Daniel T. O'Connor, M.D.

Daniel T. O'Connor, M.D.

Contact Information

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

Professional Bio

Dr. K-O'Connor obtained his MD from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed medical internship at Ochsner Clinic Foundation, both in New Orleans, Louisiana. A native of Rochester, NY, he returned to complete both his Diagnostic Radiology residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center and his fellowship in Magnetic Resonance Imaging at University Medical Imaging. Dr. K-O'Connor is certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Imaging.

Dr. K-O'Connor joined the Department in 2012 as a member of the overnight Emergency Imaging section. His professional interests include ED imaging -specific QA, medicine and radiology pedagogy, stroke and neurotrauma imaging, and the development and clinical application of emerging imaging technologies and applications, such as cone-beam breast computed tomography and PET-MRI.

Research Bio

Research interests include: medical/imaging pedagogy; CT/MRI of acute stroke, MRI of acute and chronic neurotrauma; evidence- and/or system-driven ED imaging initiatives; cone-beam breast computed tomography (CBBCT)

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 6 available »

2016 May
Kawakyu-O'Connor D, Bordia R, Nicola R. "Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Spinal Emergencies." Magnetic resonance imaging clinics of North America. 2016 May; 24(2):325-44. Epub 2016 Feb 23.
2014 Feb
Utz M, Khan S, O'Connor D, Meyers S. "MDCT and MRI evaluation of cervical spine trauma." Insights into imaging. 2014 Feb; 5(1):67-75. Epub 2013 Dec 12.
O'Connell AM, Kawakyu-O'Connor D. "Dedicated Cone-beam Breast Computed Tomography and Diagnostic Mammography: Comparison of Radiation Dose, Patient Comfort, And Qualitative Review of Imaging Findings in BI-RADS 4 and 5 Lesions." Journal of clinical imaging science. 2012 2:7. Epub 2012 Feb 25.
Choi MG; Koh HS; Kluess D; O'Connor DT; Mathur A; Truskey GA; Rubin J; Zhou DX; Sung KL. "Effects of titanium particle size on osteoblast functions in vitro and in vivo". Proceeding of the National Academy of Science. 2005; 102(12): 4578-83.
O'Connor DT; Choi MG; Kwon SY; Sung KL. "New insight into the mechanism of hip prosthesis loosening: effect of titanium debris size on osteoblast function". J Ortho Res. 2004; 22(2): 229-236.

Current Appointments

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


Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology


MD | Tulane University School of Medicine2006

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center08/20/2011 - 06/30/2012
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2007 - 06/30/2011
Internship in Internal Medicine at Ochsner Clinic Foundation07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007