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Vaishali Lafita

Musculoskeletal Radiologist

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Vaishali Lafita, MD

Musculoskeletal Radiologist

About Vaishali Lafita

Dr. Vaishali Lafita is a board-certified diagnostic and musculoskeletal radiologist. She received her medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and completed a surgical internship at Loyola University Medical Center, followed by a diagnostic radiology residency. She then completed a musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. 

Dr. Lafita has been practicing for over 11 years. She specializes in reading high-end sports medicine MRIs for professional team athletes such as the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Bears and Big Ten College student-athletes. Her interests include hip, shoulder, and knee joints, cartilage imaging, and MSK interventions.


Fellowship: Musculoskeletal Radiology, University of Wisconsin Health System, 2009
Internship: Surgical, Loyola University Medical Center, 2004
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Loyola University Medical Center, 2008
Medical School: Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, 2003


American Board of Radiology — Diagnostic Radiology


Sports medicine

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