Robert M. Quencer, M.D. is the Robert Shapiro Professor of Radiology at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine. He is the Chairman of the Department of Radiology a position he has held since 1992.
With more than 34 years of clinical experience in South Florida, he completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University his medical degree from Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse and his residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Following his residency, he completed an NIH sponsored fellowship in Neuroradiology at the Neurological Institute of New York. From 1972-1976 he was an assistant professor of Radiology at the Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn New York. He joined the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1976.
In addition to his clinical, academic and leadership roles, he has published over 150 articles and book chapters in many areas of neuroimaging and has authored two books in neuroradiology. His research interest has centered mainly on spine imaging, intraoperative neurosonography, MR studies of CFS flow and spinal cord injury. Dr. Quencer served as the RSNA Subcommittee Chairman for Neuroradiology and served as Deputy Editor of the American Journal of Neuroradiology from 1984-1997. He is one of the founding members and former President of the Southeastern Neurological Society 1980-1981. Dr. Quencer was also a former President of the American Society of Neuroradiology from 1994-1995. Dr. Quencer also served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Neuroradiology from 1998-2005. He served as Chairman of the Scientific Program Committee of the RSNA 2008-2010.
He is the recipient of the Gold Medal Award from the Florida Radiology Society in 2008. In 2007 he received the Gold Medal Award from the American Society of Neuroradiology. His awards include the Alpha Omega Alpha, medical honorary society at the Upstate Medical Center. The Best Doctors in America and 1993-present and was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Radiology in 1994.