Riad Salem, MD MBA is a Vice-Chair, Image-Guided Therapy and Chief, Interventional Radiology and Oncology in the Department of Radiology at Northwestern University, Chicago.
Dr. Salem is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He completed his radiology residency in Washington, DC and his fellowship in interventional radiology at the University of Pennsylvania from where he as well obtained his Master’s in Business Administration.
Dr. Salem is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and a Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology. He has lectured internationally and published extensively on the subject of image-guided interventions and interventional oncology. Recently, he completed his term on the NCCN guidelines panel for hepatocellular carcinoma (2007-2010). His current research focuses on hepatocellular carcinoma and includes advances in minimally invasive therapies as well as imaging methodologies following locoregional treatment. He serves as co-PI of 2 international, randomised phase III trials involving locoregional therapy (radioembolisation) and sorafenib (STOP-HCC, YES-p).
Dr. Salem’s areas of interest include the use of image-guided techniques for the treatment of malignancies. These include chemoembolization, bland embolization, radioembolization, and radiofrequency and cryo/alcohol ablation.