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Dana Ataya, MD

Specialty: Radiology
Program: Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology

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Locations: Moffitt Cancer Center
Moffitt Cancer Center at International Plaza
Moffitt McKinley Outpatient Center

Cancer Types Treated: Breast Cancer

Dr. Dana Ataya is an Assistant Member in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology. Dr. Ataya earned her MD at the Northeastern Ohio Medical University. She completed training as a Transitional Year Resident at Aultman Hospital and then as a Diagnostic Radiology Resident at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where she also served as Chief Resident. She subsequently completed a Breast Imaging Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Ataya recently served as a Clinical Assistant Professor and Associate Staff member at the Imaging Institute, Section of Breast Imaging. Dr. Ataya’s clinical focus is in breast cancer detection and diagnosis, and her research interests include breast MRI.

Education & Training

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Radiology
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  • Zhang G, Ataya D, L Lebda P, Calhoun BC. Mucocele-like lesions diagnosed on breast core biopsy: Low risk of upgrade and subsequent carcinoma. Breast J. 2018 May;24(3):314-318. Pubmedid: 29024198.
  • Mosier A, Gupta E, Ataya D, Bhatt K, Rim A. Low Compliance in a Health-Conscience Spending Era Likely Helps Obviates the Need for 6 month BI-RADS 3 Breast MRI Follow-up After 1 year. Breast J. 2017 Sep;23(5):504-508. Pubmedid: 28248009.
  • Sturgis CD, Ataya D, Calhoun BC, Velcheti V, Mukhopadhyay S. Breast Mass in a Woman with Recurrent Thymoma. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 11;13(11):2097-2098. Pubmedid: 27831813.
  • Ataya D, Chowdhry AA, Mohammed TL. Epipericardial fat pad necrosis: computed tomography findings and literature review. J Thorac Imaging. 2011 Nov;26(4):W140-W142. Pubmedid: 21135710.