Nina B. Klionsky, M.D.

Nina B. Klionsky, M.D.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 273-1971
Fax: (585) 273-1033

Professional Bio

Dr. Nina Klionsky obtained her AB degree cum laude in Biology from Radcliffe College and her medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She completed a year of Family Practice residency at McKeesport General Hospital in McKeesport PA. She then specialized in Diagnostic Radiology, starting a residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh PA and transferring to finish at University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY. She completed a fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY. She holds a lifetime certification in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology and a CAQ in Pediatric Radiology.

A specialist in Pediatric Imaging, Dr. Klionsky works closely with fellow imagers and with pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists to optimize imaging diagnosis and treatment for all children, including those who have diagnostic questions, those with chronic diseases, and those who have trauma or acute illness.

Recent Journal Articles

Alabsi, SY, Klionsky, NB; Phelps, DL. "Unexpected course of left leg percutaneous silastic catheters." Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2006; 91: 311-312. Link
2005 May
Alabsi, SY; Klionsky, NB; Phelps, Dl. "A year's experience of saphenous vein catheter malposition: observational study". Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2005; . Link
1992 Feb
Liptak GS, Gellerstedt ME, Klionsky N. "Isosorbide in the medical management of hydrocephalus in children with myelodysplasia." Developmental medicine and child neurology. 1992 Feb; 34(2):150-4.
Farley, TJ; Klionsky, NB. "Mixed hemangioma and cystic lymphangioma of teh esophagus in a child". The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 1992; 15(2): 178-180. Link
Sherer, DM; Shah, YG; Klionsky, NB; Woods, JR Jr. "Prenatal sonographic features and management of a fetus with Roberts-SC Phocomelia syndrome (pseudo-thalidomide syndrome) and pulmonary hypoplasia." American Journal of Perinatology. 1991; 8(4): 2459-262. Link

Current Appointments

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


Pediatric Radiology - American Board of Radiology
Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology


MD | Medicine | Univ Pittsburgh Sch Medicine1980
BA | Biology | Radcliffe College1975

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1984 - 06/30/1985
Residency in Radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984
Residency in Radiology at Allegheny General Hospital07/01/1981 - 06/30/1983
Internship in Family Practice at McKeesport Hospital07/01/1980 - 06/30/1981