Watch the Today Show episode with Joan Lunden speaking with Dr. Calamari about mammography and the importance of knowing if you have dense breasts: Read more...
Recent News and Views
Today Show Episode with Joan Lunden and Dr. Calamari
19 Oct 2016
The Omnibus Bill means good news for mammography screening!
29 Dec 2015
As reported by The Society of Breast Imaging: The House and Senate passed legislation placing a two-year moratorium on the implementation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force 2015 draft recommendations on breast cancer screening. This legislation provides language to continue mandatory insurance coverage for mammography; and would direct insures to follow the Task Force’s 2002 guidance which recommended women 40 years and older undergo screening mammography every one to two years. The American College of Radiology applauded Congress for including access to imaging care protections in the Consolidated Appropriations Act. Read more...
Diane C. LoRusso, MD
Subspecialty mammography with special interest in MRI, CT and general radiology.
Dr. Diane LoRusso co-founded Rye Radiology Associates, LLP. She graduated Cum Laude from New York University with additional honors in mathematics. She was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society. She graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, Cum Laude, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society, and received the Roche Scholastic Award for top scholastic achievement in her graduating class. Dr. LoRusso was Chief Resident in diagnostic radiology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and was an attending radiologist there for one and a half years following her residency. Dr. LoRusso currently holds a clinical appointment at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
Dr. LoRusso has a special interest in mammography and breast cancer detection. She has been the New York State Breast Cancer Spokesperson for the American Cancer Society, is a former director of the Westchester American Cancer Society and has been chairperson of the American Cancer Society Westchester Division Breast Cancer Task Force. She has spoken on national television, on radio talk shows and to women’s groups about the importance of mammography screening. Dr. LoRusso has been named by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., as one of the “Best Doctors” consecutively from 2001 to 2016. Dr. LoRusso has been included in the New York Magazine publication of the region’s “Best Doctors” from 2001 to 2007 and 2015 to 2016 and in Westchester Magazine’s publication from 2006 to 2016.
Dr. LoRusso became board certified by the American Board of Radiology in 1974, and is a member of the American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, Society of Breast Imaging, Metropolitan Breast Group and Westchester County Medical Society.