Michael R. Baria, M.D.

Senior research projects

B-mode ultrasound assessment of diaphragm structure and function in patients with COPD

Wrestlers with limb deficiencies: A descriptive study

Scholarly activity

  • Steiner ME, et al. Independent drilling outperforms conventional transtibial drilling in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2009;37:1912.
  • Shahgholi L, et al. Diaphragm depth in normal subjects. Muscle & Nerve. In press. (Also presented at the International Conference and Course on Neuromuscular Imaging; May 2013; Charleston, S.C.)
  • Baria MR, et al. B-mode ultrasound assessment of diaphragm structure and function in patients with COPD. Chest Journal. 2014;146:680.
  • Baria MR, et al. Response. Chest Journal. 2014. In press.
  • Baria MR, et al. Wrestlers with limb deficiencies: A descriptive study. In submission.

Why physical medicine and rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic?

When I began my search for a residency, I was looking for a balanced program with faculty and peers who would push me to become my best. I found exactly that at Mayo. The resources for education, research and professional development are essentially limitless.

Personal interests and hobbies

  • Reading (C.S. Lewis, The Harvard Business Review, John Eldredge and Forbes Magazine)
  • Wakeboarding on Lake Norman
  • Cheering on the West Virginia Mountaineers and Ohio State Buckeyes
  • Playing my acoustic guitar (learning as much Neil Young and Johnny Cash as possible)
  • Oct 10, 2014
  • PRO247168