Karim Valji, MD

Karim Valji, MD

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Chief of Interventional Radiology
1959 Pacific Street NE
Box 357115

Seattle, Washington 98195-7115
Phone: (206) 543-5972

Biography:

EDUCATION

1982 MD Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts

1978 AB, summa cum laude Harvard College Cambridge, Massachusetts

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

1989-1990 RSNA Research Fellow VA Medical Center La Jolla, California

1988-1989 Angiography/Interventional Radiology Fellow University of California, San Diego San Diego, California

1987-1988 Chief Resident in Diagnostic Radiology University of California, San Diego San Diego, California

1985-1988 Resident in Diagnostic Radiology University of California, San Diego San Diego, California

1982-1984 Intern and Resident in Internal Medicine University of California Hospitals San Francisco, California

FACULTY POSITIONS

2011- present Chief of Interventional Radiology University of Washington Seattle, Washington

2007- present Professor of Radiology University of Washington Seattle, Washington

2007-present Professor of Radiology, Emeritus University of California, San Diego San Diego, California

2001-2007 Professor of Radiology University of California, San Diego San Diego, California

1994-2000 Associate Professor of Radiology University of California, San Diego San Diego, California

1990-1994 Assistant Professor of Radiology University of California, San Diego San Diego, California

1989-1990 Instructor in Radiology University of California, San Diego San Diego, California

HONORS AND AWARDS

2011 Mentor of the Year Department of Radiology University of Washington Seattle, Washington

2011 Mentor of the Year Section of Interventional Radiology University of Washington Seattle, Washington

2001 University of California, San Diego Radiology Resident Award for Board Preparation

2001-present Best Doctors in America list

1994 Fellow, Society of Interventional Radiology

1989-1990 Research Fellow of the Radiological Society of North Americ

1978 Phi Beta Kappa Alpha of Massachusetts at Harvard University AB degree summa cum laude

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Radiology Lifetime Certificate in Diagnostic Radiology June 8, 1989

American Board of Radiology Certificate of Added Qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology November 2, 1998 January 25, 2009 [expires December 31, 2018]

CURRENT LICENSES TO PRACTICE

California, G051129, expires 8/31/2013

Washington State, MD00048638, expires 8/1/2014

EDITORIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

2007 Special Assistant to the Editor Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

2006-present Deputy Editor Academic Radiology

2001-2005 Editor-in-Chief Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 1

998-1999 Editorial Board Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

1998-2003 Editorial Board Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology

1991-1995 Associate Editor American Journal of Roentgenology