Hasmukh Prajapati, MD, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) during its Annual Scientific Meeting, recently held in Los Angeles, California. According to the official press release, this honor is given to fewer than 10 percent of SIR members who have demonstrated excellence in interventional radiology by virtue of research and published works, teaching, and leadership within the field, along with contributions and involvement within the society.
Dr. Prajapati is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and works as a pediatric interventional radiologist at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
“SIR Fellows are the global leaders in interventional radiology, having demonstrated a level of dedication to the specialty through their patient care, their scientific research, and their leadership within the society and their practices,” said SIR President Suresh Vedantham, MD, FSIR, an interventional radiologist, and professor of radiology and surgery at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis. “Their work and their mentorship of future interventional radiologists keeps our specialty on the cutting edge of modern medicine.”
Dr. Prajapati is a dual board certified (American and Indian) radiologist with fellowship training in body imaging, neuroradiology and interventional radiology from the Emory School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. He also obtained an additional year of training in pediatric interventional radiology and interventional oncology at Emory University Hospital. From 2012-2013, he served as senior associate at Egleston Children’s Hospital in Atlanta. He is a member of numerous radiological societies and has been invited to present at many top ranked national and international scientific conferences.