Anne Marie Cahill, MBBch, BAO

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Anne Marie Cahill, MBBch, BAO, is Chief of the Division of Interventional Radiology and Director of Image Based Therapy for Vascular Anomalies at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Interventional Radiology, Thyroid conditions, Hemangiomas and vascular malformations, Pediatric radiolgy
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MBBch, BA in Medicine & Surgery - University College Galway, Galway City, Ireland


Surgery - Castlebar General Hospital, County Mayo, Ireland
Medicine - University College Hospital, Galway City, Ireland


Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology - University College Hospital, Professorial Unit, Galway City, Ireland
General Medicine - Mullingar General Hospital, County Westmeath, Ireland
Internal Medicine-Endocrinology - James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Professorial Unit, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland
Radiology - Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin, Ireland


Pediatric Interventional Radiology - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Board Certification

Pediatric Radiology – American Board of Radiology

Graduate Degree

Masters in Radiological Sciences - University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Titles and Academic Titles

Chief, Division of Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology

Director, Image Based Therapy for Vascular Anomalies

Endowed Chair in Pediatric Interventional Radiology

Associate Professor of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




Srinivasan A, Guzman AK, Rand EB, Rychik J, Goldberg DJ, Russo PA, Cahill AM. Percutaneous Liver Biopsy in Fontan Patients. Pediatr Radiol. 2019 Mar;49(3):342-350. doi: 10.1007/s00247-018-4311-9. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Cahill AM, Kraus BM, Madu CR, Weber MD, et al. (2019 Jan). Development and Implementation of a Bedside Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Service in a PICU. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 20(1): 71-78. Doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001739. PMID: 30234675. 

Coughlin K, Flibotte J, Cahill AM, Osterhoudt K, Hedrick H, Vrecenak J (2019 Feb). Methemoglobinemia in an Infant after Sclerotherapy with High-Dose Doxycycline. Pediatrics, 143 (2). Doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-1642. PMID: 30655334. Electronically published: 2019 Jan 17.


Chehab MA, Thakor AS, Tulin-Silver S, Connolly BL, Cahill AM, Ward TJ, Padia SA, Kohi MP, Midia M, Chaudry G, Gemmete JJ, Mitchell JW, Brody L, Crowley JJ, Heran MKS, Weinstein JL, Nikolic B, Dariushnia SR, Tam AL, Venkatesan AM. Adult and Pediatric Antibiotic Prophylaxis during Vascular and IR Procedures: A Society of Interventional Radiology Practice Parameter Update Endorsed by the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe and the Canadian Association for Interventional Radiology. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 Nov;29(11):1483-1501.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2018.06.007. Epub 2018 Sep 28. 

Feola GP, Hogan MJ, Baskin KM, Cahill AM, Connolly BL, Crowley JJ, Charles JA, Heran MKS, Marshalleck FE, Sierre S, Towbin RB, Walker TG, Silberzweig JE, Censullo M, Dariushnia SR, Gemmete JJ, Weinstein JL, Nikolic B (2018 Oct). Quality Improvement Standards for the Treatment of Pediatric Empyema. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 29(10): 1415-1422. Doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2018.04.027. PMID: 30197257. Electronically published: 2018 Sep 6.

Harned RK 2nd, Heran MKS, Patel M, Barnacle A, Cahill AM, Braswell L, Feola GP, Sierre S, Marshalleck F, 2018 Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology Board of Directors (2018 Oct). Challenges and Opportunities for Continued Success and Growth of Pediatric Interventional Radiology: A Communiqué from the Society for Pediatric Interventional Radiology. American Journal of Roentgenology, 211(4): 740-743. Doi: 10.2214/AJR.18.19936. PMID: 30063371. Electronically published: 2018 Jul 31.

Shellikeri S, Setser RM, Vatsky S, Srinivasan A, Krishnamurthy G, Zhu X, Keller MS, Cahill AM: Prospective evaluation of MR overlay on real-time fluoroscopy for percutaneous extremity biopsies of bone lesions visible on MRI but not on CT in children in the interventional radiology suite. Pediatric Radiology 48(2): 270-278, February 2018. PMCID: 29128920

Lungren MP, Towbin AJ, Roebuck DJ, Monroe EJ, Gill AE, Thakor A, Towbin RB, Cahill AM, Matthew Hawkins C: Role of interventional radiology in managing pediatric liver tumors: Part 1: Endovascular interventions. Pediatric Radiology January 2018 Notes: Epub ahead of print. PMCID: 29362840

