The Massachusetts General Hospital is the largest Harvard Medical School affiliated teaching hospital, with over 900 beds. It is a world recognized, full service facility covering multiple sub-specialties. It is a Level 1 trauma center with a nationally recognized Cancer Center and active liver, kidney, and pancreas transplant surgery programs. With over 47,000 inpatient admissions per year and over 1 million outpatient visits per year, trainees are able to gain exposure to a wide variety of patients and diagnoses.
The interventional facilities include nine state-of- the–art fluoroscopy procedure suites, and three procedure CT rooms; four additional hybrid operating rooms with both open and endovascular surgical capabilities are available as well. All fluoroscopy procedure suites are equipped with digital subtraction angiography capability and physiologic monitoring. The department is well staffed with dedicated Interventional Radiology nursing personnel to provide conscious sedation and procedural care. All nurses in the department are critical care and/or ER certified, and several are pediatric specialists.
The interventional faculty includes experienced interventionalists, some who have more than 30 years experience: