Leah P Gruss, MD

Specialties:
Diagnostic Radiology
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Overview

Dr. Leah Gruss is an assistant professor of radiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She is board certified in diagnostic radiology and fellowship trained in abdominal imaging. After graduating from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she completed her radiology residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and an abdominal imaging fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.

For more than 20 years, she has provided exemplary service at the NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital and continues to advance radiologic services at the Och Spine Center. With a focused interest in clinical radiology, she served as director of ultrasound at the Allen Hospital and has a particular interest in advancing body MRI.

Dr. Gruss is deeply committed to teaching and as a designated educator she has a vested interest in radiology resident and medical student education. She is focused on improving patient care by maintaining open communication with the medical and surgical staff at the Allen Hospital and has instituted weekly radiology rounds with the ICU residents and monthly noon conference with the medical residents.

Dr. Gruss has extensive experience in body cross-sectional imaging including ultrasound, CT, CT angiography and MRI/MRCP. Dr. Gruss is a member of The American Roentgen Ray Society and The New York Roentgen Society.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Designated Educator for The Allen Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Gender

  • Female

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Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care-HMO/EPO (Westchester Only)
  • MVP Health Care-PPO (Westchester Only)

Oxford Health Plans

  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

Workers Compensation

  • Workers Comp-Board of NY

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University
  • Internship: North Shore University Hospital
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology

Research

Selected Publications


1. Gruss, LP and Newhouse, JH, Eight Echo T2 Measurements of Adrenal Masses: Limitations of Differential Diagnosis by Relaxation Time Determination, JCAT, 20(5): 792-797, 1996

2. Gruss, LP, Case Report: Relapsing Polychondritis, Radiology Today, 8(9): 23, 1991

3. Gruss, LP, Case Report: Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis, Radiology Today, 7(3): 28, 1990

4. Gruss, LP, Case Report: Breast Edema due to Congestive Heart Failure, Radiology Today, 6(l2): 36, 1989

5. Kisseleff, HR, Gruss, LP, Thornton, J and Jordan, HA, The Satiating Efficiency of Foods, Physiol. Behav., 32: 319-332, 1984

6. Newman, A and Gruss, LP, Role-taking Ability of Paranoids, Psych. Reports, 47: 729-730, 1980