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Ron C. Gaba, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology and Pathology

Vice Head of Research

Director of Medical Student Research

Division Head, Interventional Radiology

Contact Info

1740 W Taylor st, (MC 931),
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 996 - 0242
Fax: (312) 355 - 2098


Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Board Certificate

The American Board of Radiology, with Certificate of Added Qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology


University of Illinois at Chicago


Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL



Clinical and Academic Interests

  • Portal hypertension: transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS), variceal embolization, balloon occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (BRTO), transjugular liver biopsy
  • Interventional oncology: transarterial chemoembolization, yttrium-90 radioembolization, image-guided drug delivery, percutaneous ablation (liver, kidney, lung, bone), percutaneous biopsy (liver, kidney, lung, bone)
  • Palliative interventions: celiac plexus and other nerve blocks, central venous stenting, percutaneous gastrostomy tubes, biliary stenting
  • Pancreatic islet cell transplantation


Pubmed: Gaba, RC