Per-Lennart A. Westesson, M.D., D.D.S., Ph.D.

Per-Lennart A. Westesson, M.D., D.D.S., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

Professional Bio

1984 DDS University of Lund, Sweden
1982 PhD University of Lund, Sweden
1986 Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. Ministry of Health and Welfare, Sweden
1986 Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
1992 Professor of Radiology, University of Rochester and Chief of Head and Neck Imaging
1996 MD University of Rochester
1999 Specialist Diagnostic Radiology. American Board of Radiology
2001 Sub-specialty recognition in neuroradiology (CAQ) American Board of Radiology
2001-2012 Chief of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology at University of Rochester

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Westesson is competent in all aspects of neuroradiology. He has a special interest and competent in non-vascular interventional neuroradiology. He performs spine procedures, nerve blocks, image-guided biopsies, salivary gland diagnostic and interventional procedures and nerve blocks for spine and pelvic pain. He has a specific interest in pudendal entrapment syndrome with pudendal neuralgia.

Awards & Honors (National)

Magna Cum Laude Award | American Society of Neuroradiology | Chicago, Illinois 2007 - 2007
Certificate of Merit | American Roentgen Ray Society | Grand Lakes Orlando, Florida 2007 - 2007
Certificate of Merit | American Roentgen Ray Society | Grand Lakes Orlando, Florida 2007 - 2007
Power Hour | American Roentgen Ray Society | Grand Lakes Orlando, Florida 2007 - 2007
3rd Prize | American Society of Head & Neck Radiology | Phoenix, Arizona 2006 - 2006
3rd Prize | American Society of Head & Neck Radiology | Phoenix, Arizona 2006 - 2006
2nd Prize | American Society of Head & Neck Radiology | Phoenix, Arizona 2006 - 2006
2004 Cum Laude Citation | American Society of Neuroradiology | Seattle, Washington 2004 - 2004
2003 Certificate of Merit Citation | Radiological Society of North America | Chicago, Illinois 2003 - 2003
2002 Summa Cum Laude Citation | American Society of Neuroradiology | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2002 - 2002
2002 Cum Laude Citation | American Society of Neuroradiology | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2002 - 2002
2002 American Association for Women in Radiology - Member-in-Training | Radiological Society of North America | Chicago, Illinois 2002 - 2002
2001 Magna Cum Laude Citation | American Society of Neuroradiology | Boston, Massachusetts 2001 - 2001
2001 Cum Laude Citation | American Society of Neuroradiology | Boston, Massachusetts 2001 - 2001
2001 Summa Cum Laude Citation | American Society of Neuroradiology | Boston, Massachusetts 2001 - 2001
2001 Certificate of Merit | Radiological Society of North America | Chicago, Illinois 2001 - 2001
Editor's Recognition Award w/Special Distinction in Reviewing | Radiology 1994 - 1994
Memorial Lecture | American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons | Phoenix, Arizona 1993 - 1993
Editor's Recognition Award w/Special Distinction in Reviewing | Radiology 1993 - 1993
Editor's Recognition Award w/Special Distinction in Reviewing | Radiology 1992 - 1992
Editor's Recognition Award w/Special Distinction in Reviewing | Radiology 1991 - 1991
John Caffey Award | American Journal of Radiology 1989 - 1989

Awards & Honors (Local)

Winthrop Fellow in Radiology | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, New York 1999 - 2000
Award for Encouragement in Academic Works | Japanese Society for Temporomandibular Joint | Japan 1994 - 1994
2nd Prize for Scientific Work | European Society for Head & Neck Radiology | Karlsruhe, Germany 1992 - 1992
Basil G. Bibby Award | American Association of Dental Research | Rochester, New York 1991 - 1991
King Oscar the Second's 1984 - 1984
South Swedish Dental Association Memory Foundation 1984 - 1984
Award for Best Poster | International Congress of Dento-Maxillo-Facial Radiology | Utrecht, The Netherlands 1983 - 1983

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Dentistry (SMD)

Specialties

Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology
Neuroradiology - American Board of Radiology

Education

MD | Medicine | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1996
PhD | Dentistry | Sweden - Non-Medical School1982
D DS | Dentistry | Sweden - Non-Medical School1974

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Neuroradiology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office12/01/1999 - 06/30/2000
Residency in Radiology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office06/01/1997 - 06/30/1999
Internship in Radiology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1996 - 05/31/1997