Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix serves as a quaternary hospital for 30 other hospitals. With robust transfer system, our program gets most of the best referrals in AZ, NM, Southern UT and CO. We also feature a Level 1 trauma center, as well as a transplant center for the liver, lungs and heart. With additional rotations at the Phoenix VA and Phoenix Children's, our residents will have a variety of practice exposure with a myriad of age populations. These include:

  • Complex peripheral arterial disease at the Phoenix VA.
  • Rotations in vascular surgery.
  • Integration of interventional radiology and neurointerventional Radiology to perform stroke thrombectomy — averaging 150 thrombectomies a year.
  • We will certify privileges of graduates for many neurointerventional Radiology procedures — including stroke thrombectomy, IMax (internal maxillary artery ) embolization and kyphoplasty.
  • Neuro ICU and liver transplant clinical rotations.

Scholarly Activity

Research electives at offered the end of residency training to help with completion of the required scholarly project. During a resident's research work, there will be ample avenues for publication.

Retreats and Events

Various retreats and events are held throughout the year to help with team building among the residents.

Special Program Benefits

  • Pulmonary Embolism Response Team.
  • Complex IVC filter removal center.
  • Book fund.
  • Funding for dedicated ACR Institute for Radiologic Pathology and physics course is provided.
  • Provide attendance to Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Rad-Path course in the Silver Spring/Washington D.C. area.
  • StatDx Subscriptions.
  • No diagnostic radiology residents or fellows to compete with for cases.
  • Rotations at affiliated Office-Based Lab.
  • Generous retirement and health insurance benefits are provided through Banner Health Care Group.