William A Gomes, MD, PHD

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Dr. Gomes is a board-certified neuroradiologist with specific clinical and research interests in the neuroimaging of children and patients with epilepsy. He is an associate professor of radiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Gomes received his MD, as well as a PhD in neuroscience, through the Medical Scientist Training Program at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed a medical internship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, followed by diagnostic radiology residency and neuroradiology fellowship training at Montefiore Medical Center. He has previously served as assistant professor of radiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center and associate professor of radiology at New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Functional Brain Mapping
  • Pediatric Neuroradiology

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Radiology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

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


  • Male

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Insurance Accepted


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


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


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

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty


  • Special Needs


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

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.


Selected Publications

Gulko, E, Overby, P, Ali, S, Mehta, H, Al-Mufti, F, Gomes, W. (2020) Vessel Wall Enhancement and Focal Cerebral Arteriopathy in a Pediatric Patient with Acute Infarct and COVID-19 Infection. American Journal of Neuroradiology.  41(12) 2348-2350.

 Goenka, A, Yozawitz, E, Gomes, WA and Nafday, SM. (2019) Selective head versus whole body cooling treatment of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy: comparison of EEG and MR imaging findings. American Journal of Perinatology. 37(12) 1264-1270

 McClelland, AC, Gomes, WA,. Shinnar, S, Hesdorffer, DC, Bagiella, E, Lewis, DV, Bello, JA, Chan, S,  MacFall, J,  Chen, M, Pellock, JM, Nordli Jr, DR, Frank, LM, Moshe, S, Shinnar, RC, Sun, S for the FEBSTAT Study Team. (2016) Quantitative evaluation of medial temporal lobe morphology in children with febrile status epilepticus: Results of the FEBSTAT study. American Journal of Neuroradiology.  37(12):2356-2362