Mitchell A. Chess, M.D.

Mitchell A. Chess, M.D.

Contact Information

601 Elmwood Ave
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 487-3300

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Mitchell Chess, MD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Imaging Sciences at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He obtained his medical degree at Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons in NY, NY. He completed his Transitional Year Internship at Hackensack Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ. He then went on to complete residency in Diagnostic Radiology University of Rochester Medical Center, in Rochester, NY. He completed a fellowship in Neuroradiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center and holds a lifetime certification in Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board Of Radiology. He holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Pediatric Radiology.

Since his fellowship Dr. Chess has worked with many radiologists in Western NY and Pennsylvania via teleradiology. He has served at various times as Chairman at several area hospitals, including Clifton Springs Hospital, St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell, Olean General Hospital, St. Jeromes Hospital in Batavia, and Lakeside Memorial Hospital in Brockport. With his prior experience in departmental administration, outpatient imaging and Teleradiology she brings a fresh and unique set of skill to the Imaging Sciences Department.

While a specialist in Pediatric and Neuro Imaging, Dr. Chess also works frequently in Women's Imaging/mammography, as well as ultrasound, including obstetric ultrasound for which he is certified to assess early fetal screening. Dr. Chess has a strong background in outpatient imaging.

Current Appointments

Assistant 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 | Columbia Univ Coll P&s1987
BS | Biology | Union College1983

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Neuroradiology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1992 - 06/30/1993
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1988 - 06/30/1992
Internship in Transitional Medicine at Hackensack Medical Center07/01/1987 - 06/30/1988