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    Dr. Robert Boutin is a radiology specialist in Sacramento, California. His area of expertise includes, but is not limited to musculoskeletal imaging and orthopedic applications of MRI. Dr. Boutin graduated from the medical school of the University of California Davis and completed a residency at the University of New Mexico followed by a fellowship at the UC San Diego, San Diego. He is a board-certified radiologist and is a member of several professional organizations including the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Radiological Society of North America, the Society of Skeletal Radiology, the International Skeletal Society. Dr. Boutin received numerous awards for his outstanding activity including the Senior Faculty Teaching Award (University of California, Davis Radiology Residents), the Fellow Research Award for Outstanding Performance in Research (University of California, Davis, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery), Magna Cum Laude Award (Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting), Patrick T. Liu Innovation Research Award (Society of Skeletal Radiology). Dr. Boutin has been considerably active in the research area. Some of the topics he covered in his publications are imaging of soft-tissue tumors, imaging of bone tumors, magnetic resonance imaging of the postoperative meniscus, MRI findings of serous atrophy of bone marrow. Dr. Boutin is currently affiliated with the University Of California, Davis.

  • Education & Training


    University of California Davis

    Medical School


    University of New Mexico


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology

  • Hospital & Practice

    University Of California, Davis

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (916) 703-5398

    4860 Y St Ste 3100

    Sacramento, California 95817

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Robert Boutin has contributed to 3 publications.

    The Notch of Harty (Pseudodefect of the Tibial Plafond): Frequency and Characteristic Findings at MRI of the Ankle.

    Boutin, R. D.,Chang, J.,Bateni, C.,Giza, E.,Wisner, E. R.,Yao, L.; AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Jul 24.

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    "Knuckle Cracking": Can Blinded Observers Detect Changes with Physical Examination and Sonography?

    Boutin, R. D.,Netto, A. P.,Nakamura, D.,Bateni, C.,Szabo, R. M.,Cronan, M.,Foster, B.,Barfield, W. R.,Seibert, J. A.,Chaudhari, A. J.; Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.. 2017 Jan 05.

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    Pelvic Tilt Evaluation From Frontal Radiographs: The Validity, Interobserver Reliability and Intraobserver Reproducibility of the Sacro-Femoral-Pubic Parameter.

    Ragsdale, M. I.,Wong, F. S.,Boutin, R. D.,Meehan, J. P.; J Arthroplasty. 2016 Dec 26.

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    American Roentgen Ray Society

    International Skeletal Society

    Radiological Society of North America