Keith Hentel
Keith Hentel, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Radiology
Chair, Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement, Weill Cornell Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian
Chair, Patient Access/Experience, Weill Cornell Physicians Organization
Weill Cornell Medicine
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Hentel is a practicing emergency and musculoskeletal radiologist who founded the Division of Emergency and Musculoskeletal Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He has used his department and institutional leadership positions to lead the implementation of programs and technologies to improve practice efficiency, access to care, patient safety, and patient experience. These efforts include leading the implementation of clinical decision support (CDS) for Weill Cornell’s participation in the Medicare Imaging Demonstration Project as part of the Brigham and Women’s convener group. Combining his advanced degrees in Medicine and Engineering with his expertise in clinical operations, Dr. Hentel continues to focus his academic interests on the effective implementation and use of CDS. Dr. Hentel currently leads the multi-departmental multi-disciplinary team responsible for imaging appropriate use criteria at Weill Cornell, a designated qualified provider led entity under the regulations set forth by the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA2014).

Conflicts of Interest: None.