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Gerald R. Holzwasser, M.D.

Imaging Sciences

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-5550

Fax: (585) 273-1033

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Biography

Professional Background

Graduate of New York medical school in 1956. Internship at Rochester General H ospital 1956-1957 followed by Residency in radiology from 1957-1960. Fellowship at Strong Memorial Hospital 1960-61 in radiation therapy. Passed radiology boards in 1961 and joined radiology staff at RGH until 1966. Spent 2 years In the US Navy at St. Albans Hospital in Long island. Returned to RGH until 1968 and then went to Genessee Hospital . In 1978, became chief of radiology at Oswego and Fulton Hospitals. In 1988, joined the staff at Strong Memorial as assistant clinical professor and promoted to associate professor. Specializes in Chest Radiography.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology

Education

1960-1961
| Strong Memorial Hospital
Therapeutic Radiology Fellowship

1957-1960
| Rochester General Hospital
Diagnostic Radiology Resident

1956-1957
| Rochester General Hospital
Intern - Rotating

1952
BA | Columbia College
Pre-Medical

1956
MD | New York Medical College
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1956 - 06/30/1957
Internship in Radiology-Diagnostic at Rochester General Hospital

07/01/1957 - 06/30/1960
Residency in Radiology-Diagnostic at Rochester General Hospital

07/01/1960 - 06/30/1961
Fellowship in Radiation Therapy at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2010 - 2011
Shu-Ren Lin Award for Excellence in Radiology Teaching
Sponsor: Imaging sciences, URMC

2000 - 2001
Shu-Ren Lin Award for Excellence in Radiology Teaching
Sponsor: Imaging sciences URMC

1996 - 1997
Shu-Ren Lin Award for Excellence in Radiology Teaching
Sponsor: Imaging Sciences, URMC

1994 - 1995
Emergency Medicine Resident Teaching Award
Sponsor: Dept. of Emergency medicine, URMC

1960 - 1961
NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Radiation Therapy
Sponsor: Radiation Oncology, URMC

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Publications

Journal Articles

8/1998
Fultz PJ, Melville D, Ekanej A, Holzwasser G, Voci S, Wandtke JC, Risher W, Stewart S. "Nontraumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta: chest radiographic features of an often unrecognized condition." AJR. American journal of roentgenology.. 1998 Aug 0; 171(2):351-7.

3/1975
Porte JJ, Holzwasser GR. "Device for lower extremity phlebography." Radiology.. 1975 Mar 0; 114(3):738.

12/1974
Gutiérrez JG, Chey WY, Shah A, Holzwasser G. "Use of secretin in hypotonic duodenography." Radiology.. 1974 Dec 0; 113(3):563-6.

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