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LaRosa, M.D., Joseph

Joseph L. LaRosa, M.D.

Present Position

Columbus Radiology
Staff Radiologist
Interventional Consultant

Medical School

Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
1979 - 1982
M.D. 1982


Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Department of Surgery
1982 - 1983


Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
07/83 - 06/87
Chief Resident Senior Year


Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology
07/87 - 06/88

Fellowship Staff Chest Radiology
07/88 - 06/89

Board Certification

ABR Certified, 06/11/87 Radiology

ABR Certified, 02/28/95 – Diagnostic
Radiology with added qualifications in Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

ACLS Certified, 12/02/00 – AHA Grant/Riverside

LifeLink – Diagnostic Radiology with added qualifications in Vascular and Interventional Radiology


State of Ohio

Appointments and Positions

Activities At Grant/Riverside Methodist Hospitals:
Director of medical education within the Radiology Department - 1989 – 1992

Director of Vascular Interventional Radiology
07/01/1992 2006

Chairman of Quality Improvement Department of Radiology
1997 – 2003

Chairman of Peripheral Vascular Medicine Committee
1998- - 2006

Former Chairman Peer Review Committee
Former Member of Grant Hospital Quality Improvement Team
Former Member of Surgery-Anesthesia Quality Improvement
Member of Informed Consent Committee
Member of Conscious Sedation Committee
Member of Central Ohio Angiography Club
Member of NeuroScience CPIT Committee
Member of Dialysis Access QA Committee
Member of Grant Hospital Value Analysis Committee
Member Quality Task Force Committee

Worked as a physician's assistant in surgery, mostly at Aultman Hospital,
Canton, Ohio
-Assisted on over 1,000 peripheral vascular cases and another 5,000 assorted thoracic general, plastic and orthopedic procedures.

Medical Societies

Central Ohio Radiological Society - Since 1984
Radiological Society of North America - Since 1985
Roentgen Ray Society - Since 1987
Academy of Medicine, Columbus and Franklin City - Since 1988
American College of Radiology - Since 1990
Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiologists - Since 1990

Honors and Awards

Athletic Scholarship (Wrestling)
Cum Laude
Dean's List


Medical Editor for the Division of Research and Evaluation on a book entitled, "Physical Diagnosis for Phase II Medical Students".

Pyelosinus Extravasation and Urinoma Associated with Malignancy Computed Tomography Demonstration Urology, 04/88, Vol. XXXI, Number 4.

Endovascular Repair of a Transected Thoracic Aorta
The Journal of Trauma


Pyelosinus Extravasation and Urinoma Associated with Malignancy. (Ohio State Radiological Society), 1986.

Technically Difficult Greenfield Filter Insertions. (Ohio State Radiologic Society), 1988.

Percutaneous Transjejunal Biliary Dilatation. (OSRS), 1988


Have lectured one to two times per month to medical students over 3-1/2 years.
Title - Pulmonary Embolic Disease, ICU Chest X-Ray, “On Call Cases”.


-Numerous in services to nursing units on radiologic procedures
-Participation in numerous pathology conferences
-Quality Assurance and evaluation of radiology technologists critique classes
-Numerous lectures to radiology technology students