Van Halbach, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||505 Parnassus Avenue|
San Francisco CA 94117
||2012||2012 US News and World Report's "Top Doctors" (2011-2012)|
|2013||San Francisco Chronicle "Super Doctor"|
|2003||Honorary Member of the Cuban Society of Radiology|
|UCSF Medical Center||1999||William G. Obota, MD Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award|
|San Francisco Magazine||1999||Best Doctors in San Francisco|
|1999||Best Doctors in San Francisco, San Francisco Magazine|
|1994||The Best Doctors in the West|
||2016||The Best Doctors in America|
|1994||Wilson Award Honorable Mention, Western Neuroradiology Society, "Endovascular therapy for vertebral |
|1992||Japanese Neurosurgical Society, Keynote speaker Kagoshima, Japan|
|1979||Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society|
|1986||Magna Cum Laude Award, XIII Symposium Neuroradiologicum, "Normal anatomy of the facial nerve as demo|
Van V. Halbach, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Radiology, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, and Anesthesiology at the University of California at San Francisco. Dr. Halbach received his medical degree from the School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, and completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology from the Medical Center of UCLA, followed by a fellowship in Interventional Radiology from the Medical Center of UCLA.
As Principal and Co-Principal Investigator, Dr. Halbach and his colleagues of the Interventional Neurovascular Radiology Section developed clinical and basic science research protocols designed to perfect innovative techniques to treat life threatening neurovascular disorders. Dr. Halbach and his group have pioneered many current techniques and developed many of the devices utilized in the expanding field of interventional neuroradiology.
Dr. Halbach has published over 240 scientific articles on stroke, dural fistulae, ateriovenous malformations and related topics and authored over 87 book chapters. His articles have appeared in the American Journal of Neuroradiology, Radiology, the Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, the Journal of Endovascular Surgery, Lancet, Stroke, Neurology, and the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Neuro Interventional Radiology
Interventional neuroradiological procedures in hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke and dural and direct fistulae
Education and Training:
• Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine
• Internship: Sepulveda Veterans Hospital, California - Internal Medicine
• Residency: University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center - Diagnostic Radiology
• Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center - Interventional Radiology
• American Board of Radiology (Certified)
• Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
• Advanced Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
• Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology
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