The Department of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children’s Hospital has announced that Kamlesh U Kukreja has been named the new chief of Interventional Radiology. Kukreja, whose appointment was effective 1 January has also been appointed as assistant professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM).
“For more than a decade, Kukreja has distinguished himself as an expert in clinical and research initiatives and we are confident that his leadership will continue to advance the national prominence of our interventional radiology team,” said George Bisset III, the Edward B Singleton chief of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children’s and professor of Radiology at BCM.
Kukreja’s clinical interests include paediatric interventional oncology and management of thrombosis in children. His research focus is on paediatric 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 honours and awards. Kukreja previously served as a paediatric interventional radiologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in paediatric radiology at Miami Children’s Hospital, and his interventional radiology fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, USA. Kukreja is board certified in radiology and has also received a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Interventional Radiology by the American Board of Radiology.