Kirk Minkus, MD
Avid musician and percussionist - active semi-pro electric/acoustic drummer in Modern Rock/Progressive/Pop/Classic Rock band and studio musician for video game soundtracks.
Community Developer - Entertainment complexes and districts in Yuma, AZ.
Associate Clinical Professor - American University Osteopathic Medical School, PHX, AZ - Radiology and Interventional Rad preceptor for med students.
Pilot - Private license.
McGraw JK, Lippert JA, Minkus K, Rami P, Thomas M. Davis, and Ronald F. Budzik. Prospective Evaluation of Pain Relief in 100 Patients undergoing Percutaneous Vertebroplasty: Results and Follow-up J Vasc Iterv Radiol 2002 13: 883-886.
Presented at SCVIR Conference 2002. Study results presented on MSNBC & NBC Nightly news with Tom Brokaw as feature health study report on September 29th, 2002.
Arroyo A, Semaan H, Minkus K, Patel Y. Factors Affecting the Hepatobiliary Excretion of Tc-99m MAG3: It's Clinical Significance in Routine Renography. Accepted for March 2003 issue of Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology.
Minkus K, McGraw JK, Clark P. Axillary artery occlusion in a baseball pitcher from overhead throwing mechanics: A case report. Submitted, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
Minkus KD, McBarnette B, Finlay P, Pensick A, Macpherson C. Seroprevalence of HIV in Pregnant Women in Grenada, W.I., Their Knowledge of the Virus, and Their Behavior and Exposure Risks to the Virus. World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Publ.