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Bio: Gary Siskin, MD

Gary Paul Siskin, MD
Gary Siskin, MD
Vascular and Interventional Radiology


Albany Medical Center
47 New Scotland Avenue, MC-113
Albany, New York  12208




EDUCATION

  • MOUNT SINAI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    New York, NY
    Degree: MD, 1986-1990

  • UNION COLLEGE
    Schenectady, NY
    Degree: BS, 1982-1986


POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

  • COLUMBIA PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER
    New York, NY
    Fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 1995-1996

  • S.U.N.Y. HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT BROOKLYN/ KINGS COUNTY HOSPITAL
    Brooklyn, NY
    Residency in Diagnostic Radiology, 1991-1995

  • NEW YORK V.A. MEDICAL CENTER/NEW YORK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
    New York, N.Y.
    Internship in Internal Medicine, 1990-1991


CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

  • Diplomate, American Board of Radiology
    Diagnostic Radiology, June 1995

  • Certificate of Added Qualification, American Board of Radiology
    Vascular and Interventional Radiology, American Board of Radiology, November 1997

  • New York State, Medical License 1991


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT

  • ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE, Albany, New York
    Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiology
    September 2005—Present


HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES

  • ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL
    Albany, New York, 1996-Present
    Medical Director
    Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2003-Present
  • SAMUEL S. STRATTON VETERNS ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL CENTER
    Albany, New York, 1996-Present
  • ELLIS HOSPITAL, Schenectady, New York, 2001-Present
  • ST. CLARE’S HOSPITAL, Schenectady, New York, 2001-Present
  • ALBANY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Albany, New York, 2002-Present
  • SAMARITAN HOSPITAL, Troy, New York, 2005-Present


HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Fellowship Status.  Society of Interventional Radiology, March 2002

  • Distinguished Faculty Award.  Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting, 2000, 2001, and 2005

  • Radiology Residents’ Teacher of the Year Award.  Albany Medical College, Department of Radiology, 2000


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Society of Interventional Radiology
    • Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
      Editorial Board: 2004-Present
    • SIR National Meeting: Coordinator of Education in
      Gynecologic Interventions 2002-2007 Scientific Sessions
    • Co-Chairman of the Economics Committee 2004-Present
    • Editor of Society Newsletter 2005-Present

  • Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe

  • International Society of Endovascular Therapy
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Radiology
  • Society of Chairmen of Academic Radiology Departments
  • Association of Program Directors in Radiology
  • Radiological Society of North America


