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Steven P. Meyers, M.D., Ph.D.

Imaging Sciences

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Office: (585) 341-9065

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Biography

Tenured Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Published in dozens of peer-reviewed journals, and a visiting professor and lecturer in leading universities, both nationally and internationally. Author of a number of seminal textbooks, including Differential Diagnosis in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, which has been translated into more than seven languages. He is the co-author of two books titled, Differential Diagnosis in Computed Tomography, 2nd Edition in 2011 and Differential Diagnosis in Musculoskeletal MRI in 2015 by Thieme Publishers, the latter of which won the PROSE Award for the Best Book in Clinical Medicine in 2016. In 2016, he authored three books in Neuroradiology published by Thieme titled, Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Brain and Meninges; Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Head and Neck; and Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Spine. Founder and former Director of the Advanced MRI Fellowship Program at UMI, which has trained 55 Fellows from all over the United States since 1999. He is also the Director for the Radiology Residency Program at the University of Rochester. Recipient of four faculty teaching awards. Medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. Complete Residency in Radiology at the Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, a Fellowship in MRI at the University of Pittsburgh, PA, and a Neuroradiology Fellowship at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Certified by the American Board of Radiology and holds a certificate of added qualification in Neuroradiology. Member of numerous professional societies, including the American College of Radiology, the International Skeletal Society, the Children's Oncology Group, the American Society of Neuroradiology, the Radiological Society of North America, the American Roentgen Ray Society, Association of University Radiologists, the New York State Radiological Society, and past president of the Rochester Roentgen Ray Society.

Professional Background

Steven P. Meyers, M.D., Ph.D. is a tenured Professor of Radiology, Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and specializes in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computed Tomography, Neuroradiology and Musculoskeletal Imaging. Dr. Meyers is committed to providing compassionate and technologically superior care to his patients. His key areas of clinical specialization and research have included Neuroimaging, Head and Neck imaging, Musculoskeletal MRI, MR and CT angiography. Dr. Meyers has been invited as a Visiting Professor to give lectures nationally and internationally. He is the author and co-author of dozens of scientific and medical articles that have been published in peer-reviewed journals. He is a co-author of the successful textbook, Differential Diagnosis in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Thieme Publishers, which has been translated into other languages including German, Spanish, Italian, Portugese, Greek, Polish, Turkish and Chinese. He is the sole author of a book published in 2008 by Thieme titled, MRI of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions, Differential Diagnosis and Atlas. He is the co-author of two books titled, Differential Diagnosis in Computed Tomography, 2nd Edition in 2011 and Differential Diagnosis in Musculoskeletal MRI in 2015 by Thieme Publishers, the latter of which won the PROSE Award for the Best Book in Clinical Medicine in 2016. In 2016, he authored three books in Neuroradiology published by Thieme titled, Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Brain and Meninges; Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Head and Neck; and Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Spine. Dr. Meyers has received six Faculty teaching awards. He is the Founder and former Director of the Advanced MRI Fellowship Training Program at the University of Rochester which has trained 55 Fellows from all over the United States since 1999. Dr. Meyers is also the Director for the Radiology Residency Program at the University of Rochester. After earning a Medical Degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Dr. Meyers completed a Residency in Radiology at the Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, OH, (affiliate of Case Western Reserve University); a Fellowship in MRI at the University of Pittsburgh, PA; and a Neuroradiology Fellowship at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has Board Certification by the American Board of Radiology, from which he has also received a Certificate of Additional Qualification in the field of Neuroradiology. Dr. Meyers is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American College of Radiology, the International Skeletal Society, the Children's Oncology Group, the American Society of Neuroradiology, the Radiological Society of North America, the American Roentgen Ray Society, Association of University Radiologists, the New York State Radiological Society, and the Rochester Roentgen Ray Society. He has held several offices in these Organizations such as Councilor to the American College of Radiology and Radiological Society of North America, and Past President of the Rochester Roentgen Ray Society.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

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

Education

1986
MD | University of Vermont College of Medicine

1982
PhD | University of Wisconsin - Madison

1978
MS | Univiversity of Missouri - Columbia

1976
BA, BS | University of Connecticut - Storrs

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1986 - 06/30/1990
Residency in Radiology-Diagnostic at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Cleveland

07/01/1993 - 06/30/1994
Fellowship in Neurology/Diagnostic Radiology/Neuroradiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1986 - 07/01/1990
Internship in Radiology-Diagnostic at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Cleveland

07/01/1990 - 07/01/1991
Fellowship in Magnetic Resonance Imaging at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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Awards

2016
Certificate of Merit
Sponsor: Radiological Society of North America
Location: Chicago, Illinois

2016
PROSE Award
Sponsor: Association of American Publishers

2012
American College of Radiology Fellow 2012
Sponsor: ACR

2011 - 2012
Arvin E. Robinson Award - Excellence in Radiology Resident Education and Teaching
Sponsor: University of Rochester Department of Imaging Sciences
Location: Rochester, NY

2011
Certificate of Merit
Sponsor: Radiological Society of North America
Location: Chicago, Illinois

2010 - 2011
Certificate of Merit -- Excellence in Conference Teaching
Sponsor: University of Rochester Department of Imaging Sciences
Location: Rochester, NY

2009 - 2010
Certificate of Merit -- Excellence in Conference Teaching
Sponsor: University of Rochester Department of Imaging Sciences
Location: Rochester, NY

2007 - 2008
Certificate of Merit -- Excellence in Conference Teaching
Sponsor: University of Rochester Department of Imaging Sciences
Location: Rochester, NY

2007
Certificate of Merit
Sponsor: Radiological Society of North America
Location: Chicago, Illinois

2002 - 2003
Shu-Ren Lin Faculty Teaching Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Department of Imaging Sciences
Location: Rochester, NY

1992 - 1993
Winthrop Research Fellowship
Sponsor: University of Rochester Department of Imaging Sciences
Location: Rochester, NY

1992 - 1993
Shu-Ren Lin Faculty Teaching Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Department of Imaging Sciences
Location: Rochester, NY

1986
Medical Alumni Award for Undergraduate Research
Sponsor: University of Vermont
Location: Burlington, VT

1981
Domestic Travel Fellowship
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: Madison, WI

1981
Sigma Xi
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: Madison, WI

1977
Gamma Sigma Delta
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: Madison, WI


Dean's List (six semesters)
Sponsor: University of Connecticut-Storrs
Location: Storrs, CT

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Publications

Journal Articles

1/2017
Lin F, Ren P, Mapstone M, Meyers SP, Porsteinsson A, Baran TM, . "The cingulate cortex of older adults with excellent memory capacity." Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior.. 2017 Jan 0; 86:83-92. Epub 2016 Nov 19.

12/2016
Chaturvedi A, Ranasinghe RA, Chaturvedi A, Meyers SP. "Lesions involving the outer surface of the bone in children: a pictorial review." Insights into imaging. 2016 Dec 0; 7(6):763-778. Epub 2016 Oct 19.

2016
Oppenheimer D.C.; Weinberg E.P.; Hollenberg G.M.; Meyers S.P. "Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Recurrent Prostate Cancer". Journal of Clinical Imaging Science. 2016; 6(2): 18.

Books & Chapters

2016
Book Title: Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Spine
Author List: Meyers S.P.
Published By: Thieme2016 in New York

2016
Book Title: Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Brain and Meninges
Author List: Meyers S.P.
Published By: Thieme2016 in New York

2016
Book Title: Differential Diagnosis in Neuroimaging: Head and Neck
Author List: Meyers S.P.
Published By: Thieme2016

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