Santa Monica, California
Dr. Siddharth Padia is an Interventional Radiologist and Professor of Radiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is also director of Interventional Radiology at UCLA Santa Monica. His areas of clinical expertise and research interests include liver cancer, interventional oncology, vascular disease and portal hypertension.
Dr. Padia earned his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. After completing his transitional internship at The University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Dr. Padia began his residency in diagnostic radiology at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio and graduated as Chief Resident. After spending many years practicing interventional radiology at the University of Washington, Dr. Padia joined the faculty at UCLA in 2016.
Dr. Padia specializes in advanced minimally-invasive technologies to treat liver cancer by infusing highly radioactive particles (Yttrium-90) into the liver, and has treated over 800 patients with this therapy. Due to his expertise in this field, he is the primary author of the national treatment guidelines for Yttrium 90 radioembolization, and is a director of the national annual course to educate physicians on this therapy. Recently, he has helped develop novel treatments for patients suffering from knee arthritis, specifically genicular artery embolization. He has recently led and completed the largest US clinical trial to date for genicular artery embolization, and is embarking on multiple trials for embolization of joint pain.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
4:20 PM – 4:28 PM