PUBLICATIONS

  • Siskin GP, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Goodwin SC, et al.  A Prospective Multicenter Comparative Study Between Myomectomy and Uterine Artery Embolization with Polyvinyl Alcohol Microspheres: Long Term Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids.  Submitted for Publication.  J Vasc Interv Radiol.  Jan 2006 
  • Siskin GP, Bagla S, Sansivero GE, Mitchell NL.  The Interventional Radiology Clinic: What You Need To Know.  Semin Interv Radiol 2005; 22:39-44
  • Siskin GP, Bagla S, Sansivero GE, Mitchell NL.  The Interventional Radiology Clinic: Key Ingredients for Success.  J Vasc Interv Radiol 2004; 15:681-688
  • Hovsepian DM, Siskin GP, Bonn J, et al.  Quality Improvement Guidelines for Uterine Artery Embolization for Symptomatic Uterine Leiomyoma.  J Vasc Interv Radiol 2004; 15:535-541
  • Richard HM, Siskin GP, Stainken BF.  Endometritis After Uterine Artery Embolization With Gold Colored Gelatin Microspheres.  J Vasc Interv Radiol 2004; 15:406-407
  • Dowling K, Sansivero G, Stainken BF, Siskin GP, Dolen E, Ahn J, Mitchell N.  Use of Tissue Plasminogen Activator Infusion to Re-establish Function of Tunneled Hemodialysis Catheters.  Nephrol Nurs J 2004; 31:199-200
  • Worthington-Kirsch RL, Siskin GP.  Uterine Artery Embolization for Symptomatic Myomata.  J Intensive Care Med 2004; 19:13-21
  • Latoni R, Siskin GP.  Uterine Artery Embolization for the Treatment of Uterine Fibroid Tumors.  Appl Radiol 2003; Sept 2003
  • Dowling K, Kan H, Siskin GP, et al.  Safety of Limited Supplemental Iodinated Contrast Administration in Azotemic Patients Undergoing CO2 Angiography.  J Endovasc Ther 2003; 10:312-316
  • Urizar RE, Kolnacki K, Kaslovsky R, Comber P, Siskin GP, Dolen E.  Chylothorax Fluid Autoinfusion in a  Chronic Hemodialysis Patient.  Pediatr Nephrol 2003; 18:403-406
  • Reddy P, Siskin GP.  Review: Radiofrequency Ablation of Hepatic Tumors.  Applied Radiology 2003; 32(1; suppl):33-35
  • Siskin GP, Dowling K, Virmani R, Jones R, Todd D.  Pathologic Evaluation of a Spherical Polyvinyl Alcohol Embolic Agent in a Porcine Renal Model.  J Vasc Interv Radiol 2003; 14:89-98
  • Siskin GP.  Uterine Fibroid Embolization.  Endovascular Today 2002; November/ December:21-23
  • Dowling K, Todd D, Siskin GP, et al.  Early Ambulation After Diagnostic Angiography Using 4F Catheterization Sheaths: A Feasibility Study.  J Endovasc Ther 2002; 9:618-21
  • Paty PSK, Siskin GP, Mehta M, et al.  The Combined Use of Iliac Artery Stenting with Infrainguinal Revascularization for the Treatment of Multilevel Occlusive Disease.  Accepted for Publication.  J Vasc Surg.  May 2002
  • Siskin GP, Englander MJ, Roddy S, Dowling K, Dolen EG, Quarfordt S, et al.  The Role of Iliac Artery Stent Placement in Patients Younger than 50 Years of Age.  J Vasc Interv Radiol 2002; 13:785-790
  • Worthington-Kirsch RL, Andrews RT, Siskin GP, et al.  Uterine Fibroid Embolization: Technical Aspects.  Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2002; 5:17-34
  • Siskin GP, Bonn J, Worthington-Kirsch RL, et al.  Uterine Fibroid Embolization: Pain Management.  Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2002; 5:35-43
  • Englander MJ, Siskin GP, Dowling K, Quarfordt S.  Uterine Fibroid Embolization Without the Use of Iodinated Contrast.  J Vasc Interv Radiol 2002; 13:427-429
  • Siskin GP, Reiner E, Stainken BF, Dowling K, Dolen EG, Quarfordt S.  The Activated Clotting Time as a Screening Test Prior to Catheter-Based Cardiovascular Procedures.  Cathet Cardiovasc Interv 2001; 54(2):191-195
  • Siskin GP, Tublin ME, Stainken BF, Dowling K, Dolen EG.  Uterine Artery Embolization for the Treatment of Adenomyosis: Clinical Response and MRI Evaluation.  AJR 2001; 177:297-302
  • Morello F, Shah P, Dowling K, Siskin GP.  A Hemorrhagic Complication of Neurofibromatosis.  Letter to the Editor.  JVIR 2001; 12:773-774
  • Siskin GP, Dowling K, Dolen EG, Quarfordt S.  Outpatient UFE Strategy.  Decisions in Imaging Economics 2001; 14:30-34
  • Siskin GP, Stainken BF, Dowling K, Ahn J, Dolen EG, Meo PA.  Uterine Fibroid Embolization: A Clinical Review.  Clin J Women’s Health 2000; 1:32-37
  • Siskin, GP, Englander M, Stainken BF, Dowling K, Ahn J, Dolen EG.  A Review of the Embolic Agents Used During Uterine Fibroid Embolization.  AJR 2000; 175:767-773
  • Siskin GP, Stainken BF, Dowling K, Meo P, Ahn J, Dolen EG.  Outpatient Uterine Artery Embolization for Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids: Experience in 49 Patients.  JVIR 2000; 11:305-311
  • Siskin GP, Stainken BF, Mandell VS, Darling RC, Dowling K, Herr A.  Management of Failing Prosthetic Bypass Grafts with Metallic Stent Placement.  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 1999; 22:375-380
  • Siskin GP, Meo PA.  Patient Care Issues Surrounding the Uterine Artery Embolization Procedure for the Treatment of Uterine Fibroids.  Images 1999; 18(3):4-7
  • Siskin GP, Eaton LA, Stainken BF, Dowling K, Herr A, Schwartz J.  The Pathologic Appearance of a Uterine Leiomyoma after Bilateral Uterine Artery Embolization.  JVIR 1999; 10:891-894
  • Siskin GP, Darling RC, Stainken BF et al.  Combined Use of Iliac Artery Angioplasty and Infrainguinal Revascularization for Treatment of Multilevel Atherosclerotic Disease.  Ann Vasc Surg 1999; 13(1):45-51
  • Dowling K, Herr A, Siskin GP, Sansivero GE, Stainken BF.  Use of a Collagen Plug Device to Seal a Subclavian Artery Puncture Secondary to Intraarterial Dialysis Catheter Placement.  JVIR 1999: 10:33-35
  • Tessler F, Tublin M, Siskin GP.  Sonography of the Transjugular Portosystemic Shunt.  Ultrasound Quarterly 1998; 14(3):165-170 
  • Dowling K, Kan H, Stainken BF, Siskin GP, Herr A, Mandell VS.  CO2 Renal Angiography in Patients with Ischemic Nephropathy.  Circulation 1997; 96(8,Suppl):I-137
  • Siskin GP, Haller JO, Miller S, Sundaram R, AIDS-Related Lymphoma: Radiologic Features in Pediatric Patients.  Radiology 1995; 196:63-66

