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Dheeraj Gandhi
University of Maryland Medical Center

Dheeraj Gandhi, M.D., M.B.B.S.


Professor of Radiology, Neurosurgery and Neurology

Director of Interventional Neuroradiology

Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery Fellowship Program

Dr. Dheeraj Gandhi completed his radiology residency from All India Institute of Medical Sciences and subsequently trained in diagnostic and interventional Neuroradiology at University of Ottawa and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He joined as faculty and subsequently also served as the Director of Interventional Neuroradiology at the University of Michigan. From 2008 to 2011, he worked at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Hospital where he served as the Director of Endovascular Neurosurgical Fellowship program as well as the Director of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Interventional Neuroradiology program. Recently, he was recruited at the University of Maryland, where he was appointed a Professor of Radiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery as well as Director of Interventional Neuroradiology.

His clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of adult and pediatric neurovascular diseases, aneurysms, arterio-venous malformations, dural arteriovenous fistulas and interventional treatment of head and neck vascular abnormalities. His focus is also on the development of safer endovascular techniques, hybrid DSA-CT imaging, Cone beam CT and simulation lab training for neurovascular procedures. Dr. Gandhi is board certified in Radiology as well as Neuroradiology.

Besides his interest in clinical service and research, he is passionate about resident and fellow teaching. He has won several "excellence in teaching" awards and serves as the fellowship director for interventional neuroradiology/endovascular neurosurgery program. Under his direction, several of his trainees have won awards at the international meetings. He has recruited and trained several Interventional Neuroradiology fellows.

Actively engaged in research, he has been a successful investigator with previous grant funding from varied sources including NIH, American Society of Neuroradiology, University of Michigan as well as the industry. He has published 80 manuscripts in prestigious journals and more than 80 abstracts. In addition, he has edited two books and has contributed to several book chapters. Dr. Gandhi is a frequently invited speaker and moderator at the national and international conferences.

Dr. Gandhi has won many awards and honors at institutional and national level. Some of his notable past achievements include Professor Shyam Sharma Medal for the best radiology resident and RSNA Research Fellow of the year awards. He is a past recipient of several excellence in teaching awards, prestigious Berlex/ NERF basic science research grant, Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude and Cum Laude awards from American Society of Neuroradiology and Editor's recognition award for distinction in reviewing (Radiology).