Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Mount Sinai West

The objective of the Diagnostic Radiology residency at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (West) is to train well-rounded, highly competent radiologists. We pride ourselves on maintaining a culture that promotes diversity, intellectual curiosity, and cohesiveness. Our residency training program offers a comprehensive curriculum with equal emphasis on formal teaching, informal education, and practical experience, with exposure to subspecialty training and research throughout the four years of residency. Learning opportunities involve cases from a diverse group of outpatient and inpatient hospital settings on the West Side of Manhattan, as well as educational opportunities at Mount Sinai Morningside, Mount Sinai Beth Israel and The Mount Sinai Hospital, and include relevant clinical and inpatient ward rotations. All of our affiliate medical centers provide access to new, state-of-the-art imaging equipment.

As a resident at Mount Sinai West, you will spend four-week structured rotations that establish a strong core radiology foundation by the end of the first year. By the latter half of the first year, you will do integrated attending-supervised calls. We have structured the first three years to expose you to all subspecialties prior to the core exam. We incorporate didactics on a weekly basis in the form of interdisciplinary conference, informal case conferences, weekly didactic series, journal club, radiology/pathology conference, and Grand Rounds. We also offer a funded month-long core exam prep course during PGY-4 at the American Institute of Radiologic pathology. During senior year, you can tailor your schedule with rotation electives that fit your academic and career goals and you can also attend an outside educational meeting. Our program also provides support for research and volunteering projects. Our program is an ESIR designated residency program.

We will be accepting 11 residents for the class of 2026.

We accept applicants through the Electronic Residency Application Service and offer all of our residency positions through the National Residency Matching Program. Submit your application between September 1 and November 1. In addition to the standard form, please attach the following to your online application:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical school transcript
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination scores
  • Dean’s letter

Important aspects of the selection process also include significant research, volunteer, and leadership experiences. Applicants should obtain recommendation letters from faculty they have worked with closely. We do not have a minimum USMLE score requirement and well-rounded applicants are encouraged to apply.

Our ACGME # is 4203521224 and our NRMP number is 2070420A0. Our official residency program name is Diagnostic Radiology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (West). Please note that the Mount Sinai Beth Israel radiology residency program has merged with our program and is no longer a separate residency program.

If you have any questions about the application process or program, please contact Program Coordinator Keith Maynard.

As a resident at Mount Sinai, you enjoy access to a variety of benefits including:

  • Convenient Manhattan location of our subsidized housing across from Mount Sinai West, walking distance from Central Park, Hudson River Park, Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center, and Hell’s Kitchen.
  • Participation in the Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR) where residents receive discounts, monetary compensation for the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 3, food stipends, and many additional benefits.
  • Excellent union (CIR) benefits include Health Coverage with free preventive care visits and inpatient care, for both residents and their families (Transgender care is covered), Vision and Dental coverage, Quality improvement/Patient Safety training fund up to $3,000 per year, Legal benefits coverage (Contract review, Landlord/Tenant issues, Immigration) and Disability benefits.
  • Parking and transportation discounts, free training courses and lectures, wellness classes, and affordable cultural event tickets.
  • Education fund that includes coverage of physics board review course, ABR fees, NYRS resident dues, funding to attend month long course at AIRP, funding for any conference that a resident is presenting at, and funding for a "senior" conference as fourth year radiology resident, and funding for meals provided during resident lectures.
  • Free bus service between Mount Sinai Morningside, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Mount Sinai West
  • Safe ride car service on-call (after hours)

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Providing care to patients begins with caring for oneself. Mount Sinai West takes pride in resident
wellness. A committee of dedicated peers and faculty members are devoted to serving a
multitude of wellness goals. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Faculty mentorship program
  • Protected trainee educational time
  • Mental health resources
  • Leave and coverage time
  • Variety of resident benefits
  • Wellness incorporated into residency curriculum

As a resident, you have the opportunity to participate in a variety of academic opportunities, including:

