Gerard A. Compito, M.D. received his undergraduate education at Columbia College, Columbia University, and his M.D. degree from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y., where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He interned at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, N.Y., and was a Resident and Chief Resident in Diagnostic Radiology at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Weil Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. This was followed by a 2 year Fellowship in Neuroradiology also at the Cornell and Memorial Sloan-Kettering systems. During this time, he also served as Staff Radiologist at the United Nations.
Dr. Compito has been a member of Princeton Radiology Associates since 1992, and is a Senior Attending Physician at the Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS). He has been the co-director of MRI at PHCS and Princeton Radiology. He is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology. He also performs Interventional Radiology procedures, including lumbar discography, vertebroplasty, myelography, image-guided biopsy, stereotactic and ultrasound guided beast biopsy.
Dr. Compito has participated as an expert consultant and panel reader in over 25 clinical pharmaceutical trials covering brain cancer (glioblastoma), and multiple other oncology studies, including breast, colorectal, ovarian, prostate, and renal cell cancers, GI stromal tumors, lymphoma, and melanoma.
He has served as Chairman of Princeton Radiology's Board of Directors, President of the PHCS Medical Staff, and continues on the PHCS Board of Trustees, and as Chairman of the PHCS Foundation since 2014.
Dr. Compito is a Diplomate of National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Radiology, a member the American College of Radiology, American Roentgen Ray Society, Radiological Society of North America, American Society of Spine Radiology, and Senior Member of the American Society of Neuroradiology.