Steven Hsu, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Radiology


Medical School David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (2004)
Internship Virginia Mason Medical Center (2006), Transitional Year
Residency Ronald Reagan UCLA Med. Ctr. (2010), Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship The Johns Hopkins Hospital (2011), Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Clinical Interests

Dialysis Access Management
  • Dialysis Catheter Access for Hemodialysis
  • Dialysis Fistual or Graft Declot
  • Dialysis Fistulogram/Graftogram
Disease Diagnosis
  • Adrenal Vein Sampling
  • Image Guided Abscess or Fluid Drainage
  • Image Guided Biopsy
  • Parathyroid Vein Sampling
  • Venous Sampling
Endovascular Therapy - Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement or Removal/Retrieval
  • May Turner Syndrome (Illiofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis)
  • Paget Schrotter Syndrome (Upper Extermity Deep Vein Thrombosis)
Endovascular Therapy - Embolization/Exclusions
  • Angiomyolipoma of Kidney
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Hereditary Hemmorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Mesenteric Artery Aneurysm
  • Mesenteric Ischemia
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Renal Artery Aneurysm
  • Splenic Artery Aneurysm
  • Uterine Fibroids/Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)
  • Varicocele
Endovascular Therapy - Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Claudication
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Interventions
  • Venography
  • Venous Malformation
  • Venous Thrombolysis
Interventional Therapy for Portal Hypertension
  • Balloon Occluded Retrograde Transverse Obliterations of Varies (BRTO)
  • Portal Hypertension (Variceal Bleeding, Refractory Ascities)
  • Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS)
Tumor Ablation
  • Cryoablation
  • Microwave Ablation (MVA)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Y90 Radioembolization
Tumor Embolization
  • Chemoembolization (TACE)
  • Pulmonary Embolism
Varicose Vein Treatment
  • Laser Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Phlebectomy
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Varicose Veins

Research Interests

  • Dialysis Access
  • Establishment of IVC Filter Retrieval Clinic, Complicated IVC Filter Removals
  • Interventional Oncology (Chemoembolization, Ablative Technologies)
  • Product Innovation
  • Vascular Imaging


  • SIR Fellows Spring Practicum Best Teaching Presentation
  • GEST Young Interventional Radiologists Grant

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society of Interventional Radiology (2010)
  • American Board of Radiology (2006)
  • Radiological Society of North America (2006)