Radiology

Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology


Teaching Faculty:  William Holloway MD, Naveed Akhtar MD, Coleman Martin MD

Positions Offered: 1 every two years (currently filled through 2018)

Duration: 24 months

Application prerequisites for ESN fellowship:
  • Be board eligible in diagnostic radiology prior to starting fellowship.
  • Have performed over 100 diagnostic cerebral angiograms documented as the first assistant with a letter of recommendation attesting to your basic skills in performing diagnostic angiography.
  • radiologyUnderstand the use of needles, catheters, guide wires and angiographic devices and materials.
  • Master the basic radiological sciences, including radiation physics, radiation protection and the pharmacology of radiographic contrast materials.
  • Be comfortable with angiography image interpretation and with angiographic reporting.
  • Be able to perform expert level interpretation of diagnostic neuroradiological studies such as CT, CTA, MRA, MRI, nuclear medicine CNS examinations in the care and evaluation of patients with neurological disease.
  • Know the clinical indications, risks and limitations of endovascular surgical neuroradiology procedures.
  • Understand the use and administration of analgesics, antibiotics, anticoagulation agents, neuroanesthetic agents, and other drugs commonly used in endovascular surgical neuroradiology procedures.

 

Program Director:

hollowayWilliam Holloway, M.D.
Saint Luke’s Hosptial, Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute
Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology
4401 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: (816) 932-6245