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Mitchell A. Chess, M.D.

Imaging Sciences, Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Imaging

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 487-3300

Office: (585) 345-9729

Fax: (585) 345-9823

Fax: (585) 487-3324

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Biography

Professional Background

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology
  • Pediatric Radiology - American Board of Radiology

Education

1983
BS | Union College
Biology

1987
MD | Columbia Univ Coll P&S
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1993
Fellowship in Neuroradiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1988 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1993
Fellowship in Neuroradiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Publications

Journal Articles

10/2012
Chess MA, Chaturvedi A, Stanescu AL, Blickman JG. "Emergency pediatric ear, nose, and throat imaging." Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR.. 2012 Oct 0; 33(5):449-62.

4/2009
Huang BK, Chess MA. "Cholecystitis of a duplicated gallbladder complicated by a cholecystoenteric fistula." Pediatric radiology.. 2009 Apr 0; 39(4):385-8. Epub 2009 Feb 11.

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