Acord M, Cahill AM, Krishnamurthy G, Vatsky S, Keller MS, Srinivasan A: Venous ports in infants. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology January 2018 Notes: Epub ahead of print. PMCID: 29352697


Shellikeri S, Daulton R, Sertic M, Connolly B, Hogan M, Marshalleck F, Cahill AM: Pediatric percutaneous nephrostomy: A multicenter experience. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology December 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print. PMCID: 29221922

Acord M, Shellikeri S, Vatsky S, Srinivasan A, Krishnamurthy G, Keller MS, Cahill AM: Reduced-dose C-arm computed tomography applications at a pediatric institution. Pediatric Radiology 47: 1817-1824, December 2017.

Shellikeri S, Setser RM, Vatsky S, Srinivasan A, Krishnamurthy G, Zhu X, Keller MS, Cahill AM: Prospective evaluation of MR overlay on real-time fluoroscopy for percutaneous extremity biopsies of bone lesions visible on MRI but not on CT in children in the interventional radiology suite. Pediatric Radiology November 2017 Notes: Nov 12 Epub ahead of print.

Shellikeri S, Setser RM, Hwant TJ, Srinivasan A, Krishnamurthy G, Vatsky S, Girard E, Zhu X, Keller MS, Cahill AM: Real-time fluoroscopic needle guidance in the interventional radiology suite using navigational software for percutaneous bone biopsies in children. Pediatric Radiology 47(8): 963-973, July 2017.

Elchediak DS, Cahill AM, Furth EE, Kaplan BS, Hartung EA: Extracranial aneurysms in 2 patients with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease. Case Report in Nephrology and Dialysis 7(2): 34-42, May 2017.

Kaufman CS, James CA, Harned RK, Connolly BL, Roebuck DJ, Cahill AM, Dubois J, Morello FP, Morgan RK, Sidhu MK: Pediatric interventional radiology workforce survey: 10-year follow-up. Pediatric Radiology March 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print March 6.


Gupton TB Jr, Delgado J, Jaramillo D, Cahill AM, Chauvin NA: Comparative analysis of anterior and posterior contrast injection approaches for shoulder MR arthrograms in adolescents. Pediatric Radiology 46(13): 1848-1855, December 2016.

Acord M, Srinivasan AS, Cahill AM: Percutaneous treatment of lymphatic malformations. Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology 19(4): 305-311, December 2016.

Shellikeri S, Girard E, Setser R, Bao J, Cahill AM: Metal artifact reduction algorithm for correction of bone biopsy needle artifact in paediatric C-arm CT images: A qualitative and quantitative assessment. Clinical Radiology 71(9): 925-931, September 2016.

Daldrup-Link HE, Sammet C, Hernanz-Schulman M, Barsness KA, Cahill AM, Chung E, Doria AS, Darge K, Krishnamurthy R, Lungren MP, Moore S, Olivieri L, Panigrahy A, Towbin AJ, Trout A, Voss S: White paper on P4 concepts for pediatric imaging. Journal of the American College of Radiology 13(5): 590-597, May 2016.

Guzman AK, Zahra M, Trerotola SO, Raffini LJ, Itkin M, Keller MS, Cahill AM: IVC filter retrieval in adolescents: Experience in a tertiary pediatric center. Pediatric Radiology 46(4): 534-540, April 2016.

Green R, Gu X, Kline-Rogers E, Froehlich J, Mace P, Gray B, Katzen B, Olin J, Gornik HL, Cahill AM, Meyers KE: Differences between the pediatric and adult presentation of fibromuscular dysplasia: results from the US Registry. Pediatric Nephrology 31(4): 641-650, April 2016 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Gaballah M, Shi J, Kukreja K, Raffini L, Tarango C, Keller MS, Krishnamurthy G, Racadio J, Patel M, Cahill AM: Endovascular thrombolysis in the management of illiofemoral thrombosis in children: A multi-institutional experience   Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 27(4): 524-530, April 2016.

Hwang TJ, Girard E, Shellikeri S, Setser R, Vossough A, Ho-Fung V, Cahill AM: Early experience with X-ray magnetic resonance fusion for low-flow vascular malformations in the pediatric interventional radiology suite. Pediatric Nephrology 46(3): 413-421, March 2016.


