Michael J Tuite MD, FACR

Professor (CHS)

  • Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention

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Dr. Tuite graduated summa cum laude from Saint John Fisher College in Rochester, NY in 1983. While there he received the Eastman Kodak Scholar Award, the Math and Sciences Award and the President’s (Valedictorian) Award. He then matriculated at Harvard Medical School, graduating in 1987.

Dr. Tuite joined the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics as a Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellow in 1992 and joined the faculty in 1993. In 1995 he became Medical Director of the Outpatient Radiology and General Imaging, in 1997 Continuing Medical Education Course Director for the UW Radiology Practical Imaging and Intervention Conference, and in 2004 he became Chief of the Musculoskeletal Radiology Section. He has earned the Outstanding Teacher Award, the Picker-Association of University Radiologist’s Academic Faculty Development Award, and the NCAA Best Poster Award on Student-Athlete Wellbeing. He serves on seven Department of Radiology committees.

Dr. Tuite serves on the editorial boards of Skeletal Radiology and the American Journal of Radiology and on six national committees. He is a scientific journal reviewer for the American Journal of Roentgenology, Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, Skeletal Radiology, Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research and Radiology Case Reports. He has published 48 journal articles, 3 book chapters, 1 web article, and 1 book. He has been guest editor on 3 books and done 2 book reviews.

Dr. Tuite’s research interests include shoulder imaging, MR of sports injuries, and musculoskeletal interventional radiology. He has made 70 national and international presentations of his research and multiple regional and local presentations. He has made six Continuing Medical Education videos, has been invited to moderate nine scientific sessions at national and international meetings, and has 22 abstracts.


  • Medical School Harvard Medical School - 1987
  • Internship University of Rochester Medical Center - 1998
  • Residency University of Rochester Medical Center - 1991
  • Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - 1993