Joseph Lee Robinson, MD

Musculoskeletal Radiology

Joseph Lee Robinson, MD, is a musculoskeletal radiologist at Cedars-Sinai's S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Robinson specializes in image-guided aspirations, injections and biopsies of the musculoskeletal system. He has expertise in rheumatic disease and orthopaedic conditions and is involved in the treatment of tumors using radiofrequency ablation (extreme heat) and cryoablation (extreme cold) techniques.

He is currently conducting research on diagnostic imaging for disorders of the foot and ankle, and co-authored an exhibit on musculoskeletal cancers and changes in blood vessels at the Radiologic Society of North America. Dr. Robinson participates in collaborative research with Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Rheumatology on the prevalence of sacroiliitis in patients who undergo advanced imaging for inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr. Robinson, who has served as a volunteer in free community health clinics, is a member of the Radiological Society of North America, the American College of Radiology, and the Los Angeles Radiological Society.

Dr. Robinson earned his medical degree at Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center after which he entered into a one-year preliminary internal medicine program at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, California.  He completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at Cedars-Sinai. While at UCI, Dr. Robinson was named resident of the year. He was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical school honors society, in 2004.