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Society of Interventional Radiology inducts 34 new Fellows

Physicians recognized for achievements in research, teaching, published works and leadership at SIR 2024 Annual Scientific Meeting

SALT LAKE CITY (March 26, 2024)—The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) inducted 34 new Fellows during its Annual Scientific Meeting, March 23–28, in Salt Lake City. 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:

Active Fellows

Noor Ahmad, MD, FSIR, Columbia University, New York

Osman Ahmed, MD, FSIR, University of Chicago

Parag M. Amin, MD, FSIR, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Fla.

Aparna Annam, DO, FSIR, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colo.

Thomas D. Atwell, MD, FSIR, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

Zachary L. Bercu, MD, FSIR, Emory University, Atlanta

Seth J. Berkowitz, MD, FSIR, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

Aaron R. Brandis, MD, FSIR, Atlantic Medical Imaging, Galloway, N.J.

Seetharam C. Chadalavada, MD, FSIR, University of Cincinnati

David H. Field, MD, FSIR, MedStar Georgetown University, Washington

Gaby E. Gabriel, MD, FSIR, University of Kentucky, Lexington

Charles Gilliland, MD, FSIR, Summit Radiology, Cartersville, Ga.

Guillermo Gonzalez-Araiza, MD, FSIR, West County Radiological Group, Saint Louis

Christopher J. Grilli, DO, FSIR, Christiana Care, Newark, N.J.

Andew John Gunn, MD, FSIR, University of Alabama at Birmingham                   

Jack W. Jennings, MD, PhD, FSIR, Washington University in St. Louis

Robert J. Kennedy, MD, FSIR, Interventional and Vascular Center, Melbourne, Fla.

Joshua D. Kuban, MD, FSIR, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Robert P. Liddell, MD, FSIR, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

Kumar Madassery, MD, FSIR, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

Eric J. Monroe, MD, FSIR, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.

Govindarajan Narayanan, MD, FSIR, Baptist Health of South Florida, Miami

Michael Neuwirth, MD, FSIR, Progressive Physician Associates, Bethlehem, Pa.

Keith Pereira, MD, FSIR, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis

Adam N. Plotnik, MD, FSIR, University California of Los Angeles

Jason T. Salsamendi, MD, FSIR, City of Hope National Medical Center, Irvine, Calif.

Rahul A. Sheth, MD, FSIR, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Avnesh S. Thakor, MD, FSIR, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.

Steven M. Yevich, MD, MPH, FSIR, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Associate Fellows

Mark O. Baerlocher, MD, FSIR, Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Murthy Chennapragada, MD, FSIR, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Aaron Kyle Jones, PhD, FSIR, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Almamoon I. Justaniah, MD, FSIR, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Miyuki Sone, MD, FSIR, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo

Media contact information

Elise Castelli Grant
SIR Director, Communications and Public Relations
Phone: (703) 460-5572 
Email: egrant@sirweb.org

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 sirfoundation.org.