WHAT IS IR?

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"Interventional Radiology (IR) is a medical specialty that performs minimally invasive treatments using radiologic imaging for procedure guidance. Interventional radiology treatments have become the primary method of care for a variety of conditions, offering less risk, less pain and less recovery time, compared to open surgery."

Read more at www.RadiologyInfo.org 

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What is IR?

"Interventional Radiology (IR) is a medical specialty that performs minimally invasive treatments using radiologic imaging for procedure guidance. Interventional radiology treatments have become the primary method of care for a variety of conditions, offering less risk, less pain and less recovery time, compared to open surgery."

Read more at www.RadiologyInfo.org 

ATTENDING PERSPECTIVES

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Iannuccilli

Learn more about our own Dr. Iannuccilli's decision to pursue a career in IR, his typical week, the rewards and challenges of IR, and how he balances research and clinical work

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Ding

An interview with Dr. Alex Ding, as part of the AMA Wire's "Shadow Me" Specialty Series

What do interventional radiologists do?

Check out these videos or read these descriptions of common IR procedures to see what the doctors are up to!

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THE PATH TO IR

IR has recently become recognized as its own specialty, meaning you can now match into a designated IR residency straight from medical school. There are still several different ways to get into IR, and it is a little confusing, so check out this table to learn more about how the different pathways work!