Veronica R. Chiesi Brown
For Release: April 28, 2017
ROCHESTER REGIONAL HEALTH'S EASTERN REGION WELCOMES NEW DIRECTOR OF RADIOLOGY
Rochester, NY - Rochester Regional Health has named Philip Pizzola as the new director of radiology for the Eastern Region. With more than 25 years of experience in radiology management, Pizzola has diverse health care management knowledge and is dedicated to quality patient care. He will oversee medical imaging operations of Rochester Regional Health’s Eastern Region, including the imaging departments and teams at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital and Clifton Springs Hospital & Clinic.
Prior to joining Rochester Regional Health, Pizzola served as director of medical imaging at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, New York and worked as a radiology management consultant for New York Imaging Service for the past ten years. He began his radiology career as a radiologic technologist for the U.S. Army where he climbed the ranks in radiology management and served in various roles during Operation Gulf Shield & Storm, Operation Provide Comfort, & Operation Provide Promise where he served on a team providing the only trauma radiology services to the United Nations peacekeeping forces in the former Balkans. Pizzola concluded his military career after being awarded the prestigious Meritorious Service Medal on his final tour in West Point, NY.
Pizzola holds a bachelor's degree in health care administration from American InterContinental University, is nationally registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and brings with him a successful history of radiology department financial and quality development, as well as a successful track record of employee mentorship.
Rochester Regional Health is an integrated health services organization serving the people of Western New York, the Finger Lakes and beyond. The system includes five hospitals; primary and specialty practices, rehabilitation centers, ambulatory campuses and immediate care facilities; innovative senior services, facilities and independent housing; a wide range of behavioral health services; and ACM Medical Laboratory, a global leader in patient and clinical trials. Rochester Regional Health is the region’s second largest employer. Learn more at RochesterRegional.org.