Sections : Neuroradiology

Neuroradiology

The Neuroradiology Section is staffed by six dedicated board-certified diagnostic neuroradiologists. The section is based at both Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami Hospital & Clinics/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Mission

The mission of the Neuroradiology section is to provide the best possible imaging service for our patients through the judicious application of imaging technology. We are committed to scientific research and to the education of medical students, residents and fellows.

Services Provided

The Neuroradiology section of the University of Miami Department of Radiology provides a full complement of advanced neuroimaging techniques.

Hospital Affiliation

  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • University of Miami Hospitals & Clinics/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Applebaum Diagnostic Imaging Center
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Areas of Expertise

Special expertise is provided by attendings in head and neck imaging, stroke imaging, pediatric neuroradiology, functional neuroradiology, magnetic resonance imaging, MR spectroscopy, CNS trauma, spine diagnosis and intervention and neurodiagnostic and neurointerventional angiography.

Resources

The following resources are available throughout our campus:

  • 11 CT machines, including two 128 dual source state of the art CT, 64 slice CT machines and 3 portable CT units
  • 5 MR machines, including one 3T unit and four 1.5T units

Education

The Neuroradiology Section participates in numerous weekly interdisciplinary conferences and tumor boards with clinical and surgical specialists. The section is involved in 5 weeks of didactic lectures for residents and fellows during the academic year, with special lecturers invited from neighboring hospitals as well. Additionally, the section gives lectures to medical students of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Clinical programs of the highest quality are established at the University of Miami School of Medicine in acute stroke, neuroophthalmology (Bascom Palmer Eye Institute rates #1 in the country), skull base neoplasms, pediatric neuroradiology, aneurysms and AVM’s, multiple sclerosis, and Alzheimer’s disease.

Staff

Gaurav Saigal, MD

Gaurav Saigal, MD

Chief, Neuroradiology
Professor of Clinical Radiology
University of Miami, Department of Radiology
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology
Rita Bhatia, MD

Rita Bhatia, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
University of Miami, Department of Radiology
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology
Efrat Saraf- Lavi, MD

Efrat Saraf- Lavi, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
University of Miami, Department of Radiology
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology
Evelyn Sklar, MD

Evelyn Sklar, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
University of Miami, Department of Radiology
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology
Natalya Nagornaya, MD

Natalya Nagornaya, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology
University of Miami, Department of Radiology
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology
Robert M. Quencer, MD

Robert M. Quencer, MD

Professor
University of Miami, Department of Radiology
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology
Charif Sidani, MD

Charif Sidani, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
University of Miami, Department of Radiology
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology
Adam Martin, MD

Adam Martin, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology
University of Miami, Department of Radiology
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology
Steven Falcone

Steven Falcone, MD, MBA

Professor
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology
University of Miami, Department of Radiology