  • Didactic sessions including Grand Rounds, journal club, radiology/pathology conference, small group case conferences, R1 core series, M&M chiefs conference, and a diverse selection of interdisciplinary conferences.
  • Involvement with research projects resulting in posters, presentations, and article publications. The residency program sponsors attendance at national and local research conferences.
  • Performing research rotations, working with faculty members as primary research investigators.
  • Use of the libraries at the Mount Sinai Morningside and West Hospitals, as well as the NYU library and Levy Library at The Mount Sinai Hospital. You also have access to the Levy online library.
  • Access to a shared radiology drive on-site, which allows distribution of lecture material, books, and other resources. Access to a shared radiology drive off-site, with access to reading materials for each rotation as well as recorded lectures.
  • Coverage of three hospitals in Manhattan: Mount Sinai Morningside (a regional trauma center) in Northern Manhattan/Harlem, Mount Sinai West (a multi-sub specialty hospital) in the Midtown West/Upper West Side, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai and Mount Sinai Beth Israel in the East Village, as well as a number of state of the art new outpatient imaging centers.
  • In depth exposure to interventional radiology through rotation experience.
  • Competitive salary with yearly educational stipend. 
  • Residency sponsored 4 week American Institute for Radiology Pathology (AIRP) course and a physics review course. 
  • In-house moonlighting opportunities.

Sample Weekly Calendar of Resident Conferences

Sample Block Diagram of Rotations for Years 1 to 4

Dear Applicant,

Thank you very much for your interest in our program.

Radiology is a unique specialty that touches many patients throughout many episodes of care. From acute trauma and illness, to outpatient screening and pre-operative planning, through diagnosis and image-guided treatment, the modern radiologist needs to be equipped with the tools to handle a vast array of conditions in multiple settings, in addition to being well versed on anatomy and pathology of many organ systems. Throughout your training you will be working with experts in the medical and surgical subspecialties, allowing for a robust training experience that will provide a solid foundation for continuous learning throughout your career. The Mount Sinai Health System Department of Radiology performs over 1,000,000 exams per year at multiple locations throughout New York City and the Tri-State region, with exposure to many diseases states from which to learn.

Radiology is and will remain an ever-evolving, technology dependent field. We aim to help lead evolutionary change, and we welcome you to join us in this endeavor.

Headshot of Alexander C. Kagen
Alexander Kagen, MD
Site Chair, Department of Radiology
Associate Professor of Radiology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

Burton P. Drayer, MD (System Chair)

Charles M. and Marilyn Newman Professor and Chairman of the Department of Radiology
Chief Executive Officer of the Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice
Dean for Clinical Affairs at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Past President, RSNA and ASNR
Board of Directors, RSNA

Alexander Kagen, MD (Site Chair)
Site Chair, Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Morningside
Associate Professor of Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
Division of Body Imaging, Mount Sinai West, Mount Sinai Morningside, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Barbara Zeifer, MD (Site Chair)
Site Chair, Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Associate Professor of Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
Division of Neuroradiology, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Amita Kamath, MD MPH (Program Director)
Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (West)
Associate Professor of Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
Associate Professor of Medical Education
Division of Body Imaging, Mount Sinai

H. Charles Pfaff, MD (Downtown Residency Site Director)
Downtown Residency Site Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (West)
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology

Alexandra Roudenko, MD (Assistant Program Director)
Assistant Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (West)
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
Division of Body Imaging, Mount Sinai West, Mount Sinai Morningside, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Keith Maynard
Program Coordinator

Paula Green
Program Coordinator

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Class of 2025

Congratulations to our recently matched applicants!

Akash Adhia
Undergraduate: Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Jason Adleberg
Undergraduate: Princeton University
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Sarah Ameri
Undergraduate: Georgetown University
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School

Michael Berke
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Marc Berns
Undergraduate: University of Southern California
Medical School: Technion Israel Institute of Technology

Christopher Chin
Undergraduate: Cornell University
Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

Christopher Ibabao
Undergraduate: Cornell University
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Abderrahmen Kaddour
Undergraduate: Université Saad Dahlab Blida Faculté de Médicine Algeria
Medical School: Université d’Alger Faculté des Sciences Médicales Algeria

Ismail Khan
Undergraduate: University of California, Riverside
Medical School: Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine

Siya Patil
Undergraduate: Washington University
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine

Scott Tanghe
Undergraduate: New York University
Medical School: University of New England College of Medicine

Class of 2024

Class of 2023

Class of 2022

Class of 2021

Alumni Residents

Class of 2020
Awani Donthireddy – Abdominal Imaging, New York University
Drew Gunio – Musculoskeletal Imaging, University of Pennsylvania
Shane Keogh – Musculoskeletal Imaging, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Arkadiy Kheyfits – Vascular Interventional, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Christina Kim – Neuroradiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Ji Lin – Musculoskeletal Imaging, Hospital for Special Surgery
Cierra McNair – Neuroradiology, Duke University
Saeedeh Mirbagheri – Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins
Rani Sewatkar – Breast Imaging, University of Massachusetts
Cherisse Wada – Breast Imaging, University of California Los Angeles
Omer Zaman – Neuroradiology, New York University

