Joseph Comunale, M.D.
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About Joseph Comunale, M.D.
Dr. Comunale is Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Associate Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He achieved Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology in 1994 and a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Neuroradiology in 1996 and was recertified in 2007. Dr. Comunale has particular interests in Emergency Neuroradiology and in Multiple Sclerosis Imaging. He is the Physician Leader of Weill Cornell Imaging at NYP at the Weill Greenberg Center location. Dr. Comunale performs a variety of brain, head and neck, and spine imaging including MRI, MRA, CT, CTA and procedures.
Dr. Joseph Comunale is Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Associate Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is a member of the Division of Neuroradiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and Chief of the Division of Outpatient Imaging. He is also a Consultant in Radiology and Imaging at the Hospital for Special Surgery.
In 1985, Dr. Comunale earned his B.S. in Biochemistry and a B.A. in Spanish Language Studies from the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He was awarded his M.D. degree in 1989 from the University of Rochester School of Medicine after completing the “Rochester Plan,” an early selection to medical school program.
After a general surgery internship (1989-1990) at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, Dr. Comunale served as a resident in Diagnostic Radiology at Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA (1990-1994) and was elected as Chief Radiology Resident 1993-1994. Dr. Comunale then did a Fellowship in Neuroradiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center from 1994-1996.
Dr. Comunale achieved Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology in 1994. He achieved a Certificate in Added Qualification (CAQ) in the sub-specialty of Neuroradiology in 1996 and was recertified in 2007.
Dr. Comunale performs a variety of neurologic and spine imaging (MRI, MRA, CT, CTA and procedures). In addition to providing clinical care, Dr. Comunale holds various leadership postitions. He is an active and enthusiastic teacher of medical students, radiology residents and neuroradiology fellows and is a mentor to medical students, residents, and neuroradiology fellows. He is both a local and international speaker on topics in Neuroradiology.
M.D.University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry1989
Associate Professor of Clinical RadiologyWeill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Associate Attending RadiologistNewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
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