Alexander C Kagen, MD Email Alexander Kagen
- SITE CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF DIAGNOSTIC, MOLECULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, MOUNT SINAI WEST, MOUNT SINAI ST. LUKE’S | Mount Sinai St. Luke's
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Brooklyn
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Queens
Dr. Alexander Kagen, MD is the Site Chair of Radiology at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospitals, a position he has held since 2015. In addition, Dr. Kagen is a co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Nines, an AI-powered radiology-as-a-service solution.
Dr. Kagen is a recognized authority in the field of Body MRI and was named as one of New York's Top Doctors for 2019 by New York Magazine. He serves on local, national and international committees and has lectured both nationally and internationally on imaging of liver disease, prostate, and gastrointestinal and pancreaticobiliary MRI. He has multiple peer-reviewed publications and has a research interest in MR angiography for perforator flap reconstruction mapping and vascularized lymph node transfer assessment.
He was past Chair of the Radiology-Pathology working group of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Liver Imaging and Reporting Database System (LI-RADS), and is a member of the ACR Magnetic Resonance Prostate Imaging and Reporting Database System (MR-PI-RADS) Committee.
Dr. Kagen received his medical degree from the College of Medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center where he also completed his residency, after a medicine internship at Lenox Hill Hospital. He completed a clinical fellowship in Body MRI at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
Cancer, Cardiovascular, Computed Tomography, Imaging, Liver, MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Prostate
MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - College of Medicine
Internship, Internal Medicine
Lenox Hill Hospital
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Super Doctors New York Rising Stars
Certificate of Merit Award
Award Winning Abstract
American Roentgen Ray Society
Attending of the Year
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
AUR-AGFA Radiology Management Program
Certificate of Appreciation
Myanmar American Medical Education Society
Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
Dr. Kagen has used novel MRI techniques and coils in the field of prostate MRI in order to improve patient comfort and image quality during prostate MRI examinations. This research has led to improved patient satisfaction for this particular procedure at his institution. In addition, Dr. Kagen used new MRI contrast agents in the assessment of patients undergoing microsurgical reconstruction of the breast, extremities and lymphatic system. He currently works on research aimed at the preoperative and postoperative assessment of patients undergoing vascularized lymph node transfer. He also focuses extensively on diseases of the liver, with special attention to novel molecular imaging agents in MRI which can help provide insight into hepatocellular tumor biology.
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