Interventional Radiology Program
Phoenix Children’s Interventional Radiology program provides a wide range of state-of-the-art, minimally invasive, vascular and nonvascular, image-guided procedures and therapies for children of all ages, as well as adults with congenital conditions. We use the latest imaging technology with features exclusively for pediatric patients, making them safe for even the smallest child or infant.
Interventional Radiology, also called “IR” for short, is a sub-specialty within Radiology that uses X-ray, fluoroscopy, computed tomography (CT), and ultrasound imaging to help perform minimally invasive procedures and therapies throughout the body. By using advanced imaging technology to guide the procedures, we can diagnose and treat patients in the least invasive way possible to reduce risk and improve outcomes.
These minimally invasive procedures are often less painful and have shorter recovery times compared to open surgery. Many IR procedures also reduce the need for surgery completely.
Our team includes four full-time pediatric interventional radiologists with over 45 years of combined experience. We also have one full-time neuro-interventionalist whose expertise includes pediatric stroke, retinoblastoma, and spinal vascular disease therapy.
Our doctors and patients are supported by a team of highly skilled radiology technologists, registered nurses, a physician’s assistant, child life specialists, and our team of pediatric anesthesiologists.