Alexander Gavlin, M.D.

Alexander Gavlin, M.D. Specialties: Diagnostic Radiology

Alexander Gavlin, M.D.
Specialties: Diagnostic Radiology
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520 East 70th Street
Starr Pavilion, Ground Floor
New York, NY 10021
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About Alexander Gavlin, M.D.

Alexander Gavlin, MD is a board-certified radiologist specializing in abdominopelvic imaging. He is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus.

While attending New York University, Dr. Gavin was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 2004 and earned his B.S. in 2005, graduating with Summa Cum Laude Honors. He received the Helen and Rita Lurie Scholarship to attend New York University School of Medicine and received his M.D. in 2010.

Dr. Gavlin competed a Medicine internship year at New York downtown Hospital (now NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital) where he was awarded Intern of the Year. This was followed by residency in diagnostic Radiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, where he received the Leo M. Davidoff Society of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Yeshiva University Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Teaching of Medical Students. After completing a year of Fellowship training in MRI and Body Imaging in 2016, he joined the Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Radiology faculty. He has been board certified in Diagnostic Radiology from the American Board of Radiology since 2016.

Dr. Gavlin's clinical expertise is in abdominopelvic imaging. He interprets CT, MRI, radiography, ultrasound, and fluoroscopy studies of the abdomen and pelvis as well as PET/CT and PET/MRI imaging.

His imaging and research interests include CT and MRI imaging of the pancreas and liver (including cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma), ultrasound imaging, and liver and kidney transplant imaging.

In addition to his clinical and research activities, Dr. Gavlin is actively involved in teaching residents, fellows, and medical students and overseas resident education related to abdominopelvic imaging.

Dr. Gavlin is a member of several prestigious radiological societies listed below: American College of Radiology (ACR) Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) American Board of Radiology (ABR) Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital


  • Abdominal Imaging

  • Abdominal Ultrasound

  • Body Imaging

  • Body Imaging - US/CT/MRI

  • Body MRI

  • Cancer Screening

  • Carotid Ultrasound

  • Colon Cancer Screening

  • CT Angiogram

  • CT Scan of the Abdomen

  • CT Scan of the Body

  • CT Scan of the Pelvis

  • Fluoroscopy

  • Gastrointestinal Radiology

  • Genitourinary Radiology

  • Gynecologic Ultrasound

  • Hepatobiliary Pancreas Imaging

  • Kidney Transplantation

  • Liver Transplantation

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  • MRA of the Kidneys

  • MRI Liver

  • MRI of the Abdomen

  • MRI of the Pelvis

  • MRI Pelvis Female

  • Pelvic Ultrasound

  • PET Scan

  • PET-CT

  • Positron Emission Tomography

  • Testicular Ultrasound

  • Transvaginal Ultrasound

  • Ultrasound

  • Vascular Ultrasound

  • Virtual Colonoscopy


  • Degrees: New York University
  • Degrees: New York University School of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English