Avice M. O'Connell, M.D., M.A.

Avice M. O'Connell, M.D., M.A.

Contact Information

HH Breast Imaging Center

Office: (585) 487-3300
Fax: (585) 487-3324

Professional Bio

Faculty Appointments
Professor of Clinical Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (2011-present)
Associate Professor of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (2006 – 2011)
Clinical Assistant Professor of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (1999 – 2006)



Professional Appointments
Clinical Teaching Faculty, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Rochester Institute of Technology (2011-present)
Attending Radiologist, University of Rochester Medical Center (2006 – present)
Attending Radiologist, Rochester General Hospital (1995 – 2006)
Attending Radiologist, St Mary's Hospital, Genesee Radiological Group (1981 – 1982)
Attending Radiologist, Highland Hospital/Genesee Hospital, IDE Radiology Group (1979 – 1981)

Administrative Appointments
Director of Women's Imaging, University of Rochester Medical Center (2006 – present)
Board of Directors, University Medical Imaging, Rochester, NY (2006 – 2007)
Vice President, Rochester Radiology Associates, (2000 – 2006)
President, Genesee Radiological Group and Northside Radiology (1996 – 2000)
Partner, Genesee Radiological Group and Northside Radiology (1982 – 1996)

Journal Reviewer
Reviewer – American Journal of Roentgenology (2006 – present)
Reviewer- Journal of Clinical Imaging Sciences (2011 - )

Professional Society Membership
Member – Radiological Society of North America (2007 – present)
Member – American Roentgen Ray Society (2007 – present)
Member – Society of Breast Imaging (2006 – present)
President, Rochester Academy of Medicine (2002 – 2003)
President – Rochester Roentgen Ray Society (1998 – 1999)
Board of Trustees, Rochester Academy of Medicine (1997 – 2004)
Treasurer/Secretary – Rochester Roentgen Ray Society (1994 – 1998)
Member – American College of Radiology (1989 – present)
Fellow-2007
President – Rochester Ultrasound Society (1981 – 1982)

Awards & Honors (National)

Tribute – National Women's Hall of Fame, Book of Lives and Legacies (2013) 3rd place winner | American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine 2013

Awards & Honors (Local)

2014 Certificate of Distinguished Services to the Medical Profession of Rochester | Rochester Academy of Medicine | Rochester, NY 2014
2013 Communicator Awards | Second Opinion Cable Show 2013
"Top Doc" Diagnostic Radiology | 585 Magazine 2013
Bronze Statue - 2012 Telly Award | Second Opion TV 2012
Certificate of Merit "Cone Beam CT of the Breast: What is Hidden in Dense Breasts?" | Education Exhibit presented at the 97th Annual RSNA Mtg. 2011
Certificate of Merit " Management of Papillary Breast Lesions: An Imaging Pathology-based Approach" | Education Exhibit presented at the 97th Annual RSNA mtg. 2011
Arvin Robinson Award for senior faculty member who demonstrates excellence in resident education and teaching | Department of Imaging Sciences | University of Rochester Medical Center - Rochester, NY 2008 - 2009
Award of Merit for poster on "Cone Beam Computed Tomography of the Breast" with Sarah Majewski & Richard Gong | Radiological Society of North America | RSNA Annual Conference - Chicago, IL 2008
Elected as Fellow | American College of Radiology 2007

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 13 available »

2013 Nov 21
Vedantham S, Shi L, Karellas A, O'Connell AM, Conover DL. "Personalized estimates of radiation dose from dedicated breast CT in a diagnostic population and comparison with diagnostic mammography." Physics in medicine and biology.. 2013 Nov 21; 58(22):7921-36. Epub 2013 Oct 29.
2013
Linxi S, Vedantham, S, Karellas, A, O'Connell A. "Technical Note: Skin thickness measurements using high-resolution flat-panel cone-beam dedicated breast CT." American Association of Physicists in Medicine. 2013; 40(3).
2013
Nguyen MS, Ginat DT, Giampoli EJ, O'Connell AM. "Breast metastases to thyroid gland." Ultrasound quarterly. 2013 29(4):327-8.
2012
Görkem SB, O'Connell AM. "Abnormal axillary lymph nodes on negative mammograms: causes other than breast cancer." Diagnostic and interventional radiology (Ankara, Turkey). 2012 18(5):473-9. Epub 2012 Mar 13.
2012
O'Connell AM, Kawakyu-O'Connor D. "Dedicated Cone-beam Breast Computed Tomography and Diagnostic Mammography: Comparison of Radiation Dose, Patient Comfort, And Qualitative Review of Imaging Findings in BI-RADS 4 and 5 Lesions." Journal of clinical imaging science.. 2012 2:7. Epub 2012 Feb 25.

Current Appointments

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

Specialties

Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology

Education

MA | Arts & Sciences | Ireland-Trinity Coll, U Dublin1995
MD | Medicine | Ireland-Fac Med U Coll, Dublin1973
BA | Arts & Sciences | Ireland-Trinity Coll, U Dublin1970

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Rochester General Hospital07/01/1976 - 06/30/1979
Residency in Internal Medicine at Dublin Federation of Voluntary Hospitals07/01/1974 - 06/30/1976
Internship in Internal Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester06/30/1974