Department chair Kenneth Pearsen, MD, is a seasoned hospital-based radiologist and educator. He has lived and worked in Western New York for the past 25 years. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He did his medical residency in diagnostic radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he also completed a fellowship in neuroradiology and is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology and the American Board of Neuroradiology, with added qualifications in vascular and interventional radiology and neuroradiology.
In addition, he is president of the UBMD Radiology practice plan, co-founder and former president and chief executive officer of Great Lakes Medical Imaging (GLMI), serves as radiology chief of service for Kaleida Health and chief of radiology at Buffalo General Medical Center. Before founding GLMI, he was president of Ide Radiology Group in Rochester, where he also was clinical assistant professor of radiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center and chief of radiology at Highland Hospital.
Education and Training:
Fellowship, Neuroradiology, Massachusetts General Hospital (1990)
Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital (1989)
Internship, Department of Medicine, New England Deaconess Hospital (1986)
MD, Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons (1985)
BS, University of Pennsylvania, Summa Cum Laude (1981)
, Great Lakes Medical Imaging (Western New York Radiology) (2003-present)
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Highland Hospital Physicians Organization (1999-present)
Chair, Radiology, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Radiology Chief of Service, Kaleida Health Care System
Staff Radiologist, Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Board of Directors, Community Technology Assessment and Acquisition Board of Rochester (CTAABB) (2000–2003)
Clinical Assistant Professor, Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center (1991–2003)