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Gerald R. Holzwasser, 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 Setting

Imaging Sciences


Professional Background

Graduate of New York medical school in 1956. Internship at Rochester General Hospital 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.



MD | New York Medical College

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

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

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

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

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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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Journal Articles

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.

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

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