Robert Kerlan, MD

Chief of interventional radiology

Dr. Robert K. Kerlan is chief of Interventional Radiology at UCSF Medical Center. He is particularly interested in the management of liver disease, including biliary disease, portal hypertension and hepatic malignancy. In his research, he is working to devleop new procedures to diagnose and treat patients with problems related to living donor organ transplants.

Kerlan earned a medical degree at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He completed a radiology residency at UCSF and served as chief radiology resident. He is a member of several professional organizations, including his election as a fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology. He is a professor of clinical radiology at UCSF.

Clinics

Interventional Radiology
505 Parnassus Ave., Room M-361
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1300
Appointments: (415) 353-2573
Billing: 415) 514-8888
Fax: (415) 353-8570

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Liver Transplant Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1888
Fax: (415) 353-8917

Hours: Tuesdays, 8 a.m. – noon, and Thursdays, 1 - 4 p.m.

Radiology at Divisadero St.
1600 Divisadero St., Room A-142 and A-219
San Francisco, CA 94115
Scheduling: (415) 353-2573
CT, MRI and Bone Densitometry: (415) 885-7282
X-Ray and Nuclear Medicine:
(415) 885-3822
Interventional Radiology:
(415) 885-3578
Fax: (415) 353-7299

Hours: Monday to Friday,
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Radiology at the Ambulatory Care Center
400 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Scheduling: (415) 353-2666
Phone (Interventional Radiology): (415) 353-1300
Fax: (415) 353-7299

Hours: Monday to Friday
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Professor

More about Robert Kerlan

Education

University of Southern California School of Medicine 1977

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Diagnostic Radiology 1981

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Devulapalli KK, Fidelman N, Soulen MC, Miller M, Johnson MS, Addo E, El-Haddad G, Nutting C, Morrison J, Farsad K, Lokken RP, Gaba RC, Fleming J, Brown DB, Kwan SW, Rose SC, Pennycooke KA, Liu DM, White SB, Gandhi R, Lazar AA, Kerlan RK. 90Y Radioembolization for Hepatic Malignancy in Patients with Previous Biliary Intervention: Multicenter Analysis of Hepatobiliary Infections. Radiology. 2018 May 08; 170962.
  2. Kohi MP, Poder L, Thiet MP, Kerlan RK. Uterine Artery Embolization prior to Gravid Hysterectomy in the Setting of Invasive Placenta. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 09; 28(9):1295-1297.
  3. Lehrman ED, Heller M, Poder L, Kerlan R, Huddleston HG, Kohi MP. Transvaginal Obliteration of a Complex Uterine Arteriovenous Fistula Using Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol Copolymer. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 06; 28(6):842-843.

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