Jeevak Almast, M.B.B.S.

Jeevak Almast, M.B.B.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-1839
Fax: (585) 473-4861

Professional Bio

Dr. Jeevak Almast is an Assistant Professor of Radiology in the division of Neuroradiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is a board certified radiologist with certificate of additional qualification (CAQ) in Neuroradiology. He obtained his medical degree from Armed Forces Medical College at Pune, India. His residency training was at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. He is fellowship trained in Musculoskeletal Radiology from UTMB, Galveston, Texas, Diagnostic Neuroradiology and Interventional Neuroradiology from the University of Rochester.

His clinical work covers imaging studies of the brain, head, neck and spine. He has special interest in pediatric neuroimaging and imaging of stroke.

Awards & Honors (Local)

The Shu-Ren Lin Award for Teaching - Radiology Residents | Dept. of Imaging Sciences | University of Rochester 2010 - 2011
The Shu-Ren Lin Award for Teaching - Radiology Residents | Dept. of Imaging Sciences | University of Rochester 2008 - 2009
Outstanding Teaching Ability & Recognition Award | Annual Resident's Dinner | Rochester, NY 2005

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 12 available »

2014 Feb
Mangla R, Ekhom S, Jahromi BS, Almast J, Mangla M, Westesson PL. "CT perfusion in acute stroke: know the mimics, potential pitfalls, artifacts, and technical errors." Emergency radiology. 2014 Feb; 21(1):49-65. Epub 2013 Jun 15.
2013 Dec
Takhtani D, Dundamadappa S, Almast J. "Role of noncontrast head CT in the assessment of vascular abnormalities in the emergency room." Emergency radiology. 2013 Dec; 20(6):529-41. Epub 2013 Jun 07.
Ekholm, SE; Almast, J; Liu, X. "Invited review: Lesions Masquerading as Acute Stroke." Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2013; 37: 15-34.
Somers, KE; Almast, J; Biemiller, RA; Silberstein, HJ; Johnson, MD; Mohile, NA. "Diagnosis of primary CNS melanoma with neuroimaging". Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2013; 31(1).
Tamrazi, B; Almast, J. "Your brain on drugs: Imaging of drug-related changes in the central nervous system". Radiographics. 2012; 32: 701-719.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD) - Primary


Neuroradiology - American Board of Radiology
Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology


Fellowship | Neuroradiology | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry2005
Fellowship | Musculoskeletal Radiology | University of Texas Medical Branch1998
MD | Medicine | India-Postgrad Inst of Med Education & Research, Chandigarh1991
MBBS | Medicine | India-Poona U, Armed Forces Med1985

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005
Fellowship in Neuroradiology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2003 - 06/30/2004
Fellowship in Radiology at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston08/07/1997 - 07/06/1998
Residency at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research01/01/1989 - 12/31/1991
Residency at Hindu Rao Hospital02/17/1987 - 2/16/1988
Internship at Hindu Rao Hospital01/01/1986 - 12/31/1986