Deep Dive Session

Discussion and Q&A

Wednesday, February 7
1:52 PM - 2:10 PM
Location: Regency Ballroom 1

Jafar Golzarian

Division Head
University of Minnesota Medical Center
University of Minnesota


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Lindsay Machan

Interventional Radiologist
Vancouver Hospital
University of British Columbia

Lindsay Machan, MD FSIR is an interventional radiologist at the Vancouver Hospital and an Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of British Columbia. He is a founding member of the Canadian Interventional Radiology Association and a past president of the Western Angiographic and Interventional Society. Current areas of active research in basic science include non-straightening angioplasty balloon, radiation reduction by dynamic coning and automated tracking, novel excipients for local delivery of insoluble drugs, and ballistic embolic particles. Most of Dr. Machan’s innovations are not used by anyone else. He has issued or in process approximately 140 patents. In 2006 he shared the Manning Innovation Principle Award for the paclitaxel eluting stent.


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Gao-Jun Teng

Professor of Radiology, President, Zhongda Hospita,
Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University
Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University

Dr. Gao-Jun Teng is a professor,the Chair of Department of IR and Vascular Surgery, and President of Zhongda Hospital,Southeast University in Nanjing, China.
Dr. Teng has been an interventional radiologist since 1987 when he finished IR fellowship. He is an active academic interventional radiologist and involved in most fields of IR including interventional oncology, vascular interventions, and non-vascular interventions, etc. Dr. Teng has published more than 200 publications including Lancet Oncology, Radiology, J Hepatology, etc.
Dr. Teng is the President of Chinese College of Interventionalist (CCI), and President of Asia-Pacific Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (APSCVIR). His contributions to interventional radiology has been recognized by many esteemed IR societies such as “Distinguished fellow” of CIRSE 2015, and “ Gold Medal” of SIR 2017.


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Bruce Zwiebel

Director Interventional Radiology, Tampa General Hospital/University of South Florida
Tampa General Hospital
University of South Florida


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John Fritz Angle

University of Virginia Health System
University of Virginia

Interventional Radiologists with 25 years experience in PAD and aneurysm disease. Research interests include clinical outcomes of PAD endovascular treatment, prevention of intimal hyperplasia, and mesenteric ischemia.


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Bulent Arslan

Director, Vascular & Interventional Services
Rush University Medical Center
Rush University

Bulent Arslan, M.D., earned his medical degree at Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey. He completed a residency in diagnostic radiology and a fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology at University of Rochester Medical Center, NY. Before joining Rush in 2012, he served as Associate Professor of Radiology & Interdisciplinary Oncology at University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa. Previously, he served as Assistant Professor of Radiology at University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, and at University of Arizona, Tucson.

Dr Arslan is certified by the ABR in Diagnostic Radiology with CAQ in Vascular & Interventional Radiology. His clinical interests include aortic and peripheral vascular interventions, endovascular treatment of complex abdominal, thoracic, thoracoabdominal and arch pathologies and endovascular tibio-pedal recanalization procedures for critical limb ischemia.

An active researcher, Dr. Arslan has participated in more than 20 clinical trials and has authored more than 120 peer-reviewed articles and abstracts, as well as several book chapters. A frequent speaker, he has been an invited lecturer at more than 150 regional, national, and international medical conferences.

He has also served as a live case presenter at national and international meetings, including VIVA, TCT, C3 and VEITH. As an industry consultant, he has served as a advisory board member and speaker for multiple medical device companies.
Dr. Arslan is a fellow of SIR and a member of ARRS, RSNA, CIRSE, NANETS, ISNVD, and AMA.

He currently serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology, and Neurosurgery.


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Shivank Bhatia

Associate Professor of Interventional Radiology
University of Miami
University of Miami

Dr. Shivank Bhatia is an Associate Professor of Interventional Radiology and Urology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Bhatia is one of the early adopters of PAE in US, and he served as a site PI for the prospective randomized study to compare PAE vs TURP. He received an SIR foundation grant to investigate the role of PAE in prostate cancer, and he has studied PAE for a variety of indications like BPH, including for patients who had giant prostates, Recurrent Hematuria, Urinary retention and recurrent symptoms after surgical treatments. He has delivered over 25 invited lectures on topics related to PAE around the globe.

Dr. Bhatia has built a multidisciplinary program for PAE with the Department of Urology at University of Miami. Due to his significant collaboration with the Urology Department at University of Miami, he was awarded title of Associate Professor of Urology in 2015.


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Fabrizio Fanelli

Director Vascular and Interventional Radiology Department
"Careggi" University Hospital - Florence - Italy
"Careggi" University Hospital - Florence - Italy

Fabrizio Fanelli is a professor of radiology and director of the vascular and interventional radiology department at “Careggi” University Hospital in Florence-Italy.
He graduated with honors from “Sapienza” University of Rome Medical School, where he completed his residency in radiology and imaging sciences.
Involved in several experimental studies for the evaluation of new materials and devices in clinical practice.
Author and co-author of 110 papers in peer-reviewed journals concerning the radiological, surgical and clinical fields. Author of three books and co-author of sixteen books. Over than 500 oral presentations in international congresses.
Prof. Fanelli has taught more than 85 interventional radiology training courses and has organized several congresses, seminars, and courses.
Deeply involved in the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe-CIRSE as a member of the Executive Committee and chairman of the CIRSE programme committee (2018-2019). He act also as programme committee member of IDEAS-Interdisciplinary Endovascular Aortic Symposium, GEST Europe-Global Embolization Symposium and Technologies and ECIO-European Conference on Interventional Oncology.
In 2012 elected treasure of the UEMS-European Union of Medical specialty, Interventional Radiology division.
Since 2008 Fellow of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe - CIRSE.
Member of the “EBIR Council” (European Board of Interventional Radiology).
Since 2010 member of the editorial board of “Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology”-Springer.
Associate Editor of CVIR Endovascular.
Section Editor of EURORAD - Vascular and Interventional Radiology – ESR European Society of Radiology.
Editorial board member of “ESIR on-line” (European School of Interventional Radiology – CIRSE) and “ESR e-learning” (European Society of Radiology).


