Meet Our Faculty

Pyne

Raj Pyne, MD
Program Director, Interventional Radiology Residency
Associate Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency


Dr. Devaraj Pyne is a board-certified interventional radiologist, and the Program Director for the IR/DR residency program and the Associate Program Director for the Diagnostic Radiology residency. He has been passionate about resident education for years and is thrilled to have developed the new Interventional Residency from the ground up and now integrated it into Rochester General Hospital’s busy IR practice. His main clinical interests and expertise involve venous work (including varicose vein and venous thromboembolism treatments), interventional oncology, endoleak repair, kyphoplasty, arteriovenous malformation embolization, and women’s health (including uterine fibroid embolization and postpartum hemorrhage). He recently co-authored an article in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology entitled “Uterine Artery Embolization in the Treatment of Postpartum Uterine Hemorrhage” and is currently involved with research regarding chronic venous insufficiency and percutaneous Type 1 and Type 2 endoleak repair. Dr. Pyne has received the Teaching Award by the radiology residents.

Undergraduate Education: Union College

Medical School: Albany Medical College

Internship/Other Residency: Albany Medical Center

Diagnostic Radiology Residency: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, New York (Chief Resident)

Fellowship Training: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Board Certification in Radiology: American Board of Radiology, 2008

Board Certification in Subspecialty Training: Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2010 

Rivero Michael J. Rivero, MD
Section Chief, Division of Interventional Radiology

Dr. Mike Rivero is a board certified interventional radiologist who is the Section Chief of Interventional Radiology at Rochester General Hospital. His main clinical interests and expertise involve treating varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency, TIPS, balloon kyphoplasty, and uterine fibroid embolization. He is also experienced in women’s imaging and procedures, a rare feat given the demands of both subspecialties.

Undergraduate Education: University at Buffalo

Medical School: University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Dentistry

Internship/Other Residency: Unity Hospital

Diagnostic Radiology Residency: Rochester General Hospital (Chief Resident)

Fellowship Training: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center

Board Certification in Radiology:
American Board of Radiology, 2009

Board Certification in Subspecialty Training:
Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2011; MQSA certified in Mammography

Broder Jonathan D. Broder, MD
Past Chairman, Rochester General Hospital Department of Diagnostic Imaging

Dr. Jonathan Broder is the past Chairman of Radiology at Rochester General Health System and an accomplished board certified interventional radiologist. His clinical and administrative leadership in his tenure as Chairman of Diagnostic Imaging led to advances in image quality, departmental efficiency and patient safety in the busy and rapidly growing radiology department. The combination of over 15 years of experience in interventional radiology and his leadership experience as one of Rochester General Hospital’s chiefs of service allow Dr. Broder to offer a unique perspective.

Undergraduate Education: Cornell University

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Diagnostic Radiology Residency: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center

Fellowship Training: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Albany Medical Center

Board Certification in Radiology: American Board of Radiology, 1999

Board Certification in Subspecialty Training:
Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2001; recertified 2011

Gupta Atul K. Gupta, MD
Chairman, Newark-Wayne Community Hospital Department of Radiology

Dr. Atul Gupta is an accomplished board certified interventional radiologist who specializes in minimally invasive procedures. His clinical expertise in procedures, especially with balloon kyphoplasty, peripheral vascular angioplasty and stenting, uterine fibroid embolization, and varicose vein ablation treatment, has earned Dr. Gupta the reputation as a well-respected interventional radiologist in the Rochester region. He is now the Chairman of Radiology at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.

Undergraduate Education: University of Rochester, Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

Medical School: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse

Internship: General Surgery, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Dentistry

Diagnostic Radiology Residency:
University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Dentistry

Fellowship Training: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, The Washington Hospital Center

Board Certification in Radiology:
American Board of Radiology, 2003

Board Certification in Subspecialty Training: Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2005; recertified 2014

Dabydeen Donnette Dabydeen, MD

Dr. Dabydeen is a board certified interventional radiologist who specializes in minimally invasive procedures and breast imaging. Throughout her undergraduate and medical education, her amazing path has always been highlighted by her research endeavors at esteemed medical centers such as Stony Brook University, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Institut de la Santé et de la Recherche Medicale, National Cancer Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. As a result, her prolific research has been published in multiple radiology, biomedical, cancer and pharmacology journals. Her main clinical interests and expertise involve treating tumor ablation, chronic venous insufficiency, interventional oncology, and breast imaging.

Undergraduate Education: Stony Brook University

Medical School: Harvard Medical School

Internship/Other Residency: Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Diagnostic Radiology Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Fellowship Training: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Board Certification in Radiology: American Board of Radiology, 2012

Board Certification in Subspecialty Training: Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2014; MQSA certified in Mammography
Lightner Kevin A. Lightner, MD
Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency
Associate Program Director, Interventional Radiology Residency
Section Chief, Nuclear Medicine


Dr. Lightner is a board certified radiologist who is the Section Chief of Nuclear Medicine. He is the Program Director for the Diagnostic Radiology residency and was also instrumental in developing the new Interventional Radiology residency, of which he is now the Associate Program Director. His clinical expertise includes advanced PET/CT imaging, nuclear medicine imaging, iodine-based therapeutic treatments, and Y90 radioembolization therapy. He leads the dedicated PET/CT center that opened in 2012.

Undergraduate Education: University of Pittsburgh, University of Leeds (England), Juniata College

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine

Internship: Western Pennsylvania Hospital

Diagnostic Radiology Residency: Rochester General Hospital (Chief Resident)

Fellowship Training: Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Board Certification in Radiology: American Board of Radiology, 2011

Board Certification in Subspecialty Training: Nuclear Medicine