Pavan K. Kavali, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology

Director of Interventional Radiology, Barnes Jewish West County Hospital

Clinical Expertise:
Interventional Radiology

Clinical Interests

interventional oncology (tumor embolization and ablation), interventional therapy for portal hypertension (TIPS, BRTO), venous sampling, pulmonary AVM embolization, uterine fibroid embolization, DVT management including filter placement, catheter directed lysis, may-thurner syndrome management, peripheral arterial disease, dialysis access management

Research Interests

Catheter directed therapies for pulmonary embolism, venous thoracic outlet syndrome (VTOS), interventional oncology – liver and renal cancer

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Education History


Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital


Diagnostic Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine

Medical Degree

Morehouse School of Medicine


Georgia Institute of Technology


Founding Member, Society of Interventional Oncology
Society of Interventional Radiology
American College of Radiology
American Board of Radiology
American Medical Association


2019 Academic Medical Leadership Program for Physicians and Scientists, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum Quality and Accountability Leadership Award, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
2014 – 2015 Global Health Residency Scholars Program, Emory University School of Medicine
2009 Alpha Omega Alpha, Morehouse School of Medicine
2008 Excellence in Microbiology Award, Morehouse School of Medicine
2008 Excellence in Pharmacology Award, Morehouse School of Medicine