Chief, Interventional Radiology
Riad Salem, MD MBA is Professor of Radiology, Surgery and Medicine, Vice-Chair, Image-Guided Therapy and Section Chief, Interventional Radiology in the Department of Radiology at Northwestern University in Chicago. His areas of interest include the use of image-guided techniques for the treatment of liver cancer including chemoembolisation, bland embolization and radioembolisation. He is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal and fellowship trained in interventional radiology (University of Pennsylvania). His current research focus on hepatocellular carcinoma includes advances in minimally invasive therapies as well as imaging methodologies following locoregional treatment. He serves as PI of the international, randomised phase III trial involving radioembolisation and sorafenib (STOP-HCC). Most recently, his research focus has shifted with the completion of the first, prospective, FDA-approved trial of Prostate Artery Embolization for BPH, and is now working to establish PAE as a standard of care treatment.