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Ben Wandtke, M.D., M.S.

Ben Wandtke, M.D., M.S.

Imaging Sciences

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Contact

Appointment (585) 978-8303

About Me

Professional Background

Dr. Ben Wandtke serves as Chief of Diagnostic Imaging at FF Thompson Hospital where he practices as a general radiologist. His funded research focuses on health system quality improvement, most notably the development of the Backstop radiology recommendation tracking system that assures patients wi...
Dr. Ben Wandtke serves as Chief of Diagnostic Imaging at FF Thompson Hospital where he practices as a general radiologist. His funded research focuses on health system quality improvement, most notably the development of the Backstop radiology recommendation tracking system that assures patients with incidental findings receive appropriate follow-up care, eliminating delays in diagnosis of cancer.

Dr. Wandtke is active in radiology and health system leadership, currently serving as the President of the Medical Staff of FF Thompson Hospital and the Vice President of the Rochester Roentgen Ray Society. He serves on the Board of the FF Thompson Health System and chairs the FF Thompson Population Health Committee.

Dr. Wandtke is certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology. He completed a Fellowship in MRI Imaging and a master's degree in medical management at the University of Rochester. He is an Associate Professor of Imaging Sciences at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD)

Vice Chair, Quality and Safety - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2008 - 2009

Fellowship, Radiology, General, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2007 - 2008

Residency, Radiology, General, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2004 - 2008

Internship, Philadelphia Heart Institute/Presbyterian Medical Center. 2003 - 2004

Education

MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry. 2003

Awards

Innovation Spotlight – Triple Aim. 2018

Health Care Achievement Award – Health Care Innovation. 2018

Physician Excellence Award. 2018

Advanced Level Quality Certificate. 2017

International Business Honor Society. 2016

Elizabeth S. Hansen Award – Highest GPA of Master's Program Graduates. 2016

Academy of Radiology Leadership and Management Certificate of Achievement. 2016

Publications

Journal Articles

Reducing Delay in Diagnosis: Multistage Recommendation Tracking

Wandtke, B., Gallagher, S.

AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2017; 209(5): 970-975.