Dr Andrew Rotstein

Dr Andrew Rotstein

About Dr Andrew Rotstein

Dr Andrew Rotstein is the clinical director of MRI, CT and Nuclear medicine at Victoria House Medical Imaging. Andrew has a keen interest in musculoskeletal radiology and is a local expert in Radiology guided musculoskeletal and spinal injections.

Andrew is a Monash University graduate and a former Melbourne University anatomy tutor. Andrew trained as a Radiologist at Royal Melbourne Hospital and subsequently completed fellowships in Neuroradiology, Breast imaging and Musculoskeletal imaging. Andrew has given numerous radiology presentations at national conferences and is actively involved in 3T MRI and ultrasound research.

Andrew is a Radiology specialist for athletes of AFL teams, Cricket Australia, Australian Open tennis, VIS, Rugby and A-league soccer teams. He was an official Radiologist for the Melbourne Commonwealth Games and has an ongoing involvement in trainee education at Victoria House Medical Imaging and Melbourne University.

Radiological Skills & Interests

  • MSK
  • Spinal imaging
  • Interventional radiology


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Radiological healing of lumbar spine stress fractures in elite cricket fast bowlers

Simran P. Singh, Andrew H. Rotstein, Anna E. Sawb, Richard Sawb, Alex Kountouris,Trefor James

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 1440-2440/© 2020 Sports Medicine Australia. Published by Elsevier Ltd.

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Correlating clinical assessment and MRI findings in diagnosing calf injuries in elite male Australian rules footballers.

Brennan JH, Bell C, Brooks K, Roebert JK, O'Shea T, Rotstein AH.

Skeletal Radiol. 2020 Apr

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Do magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities of the non-dominant wrist correlate with ulnar-sided wrist pain in elite tennis players?

Levy SM, Reid M, Montgomery AM, Botterill E, Kovalchik SA, Omizzolo M, Malara F, Wood TO, Hoy GA, Rotstein AH.

Skeletal Radiol. 2020 Mar

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MRI bone marrow oedema precedes lumbar bone stress injury diagnosis in junior elite cricket fast bowlers.

Kountouris A, Sims K, Beakley D, Saw AE, Orchard J, Rotstein A, Cook JL.

Br J Sports Med. 2019 Oct

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MRI Bone Marrow Oedema Signal Intensity: A Reliable and Valid Measure of Lumbar Bone Stress Injury in Elite Junior Fast Bowlers.

Sims K, Kountouris A, Stegeman JR, Rotstein AH, Beakley D, Saw AE, Cook JL.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Oct 7

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Self-reported Concussion History and Sensorimotor Tests Predict Head/Neck Injuries.

Hides JA, Franettovich Smith MM, Mendis MD, Treleaven J, Rotstein AH, Sexton CT, Low Choy N, McCrory

P.Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2017 Dec

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Latissimus Dorsi and Teres Major Tendon Avulsions in Cricketers: A Case Series and Literature Review

Naidu KS, James T, Rotstein AH, Balster SM, Hoy GA.Clin

J Sport Med. 2017 May

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport

Comparison of corticosteroid, autologous blood or sclerosant injections for chronic tennis elbow

Branson R, Naidu K, du Toit C, Rotstein AH, Kiss R, McMillan D, Fooks L, Coombes BK, Vicenzino B.J

Sci Med Sport. 2017 Jun

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Gluteus medius activation during running is a risk factor for season hamstring injuries in elite footballers.

Franettovich Smith MM, Bonacci J, Mendis MD, Christie C, Rotstein A, Hides JA. J

Sci Med Sport. 2017 Feb

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The Twist X-Ray: A Novel Test for Dynamic Scapholunate Instability.

Sikora SK, Tham SK, Harvey JN, Garcia-Elias M, Goldring T, Rotstein AH, Ek ET.J

Wrist Surg. 2019 Feb;8(1):61-65. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1673344. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

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MRI assessment of calf injuries in Australian Football League players: findings that influence return to play.

George Waterworth & Sara Wein & Alexandra Gorelik & Andrew H. Rotstein

Skeletal Radiol (2017) 46:343–350 DOI 10.1007/s00256-016-2564-7

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Interobserver and intraobserver variability of glenoid track measurements.

Adrian K. Schneider, Gregory A. Hoy, Eugene T. Ek, Andrew H. Rotstein, Julie Tate, David McD Taylor, Matthew C. Evans.

J Shoulder Elbow Surg (2017) 26, 573–579 doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2016.09.058

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Dynamic assessment of sternoclavicular joint instability using four-dimensional computed tomography.

Yin Peng Goh, Ash Kamali Moaveni, Gregory Hoy, Julie Tate and Andrew Rotstein

Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology 63 (2019) 216–221

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Diagnostic accuracy of 3-T magnetic resonanceimaging with 3D T1 VIBE versus computer tomography in pars stress fracture of the lumbar spine.

E. C. Ang & A. F. Robertson & F. A. Malara & T. O’Shea & J. K. Roebert & M. E. Schneider & A. H. Rotstein

Skeletal Radiol (2016) 45:1533–1540 DOI 10.1007/s00256-016-2475-7

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Protocol for CT in the position of discomfort: preoperative assessment of femoroacetabular impingement - how we do it and what the surgeon wants to know.

Grabinski R, Ou D, Saunder K, Rotstein A, Singh P, Pritchard M, O'Donnell J.

J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2014 Dec; 58(6):649-56. doi: 10.1111/1754-9485.12201. Epub 2014 Jul 4.