Jeffrey C. Weinreb, MD, FACR, FISMRM, FSCBT/MR

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology; Director, Medical Imaging; Chief, Body Imaging Section; Chief, MRI Service; Director, Clinical Quality Initiatives

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Prostate and Urologic Cancers Program

Diagnostic Radiology: Body Imaging: Computed Tomography | Clinical Radiology

General Urology

Office of Student Research

Uroradiology

Yale Medical Group

Biography

After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Weinreb received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has held faculty positions at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Columbia College for Physicians and Surgeons, and New York University School of Medicine, where he was Director of MRI for 15 years and led a group that pioneered the development of Body MRI, Breast MRI, and MRA. Yale has been his home since 2002.
Dr. Weinreb is currently Professor of Diagnostic Radiology at the Yale School of Medicine and Chief of MRI and Director of Medical Imaging at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is a leading authority on MRI contrast agents and the use of MRI for the abdomen (focusing on the liver), and pelvis (focusing on the prostate). A noted educator and lecturer, he has presented more than 800 invited lectures and has been a frequent Visiting Professor throughout the world. Dr. Weinreb has authored/co-authored more than 160 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 3 textbooks, and he is on the editorial boards of several medical journals.
As Chairman of the American College of Radiology Commission on Quality and Safety, Dr. Weinreb spearheaded efforts to improve the quality of medical imaging in the USA. He has served as President of the SCBT/MR, President of the New York Roentgen Society, and Vice President of the ACR, and he currently chairs the annual ACR Forum.

Education & Training

MD Mount Sinai School of Medicine (1978)
Fellow Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Chief Resident Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
Resident Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
Intern Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Honors & Recognition

  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution, ACRIN American College of Radiology Imaging Network (2004)

  • M.A. Privatim (honorary Master’s degree)Yale University, New Haven, CT (2004)

  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”Radiology (2003)

  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”Radiology (2002)

  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award (2002)

  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction” Radiology (2001)

  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award (2001)

  • Fellow American College of Radiology (2001)

  • Distinguished Committee Service AwardAmerican College of Radiology (2001)

  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”Radiology (2000)

  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”Radiology (1999)

  • SCBT/MR Moncada Research Award (1999)

  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”Radiology (1998)

  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award (1998)

  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”Radiology (1997)

  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award (1997)

  • Editor's Recognition Award with “Special Distinction”Radiology (1996)

  • Giovanni Di Chiro Award for Outstanding Scientific ResearchJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography (1996), (1998)

  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award (1995)

  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award (1994)

  • SCBT/MR Research Cum Laude Award (1993)

  • Fellow of the Society Award Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (1992)

  • Mount Sinai-Hadassah Medical Center Exchange ProgramMount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY (1978)

  • Indian Health Service Fellowship (1975)

  • Phi Beta KappaMIT, Cambridge, MA (1974)

  • Phi Lambda UpsilonHonorary Chemical Society, MIT (1974)

  • Frederick H. King Merit Scholarship AwardMount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY (1974), (1978)

  • National Science Foundation Research FellowshipWaldemar Medical Research Foundation, Woodbury, NY (1969)

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Contact Info

Jeffrey C. Weinreb, MD, FACR, FISMRM, FSCBT/MR
Patient Care Locations
Yale Diagnostic RadiologyYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste South Pavilion - 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06510
Yale-New Haven Shoreline Medical Center
111 Goose Lane

Guilford, CT 06437
150 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address
Diagnostic Radiology333 Cedar Street
P.O. Box 208042

New Haven, CT 06520-8042

Curriculum Vitae