Kush R Desai
Associate Professor of Radiology, Surgery and Medicine; Director, Deep Venous Interventions
Division of Interventional Radiology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, US
Kush R Desai, MD, FSIR is an Interventional Radiologist and Associate Professor of Radiology, Surgery, and Medicine at Northwestern University. His primary research and clinical interests are in venous thromboembolic disease, deep venous thrombectomy/thrombolysis, reconstruction of chronic venous occlusions, IVC filter management/complex IVC filter retrieval, and interventional pulmonary embolism management. He serves as the chair of the Society of Interventional Radiology’s venous clinical specialty council, and is a fellow of the society. He serves as the national and global principal investigator for numerous clinical trials that are developing strategies and devices to treat deep venous disease. In addition, he serves as a reviewer for several journals, including Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, as a distinguished reviewer for Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders, and as a top reviewer for Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.