AUSTIN, Texas, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) inducted 41 new Fellows during its Annual Scientific Meeting, March 23–28 in Austin, Texas. This honor, achieved by only 15 percent of eligible SIR members, is bestowed to those who have demonstrated excellence in interventional radiology by virtue of research and published works, teaching, and leadership within the field, along with contributions and involvement within the society.   

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"SIR Fellows are leaders in the field with outstanding credentials, achievements and contributions to interventional radiology, SIR and SIR Foundation," said SIR 2018–2019 President M. Victoria Marx, M.D., FSIR, interventional radiologist at Keck Medicine of USC, and professor of clinical radiology and diagnostic radiology residency program director at Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles. "Their dedication to the field, improving patient care and training the next generation of interventional radiologists keeps our specialty at the forefront of modern medicine."

The newly inducted SIR Fellows are:

Rachel F. Oser, M.D., FSIR, University of Alabama Birmingham

Martha-Gracia Knuttinen, M.D., FSIR, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix

Hamed Aryafar, M.D., FSIR, University of California Health, San Diego
Kari J. Nelson, M.D., FSIR, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange
Ravi N. Srinivasa, M.D., FSIR, University of California Los Angeles Medical Center

District of Columbia
Theresa M. Caridi, M.D., FSIR, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Adam R. Geronemus, M.D., FSIR, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Janice M. Newsome, M.D., FSIR, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta

Kush R. Desai, M.D., FSIR, Northwestern University, Chicago

Paul Kim, M.D., FSIR, Maine Medical Center, Scarborough

Bradford J. Wood, M.D., FSIR, National Institute of Health, Bethesda

Olga R. Brook, M.D., FSIR, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
Gulraiz Chaudry, M.D., FSIR, Boston Children's Hospital
Shams I. Iqbal, M.D., FSIR, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington

Purushottam K. Dixit, M.D., FSIR, Beaumont Health, Royal Oak

Jeremy D. Collins, M.D., FSIR, Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Seung Kwon Kim, M.D., FSIR, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis

Rahul Razdan, M.D., FSIR, Advanced Medical Imaging, Lincoln

New York
Drew M. Caplin, M.D., FSIR, Northwell Health, Manhasset
Yosef Golowa, M.D., FSIR, Montefiore Medical Center, New York
Amit Gupta, M.D., FSIR, Stony Brook University Hospital, Stonybrook
Ryan M. Hickey, M.D., FSIR, New York University Langone Health, New York
Raj Pyne, M.D., FSIR, Rochester Regional Health
Jonathan Susman, M.D., FSIR, New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, New York
Adam D. Talenfeld, M.D., FSIR, New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, New York
Ronald S. Winokur, M.D., FSIR, New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, New York

North Carolina
Eric A. Wang, M.D., FSIR, Carolinas Medical Center, Weddington

Charles Martin, M.D., FSIR, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Vance E. McCollom, M.D., FSIR, Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City

John J. Crowley, M.D., FSIR, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Paula M. Novelli, M.D., FSIR, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Philip D. Orons, D.O., FSIR, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Sudhen B. Desai, M.D., FSIR, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston
Ravi Murthy, M.D., FSIR, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 
Anil K. Pillai, M.D., FSIR, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
Carlos J. Guevara, M.D., FSIR, University of Texas, Houston

James G. Carlisle, M.D., FSIR, Utah Imaging Associates, Bountiful

Giovanni Anselmetti, M.D., FSIR, European Institute of Oncology, Turin

Man Deuk Kim, M.D., FSIR, Severance Hospital, Seoul

Saudi Arabia
Mohammad Arabi, M.D., FSIR, King Abdulaziz Medical Center, Riyadh

United Kingdom
Mohamad S. Hamady, MBChB, FSIR, Imperial College, London

About the Society of Interventional Radiology
The Society of Interventional Radiology is a nonprofit, professional medical society representing more than 8,000 practicing interventional radiology physicians, trainees, students, 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 March 23–28, 2019 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. Visit 

About the Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation
SIR Foundation is a scientific foundation dedicated to fostering research and education in interventional radiology for the purposes of advancing scientific knowledge, increasing the number of skilled investigators in interventional radiology and developing innovative therapies that lead to improved patient care and quality of life. Visit

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