David Richard Gruen

David Richard Gruen, MD, MBA

Director of Women’s Imaging & Co-Director, Breast Center


Member of: Stamford Health Medical Group

About Me

Dr. Gruen is fellowship-trained in oncologic imaging with expertise in breast and body imaging. He was one of the first in the state to perform MR-guided breast biopsies, and is a nationally regarded specialist on breast radiology. Dr. Gruen is an expert on all aspects of breast imaging, including 3D mammography, screening and diagnostic ultrasound, breast MRI, high-risk assessment and evaluation, management of complex cases and minimally invasive breast biopsy. He is a frequent lecturer on breast cancer and women’s health, both locally and nationally, as well as on social media. He serves on several state and national committees focusing on healthcare  policy and economics, patient centered care, breast health and access to breast cancer screening.



Special Interests

High-risk evaluation and complex breast intervention and management.


  • American College of Radiology National Breast Imaging Economics Committee
  • Radiology Society of Connecticut Executive Committee
  • Board Member of Komen Connecticut and Massachusetts
  • Connecticut Hospital Association Radiation Safety Committee


  • Breast Imaging
  • Diagnostic Radiology
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Medical School

Weill Cornell Medical College


New York Presbyterian Hospital


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology


He is a member of: American College of Radiology National  Breast Imaging Economics Committee Radiology Society of Connecticut Executive CommitteeKomen New EnglandNational Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) — Inspector Connecticut Hospital Association Radiation Safety Committee

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