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Mark Conneely, MD

Mark Conneely, MD
Discipline Chair & Professor

Dr. Mark Conneely received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Rockford in 1999. He completed a radiology residency and an MRI fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center.

Dr. Conneely is certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology. His specialties include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

He is currently affiliated with the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center.


Conneely, Mark.  “Imaging Protocols for Osteomyelitis” (Invited Lecture)  American Association of Podiatric Medicine Online Resident Education Resource Center, July 2014.     Online at

Conneely, Mark.  “CT and MR Reading Review” (Invited Lecture)  American Association of Podiatric Medicine Online Resident Education Resource Center, July 2014.     Online at

Ahmadi N, Hajsadeghi F, Conneely M, Mingos M, Arora R, Budoff M, Ebrahimi R. Accurate detection of metabolically active "brown" and "white" adipose tissues with computed tomography.   Acad Radiol. 2013 Nov;20(11):1443-7. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2013.08.012.

Mohamed Shanshal, Rami Haddad, Mark F. Conneely.  Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma on Single Agent, Sorafenib: A Case Report.   Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research,  2013 June 21 2(6): 658-660

Mary Widmeyer, Dr. Nutan Vaidya, Dr. Lori Moss, Dr. Mark Conneely, Dr. Wendy Rheault.  Do Abnormal ischemic findings on brain imaging affect response to electroconvulsive therapy in the treatment of mood disorders?  Poster presentation at the 23rd annual meeting of the American Neuropsychiatric Association, 2012 March 21-24, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Conneely, Mark.  “Imaging Strategies in Sickle Cell Anemia” (Invited Lecture)  NCVAMC Grand Rounds,  North Chicago VA Medical Center, North Chicago, IL, August 3, 2010.

Conneely, Mark.  “3.0 Tesla MRI” (Invited Lecture) Chicago Medical School Grand Rounds.  Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, May 26, 2010.

Conneely, Mark.  “Introduction to Ankle and Foot MRI” (Invited Lecture) Chicago Radiologic Society Musculoskeletal Break-out Session, Searle Conference Center/Rush  Presbyterian Medical Center,  April 15, 2010.

Miravalle A, Biller J, Silva E, Conneely M, O'Keefe P.  Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis: yellow fever vaccination.  Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2009 Sep;67(3A):710-1.

Hacein-Bey L, Conneely MF, Hijaz TA, Leonetti JP.  Radiologic appearance of chronic parapharyngeal Teflon granuloma.  Am J Otolaryngol. 2009 Jun 9.

Hacein-Bey L, Conneely M, Origitano T.  Intraorbital Arteriovenous Fistula with Intracerebral Drainage:  The Value of MR Imaging Flow Voids and Insight into the Sphenoparietal Sinus Anatomy.  American Society of Neuroradiology Annual Meeting  and NER Foundation Symposium 2009.  Poster presentation.   May 16-21, 2009.

Nagamine WH, Conneely MF, Petruzzelli GJ, Hacein-Bey L.  Glossopharyngeal schwannoma of the supurahyoid carotid space:  case report  and discussion of the relationship to the carotid artery.  Laryngoscope. 2009 Apr;119(4):653-6.

Conneely, Mark.  “CT Neck: Anatomy & Cases” and “CT & MRI Brain: Anatomy & Cases” (Invited Lectures) “No More No-clear Medicine :  Integrating Anatomy into Physiology” Central Chapter  Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Spring Meeting. Marriott Chicago Oak Brook Hotel Oak Brook, Illinois April 3-5, 2009. 

Conneely M, Park J, Demos TC.   Radiologic case study.  Cervical spine trauma; unstable fractures C2-C7, and imaging guidelines.  Orthopedics. 2008 Aug;31(8):818

Park J, Conneely M. The case: craniocervical fractures and cervical spine trauma. Orthopedics. 2008 May;31(5):419, 506-9.

Conneely MF, Hacein-Bey L, Jay WM.  Magnetic resonance imaging of the orbit.  Semin Ophthalmol. 2008 May-Jun;23(3):179-89.

Hacein-Bey L, Varelas PN, Conneely MF, Jay WM.  Interventional neuroradiology for the ophthalmologist.  Semin Ophthalmol. 2008 Mar-Apr;23(2):83-90.

Conneely, Mark.  “C-spine survival guide: an on-call checklist” (Invited Lecture).  Chicagoland ER Symposium, Loyola University Medical Center Stritch School of Medicine, 2007, 2008, and 2009; Maywood, Illinois.

Petti CA, Simmon KE, Bender J, Blaschke A, Webster KA, Conneely MF, Schreckenberger PC, Origitano TC, Challapalli M.  Culture-Negative intracerebral abscesses in children and adolescents from Streptococcus anginosus group infection: a case series. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 May 15;46(10):1578-80. PMID: 18419492 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Gallagher TA, Conneely MF, Woods SR, Camras LR, Greenlee WM, Hacein-Bey L:   “Bilateral hyperintense basal ganglia lesions: Review of the diagnostic spectrum and discussion of pathophysiological pathways.  Radiological Society of North America 92nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Poster presentation, November 26-December 1, 2006 Chicago, IL

Conneely MF,  Mafee MF.  Orbital Rhabdomyosarcoma and Simulating Lesions.  Neuroimag Clin N Am 15 (2005) 121-136.

Charles Owens, Scott Mercurio, and Mark Conneely.  Salvage of a Misplaced Hickman Catheter:  A New Endovascular Technique.  J Vasc Interv Radiol 2002  13:  657-658