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Leo J. Wolansky, M.D.

Professor and Chair of Radiology
Section Head, Neuroradiology
Academic Office Location:
Diagnostic Imaging
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-2802
Phone: 860-679-3626

Diagnostic Imaging

Curriculum Vitae:
B.A.Columbia College of Columbia UniversityPre-Med/Music
M.D.Mount Sinai School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
ResidencyLenox Hill HospitalDiagnostic Radiology (Chief Resident 1988-1989)
FellowshipYale New Haven HospitalNeuroradiology

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Department of Radiology Teacher of the YearUniversity Hospitals Case Medical Center
Department of Radiology Teacher of the Year - View Box EducatorUniversity Hospitals Case Medical Center
Excellence in Teaching AwardThe Foundation of UMDNJ
Listed Among "Best Doctors in New Jersey"New Jersey Monthly
Named a Best Doctor (1996-1997 East Coast Division; 1998)The Best Doctors in the United States
Outstanding Merit AwardNew Jersey Medical School Faculty
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Radiation Safety (Leadership Ad Hoc Group)OtherMemberUniversity20182018
“Practical Questions in Contemporary Imaging”Founder & Co-ChairExternalInternational20182018
Clinical Affairs SubcommitteeMemberUniversity2018
Dean's CouncilMemberUniversity2018
Radiation Safety CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20172018
Clinical Competence CommitteeEducation CommitteeUConn HealthUniversity20172018
Radiology Quality Assurance and Performance ImprovementOtherChairUniversity20172018
EVP Clinical CabinetMemberUniversity2017
Clinical Chairs & Center Directors CommitteeMemberUniversity2017
Radiologic Society of North America Annual Meeting Scientific Program CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMember and ReviewerExternalInternational20162019

Journal Articles

Case Reports



  • Acute Labyrinthitis
    Cieslak J, Wolansky L Radiology Online 2018 Dec;
  • Ameloblastoma
    Gillis E, Wolansky L Radiology Online 2018 Dec;
  • Angiocentric Lymphoma
    Joyce R, Wolansky Radiology Online 2018 Dec;
  • Dural venous sinus thrombosis with hemorrhagic venous infarct
    Violari E, Wolansky L Radiology Online. 2018 Dec;
  • Epidermoid Cyst (CP Angle)
    Gillis E, Wolansky L Radiology Online 2018 Dec;
  • Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy
    Cieslak J, Wolansky L Radiology Online 2018 Dec;
  • Radiology Online
    Wolansky L, Karimeddini D, Molina M, Joyce R (Eds.)



  • Radiology Online
    Wolansky L, Karimeddini D, Molina M, Joyce R (Eds.) Radiology Online ( 2018 Dec;
  • Friends of Radiology in Ukraine
    Numerous Friends of Radiology in Ukraine 2016 Jun;
  • Friends of Radiology in Ukraine website (2018)
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Features of local gradient disorder on MRI that distinguish radiation necrosis and tumor recurrence post­radiotherapy are associated with zonal necrosis, vessel wall thickening, hyalinization and demyelination: A preliminary study in brain tumors. Prasanna P, Rogers L, Cohen M, Singh G, Badve C, Wolansky L, Madabhushi A, Tiwari P.TalkSociety for NeuroOncology2016
Frequency of Gadolinium (Gd) deposition in the dentate nucleus after 13 monthly triple-doses of Gd. Mitra J, DiCamillo P, Cook S, Cadavid D, Wolansky L, Tiwari P.TalkRSNA2016Chicago
Human-Machine performance comparison study in distinguishing radiation necrosis from brain tumor recurrence on routine MRI. Prasanna P, Nayate A, Gupta A. Rogers L, Wolansky L, Sing G.TalkRSNA2016Chicago
A MRI-pharmacokinetic study of gadolinium deposition in the dentate nucleus in multiple sclerosis patients receiving serial triple-doses of Gd for 14 consecutive months. Wolansky L, Mitra J, DiCamillo P, Cook S, Cadavid D, Richards T, Naismith R, Lancia S, Tiwari P.PosterECTRIMS2016London
Assessment of Brain Atrophy in multiple sclerosis patients with fat-suppressed T1 weighted and FLAIR subtracted images ulitising Comparative Brain Imaging software. Hojjati M, Richards T, Tatsuoka C, Thiele F, Wolansky L.PosterECTRIMS2016London
Diagnostic utility of quantitative 18F-FDG-PET/MRI, DSC pMRI and 18F-FDG-PET/CT in differentiating radiation necrosis from tumor recurrence in post therapy GBM. Hojjati M, Badve C, Garg V, Gupta A, Tatsuoka C, Sloan A, Rogers L, Faulhaber P, Wolansky L.TalkARRS2016Los Angeles
Radiogenomic Analysis of TCBA/TCIA Diffuse Lower Grade Gliomas by Molecular Subtype. Holder C, Poisson L, Cooper L, Huang E, Chen J, Hwang S, Mukherjee S, Wolansky L, Griffith B, Yeom K, Iv M, Wintermark M, Colen R, Jain R, Kirby J, Freymann J, Rubin D, Jaffe C, Brat D, Flanders A.TalkRSNA2015Chicago
Comparison of 18FDG-PET/MR to Qualitative and Semi-quantitative 18-FDG-PET/CT in Differentiation of Radiation Necrosis from Tumor Recurrence. Badve CA, Yankevich U, Abboud S, Garg, V, Sloan A, Rogers L, Wolansky L, ODonnell James, Faulhaber P.TalkSociety of Nuclear Medicine2015Baltimore
Improved Detection Rates with high Sensitivity Gadolinium Enhanced MRI Protocols Translate Into Increased Statistical Power for Clinical Trials in MS 31st Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis. 9. Brown R, Narayanan S, Cook S, Cadavid D, Wolansky L, Arnold D.PosterECTRIMS2015Barcelona
Evaluation of recurrent spinal cord mass with PET-MR after treatment for filum terminale. Abboud S, Montagnese J, Badve C, Garg V, Sloan A, Wolansky L.TalkASNR2015Chicago