Vanessa M. Zayas-Colon, M.D.
As a specialist in Musculoskeletal Imaging, Dr. Zayas works closely with fellow clinicians to optimize treatment for their acute trauma patients as well as in the diagnosis and follow up of orthopaedic and rheumatologic conditions. She is a strong proponent of using imaging wisely and often uses her radiological skill to identify problems which will help to prevent, or early detect, chronic disease. With her experience in administration, resident and fellowship education, outpatient imaging, teleradiology, emergency and musculoskeletal Imaging, she brings a fresh and unique skill set to the imaging department and to the musculoskeletal section.
Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology
Professor - Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (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
AJR. 2022; .
AJR. 2021; .
AJR. 2021; .
Continuous Professional Improvement (CPI) Musculoskeletal Radiology Module 2021. Questions 14-16, #38-39.
American College of Radiology Press (ACR). 2021; : 22-24, 46-47, 92-97, 156-57.
AJR. 2021; .
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. .