Jeffrey S. Pollak, appointed as the inaugural Robert I. White Jr., M.D. Professor of Interventional Radiology, has interest in embolotheraphy, including for acquired and congenital vascular abnormalities and malformations, fibroids, and malignancies, as well as other minimally invasive treatments for tumors, including local ablation.
His clinical interests include revascularization, angioplasty, stenting of arteries and veins, embolization (blocking vessels), uterine fibroid embolization, and radiofrequency ablation, among other techniques. He is the co-section chief of Vascular and Interventional Radiology and director of the Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship Program.
A graduate of Columbia University, Pollak earned his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He did his diagnostic radiology residency at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. His fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology was at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
The Robert I. White Jr., M.D. Professorship was established through the generosity of White’s patients and friends to support the teaching, research, and clinical activities of a full-time faculty member in the Section of Interventional Radiology. It is the first endowed professorship in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology and will reside in the Section of Interventional Radiology.