Ben C. Wandtke, M.D.

Ben C. Wandtke, 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. Ben Wandtke received his medical degree and radiology residency training at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is fellowship trained in MRI imaging and a specialist in Musculoskeletal Radiology with a clinical interest in sports medicine injuries. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Imaging Sciences at the University of Rochester Medical Center and is certified by the American Board of Radiology. He completed his transitional surgical internship at the University of Pennsylvania and obtained a Bachelors degree in Biology at Colgate University.

As Chief of Radiology and director of MRI at F.F. Thompson Hospital, Dr. Wandtke is focused on improving patient safety, imaging quality, and the patient experience. His areas of interest include optimizing low dose CT scanning protocols, measuring departmental quality metrics, and fostering a team oriented approach to improving the way we care for our patients.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Student Athlete Scholarship | National Collegiate Athletic Association 1999
Division I Men's Basketball | Academic All-American 1998

Current Appointments

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


Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology


Doctor of Medicine | Medicine | University of Rochester Medical School2003
Bachelor of Arts | Biology | Colgate University1999

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Fellowship in Radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2007 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2004 - 06/30/2008
Internship in Transitional at Presbyterian Medical Center (UPHS)07/01/2003 - 06/30/2004