TEXTBOOK CHAPTERS

  • Siskin GP.  Visceral and Abdominal Solid Organ Traumas.  In: Vascular Embolotherapy: A Comprehensive Approach.  Golzarian J, ed.  Springer-Verlag.  New York, NY  2006
  • Golzarian J, Siskin GP, Sharafuddin MJ, et al.  Embolization Tools.  In: Vascular Embolotherapy: A Comprehensive Approach.  Golzarian J, ed.  Springer-Verlag.  New York, NY  2006
  • Siskin GP, Wong JJ, Roberts AC, et al.  Fibroids.  In: Vascular Embolotherapy: A Comprehensive Approach.  Golzarian J, ed.  Springer-Verlag.  New York, NY  2006
  • Siskin GP.  Complications of Uterine Fibroid Embolization.  In: Uterine Artery Embolization and Gynecologic Embolotherapy.  Spies JB and Pelage JP eds.   Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.  New York, NY  2004

INVITED LECTURES

  • Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting 2000-2007
  • Medical Grand Rounds, St. Clare’s Hospital.  Schenectady, NY.
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, Staten Island University Hospital.  Staten Island, NY
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Long Island Radiological Society Meeting, Woodbury, NY
  • Annual Emergency Medicine Winter Symposium, Albany Medical Center, Lake Placid, NY
  • Radiology Grand Rounds.  OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria IL.
  • Image-Guided Tumor Therapy Workshop.  Stanford University.  Palo Alto, California. 
  • Advanced Interventional Management Symposium.  New York, NY
  • Radiology Grand Rounds.  St. John’s Health System.  Springfield, MO
  • International Special Procedures Conference: Advanced Course.  St. Anthony Memorial Health Centers of Michigan City.  Oak Brook, IL
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds.  Charleton Hospital.  Falls River, MA
  • Radiology CME Symposium.  Asheville, NC
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Academic Conference.  Universite de Sherbrooke.  Sherbrooke, Quebec.
  • Western New York Angio Club.  Buffalo, NY
  • Western New York AVIR Chapter.  Rochester, NY
  • Central New York Angiography Club.  Syracuse, NY
  • Radiology Grand Rounds.  Lawrence & Memorial Hospital.  New London, CT
  • Cincinnati Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Meeting.  Good Samaritan Hospital.  Cincinnati, OH

  • Continuing Medical Education Seminar.  North Adams Regional Hospital.  North Adams, MA
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT
  • Pittsburgh Angiography Club Chapter Meeting.  University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.  Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Rochester Angiography Club Chapter Meeting.  Strong Memorial Hospital.  Rochester, NY

  • New York State Academy of Family Practitioners Annual Meeting, Albany NY

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