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Vishal Kumar, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Radiology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-206-5878
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    UCLA Medical School 2007Alpha Omega Alpha

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    Vishal Kumar, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology in the Interventional Radiology section at the University of California, San Francisco and at the San Francisco General Hospital. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles. He completed a one-year internal medicine internship at Olive­View UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar, California. In 2009, Dr. Kumar completed one year of his Diagnostic Radiology residency program at Harbor­-UCLA in Torrance, California. In 2012, he finished the remainder of his Diagnostic Radiology residency at UCSF, followed by a Vascular and Interventional Radiology fellowship at UCSF, completed in 2013.

    Dr. Kumar joins the faculty of UCSF with a commitment to delivering the highest level of clinical excellence, professionalism and patient safety. His research interests include educating medical students about the field of interventional radiology, implementing emerging technologies to assess and improve patient outcomes, and comparative effectiveness/cost efficiency.

    Expertise:
    Interventional Radiology

    Specialty:
    Management of oncologic disease, including hepatic, biliary and renal malignancies. Dialysis interventions and venous access

    Professional Interests:
    Interventional oncology, venous access, percutaneous drainage and biopsy, medical education, workflow efficiency, informatics

    Education and Training:
    • Medical School: David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
    • Internship: Olive­View UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, California
    • Residency: Harbor­UCLA, Torrance, California
    • Residency: University of California, San Francisco
    • Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco – Vascular and Interventional Radiology

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    1. Kohlbrenner R, Kolli KP, Taylor AG, Kohi MP, Fidelman N, LaBerge JM, Kerlan RK, Agarwal VK, Lehrman ED, Nanavati S, Avrin DE, Gould R. Patient Radiation Dose Reduction during Transarterial Chemoembolization Using a Novel X-Ray Imaging Platform. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Sep; 26(9):1331-8. PMID: 26212556.
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    2. Kohi MP, Agarwal VK, Naeger DM, Taylor AG, Kolli KP, Fidelman N, LaBerge JM, Kerlan RK. The inferior emissary vein: a reliable landmark for right adrenal vein sampling. Acta Radiol. 2015 Apr; 56(4):454-7. PMID: 24682403.
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