University of Rochester Medical Center radiologist George A. Holland, M.D., an expert in magnetic resonance imaging and minimally invasive treatment of solid organ tumors, died suddenly, Jan. 1, 2013, while on vacation in Puerto Rico. He was 51.
He joined the URMC faculty in 2009 and “his knowledge of MRI technology was amazing. He brought an incredible amount of talent and skill to provide better patient care,” said David Waldman, M.D., chair of Imaging Sciences.
Holland was an associate professor of Imaging Sciences was active in professional organizations and served as chair of the Steering Committee for Interventional Oncologic Registry and was on the Interventional Oncology Task Force of\ the Society for Interventional Radiology’s research committee.
He previously worked at Lahey Clinic in Massachusetts, and Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Medical College of Pennsylvania and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, all in Philadelphia.
He studied neurobiology at Colgate University and graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he completed his residency and fellowship training.
He leaves wife, Laura, and three children, Joseph, Emily and Sarah Holland.
Services will be 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at Goldman Funeral Chapel, 174 Ferry St., Malden, Mass. Memorial donations may be made to Chabad of the North Shore, 44 Burrill St., Swampscott, Mass. 01907, or Whittier St. Health Center, 1290 Tremont St., Boston, Mass., 02120.