Johnny U. Monu, M.B.B.S.

Johnny U. Monu, M.B.B.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-1732
Fax: (585) 273-1033

Professional Bio

Johnny U.V. Monu, M.D. is a Professor of Radiology and Orthopedics in the Musculoskeletal division of the Department of Imaging Sciences. Dr. Monu received his medical degree at the University of Ibadan School of Medicine in Ibadan, Nigeria in 1978. He then completed an internship at University of Benin Teaching Hospital in 1979 and went on to complete his radiology residency program in 1984. His fellowships were completed in General Radiology & Body Imaging (Ultrasound) in 1986, in Musculoskeletal Radiology as well as Nuclear Medicine in 1990. In May, 2013, Dr. Monu obtained a Masters in Hospital Management from Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester.

Since 1999, Dr. Monu has served as Program Director of Musculoskeletal Radiology in addition to his role as Fellowship Director. Dr. Monu has participated in many visiting professorships including an April, 2013 visit to R.R. Vredena Russian Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics. Recent special assignments have been as a Regional Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa International Skeletal Society Outreach and an External Assessor of Promotions at University of Benin in Nigeria. Over the years, Dr. Monu has reviewed several musculoskeletal journal articles and made several presentations at national meetings. In addition, he has published numerous journal articles and has written many book chapters on musculoskeletal imaging topics.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Certificate of Merit | Exhibit - Fractures Around the Ankle. | Roentgen Ray Society Meeting. Orlando, FL. 2007
Bronze Medal | Exhibit - Benign Wrist Masses Diagnosed on Radiologic Studies. | Roentgen Ray Society Meeting. Orlando, FL. May 6 - 11. 2007
Certificate of Merit | Imaging Diagnosis of Soft Tissue Masses of Neural Origin. | RSNA Meeting. Chicago, IL. Nov. 25 - 30. 2007
Certificate of Merit | Exhibit- Muscular dystrophies: What the radiologists should know | Roentgen Ray Society Meeting. Vancouver, BC. Apr 30 - May 5. 2006
Certificate of Merit | Heamorrhages, hematomas and related conditions in the MSK system | Roentgen Ray Society Meeting. San Diego, CA. May 4 - 9. 2003
Bronze Medal | Exhibit - Psoriasis: the radiology, the clinics and the mgmt. | Roentgen Ray Society Meeting. Atlanta, GA. Apr. 28 - May 3. 2002
Certificate of Merit | Magnetic resonance imaging of non-tumoral lesions of muscles. | Roentgen Ray Society Meeting. Atlanta, GA. Apr. 28 - May 3. 2002
Certificate of Merit | Exhibit - Towards a picturesque speech. | Radiological Society of North America Meeting. Chicago, IL. 2001
Certificate of Merit | Exhibit - Symptomatic Normal Variants: What to do with them. | Roentgen Ray Society Meeting. Seattle, WA. Apr 29 - May 4. 2001
Certificate of Merit | Exhibit - Knee Avulsions Are Not Benign Injuries | Roentgen Ray Society Meeting. New Orleans, LA. 1999
Cum Laude Certificate | Exhibit - Knee Avulsions Are Not Benign Injuries | Association of Emergency Radiologists. Las Vegas, NV 1999
Certificate of Merit | RSNA - Exhibit on Fibrous Osseous Lesions of the Jaw 1994
Fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria | Dissertations accepted for fellowship requirements 1988
University Scholar | University of Ibadan 1975 - 1978
Best in Chemistry Award | Science Association of Nigeria 1971

Recent Journal Articles

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Uzor RB, Monu JUV. "Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Some Common Complications." Contemporary and Diagnostic Radiology. 2014; 37(14): 1-8.
Anandarajah A, Thiele R, Giampoli E, Monu JUV, Seo GS, Feng C, Ritchlin C. "Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Clinical Remission Manifest Persistent Joint Inflammation on Histology and Imaging Studies." Journal of Rheumatology. 2014; .
Monu, JUV; Malhotra, A. "Surface Lesions of Bone." Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology. 2013; 36: 1-8.
Teh J, Taljanovic MS, Monu JUV. "International Skeletal Society Outreach 2013: Rwanda." Skeletal Radiology. 2013; .
Nguyen M, Kheyfits V, Giordano BD, Dieudonne G, Monu JUV. "Hip Anatomic Variants that may Mimic Pathology on MRI: Non-Labral Variants." AJR. 2013; 201(3): W401-8.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD) - Primary


Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology


Masters Degree | Hospital Managment | Simon School of Business, University of Rochester2013
MBBS | Medicine | Nigeria-U Ibadan Med Sch1978

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Nuclear Medicine at North Carolina Baptist Hospital07/01/1990 - 12/31/1990
Fellowship in Radiology at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics07/01/1989 - 06/30/1990
Residency in Radiology at North Carolina Baptist Hospital12/01/1984 - 06/30/1986