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S. William Stavropoulos, MD

S. William Stavropoulos, MD Physician

Modality Chief, Interventional Radiology
Vice Chair for Clinical Operations, Department of Radiology
Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Professor of Surgery

Dr. Stavropoulos is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. S Stavropoulos

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's 2011 through 2015 Top Docs issues

Clinical Specialties

Specialties:

  • Radiology

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Colon Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Liver Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Urethral Cancer
  • Radiology
    • Interventional Radiology

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 1998
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2000

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • cancer therapy
  • chemoembolization
  • Colon Cancer
  • cryoablation
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • inferior vena cava filter placement
  • inferior vena cava filter removal
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • radioembolization
  • radiofrequency ablation
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • uterine artery embolization
  • uterine fibroid embolization

Clinical Interests

Kidney tumor ablation, Liver tumor treatment, Tuberous Sclerosis - kidney AML treatment, Endoleak repair, Uterine fibroid embolization, Varicocele, IVC filter placement and removal, Venous access

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago
Residency: University of Florida Health System - Shands
Fellowship: University of Florida Health System - Shands

Memberships

American College of Radiology, National American Medical Association, National American Roentgen Ray Society, National Pennsylvania Medical Association, Local Philadelphia Angiography and Interventional Radiology Society, Local Radiological Society of North America, National Society of Interventional Radiology, National

Affiliation

Dr. Stavropoulos is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Research Interests:

Endoleak repair, IVC Filters, Venous access, Renal AML, Renal cell carcinoma, Liver cancer

Selected Publications:

Kaufman JA, Rundback JH, Kee ST, Geerts W, Gillespie D, Kahn SR, Kearon C, Rectenwald J, Rogers FB, Stavropoulos SW, Streiff M, Vedantham S, Venbrux A: Development of a research agenda for inferior vena cava filters: proceedings from a multidisciplinary research consensus panel Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 20 (6): 697-707,2009.

Shah A and Stavropulos SW: Imaging Surveillance Following Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Seminars in Interventional Radiology 26 (1): 10-16,2009.

White S and Stavropoulos SW: Management of Endoleaks Following Endovascular Aneurysm Repair Seminars in Interventional Radiology 26 (1): 33-38,2009.

Buchanan LW, Stavropoulos SW, Resnick JB, Solomon J: Endovascular repair of aortic disease: A venture capital perspective Seminars in Interventional Radiology 26 (1): 56-66,2009.

Clark TW, Haji-Momenian S, Kwak A, Soulen MC, Stavropoulos SW, Itkin M, Patel A, Mondschein JI, Trerotola SO: Angiographic changes following the use of a purse-string suture hemostasis device in hemodialysis access interventions Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 20 (1): 61-65,2009.

Nawaz A, Litt HI, Stavropoulos SW, Charagundla SR, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Freiman DB, Chittams J, Pyeritz RE, Trerotola SO: Digital subtraction pulmonary arteriography versus multidetector CT in the detection of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 19 (11): 1582-1588,2008.

Stavropoulos SW, Dixon RG, Burke CT, Stavas JM, Shah A, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Trerotola SO: Embedded inferior vena cava filter removal: use of endobronchial forceps Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 19 (9): 1297-1301,2008.

Kolbeck KJ, Stavropoulos SW, Trerotola SO: Over-the-wire catheter exchanges: reduction of the risk of air emboli Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 19 (8): 1222-1226,2008.

K, Cohen RM, Kwak A, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Soulen MC, Patel AA, Mondschein JI, Solomon JA, Stavropoulos SW, Itkin M, Yeh H, Markmann J, Trerotola SO: Preoperative mapping venography in patients who require hemodialysis access: imaging findings and contribution to management Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 19 (7): 1027-1033,2008.

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Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6839
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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