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Vascular / Interventional Radiology Fellowship

Albany Medical Center

VIR fellows are exposed to a full gamut of vascular and nonvascular procedures

Training Program

Albany Medical College currently offers three positions in an ACGME-accredited 1-year fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology (VIR). The majority of the fellowship year is spent as an active participant in clinical activities relating to VIR at Albany Medical Center Hospital. The VIR division has preserved its role as the primary providers of endovascular and non-vascular catheter based procedures. 

Therefore, VIR fellows are exposed to the full gamut of vascular and nonvascular procedures, including the following:

  • Angioplasty and Stent Placement (arterial and venous)
  • Aortic and Peripheral Stent-Grafts
  • Transcatheter Embolization
    • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
    • Chemoembolization
    • AVM Embolization
  • Local Tumor Therapy
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Cryoablation
    • Ytrium 90
  • Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement
  • Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts (TIPS)
  • Venous Access Device Placement
  • Dialysis Access Management
  • Foreign Body Retrieval
  • Nephrostomy tube and nephroureteral stent placement
  • Biliary drainage procedures
  • Gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy tube placement
  • Percutaneous abscess drainage
  • Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty
  • Fallopian tube recanalization
  • Percutaneous endoscopy


For more information, please contact our program.