Paula W. Brill, M.D.

Pediatric Radiology
Paula Brill

Paula W. Brill, M.D. is  Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Radiologist at The New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Center.  Dr. Brill is also has an appointment in our Department of Pediatrics as Professor of Radiology in Pediatrics.  Dr. Brill served as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Radiology and the Chair of the Radiology Quality Assurance Committee through June 30, 2013.

Dr. Brill earned her M.D. degree from Cornell University Medical College and completed residencies in Pediatrics and also in Radiology at The New York Hospital. She is Board Certified in both Pediatrics and Diagnostic Radiology with a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ)in Pediatric Radiology.

Dr. Brill has achieved the status of "Fellow" in the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Radiology. Her interests extend to all aspects of imaging of infants and children, with special interests in bone dyplasias and neonatal imaging. Dr. Brill is a member of the Medical Advisory Board of the Kathryn and Alan C. Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

Dr. Brill has over 60 peer-reviewed articles published in medical journals and has authored six book chapters. Dr. Brill is a co-author of Bone Dysplasias: An Atlas of Genetic Disorders of Skeletal Development, published by Oxford University Press. She serves as a reviewer for several scientific journals and is a member of the Safety Committee of the Society for Pediatric Radiology. Dr. Brill is actively involved in resident and medical student teaching, including a popular elective in Pediatric Radiology for medical students and pediatric residents.

A summary of Dr. Brill's Education, Training and/or Faculty Appointments is listed as following:

Board Certifications:

1971  American Board of Radiology

1995  Certificate of Added Qualifications in Pediatric Radiology

2005  Maintenance of Certification in Pediatric Radiology

1970  American Board of Pediatrics


1962  Cornell University Medical College

Residency in Pediatrics

1968  New York Hospital

Residency in Radiology

1971  New York Hospital


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  1. Brill, P.W., Olson, S.R., Winchester, P. Air in Morison's Pouch in Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Radiology 174:467-471, 1990.
  2. Jayogopal, S., Cohen, H.L., Brill, P.W., Winchester, P., Eaton, D. Calcified Neonatal Renal Vein Thrombosis: Demonstration by CT and Ultrasound. Pediatric Radiology 20:160-162, 1990.
  3. Langer LO, Brill PW, Ozonoff MB, Pauli RM, Wilson WG, Alford BA, Pavlov H, Drake DG. Spondylometaphyseal Dysplasia, Corner Fracture Type. A Heritable Condition Associated with Coxa Vara. Radiology 175:761-766, 1990.
  4. Stern E., Brill PW, Winchester P, Kosovsky P. Imaging of Prenatally Detected Intra-abdominal Extralobar Pulmonary Sequestration. Clinical Imaging 14: 152-156, 1990.
  5. Brill PW, Winchester P, Giardina PJ, Cunningham-Rundles S. Deferoxamine-Induced Bone Dysplasia in Patients with Thalassemia Major. American Journal of Roentgenology 156:561-565, 1991.
  6. Langer LO, Brill PW, Afshani E, Williams CA, Thomas IT, Frias JL. Radiographic Features of Craniometadiaphyseal Dysplasia, Wormian Bone Type. Skeletal Radiology 20:37-41, 1991.
  7. Levin TL, Brill PW, Winchester P. Enteric Fistula Formation Secondary to Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Pediatric Radiology 21:309-311, 1991.
  8. Heier LA, Mast J, Carpanzano CR, Brill PW, Winchester P, Deck MDF. Maternal Cocaine Abuse: The Spectrum of Radiologic Abnormalities in the Neonatal Central Nervous System. American Journal of Neuroradiology 12:951-956, 1991 and American Journal of Roentgenology 157:1105-1110, 1991.
  9. Schwartz LH, Brill PW, Winchester P. A PC-Based Semiautomated Reporting System. American Journal of Roentgenology 157:1117-1118, 1991.
  10. Wollner N, Lane JM, Marcove RC, Winchester P, Brill P, Mandell L, Fillippa D, Lieberman P, McGowan N. Primary Skeletal Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in the Pediatric Age Group. Med Pediatr Oncol 20:506-513, 1992.
  11. Miller TT, Caldwell G, Kaye JJ, Arkin S, Burke S, Brill PW. MR Imaging of Deferoxamine-induced Bone Dysplasia in an 8-year-old Female with Thalassemia Major. Pediatr Radiol 23:523-524, 1993
  12. Brill PW, Winchester P, Cahill P, Lesser M, Durfee S, Giess CS, Auld PAM, Greenwald B. Computed Radiography in Neonates, Infants and Children: a comparison of 2.5 K x 2 K soft copy images vs digital hard copy film. Pediatric Radiology 26:333-336, 1996
  13. Donovan WD, Brill PW, Winchester P, Giampietro PF, Davis JG, Harbison M. Congenital Fusion of the Fourth and Fifth Metacarpals Associated with Primary Gonadal Failure. Skeletal Radiology 25:269-271, 1996
  14. Gruen D, Winchester PH, Brill PW, Ramirez E. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Myocardial Infarction During Prothrombin Complex Concentrate Therapy of Hemophilia A. Pediatric Radiology 27:271-272, 1997
  15. Brill PW, Winchester P. Hard- versus Soft-copy Readings of Computed Radiographs. Letter to the editor. Radiology 208:270-271, 1998
  16. Do T, Giampietro PF, Burke SW, Davis JG, Raggio C, Schneider R, Boachie-Adjei O, Brill P. The Incidence of Protrusio Acetabuli in Marfan’s Syndrome and its Relationship to Bone Mineral Density. J Ped Orthop 20:718-721, 2000
  17. Albano MC, Ross GW, Ditchek JJ, Duke GL, Teeger S, Sostman HD, Flomenbaum N, Seifert C, Brill PW. Resident Interpretation of Emergency CT Scans in the Evaluation of Acute Appendicitis. Acad Radiol 8:915-918, 2001
  18. Hentel K, Brill PW, Winchester P. Spontaneous Hemopneumothorax. Pediatr Radiol 32:457-459, 2002
  19. Sutton VR, Hyland JC, Phillips WA, Schlesinger AE, Brill PW. A Dominantly Inherited Spondylometaphyseal Dysplasia with “Corner Fractures” and Congenital Scolisis. Am J Med Genet 113:209-212, 2005
  20. Kaste S, Laningham F, Stazzone M, Brown SD, Emery K, Newman B, Racadio J, Estroff J, Brill P, Mendelson KL, Slovis TL, Frush D. Safety in pediatric MR and cardiac CT: Results of a membership survey of the Society for Pediatric Radiology – 2006. Pediatr Radiol 37:409-412, 2007.
  1. Spranger J, Brill PW, Poznanski. Bone Dysplasias: An Atlas of Genetic Disorders of Skeletal Development, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, New York, 2002
  2. Spranger J, Brill PW, Poznanski A. Bone Dysplasias, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, New York, 2002.
  3. Brill, PW, Winchester P, Kleinman PK. Differential Diagnosis I: Diseases Simulating Abuse, in: Diagnostic Imaging of Child Abuse, Second Edition, edited by Kleinman, PK. St. Louis, Mosby, 1998.
  4. Brill, PW. Pediatric Applications of MR Imaging. Applied Radiology 22: 13-17, 1993

Honors and Awards


Radiological and Medical Physics Society of New York, Prize in Diagnostic Radiology 1971.