Gaballah M, Krishnamurthy G, Berman JI, Edgar JC, Adeb M, Keller MS, McIntosh A, Nazario M, Cahill AM: Lower extremity vascular access in neonates and infants: A single institutional experience. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 26(11): 1660-1668, November 2015.

Wohlgemth WA, Mueller-Wille R, Teusch VI, Dudeck O, Cahill AM, Alomari AL, Uller W: The Retrograde Transvenous Push-Through Method: A novel treatment of peripheral arteriovenous malformations with dominant venous outflow. Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology 38(3): 623-631, March 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Borofsky SE, Obi C, Cahill AM, McIntosh A, Gaballah M, Keller MS: Transiliopsoas approach: an alternative route to drain pelvic abscesses in children. Pediatric Radiology 45(1): 94-8, January 2015 Notes: Epub 2014 Jul 10.


Delgado J, Bedoya MA, Gaballah M, Low DW, Cahill AM: Percutaneous sclerotherapy of foot venous malformations: Evaluation of clinical response. Clinical Radiology 69(9): 931-8, September 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print May 24.

Rhee E, Hurst R, Pukenas B, Ichord R, Cahill AM, Rossano J, Fuller S, Lin K: Mechanical embolectomy for ischemic stroke in a pediatric ventricular assist device patient. Pediatric Transplantation 18(3): E88-E92, May 2014.

Meyers KE, Cahill AM, Sethna C: Interventions for pediatric renovascular hypertension. Current Hypertension Report 16(4): 422, April 2014.

Gaballah M, Krishnamurthy G, Keller MS, McIntosh AD, Munson DA, Cahill AM: US-guided placement and tip position confirmation for lower-extremity central venous access in neonates and infants with comparison versus conventional insertion. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 25(4): 548-555, April 2014.

Gaballah M, Krishnamurthy G, Keller MS, McIntosh AD, Cahill AM: Single-incision technique for placement of tunneled internal jugular vein vascular access in children. Pediatric Radiology March 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Gaballah M, Storm PB, Rabinowitz D, Ichord RN, Hurst RW, Krishnamurthy G, Keller MS, McIntosh AD, Cahill AM: Intraoperative cerebral angiography in arteriovenous malformation resection in children: a single institutional experience. Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics 13(2): 222-228, February 2014.


Ballah D, Rabinowitz D, Vossough A, Rickert S, Dunham B, Kazahaya K, Cahill AM: Preoperative angiography and external carotid artery embolization of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibromas in a tertiary referral paediatric centre. Clinical Radiology 68(11): 1097-106, November 2013 Notes: Epub 2013 August 2.

Sahn B, Blinman TA, Cahill AM, Bhatti TR, Maqbool A, Mamula P, Anupindi SA: Vascular malformation as a cause of occult GI bleeding. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology Nutrition May 2013 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Frisoli FA, Lang SS, Vossough A, Cahill AM, Heuer GG, Dahmoush HM, Storm PB, Beslow LA: Intrarater and interrater reliability of the pediatric arteriovenous malformation compactness score in children. Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics 11(5): 547-51, May 2013 Notes: Epub 2013 Mar 15.

Ballah D, Nijs E, Keller MS, Zhu X, Krishnamurthy G, Cahill AM: Percutaneous CT-guided vertebral bone biopsy in children. Pediatric Radiology 43(5): 582-588, March 2013 Notes: Epub 2012 Nov 23.

Franchi-Abella S, Cahill AM, Barnacle AM, Pariente D, Roebuck DJ: Hepatobiliary intervention in children. Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology 37(1): 37-54, February 2013 Notes: Epub ahead of print.


Rychik J, Veldtman G, Rand E, Russo P, Rome JJ, Krok K, Goldberg DJ, Cahill AM, Wells RG: The precarious state of the liver after a Fontan Operation: Summary of a multidisciplinary symposium. Pediatric Cardiology 33(7): 1001-1012, October 2012 Notes: 2012 Apr 26 - Epub ahead of print.

Adeb M, Baskin KM, Keller MS, Krishnamurthy G, Nijs E, Meyers K, Pradhan M, Cahill AM: Radiologically placed tunneled hemodialysis catheters: A single pediatric institutional experience of 120 patients. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 23(5): 604-612, May 2012 Notes: Epub 2012 Mar 27.

Cahill AM, Ballah D, Fernando P, Fontalvo-Herazo L: Percutaneous Retrieval of Intravascular Foreign Bodies in Children as a Complication of Venous Access Devices. Pediatric Radiology 42(1): 24-31, January 2012.


