CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSMichael Ashenafi, M.S.Contact InformationPhone NumbersOffice: (585) 276-4551Fax: (585) 756-0267LocationsUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterSchool of Medicine and Dentistry601 Elmwood Ave, Box 647Rochester, NY 14642Faculty AppointmentsAssociate - Department of Radiation Oncology (SMD) BiographyProfessional BackgroundMichael Ashenafi is a Medical Physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern University in 2002. He received his MS degree in Medical and Health Physics from Louisiana State University in 2006. Prior to joining University of Rochester, he worked as Assistant Professor at Medical University of South Carolina for 12 years. His research interests include: • Practical clinical workflow for image-guided HDR Brachytherapy • TomotherapyCredentialsEducation2002BS | Southern UniversityPhysics2006MS | Louisiana State UniversityMedical and Health PhysicsAwards2017 - 2017Recipient of Integrating Radiobiology with Medical Physics (IBPRO) scholarshipLocation: Detroit, MI2006 - 2006Young Investigator (1st place)Sponsor: Southwest Reg. Chapter of the American Association of PhysicsLocation: Baton Roughe, LA2005National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)Location: Baton Rouge, LA2002Grand MarshallLocation: Baton Rouge, LAVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles9/2018Gapsis BC, Warren NA, Nutaitis MJ, Bonaparte LA, Cooper SL, Ashenafi M, Grossniklaus HE, Magrath GN. "Iris melanoma presenting as childhood glaucoma." American journal of ophthalmology case reports.. 2018 Sep; 11:56-60. Epub 2018 May 26. 12/2017Orwat KP, Beckham TH, Cooper SL, Ashenafi MS, Anderson MB, Guimaraes M, Yamada R, Marshall DT. "Pretreatment albumin may aid in patient selection for intrahepatic Y-90 microsphere transarterial radioembolization (TARE) for malignancies of the liver." Journal of gastrointestinal oncology.. 2017 Dec; 8(6):1072-1078. 1/2017McDonald DG, Jacqmin DJ, Mart CJ, Koch NC, Peng JL, Ashenafi MS, Fugal MA, Vanek KN. "Validation of a modern second-check dosimetry system using a novel verification phantom." Journal of applied clinical medical physics. 2017 Jan; 18(1):170-177. VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Michael Ashenafi, M.S.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Michael Ashenafi, M.S. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.