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Geraldine B. McGinty, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

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Biographical Info

Geraldine B. McGinty, M.D. is a board-certified radiologist specializing in Women’s Imaging. She is a Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. In addition to her clinical practice and teaching responsibilities, Dr. McGinty is the Senior Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs. To read more about these administrative roles click here.

Dr. McGinty attended the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland from 1982-1988 and was awarded her MB. BCh. BAO, with Honors, in 1988. She earned her Master of Business Administration from Columbia University in 2000.

Following her rotational internship year in Medicine and Surgery at University College Hospital, Galway Ireland, Dr. McGinty completed residency training in Diagnostic Radiology (1989-1993) at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA; Dr. McGinty was selected and served as Chief Radiology Resident from 1992-1993. This was followed by a one year fellowship in Women’s Imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. During this fellowship year Dr. McGinty also held the title of Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School.

After training, Dr. McGinty joined the Department of Radiology (1994-1995) at New York Medical College as Assistant Professor of Radiology and Assistant Attending Radiologist at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. From 1995-2002 Dr. McGinty was Medical Director of Outpatient Imaging at Montefiore Medical Center and was also Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. Dr. McGinty was a physician and shareholder in NRAD Medical Associates, Garden City, NY from 2002-2013; she was Managing Partner at NRAD from 2010-2012. Dr. McGinty started on the Weill Cornell Medical College faculty as Assistant Professor of Radiology in March 2014. Dr. McGinty achieved Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board of Radiology in 1993.   

Dr. McGinty’s clinical expertise is in Women’s Imaging. She interprets a variety of studies including mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI and performs breast interventional procedures including stereotactic breast biopsies, and image guided breast biopsies (ultrasound and MRI).   

Dr. McGinty, a recognized expert in health care economics, currently holds the following leadership positions in several important national organizations:  Member of the AMA Relative Value Update Committee (2012-present); Chair of the Economics Committee of the New York State Radiologic Society (2010-present); Member of the Workers’ Compensation and No Fault Insurance Committee of the Medical Society of the State of New York (2010-present); Chair of the Commission on Economics of the American College of Radiology (ACR) (2012-present); and is a Member of the Board of Chancellors of the ACR (2012-present). She is an Editorial Board Member and Reviewer for the Journal of the American College of Radiology (2011-present). In recognition of Dr. McGinty’s contributions to the specialty of Radiology she was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (FACR) in 2013.

Her research interests include healthcare payment policy and new payment models as well as the delivery of value based imaging care. In addition to clinical activities, she will be teaching residents, fellows, and medical students.

Dr. McGinty is a member of the following professional societies:

  • American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Society of Breast Imaging
Board Certifications
American Board of Radiology
Clinical Expertise
Breast Imaging
Interventional Breast Imaging
Breast Cancer Screening
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Abnormal Mammogram
Breast Ultrasound
Breast Sonogram
US Breast
Dense Breasts
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRI of the Breast
Breast MRI
Image Guided Biopsies
Breast Biopsy
Needle Localization of Breast
Fine Needle Aspiration
Core Needle Biopsy of Breast
Stereotactic Breast Core Biopsy
Mammo Guided Stereotactic Biopsy of Breast
MR Guided Breast Biopsy
US Guided Needle Biopsy of Breast
Ultrasound-Guided Breast Core Biopsy
Ultrasound Guidance For Fine Needle Aspiration
  • M.B.A.
    Columbia University
  • M.B.,B.Ch., B.A.O.
    National University of Ireland, Faculty of Medicine (Ireland)
  • E. Darracott Vaughan, Jr., M.D. Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Attending Radiologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Professor of Clinical Radiology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

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