Our Radiologists

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Robert Diamond, M.D.
Board-Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
(American Board of Radiology, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1977)

After completing his undergraduate studies at Tulane University in New Orleans in 1972, Dr. Diamond earned his M.D. degree at S.U.N.Y. Downstate, College of Medicine, in Brooklyn, New York (1972-1976).

Following his internship at the Metropolitan Medical Center in New York City (1976-1977), Dr. Diamond completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at Cornell Medical Center in New York City (1977-1980).

Dr. Diamond continued his training with a fellowship in neuro and musculoskeletal medical imaging and interventional radiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California (1980-1981)

Stephen M. Hershowitz, M.D.
Neuroradiologist
Board-Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
(American Board of Radiology, 1986)
Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology, 1995 and 2005

After completing his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1978, Dr. Hershowitz earned his M.D. degree at State University of New York at Buffalo (1978-1982).

Following his internship at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York (1982-1983), Dr. Hershowitz completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at Cornell-North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY (1983-1986).

Dr. Hershowitz completed his fellowship as instructor in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology Section, at the University of Maryland Medical System Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland (1986-1987)

Samuel Mayerfield, M.D.
Neuroradiologist
Board-Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
(American Board of Radiology, 1986)
Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology (1997)

After completing his undergraduate studies at New York University in New York City, Dr. Mayerfield earned his M.D. degree in Paris, France at Universite de Paris, Faculte de Medecine, Paris VI (Pierre et Marie Curie) in 1979.

Following his internship and residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, Dr. Mayerfield completed a year of emergency medicine at the Columbia University program at Overlook Hospital in New Jersey (1979-1983).

Dr. Mayerfield continued his training with a fellowship in neuroradiology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey, where he was also an assistant professor of neuroradiology (1983-1984).

Harold Tice, M.D.
Neuroradiologist
Board-Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
(American Board of Radiology, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1990)
Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology, 1992

Dr. Tice completed a six-year combined undergraduate (B.A.) and graduate (M.D.) studies program at Boston University in 1985.

Following his internship at Framingham Union Hospital in Framingham, Massachusetts (1986), Dr. Tice completed his residency in radiology at S.U.N.Y Downstate, Kings County Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York (1986-1990).

In 1992 Dr. Tice continued his training in a Harvard fellowship program in neuroradiology which involved three hospitals in Boston, Massachusetts: Brigham and Women´s Hospital, Children´s Hospital, and Beth Israel Hospital.

Ronald S. Wagner, M.D.
Neuroradiologist and Musculoskeletal Radiologist
Board Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
(American Board of Radiology, June 1998)
Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology, November 2002

After completing his undergraduate studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT in 1985, Dr. Wagner earned his M.D. degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York in 1993.

Following his internship at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ (1993-1994), Dr. Wagner completed his residency in radiology at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan, NY (1994-1998).

Dr. Wagner continued his training with fellowships in neuroradiology (1998-1999) and in body/musculoskeletal MRI (1999-2000) at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in Manhattan, NY.

Dr. Wagner is a senior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology and a member of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology.

Steven Wayne Winter, M.D.
Board-Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
(American Board of Radiology, June 1994)

Dr. Winter completed his undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire (1980-1984).

After earning his M.D. degree at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY (1985-1989), Dr. Winter completed his internship at Westchester County Medical Center (Department of Internal Medicine), also in Valhalla (1989-1990).

Dr. Winter completed his residency in radiology at New York University Medical Center in New York City, where he also completed fellowship training in Thoracic and Abdominal Imaging and Musculoskeletal Imaging (1990-1994).

Mark J. Lodespoto, M.D.
Board-Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
[American Board of Radiology, 1990;
Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology, 1995 and 2005;
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1987;
National Boards of Pharmacy Licensure, 1982]

After completing a B.S. in Pharmacy at Long Island University at Schwartz College of Pharmacy in Brooklyn New York (1976-1981), Dr. Lodespoto earned his M.D. at State University of New York at Buffalo, New York (1981-1986).

Dr. Lodespoto completed his residency at Nassau County Medical Center, SUNY Stony Brook, in East Meadow, New York (1986-1990), followed by fellowship training in neurology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New Hyde Park, New York (1991-1992).

Christian P. Annese, M.D.
Board Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
(American Board of Radiology, June 2007)

After completing his undergraduate studies at Loyola College in Baltimore, MD (1994-98), Dr. Annese earned his M.D. degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (UMDNJ) in Piscataway, NJ (1998-2002).

Following his UMDNJ transitional year at Overlook Hospital in Summit NJ (2002-03), Dr. Annese completed his UMDNJ residency in radiology at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, NJ (2003-2007).

