Rajeev Suri, M.D.



Dr. Rajeev Suri is a vascular interventional radiologist and vice chair of education and the residency program director for diagnostic radiology.

After completing his medical school and radiology residency training at some of the premier institutes in India, he continued his education in the United States, completing his second diagnostic radiology residency at Cedars Sinai Los Angeles, a research imaging fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston and an Interventional Radiology fellowship at University of California Los Angeles. 

During his tenure at UTHSCSA, he has continued his research and clinical interests in interventional oncology and peripheral arterial disease. He has a passion for resident/medical student education, and has published, lectured and presented at several national and international meetings. 

Selected Publications

Lopera JE, Speeg KV, Young C, Garg D, Michalek J, Chen Y, Kroma G, SURI R, Garza-Berlanga A. Effect of liver volume in morbidity and mortality after elective transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt Gastrointestinal Intervention. 2014 Dec;3(2):93-97. 

Lopera JE, Shapiro M, Sanchez D, Maya C, Kroma G, Garza-Berlanga A, SURI RSuperior vena cava (SVC) filters placed over central lines - analysis of line trapping and difficulties with line retrieval: an in-vitro experimental study. Acta Radiol 2014 Jul;55(6):732-736. 

Lopera J, SURI R, Kroma G, Garza-Berlanga A, Thomas J. Role of Interventional Radiology in Obstetrics/Gynecology. Radiologic Clinic of North America 2013 Nov;51(6):1049-1066. 

Sundarakumar DK, Smith CM, Lopera JE, Kogut M, SURI REndovascular interventions for traumatic portal venous hemorrhage complicated by portal hypertension. World Journal of Radiology 2013 Oct;5(10):381-385. 

Hardman RL, Rahal A, Walker J, Tavakoli S, Rodriguez P, Vargas D, SURI R, Garcia-Rojas X, Jung AJ, Fullerton GD, Clarke G, Dodd GD 3rd. Combined Radiology Residency-PhD Program: 10-Year Review of Program Results. J Am Coll Radiol 2013 Oct;10(10):738-741. 

Sundarakumar D, Kroma G, Smith C, Lopera J, SURI REmbolization of a large high-flow renal arteriovenous fistula using 035" and 018" detachable coils. Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging 2013 Apr;23(2):151-154. 

Lopera JE, SURI R, Kroma G, Gadani S, Dolmatch B. Traumatic Occlusion and Dissection of the Main Renal Artery: Endovascular Treatment. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2011 Nov;22(11):1570-1574. 

Statler JD, Miller DL, Dixon RG, Kuo MD, Duncan JR, Gross K, Saad WE, Silberzweig JE, Stecker MS, SURI R, Thornton RH, Bartal G et al. Society of Interventional Radiology position statement: Prevention of unintentionally retained foreign bodies during Interventional Radiology procedures. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2011 Nov;22(11):1561-1562. 

Restrepo CS, Ocazionez D, SURI R, Vargas D. Aortitis: Imaging Spectrum of the Infectious and Inflammatory Conditions of the Aorta Radiographics 2011 Mar;31(2):435-451. 

Cura M, El-Merhi F, Bugnogne A, Palacios R, SURI R, Dalsaso T. Renal Aneurysms and Pseudoaneurysms. Clinical Imaging 2011 Jan;35(1):29-41. 

Cura M, El-Merhi F, SURI R, Bugnone A, Dalaso T. Vascular Malformations and Arteriovenous Fistulas of the kidney. Acta Radiologica 2010 Feb;51(2):144-149. 

Kroma G, Lopera JE, SURI RManagement of TIPS-related Refractory Hepatic Encephalopathy with Reduced Wallgraft Endoprostheses. (Letter to the Editor: Response) Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2010 Jan;21(6):953-954. 

Lopera JE, Trimmer CK, Lamba R, SURI R, Cura MA, El-Merhi FM, Kroma G. Mutiple Detector Computed Tomography (MDCT) Angiography of Mesenteric Bypass Surgery for the Treatment of Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2009 Nov;193(5):1439-1445. 

Barge J, Lopera JE, Harper R, Cura M, Kroma G, El-Merhi F, SURI RIn-vitro model of translumbar embolization of endoleaks with nBCA: Risk of gluing different access devices Vascular Disease Management. 2009 Jul;6(4):92-98. 

Kroma G, Lopera JE, Cura M, SURI R, El-Merhi F, Reading J. Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic shunt flow reduction with adjustable polytetrafluoroethylene-covered balloon-expandable stents. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2009 Jul;20(7):981-986.

Associate Professor/Clinical
Residency Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology


M.D., Medical Sciences, Christian Medical College, Panjab University, India, 1991

M.D., Diagnostic Radiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh , India, 1996


Email: suri@uthscsa.edu

Phone: (210) 567-6437