Alexis Virginia Nees, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

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Biographical Info

Alexis Virginia Nees, MD, is a radiologist specializing in Women’s Imaging. She is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicineand an Assistant Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-WeillCornell Campus.      

Dr. Nees graduated from the University of Kentucky where she earned her B.S. in 1989. She earned her M.D. at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NewYork in 1994.      

After an internship in the department of General Surgery, Dr. Nees completed her Fellowship training in Women’s Imaging at the University of Vermont-Fletcher Allen Health Care Burlington, Vermont. She achieved Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board of Radiology in 2001. After subsequent years in clinical practice, Dr. Nees joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine in September 2020 as an Assistant Attending of Radiology.      

Majority of her research interests are in breast cancer and women’s imaging. She has also been actively involved in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows.   

Honors and Awards

Dr. Nees is a member of the following professional societies:
   • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
   • American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)
   • American College of Radiology (ACR)
   • Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)
   • Association of University Radiologists (AUR)
   • American Medical Association (AMA)
   • National Medical Association (NMA)
   • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

Board Certifications
American Board of Radiology
  • M.D.
    New York Medical College
  • B.S.
    University of Kentucky
  • Associate Attending Radiologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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