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Sudhen Desai, MD, FSIR, is Section Chief of Interventional Radiology and Vice Chief of Research and Innovation at Phoenix Children's Hospital. Dr. Desai is highly skilled in pediatric and adult interventional radiology.
Dr. Desai earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College. He served as an intern in the Department of Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center, followed by a residency in diagnostic radiology at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Desai continued his training with fellowships in pediatric interventional radiology at Boston Children's Hospital, vascular and interventional radiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and clinical research training at the National Cancer Institute, a part of the National Institutes of Health.
Prior to joining Phoenix Children's, Dr. Desai held leadership and staff positions at Texas Children's Hospital, the Methodist Hospital System and Rush University Medical Center.
Dr. Desai's primary research interests focus on congenital vascular anomalies and vascular access, as well as leveraging data analytics to improve patient care. As Vice Chief for Research and Innovation, his team focuses on outcomes data for pediatric biopsy, pre- and post-organ transplant interventions and development of novel interventional techniques, as well as developing inter-institutional collaborations across the country. Dr. Desai's recent research has been published in several peer-reviewed publications, including the Journal of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, the Journal of Pediatrics and the American Journal of Interventional Radiology.
Dr. Desai is a fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology and has professional affiliations with the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, the American Society of Pharmacovigilance and the Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology.