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ABOUT INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY
WHAT IS INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY?
Vascular & Interventional Radiologists diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions utilizing advanced imaging technology and minimally invasive techniques. These procedures are generally performed through a tiny skin incision and result in less pain, faster recovery and shorter (or no) hospital stays.
Examples of conditions treated include vascular disease such as deep vein clots, arterial and venous narrowing, aneurysms, bleeding, kidney and bile duct blockages, uterine fibroids, infertility, pain, spine fractures and cancers of liver, lung and kidneys.
ABOUT DR. SAEMI
Dr. Saemi grew up in San Diego. He studied biology at San Diego State University where he received Magna Cum Laude distinction. During college, he served in a variety of executive leadership roles in the Associated Student Government. Immediately after college, he joined his sister at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, where he received his Doctorate of Medicine. During medical school, he pursued urologic research with particular emphasis on injection therapy for prostatic disease, yielding international publication. He also focused on working with at-risk refugee populations for which he was awarded the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. After medical school, Dr. Saemi was selected as one of two civilians in the country to train at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. He went on to complete his Diagnostic Radiology residency at Dartmouth, where he served as Chief Resident and received the Residency Program Director's Award. During training, Dr. Saemi received his Yellow Belt in Lean Six Sigma from the Dartmouth Hitchcock Value Institute and completed certification at the American College of Radiology's Radiology Leadership Institute. During his 4th year of residency, he developed an emergency radiology curriculum which he taught over several weeks to residents and attending staff at the University Hospital Mirebalais in Haiti. Subsequently, he completed his Fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Dartmouth. Dr. Saemi has experience both in private practice and in the academic setting, where he is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology; he has published numerous articles and presented at national meetings. Dr. Saemi is dual board certified by the American Board of Radiology in Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology.
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