Society of Interventional Radiology Selects 27 Fellows

Group Chosen for Achievements in Research, Scientific Literature, Teaching and Leadership Announced at Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - April 04, 2016) - The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) elevated 27 new Fellows during SIR's Annual Scientific Meeting, April 2-7 in Vancouver. This honor, achieved by fewer than 10 percent of SIR members, is presented to those who have demonstrated excellence in research, published works, teaching or leadership within the field of interventional radiology and have made significant contributions to SIR in particular.

"This honor is bestowed on those members who demonstrate a passionate commitment to improving medical practice by developing, testing and implementing breakthrough minimally invasive, image-guided treatments," said SIR President Alan H. Matsumoto, M.D., FSIR, who is professor and chair of the department of radiology and medical imaging at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. "Each new Fellow has demonstrated that commitment through research, patient care and mentorship of interventional radiologists in training."

The newly inducted SIR Fellows are:


Rahmi Oklu, M.D., Ph.D., FSIR, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix


John D. Louie, M.D., FSIR, Stanford University, Stanford

Gerant Rivera-Sanfeliz, M.D., FSIR, University of California, San Diego

District of Columbia

Arshad A. Khan, M.D., FSIR, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Washington


Robert E. Beasley, M.D., FSIR, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami


Sean R. Dariushnia, M.D., FSIR, Emory University, Atlanta

Michael J. Miller, M.D., FSIR, Emory University, Atlanta


Elizabeth A. Ignacio, M.D., FSIR, Maui Diagnostic Imaging, Maui


Meghal Antani, M.D., MBA, FSIR, Center for Interventional Medicine, LLC, White Plains

Kelvin Hong, M.D., FSIR, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

Howard M. Richard, M.D., FSIR, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore

Clifford R. Weiss, M.D., FSIR, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore


Suvranu Ganguli, M.D., FSIR, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

New York

Meridith J. Englander, M.D., FSIR, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany
Hearns W. Charles, M.D., FSIR, NYU Medical Center, New York

Jeremy C. Durack, M.D., M.S., FSIR, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Edward Kim, M.D., FSIR, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York
Philip M. Meyers, M.D., FSIR, Columbia University, New York


Clayton K. Trimmer, D.O., FSIR, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas


Saher S. Sabri, M.D., FSIR, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Adam B. Winick, M.D., FSIR, University of Virginia, Charlottesville


Xiaoming Yang, M.D., PhD, FSIR, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Parag J. Patel, M.D., FSIR, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Francisco C. Carnevale, M.D., FSIR, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil


Robert J. Abraham, M.D., FSIR, QEII Health Sciences Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


Gerard J. O'Sullivan, M.D., FSIR, University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland


Miguel A. De Gregorio, M.D., Ph.D., FSIR, Lozano Blesa Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain

About the Society of Interventional Radiology

The Society of Interventional Radiology is a nonprofit, professional medical society representing more than 6,100 practicing interventional radiology physicians, scientists and clinical associates, dedicated to improving patient care through the limitless potential of image-guided therapies. SIR's members work in a variety of settings and at different professional levels -- from medical students and residents to university faculty and private practice physicians. Visit The Society of Interventional Radiology is holding its Annual Scientific Meeting April 2-7 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, British Columbia, Canada. Visit

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