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Society of Interventional Radiology inducts new Fellows

Physicians recognized for achievements in research, teaching, published works and leadership at SIR 2023 Annual Scientific Meeting

PHOENIX (March 7, 2023)—The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) inducted 16 new Fellows during its Annual Scientific Meeting, March 4–9, in Phoenix. 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.

The newly inducted SIR Fellows are:


Barbara N. Hamilton, MD, FSIR, Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs

Dayantha M. Fernando, II, MD, FSIR, University of California Irvine, Orange



Neil J. Resnick, MD, FSIR, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta



Allan I. Hoffman, MD, FSIR, Commonwealth Radiology Associates, Andover

Hirschel D. McGinnis, MD, FSIR, Steward Medical Group, Taunton

Vijay Ramalingam, MD, FSIR, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

Salomao Faintuch, MD, MS, FSIR, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston


New Hampshire

John M. Gemery, MD, FSIR, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon


New York

Joseph P. Erinjeri, MD, PhD, FSIR, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Stuart J. Singer, MD, FSIR, Syracuse VAMC, Syracuse

Talia Sasson, MD, FSIR, University of Rochester, Rochester



Paul S. Brady, MD, FSIR, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia



Maria Del Pilar Bayona Molano, MD, FSIR, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas

Steven Y. Huang, MD, FSIR, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston



Derrick R. Siebert, MD, FSIR, Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Wausau

Matthew J. Scheidt, MD, FSIR, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee


West Virginia

Amy R. Deipolyi, MD, FSIR, West Virginia University, Charleston

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SIR Director, Communications and Public Relations
Phone: (703) 460-5572 

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. 

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