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Vanessa M. Zayas-Colon, M.D.

Vanessa M. Zayas-Colon, M.D.

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.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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About Me


English, Spanish

Certified Specialties

Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Radiology, General, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2001 - 2002

Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, LSU Health Sciences Center-Dept of Radiology. 1997 - 2001

Internship, Radiology, General, San Juan City Hospital (Puerto Rico). 1996 - 1997


MD | University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (Puerto Rico). 1996


ARRS 2022 Certificate of Merit for educational electronic exhibit abstract, E1487, entitled, "Ouch! Gout Makes Me Want to Shout!. 2022

Fellow of the American College of Radiology. 2021

ICARE Strong Star. 2020

ASER Case of the Day Top 10 score. 2020 - 2020

RSNA Certificate of Merit for the Finger: The Fair, The Bad & The Ugly. 2017

On-Time Doctor Award. 2014

Patients' Choice Award. 2014

RSNA Certificate of Merit for The Popliteal Fossa: Anatomy, Pathology, and Imaging Findings. 2005

ARRS Bronze Medal for Psoriasis: The Radiology and the Management -- 102nd Annual Meeting. 2002

ARRS Certificate of Honor for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Nontumoral Lesions of Muscles -- 102nd Annual Meeting. 2002

RSNA Certificate of Merit for Towards a Picturesque Speech Metaphors in Musculoskeletal Radiology -- 87th Scientific Assembly. 2001

AOA Honor Society Candidate. 1994

Beta Beta Beta (BBB) Biological Society. 1991 - 1992

National Dean's List. 1991 - 1992

Highest Point Average Award. 1990 - 1992

Pre-Medicine Circle. 1989 - 1992

Honor Program. 1989 - 1992

Dean's List. 1989 - 1992

Honor Tuition. 1989 - 1992


Journal Articles

Continuous Professional Improvement (CPI) Musculoskeletal Radiology Module 2021. Questions 14-16, #38-39.

Zayas-Colon, V.

American College of Radiology Press (ACR). 2021; : 22-24, 46-47, 92-97, 156-57.

Case 51.

Zayas, V.; Dieudonne, G.; Carmody, E.; Wang, X.; Monu, JUV.

J. Skeletal Radiology ISS Program and Case Presentation Supplement. 2017; 76.

Psoriatic Arthritis – A Radiographic Synopsis.

Zayas, V.M.; Monu, J.U.V.

Journal of Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology. 2008; 31(10): 1-6.

ACR Case in Point: Ulnar collateral ligament tear of the thumb with Stener's lesion.

Webber BJ, Zayas VM, Pal A, Cipolla D, Coopersmith H.

ACR On-line Journal. 2008; .

Surgical Rounds Anatomical Chart: Pectoral Muscles.

Harper, A; Zayas-Colon, V.

Surgical Rounds. 2004; 27(1): 209-210.

Surgical Rounds Anatomical Chart: Humerus.

Scheuermann, C; Zayas-Colon, V.

Surgical Rounds. 2003; 26(12): 208-209.

Gout - The Radiology and the Clinical Manifestations.

Zayas, V; Calimano, M; Acosta, A; Pierre-Jerome, C; Monu, J.

Applied Radiology. 2001; 30(11): 15-24.

Surgical Rounds Surgical Anatomy Chart: Muscles of the forearm.

Zayas V; Chalpin D.

Surgical Rounds. 1999; 22(3): 121-122.

ACR Case in Point: Parosteal Osteosarcoma.

Rosella P; Zayas V.

American College of Radiology Online Journal. .