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Robert K. Kerlan


Interventional radiologist
'70s pop culture aficionado

About me

Dr. Robert K. Kerlan is an interventional radiologist who has a particular focus on managing liver disease, including biliary disease and portal hypertension. He is especially dedicated to treatment of liver cancer and post-liver transplant complications.

In his research, Kerlan is working to develop new procedures to diagnose and treat patients with problems related to living donor organ transplants.

Kerlan earned his medical degree at the University of Southern California. He completed a residency in radiology at UCSF, serving as chief resident.

Kerlan is a member of several professional organizations. He is an elected fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology.

  • Education

    University of Southern California School of Medicine, 1977

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology, 1981

  • Academic Title


It is my pleasure and great honor to work with accomplished physicians who are devoted to patient care and the best possible outcomes.

Interventional Radiology Clinic

505 Parnassus Ave., Room M-361
San Francisco, CA 94143

Liver Transplant Program

400 Parnassus Ave., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Radiology at Divisadero St.

1600 Divisadero St., Room A-142 and A-219
San Francisco, CA 94115

Radiology at Parnassus – Medical Building 1

400 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143

Selected research