Michael Rasiej, MD

Board Certifications: 
Diagnostic Radiology
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Overview

Dr. Michael Rasiej is board certified in diagnostic radiology and subspecialty trained in musculoskeletal imaging and body MRI. Dr. Rasiej is an assistant professor of radiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and an assistant attending radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. His expertise includes musculoskeletal MRI, CT, ultrasound, and radiograph interpretation including joints and spine as well as emergency radiology imaging.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Emergency Radiology
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Orthopedic Radiology

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Clinical Director, Division of Emergency Radiology

Hospital Affiliations

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

Languages

  • Polish

Gender

  • Male

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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

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
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • MVP Health Care-HMO/EPO (Westchester Only)
  • MVP Health Care-PPO (Westchester Only)

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

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

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: New York Hospital Queens
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology

Honors & Awards

Best Lecturer of the Year 2011-2012 (given for lectures to residents)

Research

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Vanbeek C, Loeffler BJ, Narzikul A, Gordon V, Rasiej MJ, Kazam JK, Abboud JA. Diagnostic accuracy of noncontrast MRI for detection of glenohumeral cartilage lesions: a prospective comparison to arthroscopy. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Apr 21 pii: S1058-2746(14)00093-7.
  2. Fridman R, Bar-David T, Kamen S, Staron RB, Leung DK, Rasiej MJ. Imaging of diabetic foot infections. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2014 Jan;31(1):43-56.
  3. Postolov I, Rasiej MJ, Hershman D, Hays AP, Austin JH. Thoracoabdominal muscular enlargement in dermatomyositis: CT visualization. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Mar;184(3 Suppl):S91-3.

Poster Presentations

  1. VanBeek C, Loeffler BJ, Narzikul A, Gordon V, Rasiej MJ, Kazam JK, Abboud JA. Diagnostic Accuracy of Noncontrast MRI for Detection of Glenohumeral Cartilage Lesions: A Prospective Comparison to Arthroscopy. Eastern Orthopaedic Association Meeting. October 2014.
  2. VanBeek C, Loeffler BJ, Narzikul A, Gordon V, Rasiej MJ, Kazam JK, Abboud JA. Diagnostic Accuracy of Noncontrast MRI for Detection of Glenohumeral Cartilage Lesions: A Prospective Comparison to Arthroscopy. American Orthopaedic Society / Canadian Orthopaedic Association Combined Meeting. June 2014.
  3. VanBeek C, Loeffler BJ, Narzikul A, Gordon V, Rasiej MJ, Kazam JK, Abboud JA. Diagnostic Accuracy of Noncontrast MRI for Detection of Glenohumeral Cartilage Lesions: A Prospective Comparison to Arthroscopy. Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting. April 2014.

Abstracts

  1. T. Uldrick, M. Hesdorffer, M. J. Rasiej, J. H. Austin, R. N. Taub. 18FDG-PET in the management of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma: A retrospective review of 145 scans in 37 patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2007 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings Part I. Vol 25, No. 18S (June 20 Supplement), 2007: (Abstract No: 20519).