Physician Spotlight

Name:    Vincent Michael Mellnick
Academic Title:    Assistant Professor of Radiology
Medical School:   University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School
Specialization:     Abdominal Imaging:Ultrasound, CT, MRI and Fluoroscopic studies 
Year joined MIR:  As a resident, 2007-2012; Attending 2012-present
Current research interests:  Emergency and Trauma Radiology.  I serve on the educational and program planning committees for the American Society of Emergency Radiology.
Professional Honors, Awards or Organizational Status:

  • MIR Teacher of the Year, 2014
  • MIR Distinguished Teaching Award, 2013 

My favorite pastime outside of work is being at home with my lovely wife Shanna and 2 daughters: Lucy (4) and Lillian (1).

Quote:  I chose MIR because as a resident here I grew to admire the faculty who taught me and wanted to be a part of a department with such an immense national and international reputation.  Working with our residents inspires, motivates, and challenges me and is my favorite part of this job.