Karim Valji, MD is a professor of radiology and former chief of interventional radiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. He trained at the University of California, San Diego before joining the faculty of that institution in 1990. He moved to UW Medicine in 2007. Dr. Valji has written more than 80 publications and given more than 300 invited lectures in the field of radiology. He is particularly recognized for his work on thrombolysis and dialysis access interventions and has also served as editor-in chief of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. The three editions of his previous textbook, The Practice of Interventional Radiology, have become standard works in the field. Dr. Valji has been on Seattle Magazine's Top Doctors list since 2007. His outside interests include travel, working out, reading works about human cultures and history, and theater.
Harvard Medical School
Interventional/Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology
Seattle magazine's 2021 Top Doctors Award
Dr. Valji has been recognized as a Top Doctor in this peer-nominated award multiple years in a row.
Gold Medal, Society of Interventional Radiology, 2018
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