Residency Program

Diagnostic Radiology

Rochester General Hospital

Faculty

Martine S. Backentoss, MD

Medical School: Université de Montpellier I, Faculté de Médecine, Montpellier, France
Residency: OB/GYN and Internal Medicine, Sinai-Samaritan Medical Center, Milwaukee

Fellowship: Mammography, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

William D. Bowen, MD, MS

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Rochester General Hospital

Other Residency: Froedtert Memorial and Clement Zablocki VA Hospital

R. Scott Hicks, MD

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Residency: Rochester General Hospital (Chief Resident)

Fellowship: Body Imaging, University of Rochester Medical Center

Sarah Ifthikharuddin, MD, FRCR

Medical School: Madras Medical College, Chennai, India
Residency: University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom; University of Rochester Medical Center

Fellowship: Neuroradiology, University of Rochester Medical Center

Roman M. Kowalchuk, MD, PhD

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania
Residency: Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship: Musculoskeletal Imaging, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

Atul K. Gupta, MD

Chairman, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Department of Radiology

Medical School: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse
Residency: University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Dentistry

Fellowship: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, The Washington Hospital Center

Joshua B. Manelis, MD

Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)
Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)

Fellowship: MRI, University of Rochester Medical Center

Timothy M. O’Herron, MD

Medical School: University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Dentistry
Residency: Rochester General Hospital (Chief Resident)

Fellowship: Thoracic Imaging, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University

Brian Wight, MD

Medical School: State University of New York Upstate Medical
Residency: Rochester General Hospital

Internship: MRI, University of Rochester Medical Center

Bryan E. Scott, MD

Medical School: University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Dentistry
Residency: Rochester General Hospital

Fellowship: Neuroradiology, Cleveland Clinic; Oncologic Neurosurgery, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Eric M. Spitzer, MD

Medical School: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse
Residency: University of Minnesota

Fellowship: Neuroradiology, Northwestern University

Kenneth N. Van Sickel, MD

Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Residency: Rochester General Hospital (Chief Resident)

Internship: Rochester General Hospital

Adam S. Zinkin, MD

Medical School: University of Rochester
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

Fellowship: Musculoskeletal Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital

Edward B. Zinkin, MD, FACR

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital

Internship: Meadowbrook Hospital

Manuel Rodriguez, MD

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Residency: New York Medical College, Montefiore North Division Diagnostic Radiology

Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital

Meghan Single, MD

Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center

Fellowship: MRI Imaging, Northwestern University

Parul Patel, MD

Medical School: Upstate Medical University
Residency: University of Rochester Medical Center (Chief Resident)

Fellowship: MRI Imaging, University Medical Imaging, URMC

Raj Pyne, MD

Program Director, Interventional Radiology Residency
Associate Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, New York (Chief Resident)

Fellowship: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Michael J. Rivero, MD

Section Chief, Division of Interventional Radiology

Medical School: University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Dentistry
Residency: Rochester General Hospital (Chief Resident)

Fellowship: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center

Jonathan D. Broder, MD

Past Chairman, Rochester General Hospital Department of Diagnostic Imaging

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center

Fellowship: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Albany Medical Center

Donnette Dabydeen, MD

Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Fellowship: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Kevin A. Lightner, MD

Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency
Associate Program Director, Interventional Radiology Residency
Section Chief, Nuclear Medicine

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Rochester General Hospital (Chief Resident)

Fellowship: Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Monica Bhattacharjee

Monica Bhattacharjee, MD

Medical School: University of Maryland
Residency: Rochester General Hospital

Fellowship: UMI

Usa Cain

Usa Cain, MD

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Rochester Radiology Residency

Fellowship: University of Michigan Musculoskeletal Radiology

Louis Gianakakis

Louis Gianakakis, MD

Medical School: Rush Medical College
Residency: Rochester General Hospital

Ihab Akladious

Ihab Akladious, MD

Medical School: Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
Residency: Rochester General Hospital

Fellowship: Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY

Joel P. Thompson, MD

Joel Thompson, MD

Medical School: SUNY at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Residency:Diagnostic Radiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Fellowship: Cross-Sectional Body Imaging, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Matthew Thrall, MD

Matthew Thrall, MD

Medical School: UMDNJ Rutgers (formerly robert Wood Johnson)
Residency: Radiology

Fellowship: Interventional Radiology

Abhijit Datir

Abhijit Datir, MD

Medical School: Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur, India
Residency: Northwick Park and St. Mark’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Fellowship:

2009-2010 – Vascular And Interventional Radiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami

2010-2011 – Abdominal Imaging, Emory University School Of Medicine, Atlanta

2011-2012 – Neuroradiology, Emory University School Of Medicine, Atlanta

2012-2014 – Musculoskeletal Radiology, Emory University School Of Medicine, Atlanta

Arbab Iqbal

Arbab Iqbal, MD

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, University of Rochester

Fellowship: Neuroradiology, University of Rochester

Abhijit Datir

Leah Rossett, MD

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Residency: University of Rochester Medical Center

Fellowship:Medical College of Wisconsin