Matthew Bobinski, M.D., Ph.D.

Matthew Bobinski, M.D., Ph.D.



Radiology - Neuroradiology




  • Professor, Chief of Neuroradiology
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Clinical Interests

Dr. Bobinski has clinical interests in neuroradiology, focusing on head and neck radiology and advanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques. His research interests are in imaging of head and neck cancer and effects of its treatment. His research projects also include brain tumors, Alzheimer's disease, degenerative brain disorders and dementia.




M.D., Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland, 1988

Ph.D., Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland, 1993


Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, 1998-2002


New York University Medical Center, New York, New York, 2002-2004

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, 2002

American Board of Radiology, Neuroradiology, 2004

Professional Memberships

American College of Radiology

American Roentgen Ray Society

American Society of Neuroradiology

Radiological Society of North America

Select Recent Publications

Hahn Y, Diaz R, Bobinski M, Hartman J, Brodie H. Assessing stapes piston using computed tomography: a cadaveric study. Otol Neurotol, 30:223-230. 2009.

J. Zhan, M. Brys, Glodzik L, Tsui W, Javier E, Wegiel J, Kuchna I, Pirraglia E, Li Y, Mosconi L, Saint Louis L, Switalski R, De Santi S, Kim BC, Wisniewski T, Reisberg B, Bobinski M, MJ de Leon. An Entorhinal Cortex Sulcal Pattern is Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease. Hum Brain Map, 30:874-882. 2009.

Mitsis EM, Bobinski M, de Leon, MJ, Convit A, deSanti S. Neuropathological and neuroimaging studies of the hippocampus in normal aging and in Alzheimer’s disease. In Neurobiology of Mental Ilness. Eds. Charney DS, Nestler EJ. Oxford. pp. 936-957. 2009.

Wegiel J, Bobinski M, Tarnawski M, et al. Fibrillar amyloid-beta affects neurofibrillary changes, but only in neurons already involved in neurofibrillary degeneration. Acta Neuropathol (Berl), 101(6):585-90, 2001.

de Leon M, Bobinski M, Convit A, Wolf O, Insausti R. Usefulness of MRI measures of entorhinal cortex versus hippocampus in AD. Neurology, 56(6):820-1, 2001.

Bobinski M, de Leon MJ, Wegiel J, DeSanti S, Convit A, Saint Louis LA, Rusinek H, Wisniewski H. The histologic validation of postmortem MRI determined hippocampal volume in Alzheimer’s disease. Neuroscience, 95:721-725, 2000.

Bobinski M, de Leon MJ, Convit A, De Santi S, Wegiel J, Tarshish CY, Saint Louis LA, Wisniewski HM. MRI of the entorhinal cortex in mild Alzheimer’s disease. Lancet, 353:38-40, 1999.

Bobinski M, de Leon MJ, Tarnawski M, Wegiel J, Bobinski M, Reisberg B, Miller DC, Wisniewski HM. Neuronal and volume loss in CA1 of the hippocampal formation uniquely predicts duration and severity of Alzheimer’s disease. Brain Res, 805:267-269, 1998.

Bobinski M, Wegiel J, Tarnawski M, Bobinski M, de Leon MJ, Reisberg B, Miller DC, Wisniewski HM. Duration of neurofibrillary changes in the hippocampal pyramidal neurons. Brain Res, 799:156-158, 1998.

Bobinski M, Wegiel J, Tarnawski M, Bobinski M, Reisberg B, de Leon MJ, Miller DC, Wisniewski HM. Relationships between regional neuronal loss and neurofibrillary changes in the hippocampal formation and duration and severity in Alzheimer’s disease. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol, 56:414-420, 1997.

Bobinski M, Wegiel J, Wisniewski HM, Tarnawski M, Bobinski M, Reisberg B, de Leon MJ, Miller DC. Neurofibrillary pathology - correlation with hippocampal formation atrophy in Alzheimer’s disease. Neurobiol Aging, 17:909-919, 1996.

Reisberg B, Franssen EH, Bobinski M, et al. Overview of methodologic issues for pharmacologic trials in mild, moderate and severe Alzheimer's disease. Int Psychogeriatr, 8(2):159-93, summer 1996.

Bobinski M, Wegiel J, Wisniewski HM, Tarnawski M, Reisberg B, Mlodzik B, de Leon MJ, Miller DC. Atrophy of hippocampal formation subdivisions correlates with the stage and duration of Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia, 6:205-210, 1995.

Wisniewski KE, Bobinski M. Hypothalamic abnormalities in Down’s syndrome. Prog Clin Biol Res, 373:153-167, 1991.