Ernest M Scalzetti, MD

Ernest M Scalzetti, MD
Appointed 07/01/86
Women's Health Network
3416 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Division Chief of Thoracic Imaging Section, Diagnostic Division

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Radiology: Thoracic Imaging Section, Diagnostic Division
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Radiology
  • Women's Health Network: Women's Imaging and Radiology

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Radiology


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1991, Cardiopulmonary Radiology
  • Residency: University Hospital, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1990
  • MD: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1986

Clinical Interests

  • Cardiopulmonary imaging; Pulmonary physiology; Lung cancer.

Education Interests

  • Medical imaging for diagnostic and management of diseases of the heart and lungs.

Research Interests

    1. Percutaneous image-guided interventions for improved diagnosis and treat ment of lung cancer.
    2. Observer performance in thoracic imaging.
    3. Physiologic implications of CT and MRI of the chest, particularly CT scans made to diagnose pulmonary embolism.

Specialties & Certification

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Cardiovascular MRI
  • Computed Tomography

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain (Heart Related)
  • Chest Pain (Lung Related)
  • Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Disease
  • Lymph Nodes, Enlarged
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Occupational Lung Disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension


  • Adults and Children


  • Cardiac Computed Tomography
  • Cardiovascular MRI
  • Chest X-Ray - Heart
  • Clinical Trials
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Heart MRI
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • MRI, Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • MRI, Aortic Aneurysm
  • MRI, Atrial Septal Defect
  • MRI, Cardiomyopathy
  • MRI, Heart Failure
  • MRI, Heart Tumors
  • MRI, Myocardial Scar and Fibrosis
  • MRI, Pericardial Tumors
  • MRI, RV Dysplasia
  • MRI, Tetralogy of Fallot
  • MRI, Ventricular Septal Defect
  • X-Ray

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Research Abstract

Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/scalzete
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/scalzete