David A. Shrier, M.D.

David A. Shrier, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

Patient Care Bio

Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Imaging sciences are all about illumination: shedding light on discoveries that ultimately translate to a more precise level of diagnosis and patient care. Professional experience has included training, research and teaching at top medical universities, including Yale, Harvard, and Hadassah Hospital at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Published in many leading peer-reviewed medical journals, and has collaborated in a number of clinical trials. Current research includes exploring new techniques in contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (MRA). Past recipient of the American Medical Association's Physician's Recognition Award, which honors physicians who have shown their commitment to patient care through continuing medical education.

Medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. Completed a Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, as well as a Fellowship in Neuroradiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital of Harvard University.
Certified by the American Board of Radiology and holds a certificate of added qualification in Neuroradiology.

Member of the American Society of Spine Radiology, the Eastern Neuroradiological Society, the American Society of Neuroradiology, and the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and the Rochester Roentgen Ray Society. Undergraduate degree in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University.

Awards & Honors (National)

Short Term Research Training Award | National Institute of Health 1981

Awards & Honors (Local)

Physician's Recognition Award | American Medical Association 1998
Case Discussant, film panel | American Association of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology | New Orleans, LA 1988
UCLA Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship | University of California - Los Angeles | Los Angeles, CA 1981
Magna Cum Laude | Princeton University | Princeton, NJ 1980
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society | Princeton University | Princeton, NJ 1980
Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society | Princeton University | Princeton, NJ 1979

Current Appointments

Professor of Clinical Imaging Sciences - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD) - Primary


Neuroradiology - American Board of Radiology
Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology


MD | Medicine | Yale University Sch Medicine1984
B S E | Mechanical Engineering | Princeton University1980

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Radiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital07/01/1989 - 06/30/1990
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1985 - 06/30/1989
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1984 - 06/30/1985