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Mitchell Alan Chess, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 784-2985

Administrative: (585) 273-1971

Fax: (585) 276-2851

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Imaging Sciences, Pediatrics

Biography

Professional Background

Mitchell Chess, MD is a Professor of Imaging Sciences and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center and currently serves as Chief of Pediatric Imaging. 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 at the 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.

Dr. Chess has worked extensively via teleradiology with many sites in both New York and Pennsylvania. 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. Jerome's Hospital in Batavia and Lakeside Memorial Hospital in Brockport. With his prior experience in department administration, outpatient imaging and Teleradiology he brings a fresh and unique set of skill to the Imaging Sciences Department.

Academically, Dr. Chess has worked collaboratively with surgery, orthopedic surgery and the emergency department to develop projects, leading to multiple publications and presentations. He has written chapters for both Obstetric and Neonatal Board review textbooks.

While a specialist in Pediatric and Nero Imaging, Dr. Chess also has extensive experience with fetal imaging, including obstetric ultrasound in which he is certified to assess early fetal screening as well as fetal MRI.

Credentials

Education

1987
MD | Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

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

07/01/1987 - 06/30/1988
Internship at Hackensack University Medical Center-GME

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Awards

2019 - 2020
Best Doctors

2014 - 2020
Golisano Children's Hospital Board

2008 - 2011
Best Doctors

2006 - 2014
Certificate of Appreciation, Genesee County Healthy Living Partnership

1983
Cum Laude, Union College

1983
Sigma Xi, Biology Honors Society, Union College

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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; 33(5):449-62.

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

4/1997
Chess PR, Chess MA, Manuli MA, Guillet R. "Screening head ultrasound to detect intraventricular hemorrhage in premature infants." Pediatric radiology.. 1997 Apr; 27(4):305-8.

Books & Chapters

2019
Chapter Title: Miscellaneous Imaging
Book Title: Avery's Neonatology Review 1st Ed
Author List: Chess, MA.
Published By: Elsevier 2019

2019
Chapter Title: Neurologic Imaging
Book Title: Avery's Neonatology Review 1st Ed
Author List: Chess, MA
Published By: Elsevier 2019

2019
Chapter Title: Abdominal Imaging
Book Title: Avery's Neonatology Review 1st Ed
Author List: Chess, MA.
Published By: Elsevier 2019

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