s00256-013-1802-5. Epub 2014 Jan 17. Peering through the glare: using dual-energy CT to overcome the problem of metal artefacts in bone radiology.
    • Coupal TM1, Mallinson PI, McLaughlin P, Nicolaou S, Munk PL, Ouellette H. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014 Feb;25(2):323-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2013.10.005. Vertebroplasty trials: the medium is the message. Chen L1, Black C2, Hirsch JA3, Beall D4, Munk P5, Murphy K1.
    • Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2013 Apr;36(2):531-5. doi: 10.1007/s00270-012-0482-1. Epub 2012 Oct 16. Driven around the bend: novel use of a curved steerable needle. Murphy DT1, Korzan JR, Ouellette HA, Liu DM, Clarkson PW, Munk PL.
    • Can Assoc Radiol J. 2013 May;64(2):81. doi: 10.1016/j.carj.2013.03.003. Emergency trauma radiology: a rapidly expanding and increasingly important branch of diagnostic imaging. Nicolaou S, Munk PL.