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Mark J. Adams, M.D., M.B.A.

Mark J. Adams, M.D., M.B.A.

Imaging Sciences

UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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About Me

Certified Specialties

Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology/Interventional Radiology & Diagnostic Radiology

Faculty Appointments

Professor of Clinical Imaging Sciences (Part-Time) - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Radiology, General, Rochester General Hospital. 1984 - 1987

Residency, Surgery (General Surgery), University of Rochester Medical Center. 1983 - 1984

Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), Barnes Jewish Hospital. 1982 - 1983


MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry. 1982



Beta Gamma Sigma.

Tau Beta Pi.

Pi Tau Sigma.

cum laude.

JACR Award for the Recognition of Exceptional Manuscript Review for 2012.


Journal Articles

How the ACR Works - The Chapters' Vital Role.

Gunderman, RB; Adams, MJ; Cernigliaro, JG; Madison, T.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2015; 12(7): 652-654.

International Perspectives on Radiology Practice Metrics: Australia, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, the UK and USA.

Lexa, FJ; McGinty, G.; Adams, MJ; Denton, ERE; Duszak, R.; Ehara, S.; Forster, BB; Galloway, H.; Kassing, PJ; Marti-Bonmati, L; Mildenberger, P.; Schouman-Claeys, E.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2014; 11(11): 1081-86.

Commentary on 'Culture Shift'–Radiologists and Radiation Oncologists Adding Value to the Health Care System.

Alan H. Matsumoto, Mark J. Adams, Jacqueline A. Bello, Kay D. Lozano, L.D. Ma, Seth A. Rosenthal, Timothy L. Swan et al.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2013; 10(2): 99-100.

Evaluation, Follow-up and Management of Lung Nodules

Adams, MJ.

Doctor's Advice. 2013; .

The Voice of Experience: Elimination of unnecessary cervical spine radiographs in the emergency department.

Adams MJ, Adams JL.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2010; 7(7): 531-532.

Question: "I'm concerned about the recent news concerning the safety of CT scans, especially for pediatric patients. What questions should I ask, if a doctor recommends a CT scan for my child?"

Adams, MJ.

Doctor's Advice. 2010; .

President's Message. Image Gently

Adams, MJ.

MCMS Bulletin. 2009; .

President's Message – Diagnostic Imaging: Good Care But Not Without Risks.

Adams, MJ.

Doctor's Advice. 2009; .

Subspecialization in radiology and radiation oncology.

Smith GG, Thrall JH, Pentecost MJ, Fleishon HB, Knipp HC, Adams MJ, Rumack CM, Blumberg AL, Hoppe RT, Sunshine JH, Moser JW.

J Am Coll Radiol. 2009; 6(3): 147-159.

President's Message. The end-of-life: unknown, unplanned and largely unfunded?

Adams, MJ.

MCMS Bulletin. 2009; .

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Imaging and Obesity (And Didn't Know to Ask).

Adams, MJ.

Doctor's Advice. 2009; .

Image Gently.

Adams JL, Adams MJ.

News of New York. Medical Society of the State of New York. 2009; 64(11): 12.

President's Message. Primum non nocere!

Adams, MJ.

MCMS Bulletin. 2008; .

President's Message - What is a radiologist?

Adams, MJ.

Doctor's Advice. 2008; .

President's Message. If you are not at the table, you might find yourself on the menu.

Adams, MJ.

MCMS Bulletin. 2008; .

President's Message – Screening exams.

Adams, MJ.

Doctor's Advice. 2008; .

Healthcare is Ailing Op-Ed Essay.

Adams, MJ.

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. 2008; .

Imaging of the spine in sports medicine.

Hollenberg GM, Beitia AO, Tan RK, Weinberg EP, Adams MJ

Current sports medicine reports.. 2003 February 2 (1):33-40. Epub 1900 01 01.

Results of Repeat Meniscus Repair

Volshin; DeHaven; Adams.

The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2003; 31(6): 874-80.

" Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the Skeletally Immature Athlete."

Rothrock, DeHaven, Adams.

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Aircast Award for Clinical Science. 2003; .

Stress reactions of the lumbar pars interarticularis: the development of a new MRI classification system.

Hollenberg GM, Beattie PF, Meyers SP, Weinberg EP, Adams MJ

Spine.. 2002 January 1527 (2):181-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

High-resolution outpatient imaging of the wrist.

Weinberg EP, Hollenberg GM, Adams MJ, Tan RK, Lechner MJ

Seminars in musculoskeletal radiology.. 2001 September 5 (3):227-34. Epub 1900 01 01.

Sonographic appearance of nonoperatively treated Achilles tendon ruptures.

Hollenberg GM, Adams MJ, Weinberg EP

Skeletal radiology.. 2000 May 29 (5):259-64. Epub 1900 01 01.

Color Doppler sonography of patellar tendinosis.

Weinberg EP, Adams MJ, Hollenberg GM

AJR. American journal of roentgenology.. 1998 September 171 (3):743-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ultrasound and color Doppler Ultrasound of Acute and Subacute Achilles Tendon Ruptures

Hollenberg, G.; Adams, M.; Weinberg, E.

Emergency Radiology. 1998; : 317-323.

Film processor quality assurance: increasing reliability while decreasing costs.

Adams MJ, Barsotti JB, Kohler TD, Reel LA

AJR. American journal of roentgenology.. 1994 September 163 (3):709-10. Epub 1900 01 01.

Case Report 776

Adams, M.; Spencer, G.; Totterman, S.; Hicks, D.

Skeletal Radiology. 1993; 22: 150-151.

Quiz: case report 776. Chondromyxoid fibroma of femur.

Adams MJ, Spencer GM, Totterman S, Hicks DG

Skeletal radiology.. 1993 22 (5):358-61. Epub 1900 01 01.