Language: English
Gender: Female
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Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital
170 William Street
New York, NY 10038
Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-6000

Specialties & Expertise


  • Diagnostic Radiology

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 Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans


Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Radiologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Radiology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Dartmouth Medical School, 2006
  • B.A., Kenyon College, 1996


Shanon M. Connolly, M.D. is a board-certified radiologist specializing in Women’s Imaging and Body Imaging.  She is Assistant Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus.

Dr. Connolly is a graduate of Kenyon College in Gambier, OH, earning her B.A degree, with Highest Honors in Biochemistry in 1996.  She was Research Technician at Duke University Medical Center’s Center for AIDS Research from 1996 to 2000 and a Virology Analyst at Biogen, Inc. from 2000-2001.  Dr. Connolly earned her M.D. degree, with Honors, from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H. in 2006.

After a transitional internship year at St. Barnabas Medical Center (Livingston, NJ), Dr. Connolly completed residency training (2007-2011) in Diagnostic Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center.  Dr. Connolly then completed a Fellowship (2011-2012) in Breast and Body Imaging at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.

Dr. Connolly achieved Board Certification Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board of Radiology in June 2011.

Dr. Connolly joined the full-time faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College as Assistant Professor of Radiology and Assistant Attending Radiologist at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus in August 2012.  

Dr. Connolly is a member of the Weill Cornell radiology team located at NewYork-Presbyterian-Lower Manhattan Hospital which provides a full array of diagnostic radiologic services. Dr. Connolly’s clinical expertise is in Women’s Imaging and she interprets mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI, and performs breast procedures including stereotactic breast biopsies and image-guided breast biopsies (ultrasound and MRI). She also interprets body CT, body ultrasound, and body MRI.

Dr. Connolly is a member of several prestigious radiological societies listed below:

       Society for Breast Imaging    

       American College of Radiology (ACR)

       Association of University Radiologists (AUR)

             Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)