Kenneth Pearsen

Kenneth D. Pearsen

Kenneth D. Pearsen MD

UBMD Radiology


Neuroradiology - Radiology; Vascular and Interventional Radiology


Professional Summary:

Department chair Kenneth Pearsen, MD, is a seasoned hospital-based radiologist and educator. He has lived and worked in Western New York for the past 25 years. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He did his medical residency in diagnostic radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he also completed a fellowship in neuroradiology and is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology and the American Board of Neuroradiology, with added qualifications in vascular and interventional radiology and neuroradiology.

In addition, he is president of the UBMD Radiology practice plan, co-founder and former president and chief executive officer of Great Lakes Medical Imaging (GLMI), serves as radiology chief of service for Kaleida Health and chief of radiology at Buffalo General Medical Center. Before founding GLMI, he was president of Ide Radiology Group in Rochester, where he also was clinical assistant professor of radiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center and chief of radiology at Highland Hospital.


Neuroradiology - Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology

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Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, The American Board of Radiology

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Neuroradiology, Massachusetts General Hospital (1990)
  • Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital (1989)
  • Internship, Department of Medicine, New England Deaconess Hospital (1986)
  • MD, Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons (1985)
  • BS, University of Pennsylvania, Summa Cum Laude (1981)

Awards and Honors:

  • Who's who in Rochester Health Care (2000)
  • Who's who in Rochester Health Care (1999)
  • 40 under 40 (1998)
  • Public Health Service Award (1985)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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