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Amina Farooq, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Education and Training

2007 - 2011     B.S., Biology and Ecology, University of Georgia (Cum Laude)                 

2011 - 2015     M.D., Medical College of Georgia

2017 - 2018     Internship, Morehouse Internal Medicine

2018 - 2022     Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, Mather Hospital, Northwell Health

2022 - 2023     Fellowship, Interventional Radiology, New York University


Dr. Farooq specializes in interventional radiology, including oncological applications. Her interests are broad and include leadership and mentoring in the context of academic medicine; women's health and pain management.

Research Interests

Interventional radiology; interventional oncology; women's health; pain management

Awards and Affiliations

2008    Presidential Scholar, University of Georgia      

2009    Dean’s List, University of Georgia    

2010    Summer Science Academy Research Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center      

2010    Center for Undergraduate Research Organization Scholar Award, University of Georgia

2011    Excellence in Education and Leadership Award, University of Georgia    

2018    American Heart Association Trainee Stipend Award Recipient travel award to present a national oral presentation

2019    Advanced Interventional Management Associate Faculty Symposium, Oral Presentation Received Honorable Mention awarded for distinguished presentation

2019    International Society for MR in Medicine Trainee Stipend Award Recipient, travel award to present an international oral presentation 

2019    RSNA ITAR Recipient, Nominated by chair to attend, recipient of scholarship award to attend training program for introduction to research and academic radiology

2020    AUR ARRALD Recipient, focused mentorship, leadership, and academic development activities to a group of high-potential second-year (PGY-3) diagnostic radiology residents in order to better prepare for their transition into successful careers as leaders in academic radiology

2022    ACR RLI Emerging Leader Award, trainees who have demonstrated a strong interest in leadership and who show promise to both become leaders in our field and to also contribute to the future of radiology.

Professional Activity

2011-2014       General Member, American Medical Association 

2018-2022       Organization for Resident Representatives, American Association of Medical   Colleges (AAMC)

2018-present   General Member, American College of Radiology

2018- present  General Member, RAD AID 

2018-present   General Member, Society of Interventional Radiology

2018-2022       General Member, Long Island Radiologic Society