Kenneth Pearsen, MD.

Department chair Kenneth Pearsen, MD, is a seasoned hospital-based radiologist and educator. He has expertise in vascular and interventional radiology and neuroradiology.

Our department achieves high standards of education, research and patient care, all with the goal of bringing radiology to a new level.

We are expanding our translational and clinical research programs, and have re-established our graduate medical education and mentored, research training programs, while building a comprehensive clinical program within Great Lakes Health to the benefit of the community at large.

Our mission is to implement the highest educational standards and most comprehensive collaborative health care service in the region. I am privileged to have as my partners among the best-trained physicians in the country, from programs including Harvard, Georgetown, University of Rochester and Stanford.

If you are interested in radiology residency training, I invite you to explore our program website, speak with our radiologists, and come to Buffalo for a closer look into what our unique city has to offer. I look forward to meeting you.


Kenneth D. Pearsen, MD
Professor and Chair of Radiology

  • 8/13/19
    In the Department of Radiology, we offer you the opportunity to work in a variety of university and clinical partnership environments.
  • 2/7/19
    Our faculty members provide care in a variety of settings to patients of all ages across the socioeconomic spectrum.
  • 4/9/20
    Over one thousand items of historical significance to radiology and medical physics are in the museum collection, which traces the development of medical imaging and radiation therapy from 1896 to the present.
  • 4/4/17
    Our region is characterized by a neighborly way of life, an unpretentious nature and spirited loyalty among residents.
  • 9/22/20
    We are available to answer your questions about all of our departmental programs and activities.

Diversity Statement

The Department of Radiology recognizes the importance of diversity and inclusion in every aspect of medical education and practice. We believe diversity of background, perspective, and life experience enriches us all. We are committed to ensuring a welcoming and supportive environment where all individuals – faculty, fellows, students, staff, and members of the community we serve - feel valued and empowered to succeed and thrive.