Radiology

Program Highlights:

ACGME ACCREDITED 

  • Personal development (CME) funds provided.

  • ACLS training and certification (or recertification) provided.

  • 2 Preliminary Radiology positions - to be done with Preliminary Medicine

  • Qualifications for an interview are as follows:

    • Comlex 1 & 2: 550

    • PE: Pass

    • 4 Years from Medical school

    • ​IMG’s must have green card or be a US citizen

    • IMG's out of school more than 3 years must have USMLE 1, 2 and 3 all passing on the first attempt

  • Please apply through ERAS

A Welcome from the Program Director:

Dear Radiology Residents and Interns,
 

Welcome to the Arnot Health Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program and the Department of Radiology at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. The Radiologist partners of the Associated Radiologists of the Finger Lakes are proud to serve as your teaching faculty. Our role as mentors will engender the growth and maturity, skills and knowledge necessary to succeed as a diagnostic radiologist. 

We eagerly anticipate this new endeavor and the challenges it will bring. We plan to provide the platform and resources for a comprehensive clinical experience and rigorous academic program. Our mutual goal is competency and efficiency in an environment of transparency and mutual respect. 

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Thank you for choosing our program! We welcome you to the Finger Lakes region of New York and to Arnot Health. We are excited to discover what the future holds.


 
Sincerely,  
Gerard C Buffo, MD FACR
Program Director
Arnot Health Radiology Residency

Diagnostic Radiology Faculty

Gerard C. Buffo MD - Program Director

Medical Education:

SUNY Stony Brook

Residency:

SUNY Stony Brook, University Hospital

Fellowship:

American College of Radiology, Reston Virginia

David Chung, MD - Assistant Program Director

Medical Education:

Robert Woods Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Residency:

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ; Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ

Fellowship:

Columbia University, NY, NY

David Rayne, MD - President, ARFL

Medical Education:

University of Connecticut Health Center School of Medicine, Farmington CT

Residency:

Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk CT 

Fellowship:

William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

Edwin Acosta, MD - Executive VP, ARFL

Medical Education:

Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Residency:

Norwalk Hospital-Yale University, Norwalk, CT

Fellowship:

Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Tareen Loqman, DO

Medical Education:

Board Certified, Diagnostic Radiology, American Osteopathic Board of Radiology
ARDMS Certification in Abdominal and Obstetrics/Gynecology Ultrasound
Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Degree in Diagnostic Radiology and Imaging from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Advanced Diploma in Ultrasound from the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences, Toronto, Canada

Residency:

Larkin Community Hospital, South Miami, FL
Family Medicine Internship, Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, Patchogue, NY

Fellowship:

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY

Thomas Taylor, MD 

Medical Education:

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

Residency:

Internal Medicine Wilford Hall U.S. Air Force Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas and Radiology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Fellowship:

Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Radiology Residents

Curriculum

Academic credit is based on a 13 block year with a reasonable call schedule and clinical expertise in a wide spectrum of disease processes and radiological procedures in order to provide each resident with a broad clinical experience.   Diagnostic Radiology rotation provides clinical experience in utilization of all modalities of radiant energy in medical diagnosis and therapeutic procedures utilizing radiologic guidance. Residents will provide patient care through safe, efficient, appropriately utilized, quality-controlled diagnostic and/or interventional radiology techniques.

R1 Year Rotations (PGY-2):

  • 1 Clinical Radiology

  • 1 Ultrasound

  • 1 Musculoskeletal

  • 1 Neuroradiology

  • 1 Chest

  • 2 GI/GU/Fluoroscopy

  • 1 Nuclear Medicine

  • 1 Emergency Radiology

  • 1 Pediatric Radiology

  • 2 CT

  • 1 MRI

R2 Year Rotations (PGY-3):

  • 1 Ultrasound

  • 1 Musculoskeletal

  • 1 Neuroradiology

  • 1 Chest

  • 1 GI/GU/Fluoroscopy

  • 1 Mammography

  • 1 Nuclear Medicine

  • 1 Emergency Radiology

  • 1 CT

  • 1 MRI

  • 2 Interventional Radiology

  • 1 Elective

R3 Year Rotations (PGY-4)

  • 2 Pediatric Radiology

  • 1 CT

  • 1 Emergency Radiology

  • 1 Ultrasound

  • 1 Neuroradiology

  • 1 Nuclear Medicine

  • 1 Mammography

  • 1 Interventional Radiology

  • 1 Musculoskeletal

  • 1 Chest

  • 1 American Institute of Radiologic Pathology

  • 1 Elective

R4 Year Rotations (PGY-5)

  • 1 Cardiac Radiology

  • 1 Interventional Radiology

  • 1 MRI

  • 1 Nuclear Medicine

  • 1 Chest

  • 1 GI/GU

  • 4 Elective

  • 1 Neuroradiology

  • 1 Mammography

Residents participate in morning report, attending rounds, morbidity and mortality report, radiologic pathology, monthly journal club and weekly lectures, and grand rounds.