Rajesh P. Shah, M.D.

Dr. Shah is an interventional radiologist with a particular interest in interventional oncology. He performs a wide range of procedures including ablations of the lung, liver, kidney, bone, and other areas in the body, chemoembolization, embolization, and radioembolization of tumors, biopsies, drainages, and interventions on both the venous and arterial sides. He was the first physician to perform SIR-spheres radioembolization for metastatic tumors to the liver within the VA hospital system and has been recognized for his teaching of trainees and his leadership. He was previously the  Interim Chief of Radiology and Director of Interventional Radiology at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, as well as Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University. His research interests included clinical trials on HCC and Lung cancer, including the application of Machine Learning/AI and Radiogenomics to lung cancer identification, and liquid biopsy for earlier detection of lung cancer. He is also the Councilor of the Quality and Performance Improvement Division for the Society of Interventional Radiology where he has led the development and launch of the VIRTEX Registry which is the primary clinical data registry for the field of Interventional Radiology. Dr. Shah obtained his MD at The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Fellowship at Stanford University.



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