Cahill AM, Nijs E, Ballah D, Rabinowitz D, Thompson L, Rintoul N, Hedrick H, Jacobs I, Low D: Percutaneous Sclerotherapy in Neonatal and Infant Head and Neck Lymphatic Malformations: A Single Center Experience. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 46(11): 2083-2095, November 2011.

Lando T, Cahill AM, Elden L: Distal Airway Foreign Bodies: Importance of a Stepwise Approach, Knowledge of Equipment and Utilization of other Services. International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology 75(7): 968-72, July 2011 Notes: Epub May 17.

Zhu X, Felice M, Johnson L, Sarmiento, M, Cahill AM: Developing low-dose C-arm CT Imaging for Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder in Interventional Radiology. Pediatric Radiology 41(4): 476-482, April 2011 Notes: Epub 2010 Nov 16.

Srinivasan A*, Krishnamurthy G, Fontalvo-Herazo L, Nijs E, Meyers K, Kaplan B, Cahill AM: Spectrum of Renal Findings in Pediatric Fibromuscular Dysplasia and Neurofibromatosis Type I. Pediatric Radiology 41(3): 308-16, March 2011 Notes: *Trainee - Epub 2010 Oct 16.


Srinivasan A*, Krishnamurthy G, Fontalvo-Herazo L, Nijs E, Keller MS, Meyers K, Kaplan B, Cahill AM: Angioplasty for Renal Artery Stenosis in Pediatric Patients: An 11-year Retrospective Experience. Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology 21(11): 1672-80, November 2010 Notes: *Trainee - Epub 2010 Sep 29.


Pena AH*, Cahill AM, Gonzalez L, Baskin KM, Kim H, Towbin RB: Botulinum toxin A injection of salivary glands in children with drooling and chronic aspiration. Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology 20(3): 368-373, March 2009 Notes: *Trainee.

Ganesh A, Kaye RD, Cahill AM, Stern W, Pachikara R, Gallagher PR, Watcha M: Evaluation of Ultrasound Guided Radial Artery Cannulation in children. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 10(1): 45-48, January 2009.


Raffini L, Cahill AM, Hellinger J, Manno C: A Prospective observational study of IVC filters in pediatric patients. Pediatric Blood Cancer 51(4): 517-520, October 2008.

Sethna CB, Kaplan BS, Cahill AM, Velazquez OC, Meyers KE: Idiopathic Mid-Aortic syndrome in children. Pediatric Nephrology 23(7): 1135-1142, July 2008.

Weiss PM, Arabshahi B, Johnson A, Bilaniuk LT, Zarnow D, Cahill AM, Feudtner C, Cron RQ: High prevalence of Temporomandibular Joint Arthritis at disease onset in children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis as detected by Magnetic Resonance Imaging but not Ultrasound. Arthritis and Rheumatism 58(4): 1189-1196, April 2008.

Baskin KM, Jimenez RM, Cahill AM, Jawad AF, Towbin RB: Cavoatrial junction and central venous anatomy: implications for central venous access tip position. Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology 19(3): 359-365, March 2008.


Cahill AM, Cho SS, Baskin KM, Beukelman T, Cron RQ, Kaye RD, Towbin RB: Benefit of fluoroscopically guided intra-articular long-acting corticosteroid injection for subtalar arthritis in juvenile arthritis. Pediatric Radiology 37(6): 544-548, June 2007.

Towbin RT, Hurh P, Baskin KM, Cahill AM, Carr M, Canning D, Snyder H, Kaye R: Priapism in children; treatment with embolotherapy. Pediatric Radiology 37(5): 483-487, May 2007.

Towbin RB, Pelchovitz DJ, Cahill AM, Baskin KM, Meyers KE, Kaplan BS: Cutting balloon angioplasty in children with resistant renal artery stenosis. Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology 18(5): 663-669, May 2007.

Cahill AM, Baskin KM, Kaye RD, Bilaniuk L, Arabshahi B, Dewitt EM, Cron R, Towbin RB: CT Guided Percutaneous Steroid Injection for Treatment of Inflammatory Arthropathy of the Temporomandibular Joint in Children. American Journal of Radiology 188(1): 182-186, January 2007.


Raffini L, Raybagkar D, Cahill AM, Kaye R, Blumenstein M, Manno C: May-Thurner Syndrome (iliac vein compression) and thrombosis in adolescents with additional thrombophilic risk factors. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 47(6): 834-839, November 2006.


