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About Stephen M. Dorros, MD, FACR

Steven M. Dorros, MD, is a board-certified radiologist with subspecialty training in neuroradiology. His clinical focus is on imaging the brain and spine to better understand and treat a variety of conditions, including back pain, sports injuries, malignancies and epilepsy.

Dr. Dorros is medical director of UC San Diego Health's outpatient magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) services and director of its teleradiology services, which provide expert second opinions and case reviews for community-based practices that do not offer specialized consultative health care. His team is also involved in philanthropic radiology services.

As a professor in the Department of Radiology, Dr. Dorros instructs medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He is also involved in Alzheimer's research, specifically MRI-based volumetric studies of the brain, used to evaluate locations of brain atrophy and disease progression.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health in 2007, he was chairman of radiology at Tri-City Medical Center in San Diego County, where he helped to develop the hospital's outpatient radiology suites, mammography center and cardiovascular rehabilitation center.

He completed fellowship training in neuroradiology and angiography at Montefiore Hospital and Morrisania Hospital in New York. He completed residency training in diagnostic radiology and earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Dr. Dorros is board certified in general radiology.

He is a fellow of the American College of Radiology (FACR). Dr. Dorros is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the American Society of Neuroradiology, and the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City, NY

Fellowship

  • Montefiore Hospital & Morrisania Hospital, Bronx, NY

Residency

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City, NY

Internship

  • New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2007-02-12

Board Certifications

  • General Radiology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Brain Imaging
  • Spine Imaging
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted