Michael D. Darcy, MD

Professor of Radiology

Clinical Expertise:
Interventional Radiology
Michael D. Darcy, MD, is a professor of radiology for Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Darcy served as chief of interventional radiology for 18 years before stepping down in 2019. In his over 30 years on the MIR faculty, he has trained more than 125 interventional radiology fellows and continues to train new residents. His main areas of clinical and academic interest are portal hypertension and gastrointestinal bleeding. Also actively involved in research, Darcy has participated in multiple clinical trials and authored or co-authored numerous papers and book chapters. Having served as past president of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), Darcy has been active with the society for three decades. In 2017, he was chosen to present the society’s Charles T. Dotter Lecture — given annually by senior interventionalists recognized for their extraordinary contributions to the field and dedicated service to the society. Darcy completed his residency and a fellowship in cardiovascular and interventional radiology from the University of Minnesota, and he earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Clinical Interests

Interventional radiology, portal interventions, liver tumors, GI interventions, colonic embolotherapy, vascular radiology, vascular malformations, deep vein thrombosis, varicose veins, endovenous laser ablation

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Education History


Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Minnesota


University of Minnesota

Medical Degree

Ohio State University College of Medicine


Ohio State University


Society of Interventional Radiology
GEST Scientific Program Committee
Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe


2021 Gold Medal, Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR)
2005, 2010 Outstanding Faculty Award, SIR
2006 Distinguished Teacher Award, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
1998 Fellow, American College of Radiology
1993 Fellow, SIR
1987-88 Faculty Teaching Award, Medical University of South Carolina
1976 Phi Beta Kappa
America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly