The Department of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children’s Hospital recently announced that Kamlesh U. Kukreja, MD, has been named the new Chief of Interventional Radiology. Dr. Kukreja has also been appointed as Assistant Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine.
“For more than a decade, Dr. Kukreja has distinguished himself as an expert in clinical and research initiatives and we’re confident that his leadership will continue to advance the national prominence of our interventional radiology team,” says George Bisset III, MD, the Edward B. Singleton Chief of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children’s and Professor of Radiology at Baylor.
Dr. Kukreja’s clinical interests include pediatric interventional oncology and management of thrombosis in children. His research focus is on pediatric cancer and venous thrombosis. He has authored more than 19 book chapters and publications in various academic and medical journals, and is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Caffey Award for best electronic poster at the International Pediatric Radiology meeting in May 2006.
Dr. Kukreja previously served as a pediatric interventional radiologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Kukreja completed his fellowship in pediatric radiology at Miami Children’s Hospital, and his interventional radiology fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. ■