SIR 2019 Dotter Lecture and Gold Medal Recipients
35th Annual Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture
This award honors one of the founding fathers of interventional radiology, Dr. Charles T. Dotter. Selection by the SIR president is based on extraordinary contributions to the field, dedicated service to the Society and distinguished career achievements in interventional radiology. Honorees deliver the lecture at SIR's Annual Scientific Meeting.
The 2019 Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture will be delivered at 10:30 am on Sunday, March 24th.
Alan H. Matsumoto, MD, FSIR, is professor and chair of the department of radiology and medical imaging at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, where he has been on faculty since 1991 and has helped train more than 200 diagnostic radiology residents and 100 VIR (vascular and interventional radiology) Fellows. His clinical practice has included caring for patients with arteriovenous malformation (AVMs), uterine fibroids, fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) and peripheral arterial, aortic, renal and mesenteric vascular, and venous thromboembolic disease. His patient-oriented and collaborative working style has led to the multidisciplinary care of patients. View full bio..
2019 SIR Gold Medalists
The Gold Medal, the Society of Interventional Radiology's highest honor, is awarded not only for extraordinary service to SIR but to those who have ensured the future of interventional radiology by advancing the quality of medicine and patient care.
The Gold Medal presentation will take place at 10:30 am in Hall 5 on Sunday, March 24th.
Alan H. Matsumoto, MD, FSIR
Alan H. Matsumoto, MD, FSIR, is professor and chair of the department of radiology and medical imaging at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. See biographical information above.
Daniel Picus, M.D., FSIR, FACR
Daniel Picus, M.D., FSIR, FACR is professor of radiology and surgery at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, where he is also senior vice-chair for special projects. Dr. Picus has a current interest in coding and reimbursement. He is a member of the American Medical Association’s Current Procedural Terminology (AMA CPT) Editorial Panel. He previously served on the AMA CPT Assistant Editorial Board as well as serving as the American College of Radiology’s (ACR’s)CPT advisor. View full bio.
James B. Spies, MD, MPH, FSIR
James B. Spies, MD, MPH, FSIR, is professor and chair in the department of radiology at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., a position he has held since 2005. Dr. Spies is recognized as an international authority on uterine artery embolization (UAE) for fibroids. He maintains an active UAE clinical practice and has performed extensive research in that area. Dr. Spies has published more than 100 scientific studies, given more than 400 invited presentations and edited a text on UAE. View full bio.