Integrated Interventional Radiology Residency

About The Program

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Integrated Interventional Radiology Residency Program is an ACGME approved program. We are a categorical 6 – year program with a preliminary (PGY1) year spent in the department of General Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The program participates in the NRMP and currently fill 2 positions for each year for a total of 10 residents.

The first three years of the program (PGY2-4) will be spent closely in parallel with the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program. The final two years of the program (PGY5-6) will focus on Interventional radiology and will also have rotations in Critical Care, Medical, Surgical and Radiation Oncology and Vascular Medicine as well as a dedicated rotation, in Pediatric Interventional Radiology at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Core Clinical Skills Year in the Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

IR Residents at BWH will experience the breadth and depth of our specialty.

This disease-focused care includes:

  • Interventional oncology: Y90, TACE, ablation
  • Venous and lymphatic disease: thrombectomy, recanalization and reconstruction, superficial venous ablation and sclerotherapy, chronic pelvic venous disease embolization, pulmonary and peripheral AVM treatment, dialysis circuit intervention, lymphatic leak correction
  • Arterial disease: renal artery stenting, endoleak correction
  • Musculoskeletal disease: genicular artery embolization, kyphoplasty, bone ablation
  • Women’s and men’s health: prostate artery embolization, uterine fibroid embolization, varicocele embolization
  • Portal hypertension: TIPS, gastric variceal obliteration
  • Hepatobiliary disease: interventions including cholangioscopy, stone retrieval, and biliary drainage/stenting
  • Trauma
  • Genitourinary disease: including urinary drainage, ureteroplasty
  • Pediatric disease: residents will rotate through Boston Children’s Hospital and will perform basic and advanced interventions including treatment of vascular anomalies

Interventional Radiology rotations will include training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the West Roxbury Veterans Administration Hospital and the Brigham and Women’s Vascular and Vein Care Centers in Newton Corner Foxboro.

Residents completing the 6-year training program will be eligible for the American Board of Radiology IR/DR certificate.

Applying to our program

For those interested in applying to our program please submit your application to the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

We fill 2 positions for each year for a total of 10 residents.

We participate in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).

View a message from our President, Robert S. D. Higgins, MD, MSHA about his personal experience and, training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

For further information about this program please contact the program director or coordinator.

Marie R. Koch, MD
Integrated IR Residency Program Director

Julie Ann Correia
Integrated IR Residency Program Coordinator
Phone: 617-732-4763
Fax: 617-277-8331

Meet Our Residents

Fifth Year

Sukjin Koh, MD

Sukjin (Jin) Koh, MD
Chef Resident

Phil Panic, MD

Philip Panic, MD
Chef Resident

Fourth Year

Olumide Olulade, MD, PhD

Ke Zhang, MD

Third Year

Sameer Singhal, MD

Darshan Vora, MD

Second Year

Minh-Thuy Nguyen, MD

Bardia Nadim, MD

First Year

Alexander Boyko, MD

Austin Lai, MD