Michael P. Recht, MD

  • Specialties: Musculoskeletal Imaging, Radiology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-6246

About Me

When I was a medical student, I loved that every question about what was going on with a patient led to the response, “Let’s go down to radiology and find out.” I’ve always thought of radiologists as puzzle solvers. Having the chance to see what’s otherwise invisible and to solve medical mysteries is why I chose radiology, and it has become my life’s passion.

I joined NYU Langone in 2008 to become chair of the Department of Radiology and to specialize in musculoskeletal radiology, focusing on the imaging of soft tissue, bones, and joints. My research involves using MRI to study articular cartilage, the tissue covering bone endings, so that we can detect cartilage injury and degeneration before they become irreversible. 

I am proud that our department has taken a leading role in defining the value of imaging. We have developed and implemented several initiatives to assure the highest-quality—and most patient-centered—imaging services.


Conditions and Treatments

diagnostic imaging

Credentials

Positions
  • Louis Marx Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology
  • Chair of the Department of Radiology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology, 1987
Education and Training
  • MD from University Of Pennsylvania, 2008
  • Fellowship, University of California, San Diego, Musculoskeletal Radiology, 1992
  • Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, MRI, 1990
  • Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Penn., Interventional Rad., 1988
  • Residency, Hospital of the University of Penn., Diagnostic Radiology, 1987
Departments

Locations and Appointments

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  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
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    • Aetna PPO/EPO
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    • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Agewell
    • Agewell
  • American Imaging Network
    • American Imaging Network
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    • Cigna EPO/POS
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    • ElderPlan
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    • Emblem Select Care Exchange
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Fidelis Medicare
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    • GHI CBP
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    • HIP Access I
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    • Independent Care System New York
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    • Local 1199 PPO
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    • NY Medicaid
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    • MetroPlus Child Health
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    • NYS Empire Plan
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    • US Department of Labor
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    • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
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NYU Radiology Associates

660 1st Avenue, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10016

Contact

Phone: 212-263-6246

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“My research involves using MRI to detect cartilage injury and degeneration before they become irreversible.”

Michael P. Recht, MD Radiologist

Publications

  • Virtual radiology rounds: adding value in the digital era

    Fefferman, Nancy R; Strubel, Naomi A; Prithiani, Chandan; Chakravarti, Sujata; Caprio, Martha; Recht, Michael P Fefferman, Nancy R; Strubel, Naomi A; Prithiani, Chandan; Chakravarti, Sujata; Caprio, Martha; Recht, Michael P
    Pediatric radiology. 2016 Aug 3. 46 (12): 1645-1650

  • Surveying Academic Radiology Department Chairs Regarding New and Effective Strategies for Medical Student Recruitment

    Francavilla, Michael L; Arleo, Elizabeth Kagan; Bluth, Edward I; Straus, Christopher M; Reddy, Sravanthi; Recht, Michael P Francavilla, Michael L; Arleo, Elizabeth Kagan; Bluth, Edward I; Straus, Christopher M; Reddy, Sravanthi; Recht, Michael P
    American journal of roentgenology (1976). 2016 Sep 22. 207 (6): 1171-1175

  • Clinical utility of shoulder imaging in theoutpatient setting: A pilot study [Meeting Abstract]

    Gyftopoulos, S; Garwood, E; Babb, J; Horwitz, L; Recht, M Gyftopoulos, S; Garwood, E; Babb, J; Horwitz, L; Recht, M
    Skeletal radiology. 2016 August 2016. 45 (8): 1170-1170

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