Joseph Comunale, M.D.
Joseph Comunale, M.D.

Joseph Comunale, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology
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Specialties
Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology, Neuro Radiology, more

Locations and Appointments


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Weill Cornell Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian

2315 Broadway
4th Floor
New York, NY 10024
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Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
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Weill Cornell Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian

53 Beekman Street
Ground Level
New York, NY 10038
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Weill Cornell Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian

1305 York Avenue
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
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Weill Cornell Medicine - Long Island City

28-25 Jackson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101
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Weill Cornell Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian

1283 York Avenue
7th Floor
New York, NY 10065
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Weill Cornell Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian

520 East 70th Street
Starr Pavilion, Ground Floor
New York, NY 10021
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Weill Cornell Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian

416 East 55th Street
New York, NY 10022
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About Joseph Comunale, M.D.

Dr. Joseph Comunale is Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Associate Attending Radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is a member of the Division of Neuroradiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and Chief of the Division of Outpatient Imaging. He is also a Consultant in Radiology and Imaging at the Hospital for Special Surgery.


In 1985, Dr. Comunale earned his B.S. in Biochemistry and a B.A. in Spanish Language Studies from the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He was awarded his M.D. degree in 1989 from the University of Rochester School of Medicine after completing the "Rochester Plan," an early selection to medical school program.


After a general surgery internship (1989-1990) at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, Dr. Comunale served as a resident in Diagnostic Radiology at Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA (1990-1994) and was elected as Chief Radiology Resident 1993-1994. Dr. Comunale then did a Fellowship in Neuroradiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center from 1994-1996.


Dr. Comunale achieved Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology in 1994. He achieved a Certificate in Added Qualification (CAQ) in the sub-specialty of Neuroradiology in 1996 and was recertified in 2007.


Dr. Comunale performs a variety of neurologic and spine imaging (MRI, MRA, CT, CTA and procedures). In addition to providing clinical care, Dr. Comunale holds various leadership postitions. He is an active and enthusiastic teacher of medical students, radiology residents and neuroradiology fellows and is a mentor to medical students, residents, and neuroradiology fellows. He is both a local and international speaker on topics in Neuroradiology.


Board Certifications

  • Neuroradiology
  • Radiology
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Expertise

  • Brain CT

  • Brain MRI

  • CAT Scan (CT Scan)

  • Cerebral Aneurysm

  • CT (Computed Tomography)

  • CT Angiogram Head

  • CT Head and Neck

  • CT Neck

  • CT Spine

  • CTA Neck

  • Disease of Brain

  • Lumbar Puncture

  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography

  • MR Spectroscopy

  • MRA of Brain

  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)

  • MRI Spine

  • Myelography

  • Neuro Imaging

  • Neurodegenerative Disorder

  • PET (Positron Emission Tomography)

  • PET-CT

  • Spinal Disease

  • Stroke

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Ultrasound

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Education

  • Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine

  • Residency: University of Rochester School of Medicine

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Titles & Positions

  • Associate Attending Radiologist

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital

  • Newyork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health

Education

  • Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Rochester School of Medicine

Titles & Positions

  • Associate Attending Radiologist
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology

Board Certifications

  • Neuroradiology
  • Radiology

Languages Spoken

  • English