Flavio Kamenetz, M.D., Ph.D. - University Diagnostic Medical Imaging

Flavio Kamenetz, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Kamenetz joined the practice in 2010 and is the head of the Women’s Imaging department. Prior to joining UDMI, Dr. Kamenetz obtained his radiology training at Beth Israel Hospital in NYC (now part of the Mount Sinai Medical system). After residency, he stayed an additional year to complete a Breast and MRI fellowship. Dr. Kamenetz spent a combined 8 years obtaining both a medical degree and a Ph.D. in genetics at SUNY Stony Brook. His thesis work on Alzheimer’s Disease, performed at the prestigious Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, was published as a leading article in the influential journal Neuron. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Columbia University with an Honors degree in Biology.
Dr. Kamenetz has authored articles and has been the recipient of research grants and numerous medical awards.

Born in Brazil, Dr. Kamenetz moved to the US at an early age and has been a New Yorker ever since. He speaks Portuguese and Spanish.




  • Columbia College, B.A., 1996
    • Honors: Biology

Medical School

  • State University of New York at Sony Brook, M.D., Ph.D. 2004
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Ph.D. (Genetics), 2002
  • SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine, M.D., 2004


Internal Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, 2004-2005


Diagnostic Radiology, Beth Israel Hospital, 2005-2009


Breast & MRI, Beth Israel, 2009-2010

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology, 2009

Associations and Memberships

American Board of Radiology
Radiological Society of North America