Chief, Department of Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology
Inova Alexandria Hospital
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Keith M. Sterling, MD, FSIR is the Chief of the Department of Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology at Inova Alexandria Hospital where he has been in clinical practice since 1995. In addition, he is the Medical Director of the Advanced Interventional Vein and Vascular Center. He is past-President of the Chesapeake Interventional Radiology Society. He maintains an appointment as an Associate Professor of Radiology at The George Washington University School of Medicine and has trained residents and fellows over his entire professional career. Dr. Sterling is a frequently invited lecturer and is a nationally-recognized leader in the field of Interventional Radiology. He has been the principal investigator on numerous research trials. He serves on multiple task forces and committees for the Society of Interventional Radiology, Inova Alexandria Hospital and the Inova Health System. He has been consistently recognized by his peers as one of the “Top Doctors” in both Washingtonian and Northern Virginia magazines.
Dr. Sterling graduated with honors in 1985 from Northwestern University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He earned his medical degree from New York Medical College in 1989. He served his medical internship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He was a resident in Diagnostic Radiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and did his Interventional Radiology fellowship at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology/Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. He is a Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He received his Certificate of Added Qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology from the American Board of Radiology in 1997 with recertification in 2007.
His areas of special expertise are women’s intervention, venous disease, pulmonary embolism, peripheral vascular disease, vascular malformations and acute stroke therapy.