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 medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and his Internship at Ochsner Clinic, 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 Emergency Imaging section. His professional interests include improving communication patterns between referring clinicians and radiologists, improving quality measures including radiation dose reduction and improving report turn-around time, general medicine and radiology education pedagogy, 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: initial assessment and clinical application of emerging imaging modalities (CBBCT, PET-MRI), medical education pedagogy, effects of evidence-based guidelines on physician behavior

Recent Journal Articles

O'Connor DT; O'Connell A. "Dedicated cone-beam breast computed tomography" comparison of radiation dose, patient comfort, and qualitative review of imaging findings in evaluation of BI-RADS ® 4 and 5 lesions." J Clin Imaging Sci. 2012; 2(7).
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.
Kwon SY; Lin T; Takei H; Ma Q; Wood DJ; O'Connor DT; Sung KL. "Alterations in the adhesion behavior of osteoblasts by titanium particle loading: inhibition of cell function and gene expression". Biorheology. 2001; 38(2-3): 161-183.

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