Class of 2019
Kishore Chundru – Musculoskeletal Imaging, Cleveland Clinic
Linda Du – Breast Imaging, NYU
Charles Hua – Vascular Interventional, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Samuel Jun – Neuroradiology, NYU
Anik Patel – Musculoskeletal Imaging, UC Irvine
Luis Perez – Vascular Interventional, UT Southwestern
Sagar Shah – Cardiothoracic Imaging, University of Pennsylvania
Omid Khalilzadeh – Musculoskeletal Imaging, UCSF
Vivian Mai-Tran – Breast Imaging, Yale University
Nicholas McGarvey – Musculoskeletal Imaging, Tulane University
Hussein Nasser – Neurointerventional, University of Pennsylvania
Cara Swintelski – Breast Imaging, Columbia University
Ross Varma – Breast Imaging, University of South Florida
Saurabh Verma – Neuroradiology, NYU
Hong Ma – Body Imaging, Columbia University

Class of 2018
Sumeet Bahl - Vascular Interventional, The Mount Sinai Hospital
John Choi - Pediatric Radiology, Boston Children’s Hospital
David Gorovoy - Neuroradiology, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Alicia Huang - Neuroradiology, Weill Cornell
Alexandra Roudenko – Body Imaging, Weill Cornell
Anjali Shah - Breast/Body Imaging, Weill Cornell
Daniel Yoon - Musculoskeletal Imaging, University of Chicago
Sandeep K. Garg - Vascular Interventional, Georgetown University Hospital
Richard Tapnio - Vascular Interventional, Rush University Medical Center
Adam Zybulewski - Vascular Interventional, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Jaime Altabet - Breast/Body Imaging, Northwell Health
Amanda Feibusch – Breast Imaging, RWJBarnabas Health

Class of 2017
Hanna Eng – Musculoskeletal/Neuroradiology, Thomas Jefferson University
Nii Koney – Vascular Interventional, University of California Los Angeles
Soran Mahmood – Musculoskeletal/MRI, Baylor University Medical Center
Arie Neymotin – Emergency Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine
MaryAnn Ro – Neuroradiology, University of Colorado
Leyla Yazdi – Musculoskeletal, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Marcin Kolber – Vascular Interventional, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Francesco Priamo – Neuroradiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital - Harvard
Vetana Seit - Neuroradiology, Indiana University School of Medicine
Pratik Shukla - Vascular Interventional, Mount Sinai Hospital
Jason Teitelbaum – Healthcare Leadership, Yale School of Medicine
Anant Patel – Neuroradiology & Neurointerventional – Stanford School of Medicine
Sean Adwar – Vascular Interventional, University of Alabama Hospital

Class of 2016
Karen Chen – Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Jennifer Choi – Breast Imaging, University of Southern California
Robert Hang – Musculoskeletal, Yale School of Medicine
Bo Li –Breast Imaging, University of California Los Angeles
Mustafa Syed – Vascular Interventional, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Lilly Zhang – Post-doctorate Fellow, Neuroradiology, University of California – San Francisco
Corey Ho – Musculoskeletal, SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital
Rydhwana Hossain – Cardiothoracic, Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard
Arti Iyer – Breast Imaging, Baylor College of Medicine
Susan Lee - Musculoskeletal, Hospital for Special Surgery
Jeremy Whang – Neuroradiology, University of Pennsylvania; Musculoskeletal, Hospital for Special Surgery
Elina Zaretsky – Breast Imaging, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Nishi Talati – Breast Imaging, The Mount Sinai Hospital

Class of 2015
Sam Altman – Breast Imaging, Weill Cornell
Michael Chung – Thoracic Radiology, University of Maryland Medical Center
James Park – Breast Imaging, Northwestern University
Sagar Patel – Neuroradiology, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Digvijay Singh – Vascular Interventional, Emory University School of Medicine
Vikash Singh – Musculoskeletal, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Michael Starc – Neuroradiology, Weill Cornell
Matthew Teng – Musculoskeletal, SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine
John Patrick Gonzalez - Vascular Interventional, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Hristina Natcheva - Cardiothoracic, Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard
Franklin Nwoke - Vascular Interventional, University of California San Diego; Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University
Hemesh Dilip Rama – Neuroradiology, Montefiore Medical Center
Shannon Scrudato - Breast Imaging, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Jenan Vairavamurthy - Vascular Interventional, University of Southern California
Christine Hopper - Breast/Body Imaging, Northwell Health

 

Our residents perform and share research regularly.

Read recent selected resident publications and presentations at national meetings.