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James Bui, MD


Vice Head for Quality and Safety

Fellowship Program Director

Contact Info

1740 W Taylor st, (MC 931),
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 996 - 0235
Fax: (312) 355 - 2098


Interventional, Peripheral Vascular Imaging

Board Certificate

The American Board of Radiology with Added Qualification in Vascular & Interventional Radiology


University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


Northwestern University Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois



Clinical and Academic Interests

  • Interventional oncology Locoablative therapies including
    • Radiofrequency abalation
    • Microwave abalation
    • Cryoablation.
  • Intraarterial therapies including
    • Yttrrium-90 radioembolization
    • Transarterial chemoembolization.
  • Percutaneous minimally invasive therapies for
    • Liver, Lung, Renal, Bone cancers.
  • Varicose Vein Therapies
    • Endovenous laser ablation
    • sclerotherapy
    • ambulatory phlebectomy
  • Transplant Interventions
    • Islet cell transplant
    • transplant renal interventions
    • transplant

Liver interventions
Uterine Fibroid Embolization
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Dialysis Interventions
Percutaneous Arterial Disease


  • Liu DM, Salem R, Bui JT, Courtney A, Barakat O, Sergie Z, Atassi B, Barrett K, Gowland P, Oman B, Lewandowski RJ, Gates VL, Thurston KG, Wong CY. “Angiographic considerations in patients undergoing liver-directed therapy. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2005 July;16(7):911-35.
  • Bui JT, West DL, Pai R, Owens CA. Use of hydrogel-coated self-expandable coil to salvage a failed transcatheter embolization of a mesenteric hemorrhage. Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, 2006 Nov-Dec;29(6):1121-4.
  • Garrean S, Muhs A, Bui JT, Blend MJ, Owens C, Helton WS, Espat NJ. Complete eradication of hepatic metastasis from colorectal cancer from Yttrium-90 SIRT. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2007 Jun 7;13(21):3016-9.
  • Bui JT, West DL, Pinto C, Grambling-Babb P, Owens CA. Right ventricular migration and endovascular removal of an inferior vena cava filter. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2008 Jan; 19(1): 141-4.
  • Gangemi A, Salehi P, Hatipoglu B, Martellotto J, Barbaro B, Kuechle JB, Qi M, Wang Y, Pallan P, Owens C, Bui J, West D, Kaplan B, Benedetti E, Oberholzer J. Islet Transplantation for Brittle Type 1 Diabetes: The UIC Protocol, Am J Transplant. 2008 Apr 29.
  • Bui JT, Gaba RC, West DL, Owens CA. Amplatzer vascular plug for arteriovenous hemodialysis access occlusion: initial experience. Journal of Vascular Access. 2008