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Alex Merkulov, M.D.

Associate Professor of Radiology
Section Head of Women's Imaging
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Outpatient Pavilion, 8th Floor East
Farmington, CT 06030-8086
Phone: 860-422-3049
Email: merkulov@uchc.edu
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Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.Montclair State UniversityBiology
M.D.UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical SchoolMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipNew York University School of Medicine, New York Downtown HospitalInternal Medicine
ResidencyUMDNJ-New Jersey Medical SchoolDiagnostic Radiology
FellowshipYale University School of MedicineBreast Imaging and Body Imaging

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Connecticut Magazine's Top Doc Award
Annual Medical Staff Award of ExcellenceJohn Dempsey Hospital, UConn Health Center
Annual Faculty Teaching AwardDepartment of Radiology, UConn Health Center
Exemplary Expostulator Award for Best Resident Oration
Helen and Rita Lurie Foundation Scholarship RecipientNew Jersey Medical School
NJMS Alumni Association, Class of 1997 Scholarship RecipientNew Jersey Medical Schoool
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) National Student Research Fellowship RecipientNew Jersey Medical Schoool
NJMS Alumni Association, Class of 1993 Scholarship RecipientNew Jersey Medical Schoool
National Student Research Fellowship RecipientAlpha Omega Alpha
Class of 1993 Scholarship RecipientNew Jersey Medical School Alumni Association
National Dean’s List Member
Dean’s List MemberMontclair State University
Appointed Lieutenant of the Montclair State University EMS Squad Montclair State University
Appointed Sergeant of the Montclair State University EMS Squad Montclair State University
National Dean’s List Member
Dean’s List MemberMontclair State University
Dean’s List Member Montclair State University
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) Mentorship Steering CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationExternalInternational2020
Academic Merit Plan Appeals Committee, UConn HealthAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2018
Cancer Committee, UConn HealthAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2014
Clinical and Translational Breast ProgramAdvisory CommitteeExecutive Committee MemberUConn HealthUniversity
Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) Mentorship Steering CommitteeMemberNational

Journal Articles

Books

  • Merkulov A. Examkrackers 1001 Questions in MCAT Biology 2004 Jan;

Abstracts

  • Renal Trauma (Accidental and Iatrogenic) and Interventional Management
    Merkulov A, Bhatti W, Kisza P, Contractor S Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA 2009 Jan;
  • Single incision technique for tunneled central venous access
    Contractor S, Merkulov A, Phatak T, Bhagat N. Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark 2008 Jan;
  • Transsubclavian intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement
    Contractor S, Merkulov A, and Pawar R. Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark 2008 Jan;

Case Reports

  • “On The Case – Biliary mucinous cystadenoma”
    Chen D and Merkulov A. News Magazine: Radiology Today, Volume 21, Number 1; Published in January 2020, Pages 30-31
  • “On The Case – COVID-19 Pneumonia”
    Romero M, Bagade S and Merkulov A. News Magazine: Radiology Today, Volume 21, Number 5; Published in May 2020, Pages 30-31
  • “On The Case – Paget’s disease of the nipple”
    Merkulov A News Magazine: Radiology Today, Volume 21, Number 2; Published in February 2020, Pages 32-33
  • “On The Case – PDA with acute PE.”
    Merkulov A. News Magazine: Radiology Today, Volume 21, Number 6; Published in June 2020, Pages 30-31
  • “On The Case – Recurrent malignant Phyllodes Tumor.”
    Kincaid B, Khan F, and Merkulov A. News Magazine: Radiology Today, Volume 21, Number 7; Published in Nov/Dec 2020, Pages 30-31
  • “On The Case – Situs inversus totalis.”
    Becker K and Merkulov A. News Magazine: Radiology Today, Volume 21, Number 3; Published in March 2020, Pages 30-31

Websites

  • Radiology Online
    Wolansky L, Baldwin M, Karimeddini D, Molina M, Joyce R (Eds.) Radiology Online (https://health.uconn.edu/radiology-online/credits/) 2019 Dec;
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
3D-MammographyOtherWTIC News Talk 1080 (96.5-TIC), 2013
Introduction to Breast ImagingLectureMedical Student Breast Symposium, Ob/Gyn Rotation2013UConn Health Center
Breast Cancer Overview and ImagingLectureMedical Student Radiology Interest Group2012UConn Health Center, Farmington, CT
Introduction to Breast ImagingLectureMedical Student Breast Symposium, Ob/Gyn Rotation2012UConn Health Center
Are You Dense? Lecture1st Annual Women’s Heath Breakfast2012Pond House Café, West Hartford, CT
Introduction to Breast ImagingLectureMedical Student Breast Symposium, Ob/Gyn Rotation2012UConn Health Center
Tomosynthesis 3nd Annual JoAnne Smith Breast Cancer Symposium sponsored by Connecticut State Rep. Beth Bye (D-West Harford)LectureBreast Cancer Discovery Series2012UConn Health Center, Farmington, CT
Screening with a Smile OtherNews 8 (wtnh.com), 2012
Introduction to Breast Imaging, August 24thLectureMedical Student Breast Symposium, Ob/Gyn Rotation2012UConn Health Center
Introduction to Breast Imaging, July 27thLectureMedical Student Breast Symposium, Ob/Gyn Rotation2012UConn Health Center
Women’s Imaging UpdateLectureNeag Philanthropy Meeting2012Neag Cancer Center, UConn Health Center, Farmington, CT
Healthy breasts: What you need to know! 2nd Annual JoAnne Smith Breast Cancer Symposium sponsored by Connecticut State Rep. Beth Bye (D-West Harford)LectureBreast Cancer Discovery Series2011West Hartford, CT
Thyroid Ultrasound: Basic Imaging PrincipalsLectureDepartment of Endocrinology, Interdepartmental Lecture Series2011University of Connecticut
Mammography Board ReviewLectureUMDNJ-NJMS Department of Radiology2011UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School
Volumetric analysis of change in FLAIR burden of disease over 2 years in patients with early forms of multiple sclerosis randomized to interferon ß-1b or glatiramer acetate in the BECOME studyPosterWorld Congress on Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis2008Montréal