Arabshahi B, Dewitt EM, Cahill AM, Kaye RD, Baskin KM, Towbin RB, Cron RQ: Utility of Corticosteroid Injection for Temporomandibular Arthritis in Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism 52(11): 3563-3569, November 2005.

Cahill AM, Baskin KM, Kaye RD, Fitz CR, Towbin RB: Transgluteal Approach for  Draining Pelvic Fluid Collections in Pediatric Patients. Radiology 234(3): 893-898, March 2005.


Rubin JT, Towbin RB, Bartko MB, Baskin KM, Cahill AM, Kaye RD: Oral and Intravenous Caffeine for Treatment of Children with Post-Sedation Paradoxical Hyperactivity. Pediatric Radiology 34(12): 980-984, December 2004 Notes: Epub 2004 September 8.

Baskin KM, Cahill AM, Kaye RD, Born C, Grudziak J, Towbin, RB: Closed reduction with CT-guided screw fixation for unstable sacroiliac joint fracture dislocation  Pediatric Radiology 34(12): 963-969, December 2004 Notes: Epub 2004 September 9.

Cahill AM, Baskin KM, Kaye RD, Fitz CR, Towbin RB: CT-guided Percutaneous Lung Biopsy in Children  Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology 15(9): 955-960, September 2004.

Cahill AM, Baskin KM, Kaye RD, Fitz CR, Towbin RB : Transmural migration of gastrostomy tube retention discs. Pediatric Radiology 34(2): 143-147, February 2004 Notes: Epub 2003 November 22.


Harris A, Levy EI, Kanal E, Pollock A, Cahill AM, Omalu BI, Albright AL: Infectious aneurysm clipping by an MRI/MRA wand-guided protocol   Pediatric Neurosurgery 35(2): 90-93, August 2001.

Cahill AM, Kaye RD, Fitz CR, Towbin RB: Push-pull gastrostomy: a new technique for percutaneous gastrostomy tube insertion in the neonate and young infant. Pediatric Radiology 31(8): 550-554, August 2001.

Cahill AM, Kaye RD, Fitz CR, Towbin RB: Non-endoscopic removal of radiologically placed percutaneous primary gastrostomy tubes: A new technique. Pediatric Radiology 31(8): 546-549, August 2001.

Levy EI, Horowitz MB, Cahill AM: Lingual artery embolization for severe and uncontrollable postoperative tonsillar bleeding   Ear, Nose & Throat 80(4): 208-211, April 2001.



Shellikeri A, Setser R, Srinivasan AS, Vatsky S, Krishnamurthy G, Keller MS, Cahill AM: Outcome of collimated C-arm computed tomography imaging on pediatric radiation dose and image quality. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 28(2): S8, February 2017.

Akhter T, Cahill AM, Donegan T, Shellikeri S, Vatsky S, Krishnamurthy G, Keller MS, Srinivasan AS: Percutaneous biopsy and radiofrequency ablation for diagnosis and treatment of intraarticular osteoid osteomas at a single pediatric institution. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 28(2): S93-S94, February 2017.


Cahill AM, Srinivasan A, Blinman T: "Sigmoidoscopy assisted sclerotherapy for intractable bleeding post left hemicolectomy for diffuse left colonic venous malformation" 21st International Workshop on Vascular Anomalies, International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies, Buenos Aires, Argentina Page: 282, April 2016.


Shellikeri S, Setser R, Zhu X, Cahill AM: "Initial experience with pre-procedural MR and intraprocedural C-arm CT fusion for biopsy of MR-positive CT-negative pelvic bone lesions at a single pediatric institution" Radiological Society of North America, 101st Scientific Assemble and Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois Page: SSQ18-07, November-December 2015.

Cahill AM: Complications of central venous access, "Thrombosis, thrombectomy, & thrombolysis" and Advanced central venous access techniques Part 3, "Transhepatic access to the inferior vena cava" Society for Pediatric Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting, London, England October 2015.

Cahill AM: "Pediatric IR: What you need to know - Tips and Tricks" Western Angiographic & Interventional Society (WAIS), Van Couver, British Columbia, Canada September 2015.




Towbin RB, Kuhn C, Cahill AM: Pediatric Uroradiology. Pediatric Genitourinary Intervention. Richard Fotter, MD (eds.). Springer-Verlag, New York, LLC, 2nd Edition: 473-494, April 2008.

