Kari Nelson

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Associate Clinical Professor, Vascular and Interventional Radiology Chief, Radiological Sciences
School of Medicine

MD: Medical College of Wisconsin (2002)
Fellowship: University of California, Irvine, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Imaging (2014)
Fellowship: University of California, San Diego, Vascular & Interventional Radiology (2008)
Residency: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Diagnostic Radiology (2007)

Phone: (714) 456-6921
Email: k2nelson@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive South
Bldg. 1, Route 140
Mail Code: 5005
Orange, CA 92868
Academic Distinctions
Southern California Super Doctors 2020
Orange County Physician of Excellence, 2019, 2020
Fellow of the American Medical Women’s Association (FAMWA), awarded July 2019
Best Doctors in America, 2019-2020 https://bestdoctors.com/for-physicians/
Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology (FSIR), awarded March 2019
UCI Health Highest Patient Satisfaction Score 2017
Southern California Super Doctors “Rising Star”, 2017 & 2018
Certificate of Merit for Education Exhibit, 102nd Scientific Assembly RSNA, November 2016
RSNA Educational Exhibit Award: Excellence in Design for Educational Poster 2005
AUR Trainee Award for a Scientific Presentation May 2005
SIR Annual Scientific Meeting Resident-in-Training Scholarship 2005
Obstetrics/Gynecology Intern of the Year, awarded June 2003
Golden Key National Honor Society, membership awarded 1993
Randau C*, Nelson KJ, Fernando D, Abi-Jaoudeh N. Ureteroarterial fistula. ACR Case in Point, anticipated publication November 2018.

Lam A*, Yoshida E, Bui K*, Katrivesis J, Fernando D, Nelson K, Abi-Jaoudeh N. Patient and Facility Demographics Related Outcomes in Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treated with Radiofrequency Ablation: A National Cancer Database Analysis. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2018; in press.

Padgett M*, Nelson KJ. Thermal Ablation for Renal Cell Carcinoma: Current Guidelines and Supporting Evidence. Endovascular Today 2018;17(10):67-69.

Lam A*, Yoshida E, Bui K*, Fernando D, Nelson K, Abi-Jaoudeh. A National Cancer Database Analysis of Radiofrequency Ablation versus Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy in Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2018;29:1211-1217.

Nelson KJ, Picel AC, Spencer EB, Kohi MP. Uterine Fibroid Embolization in a Patient with Lupus and Previous VTE. Endovascular Today 2018;17(8):62-66.

*author is a trainee
Professional Societies
Society of Interventional Radiology
Western Angiographic & Interventional Society
Radiological Society of North America
American College of Radiology
American Medical Women's Association
American Medical Association
Association of University Radiologists
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