Tanya J. Rath, M.D.

  1. Radiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Dr. Rath is a diagnostic neuroradiologist with clinical expertise and research interest in head and neck and central skull base imaging. Her research interests also include improved communication in radiology reporting and outcomes driven surveillance algorithms in head and neck cancer. She is also interested in medical education at the graduate and post-graduate level. Dr. Rath lectures nationally and internationally on head and neck imaging. She is a member of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria Expert Panel on Neurological Imaging for Head and Neck and a member of the Neck Imaging-Reporting and Data System (NI-RADS) Committee for the ACR. She is the current President of the Eastern Neuroradiological Society. She enjoys spending her time with her four children, her husband and her dog who remind her to be the best version of herself on any given day and to have gratitude for the opportunities that surround us.

  1. CT scan
  2. CT-guided aspiration
  3. CT-guided biopsy
  4. Lumbar puncture
  5. MRI
  6. Myelography
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Sinusitis
  • Skull base tumor
  • Sensorineural hearing loss
  • Inner ear disorder
  • Disease of inner ear
  • Inner ear tumor
  • Middle ear disease
  • Middle ear tumor
  1. 2007
    Fellowship - NeuroradiologyUniversity of Michigan
  2. 2006
    Residency - Diagnostic RadiologyUniversity of Michigan
  3. 2002
    Internship - Transitional MedicineWilliam Beaumont Hospital
  4. 2001
    MDUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  5. 1997
    BS - ChemistryAllegheny College

Certifications

  1. 2008
    NeuroradiologyAmerican Board of Radiology
  2. 2006
    Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Reviewer RecognitionAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
  2. 2021
    Educational Exhibit Certificate of MeritRadiological Society of North America
  3. 2021
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with Special DistinctionRadiographics
  4. 2020
    Teacher of the Year AwardDepartment of Radiology, Mayo Clinic Arizona
  5. 2019
    Excellence in TeachingDepartment of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh
  6. 2019
    Best Doctors of 2019 RecipientPittsburgh Magazine
  7. 2019
    Michael P. Federle Mentorship AwardDepartment of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh
  8. 2019
    Carl R. Fuhrman Excellence in Teaching AwardDepartment of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh
  9. 2018
    Outstanding Presentation Award in Head and Neck RadiologyAmerican Society of Neuroradiology
  10. 2017
    Invited Guest EditorSeminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI
  11. 2017
    Cum Laude AwardNeuroradiology Educational Exhibits, American Society of Neuroradiology
  12. 2016
    Excellence in TeachingDepartment of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh
  13. 2016
    Educational Exhibit Cum LaudeRadiological Society of North America
  14. 2015
    Educational Exhibit Certificate of MeritRadiological Society of North America
  15. 2014
    Outstanding Presentation Award in Head and Neck RadiologyAmerican Society of Neuroradiology
  16. 2013
    America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly
  17. 2010
    “Name That Neoplasm” Invited ContestantAmerican Society of Head and Neck Radiology
  18. 2001
    Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  19. 2001
    Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  20. 1997
    Summa Cum LaudeAllegheny College
  21. 1997
    Chemistry Comprehensive Research HonorsAllegheny College
  22. 1996
    Outstanding Junior Prize in ChemistryAllegheny College
  23. 1996
    Phi Beta Kappa

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Kickstart Your Career MentorRadiology Leadership Institute, American College of Radiology (ACR)
  2. 2021 - 2022
    PresidentEastern Neuroradiological Society
  3. 2021
    MemberSearch Committee, Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  4. 2021
    MemberMusculoskeletal Radiology Search Committee, Department of Radiology
  5. 2021
    MemberResident Selection Committee, Department of Radiology
  6. 2020 - present
    Education DirectorDivision of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  7. 2020 - 2021
    Vice PresidentEastern Neuroradiological Society
  8. 2020 - 2021
    Program ChairEastern Neuroradiological Society
  9. 2020
    MemberResident Selection Committee, Department of Radiology
  10. 2019 - 2020
    SecretaryEastern Neuroradiological Society
  11. 2019 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Radiology
  12. 2018 - 2019
    TreasurerEastern Neuroradiological Society
  13. 2018 - present
    MemberExpert Panel on Neurological Imaging (Head and Neck), Committee on Appropriateness Criteria, American College of Radiology (ACR)
  14. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Women Radiologists
  15. 2017 - 2020
    ChairScientific Assembly Educational Exhibit Awards Committee (EEAC), Radiological Society of North America
  16. 2017 - present
    Assistant RepresentativeNeck Imaging-Reporting and Data System (NI-RADS) Committee, American College of Radiology (ACR)
  17. 2016 - 2020
    MemberEducation Council, Radiological Society of North America
  18. 2016 - 2020
    MemberEducation Council's Subcommittee on Unauthorized Use of Content, Radiological Society of North America
  19. 2016 - 2019
    MemberPittsburgh Roentgen Society
  20. 2016 - 2019
    MemberPennsylvania Radiological Society
  21. 2016 - 2017
    Vice-ChairScientific Assembly Educational Exhibit Awards Committee (EEAC), Radiological Society of North America
  22. 2016 - present
    MemberNeck Imaging-Reporting and Data System (NI-RADS) Committee, American College of Radiology (ACR)
  23. 2015 - 2019
    MemberDepartment of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System
  24. 2015 - 2019
    MemberPET/MR Clinical Working Group, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System
  25. 2015 - 2019
    MemberRadiology Residency Core Curriculum Committee, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System
  26. 2014 - present
    MemberEastern Neuroradiological Society
  27. 2013 - 2016
    Neuroradiology Section ChairScientific Assembly Educational Exhibit Awards Committee (EEAC), Radiological Society of North America
  28. 2012 - 2019
    MemberNeuroradiology Fellowship Clinical Competency Committee, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System
  29. 2012 - present
    MemberScientific Assembly Educational Exhibit Awards Committee (EEAC), Radiological Society of North America
  30. 2011 - 2019
    MemberHead and Neck Cancer Program, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
  31. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Head and Neck Radiology
  32. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Neuroradiology
  33. 2001 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  34. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology (ACR)

Publications