Cahill AM, Baskin KM, Towbin RB: "Embolization and Sclerosis of Congenital Vascular Lesions: The Role of Interventional Radiology"  Principles and Practice of Pediatric Plastic Surgery.  Bentz LB, Bauer BS, Zuker RM. Michael Lloyd Bentz (eds.). Quality Medical Publishing, Incorporated Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 1: chapter 9, March 2008.


Walker WA, Watkins JB, Walker-Smith JA, Hamilton JR, Durie PR: "Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management" Kaye RD, Cahill AM Interventional Radiology of the GI Tract. W. Allan Walker, MD (eds.). Mosby, Incorporated, 2nd Edition: 1453-1469, August 2000.

Posters and Presentations


Cahill AM: "Thrombolysis in children and adolescents" Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe Annual Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal Page: 2902.4, September 2015 Notes: Oral presentation.

Invited Lectures


"The role of industry clinical collaboration in the development of new patient pathways and innovation in surgery processes", 11th Annual Irish Medical Technology CEO Forum, Galway, Ireland. Dec, 2017.

"Central venous access for body imagers: What you need to know", SLARP, Sociedad Latino Americana de Radiologia Pediatrica, Mexico City, Mexico. Aug, 2017.

"Innovative Imaging in IR - From bubbles to beyond", the European Society for Pediatric Radiology Annual Meeting, Davos, Switzerland. Jun, 2017.


"Image interpretation of vascular and enteral access devices", St. Petersburg Radiology Symposium, St. Petersburg, Russia. Oct, 2016.

"Pediatric Angiography", Society for Vascular Surgery, Vascular Annual Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland. Jun, 2016.

Intravascular Coronary Imaging and Physiology: A Clinical Workshop, New York, New York. Mar, 2016.


Advanced central venous access techniques, "Transhepatic access to the inferior vena cava", Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology 4th International Meeting, London, England. Oct, 2015.

Complications of central venous access thrombosis, "Thrombectomy & Thrombolysis" Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology 4th International Meeting, London, England. Oct, 2015.

"Thrombolysis in children and adolescents", Cardiovascular Interventional Radiological Society of Europe, Lisbon, Portugal. Sep, 2015.

"Neonatal Interventions: Tips and Tricks", Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia. Feb, 2015.

Awards and Honors

2011-2013, 20172022, Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors in Diagnostic Radiology
2009, Poster Award - Merit, Society of Pediatric Radiology, Annual Scientific Meeting, Carlsbad, CA
2009, 2013-2014, Best Doctors in America
2004, Poster Award - Honors, 29th Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting. Phoenix, Arizona.
1995, Sylvester Boland Medal - Radiology Registrars Prize at University College Galway, Ireland
1985, Physiology - 1st Place with Honors - 1st Medical Year in Medicine and Surgery, University College of Galway, Ireland

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

2009-present, Distinguished Reviewer, Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology
2008-present, Reviewer, Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology
2004-present, Reviewer, American Journal of Radiology
2003-present, Reviewer, Pediatric Radiology

Academic and Institutional Committees

2011-present, Mentor Award Committee
2006-present, Medical Device Committee
2005-present, Perioperative Value Analysis Committee
2004-present, Operative & Invasive/Non-Invasive Committee
2003-present, Catheter Care Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations


2012-present, International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA)
2011-present, Irish Society of Interventional Radiology
2011-present, Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE)
 - 2011-present, Abstract Reviewer, Annual Scientific Meeting
1999-present, Register of Medical Specialists-Radiology, Dublin, Ireland
1997-present, The Royal College of Radiologists of London, London, UK
1996-present, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
1994-present, Royal College of Radiologists, London, UK
1994-present, Faculty of Radiologists Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
1993-present, Membership Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) Part I
1987-present, Voluntary Services Abroad (VSA)


2010-present, Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology
 - 2010-present, Research Committee
2008-present, Society of Interventional Radiology
 - 2008-present, Practice Standards Committee
2006-present, Society of Pediatric Radiology
 - 2008-present, Radiology Practice Standards Committee
2005-present, American Board of Radiology
2002-present, The Radiological Society of North America
2002-present, Society of Interventional Radiology
 - 2012-present, Abstract Reviewer, Annual Scientific Meeting
 - 2008-present, Member Radiology Practice Standards Committee
2002-present, American Association for Women Radiologists
1997-present, Society of Pediatric Radiology
1997-present, American Roentgen Ray Society