Dr. Marina Giurescu
Marina Giurescu, MD was born and raised in Bucharest, Romania. Following graduation from high school in 1980 with a bachelor in science (dual degree chemistry and biology) she was admitted to the Faculty of Medicine of Bucharest. After four years of studies (out of a six year program) she defected in 1984 and was granted political asylum in the USA. She re-did her medical education at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York between 1988-1992, followed by an internship in pathology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, a residency in radiology at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, and a one year fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York. She has been working as a radiologist for the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ since 2000 and is an assistant professor in their College of Medicine. She is a member of several professional medical societies, has given dozens of presentations at medical gatherings in Scottsdale and around the country, and has coauthored a number of peer-reviewed articles for medical journals.