Dr. Annese continued his training with a musculoskeletal MRI fellowship at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA (2007-08).

David H. Stemerman, M.D.
Board-Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
[American Board of Radiology – 1997; National Board of Medical Examiners – 1993]
Specialties: MSK/Body/Neuro Imaging

After completing his undergraduate studies at Emory University in Atlanta, GA (1984-88), Dr. Stemerman earned his M.D. degree at Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, MA (1988-92).

Following his internship at Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard University School of Medicine) in Boston, MA (1992-93), Dr. Stemerman completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at Temple University Health Sciences Center in Philadelphia, PA (1993-97).

Dr. Stemerman continued his training with a fellowship in magnetic resonance imaging at the New York University Medical Center in Manhattan, NY (1997-98).

John Himelfarb, M.D.
Board-Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
(American Board of Radiology, 1989)

After completing his undergraduate studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, Dr. Himelfarb earned his M.D. degree at Downstate Medical College in Brooklyn, New York (1980-84)

Following his internship at Staten Island Hospital (1984-85), Dr. Himelfarb completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at St.Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital (Columbia University) in Manhattan (1985-89), and continued his training with a MRI/CT/US fellowship at Tufts University in Boston, MA (1989-90).

Harold M. Augenstein, M.D.
Neuroradiologist
Board-Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
[American Board of Radiology, 1989)

Dr. Augenstein earned his M.D. degree at College of Medicine, Upstate Medical Center, State University of New York in Syracuse, NY in 1984.

Following his internship in general surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, City University of New York (1984-85), Dr. Augenstein completed his residency in diagnostic radiology at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, a division of Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York, NY (1985-89).

Dr. Augenstein continued his training with a fellowship in neuroradiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut (1989-91).

Michele M. Awobuluyi, M.D.
Board-Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
(American Board of Radiology, 1997)
Body Imaging Specialist

After completing her B.S. in Biomedical Education at City College of New York/Sophie Davis School in 1988, Dr.Awobuluyi earned her M.D. degree at New York University School of Medicine in New York, New York (1990).

Dr. Awobuluyi spent the next seven years at SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn, where she completed an internshipin general surgery and completed a residency in diagnostic radiology. In the following year, Dr. Awobuluyi was fellowship-trained in body/women’s imaging at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Barbara Moriarty, M.D.
Radiologist
American Board of Radiology

After Dr. Moriarty completed her undergraduate studies (B.S. Biology magna cum laude) at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA, she earned her M.D. degree at SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Moriarty completed residency years at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY, and Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, NY in Ob/Gyn and Internal Medicine.

She went on to complete a residency in diagnostic radiology with fellowship training in neuroradiology at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY.

Daniel Beyda, M.D.
Radiologist
American Board of Radiology (2003)

After Dr. Beyda completed his undergraduate studies (biology, 1992) at the University of California at Berkeley, CA, he earned his M.D. degree at Boston University in Boston, MA (1998).

Dr. Beyda completed his internship at Malden Hospital in Boston, MA (1999) and completed his residency in radiology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center on Long Island, NY.

Mark J. Decker, M.D.
Board-Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
(American Board of Radiology, 1997; National Board of Medical Examiners, 1994)

Dr. Decker obtained his MD degree at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City in 1993. Dr. Decker completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Children´s Hospital in Miami Beach, Florida in 1997. Dr. Decker completed his fellowship in Musculoskeletal Radiology and Intervention at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University Medical Center in New York City in 1998.

Dr. Decker specializes in orthopedic and spine imaging and intervention. Dr. Decker has special interest in cartilage imaging and total joint replacement imaging. Dr. Decker also has subspecialty in foot and ankle imaging and is the director of several podiatry residency training programs.

Dr. Decker has lectured nationally at professional meetings, conferences, and seminars on orthopedic and spine imaging.

Ajax Elis George, M.D.
Neuroradiologist
American Board of Diagnostic Radiology, 1972
Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology, 1995 and 2006
Maintenance of Certification (MOC), Neuroradiology, 2006

Dr. George completed the combined college and medical program at the National University/Athens Medical School in Athens, Greece (1959-1966). Following his internship at St. Joseph´s Hospital in Paterson, NJ (1966-1967), Dr. George completed diagnostic radiology residency at New York University Medical Center in Manhattan, NY (1968-1970).

Dr. George continued his training with a neuroradiology fellowship at the NYU Medical Center (1970-1971); a post-doctoral neuroradiology fellowship at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) (1971); and an INSERM research fellowship in Marseilles, France (1973).

Professor Emeritus at NYU Langone Medical Center with hundreds of publications in medical journals and hundreds of presentations at professional meetings in the United Stated and Canada to his credit, Dr. George is an esteemed radiologist both within and outside academia.