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Maureen Kohi

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
University of California, San Francisco
University of California, San Francisco

Maureen P. Kohi, MD, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology in the Vascular and Interventional Radiology division of the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Kohi received her medical degree from New York Medical College with honors and completed her Diagnostic Radiology residency at UCSF. While a resident, Dr. Kohi completed a one-year research fellowship as the recipient of the NIH/NIBIB T32 Training Grant (2008-2009). Following her residency, Dr. Kohi completed a fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at UCSF, followed by a second fellowship in Women's Imaging at UCSF. She then joined the faculty in the Vascular and Interventional Radiology division at UCSF.

Dr. Kohi's primary research interest is in the field of women's health and interventions. Her research focuses on evaluating different minimally invasive treatment options for symptomatic uterine fibroids, optimizing the management of patients presenting with invasive placenta, and evaluating gender differences in vascular and oncologic diseases. Her clinical research and interests also include interventional oncology, hepatobiliary disease interventions, and inferior vena cava filters.


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Anne Roberts

Professor of Radiology
University of California, San Diego
UCSD Medical School

Dr. Roberts received a BA and MA in history from UCLA. She did pre-medical classes at Stanford University and her MD from the UCSD. She interned in OB/GYN at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles. Radiology residency and fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology were at Massachusetts General Hospital. She then returned to UCSD where she is now a Professor of Radiology.

Dr. Roberts has been very active in multiple areas of interventional radiology. Her interests include treatment of uterine fibroids with MRgFUS and uterine artery embolization, pelvic congestion syndrome, treatment of patients with invasive placenta of the uterus, IVC filters, thrombolysis, and treatment of dialysis graft dysfunction.

Dr. Roberts served as president of the SCVIR (now SIR). She served on the ACR Board of Chancellors. Dr. Roberts was a Trustee of the American Board of Radiology (ABR). She is now the Associate Executive Director for Interventional Radiology at the ABR.

Dr. Roberts spent a one year sabbatical at the FDA and subsequently became a member of the FDA’s Circulatory System Devices Panel. Dr. Roberts has also been involved as a special representative to a number of other FDA panels. She has participated on study sections for the National Institute of Health (NIH).

Dr. Roberts has been honored with election to fellowship in SIR, the ACR, the AHA, and the CIRSE. She has been made a Distinguished Fellow of CIRSE. In 2015 she was honored with the Gold Medal from the Society of Interventional Radiology.


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Paul J. Rochon

Associate Professor
University of Colorado
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Dr. Paul J. Rochon is a Vascular & Interventional Radiologist in Aurora, Colorado and is affiliated with University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital of Colorado. He is an Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where he is also the Interventional Radiology Residency and Fellowship Program Director, Director of Noninvasive Imaging and Co-Director of the Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center of Excellence. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine, completed radiology residency at University Hospitals/Case Medical Center in Cleveland, OH, and his Vascular and Interventional Radiology fellowship at the Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute. His expertise is in the minimally invasive treatment of vascular malformations, women’s health, peripheral arterial disease, aneurysms, venous insufficiency, dialysis access, hepatobiliary and oncologic disease. He has authored over 40 scientific papers, abstracts and book chapters and is involved in multiple clinical trials. He recently was awarded 2018 Full Time Physician of the Year at the University of Colorado Hospital.


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Scott Trerotola

Associate Chair and Chief, Interventional Radiology
Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania

Scott O. Trerotola, MD, FACR, FSIR, is the Stanley Baum professor of radiology and professor of radiology in surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, where he is also Associate Chair and Chief of Interventional Radiology as well as Vice Chair for Quality and Safety.
Dr. Trerotola pursues research in hemodialysis and venous access, IVC filters and PAVM embolotherapy, among other topics. He holds eight patents on devices for interventional procedures. He has developed multiple techniques in widespread use in IR including balloon-assisted placement of large bore gastrostomy, ultra-high pressure angioplasty, forceps removal of inferior vena caval filters, and backbleeding treatment for arterial emboli during dialysis declotting to name but a few.
Dr. Trerotola is a strong advocate of research in IR and evidence-based practice; among his more than 250 research and educational publications are multiple prospective randomized trials.
Dr Trerotola has received tremendous recognition for his achievements, including awards for teaching, distinction in reviewing and for patient advocacy. He regularly appears on Best Doctors in America and Best Doctors in Philadelphia lists. In 2010, he received the Louis Duhring Outstanding Clinical Specialist Award from his institution, reflecting peer recognition of the strong clinical thrust now ingrained in IR. In 2015, he received the Alfred Stengel Health System Champion Award from his institution for his efforts in system-wide coordination of patient quality and safety. He has given invited lectures worldwide, and in 2015 he gave the Society of Interventional Radiology’s Dotter lecture.


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