Fundamentals of Endovascular Therapy Symposium

Discussion and Q&A

Saturday, February 3
5:10 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: Regency Ballroom 2

Adam Geronemus

Interventional Radiologist
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute South Miami Heart Center


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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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Ziv J. Haskal

Professor/ Fellowship Director
University of Virginia School of Medicine
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Dr. Haskal is a tenured professor of Radiology and Medical Imaging in the Interventional Radiology Division at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Haskal has given more than 500 invited lectures worldwide and been awarded numerous awards. In 2014 he was the awardee of the prestigious "Leaders in Innovation" award of the Society of Interventional Radiology Research Foundation. He has participated or led over 40 research trials, and published over 400 scientific manuscripts, chapters, review, abstracts, and editorials in journals ranging from Human Gene Therapy and the New England Journal of Medicine, to Circulation, JVIR, Radiology, Hepatology, and others. The AHA PAD Guidelines he co-chaired has been cited over 3000 times. He founded the world’s largest scientific congress on Embolization (“GEST”), and led the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting. His published research has spanned hemodialysis access, interventional oncology, portal hypertension, venous disease, liver transplantation, uterine fibroid embolization, human gene therapy, etc.
Dr. Haskal is the Editor in Chief of two peer reviewed Journals, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR) and Gastrointestinal Intervention. He was the previous Deputy Editor-in-Chief of CVIR. He serves in many societal leadership and committee positions—among them the SIR’s Executive Council/Board of Trustees and Research Foundation Board, chaired or served in numerous national committees including within the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and American College of Radiology. Dr. Haskal has served as the President of two Societies. He has been annually named to national Top Doctors lists since 1996.


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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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Timothy Clark

Director, Interventional Radiology Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
University of Pennsylvania - Penn Presbyterian
Penn Medicine

Timothy Clark, MD, MS, FSIR is Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology and Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, and serves as Director of Interventional Radiology at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia. Dr. Clark oversees the Peripheral Arterial Disease program of the Division of Interventional Radiology at Penn Medicine.


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Derek Mittleider

Director, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Spectrum Healthcare Partners
Tufts University School of Medicine

An Interventional Radiologist specializing in the endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease and critical limb ischemia.


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Guilherme Dabus

Interventional Neuroradiology
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Dr. Guilherme Dabus is an interventional neuroradiologist member of Miami Vascular Specialists. He is the Director of the Fellowship Program in Interventional Neuroradiology/ Neurointerventional Surgery at the Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute and Baptist Neuroscience Institute. Before joining our group, Dr. Dabus served as Assistant Professor of Radiology and Neurological Surgery at Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University and as the Assistant Director of the Northwestern Neuroendovascular Program and Director of Neuroangiography at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Dr. Dabus earned his medical degree from the Santos School of Medical Sciences – FCMS followed by Radiology residency at the State University of Campinas – UNICAMP. He subsequently completed a Neuroradiology fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago, followed by Interventional Neuroradiology/ Neurointerventional Surgery fellowships at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology - Washington University in St. Louis and at Massachusetts General Hospital – Harvard Medical School in Boston from 2004 to 2008.

He has several national and international publications including peer-reviewed manuscripts, invited review articles and book chapters. He was the Guest Editor for the Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology Acute Ischemic Stroke Edition (Volume 15, Issue 1, March 2012) and for the American

Journal of Neuroradiology Special Collection: Vascular Lesions of the Head and Neck: Diagnosis and Intervention (October 2012).
Dr. Dabus is board-certified in Radiology with added qualification in Neuroradiology. He is a senior member of the Society of NeuroInterventional among others.

Dr. Guilherme Dabus is also Associate Professor of Radiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at FIU.


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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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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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Thom Rooke

Krehbiel Professor of Vascular Medicine
Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Dr. Thom Rooke obtained a BS in Physiology at the University of Michigan and an MD at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. After completing Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine residencies at Mayo Clinic, he joined the Vascular Medicine section at Mayo. Dr. Rooke is the former Head of the Section of Vascular Medicine and founder of the Mayo Clinic Wound Care Center. He is currently the Krehbiel Professor of Vascular Medicine.

Dr. Rooke serves on a number of national boards, committees, and societies. He is Past-President of both the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL) and the Society for Vascular Medicine.

Dr. Rooke's interests include medical writing and the art of the medical lecture.


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