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Interventional Radiology

Interventional radiologists are board-certified physicians who specialize in minimally invasive, targeted treatments. They offer the most in-depth knowledge of the least-invasive treatments available, coupled with diagnostic and clinical experience across all specialties. They use x-rays, MRI and other imaging to advance a catheter in the body, usually in an artery, to treat internally at the source of the disease. As the inventors of angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were first used in the legs to treat peripheral arterial disease, interventional radiologists pioneered minimally invasive modern medicine.

Many conditions that once required surgery can now be treated less invasively by interventional radiologists. Interventional radiology treatments offer less risk, less pain and less recovery time compared to open surgery. Each of our interventional radiologists are board certified in diagnostic radiology, with fellowship training in interventional radiology and Certificates of Added Qualifications (CAQs) in vascular and interventional radiology.

Haroon R. Afridi, MD
University of Peshawar, Khyber Medical College, Pakistan
Fellowship: Angiography and Interventional Radiology
Specialty: Vascular and Interventional Radiology
In practice since: 2004
With RCI since: April 2007

Michael M. Hummel, MD
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Fellowship: Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Specialty: Vascular and Interventional Radiology
In practice since: 1998
With RCI since: March 2011

Marwan F. Jarmakani
Damascus University Faculty of Medicine, Syria
University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine
Fellowship: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Specialty: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, Pediatric Radiology
In practice since: 1989
With RCI since: November 2016

Mark L. Pedersen, MD
University of Iowa College of Medicine
Fellowship: Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Specialty: Vascular and Interventional Radiology
In practice since: 1990
With RCI since: July 1990

Robert J. Schmall, MD
University of Iowa College of Medicine
Fellowship: Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Specialty: Vascular and Interventional Radiology
In practice since: 1998
With RCI since: June 2007

David J. Smith, MD
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Specialty: Vascular and Interventional Radiology
In practice since: 1996
With RCI since: January 2013



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