Laura K. Findeiss

Associate Professor and Chair - Department of Radiology

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Dr. Findeiss received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1997 followed by two years of General Surgery Residency at the UT Graduate School of Medicine. She completed her Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, in 2004 followed by a fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the University of Washington Medical Center. Dr. Findeiss is a noted vascular and interventional radiologist, coming from the University of California Irvine Medical Center where she was Division Chief of Vascular and Interventional Radiology and Co-Director of UC Irvine’s Ablative Oncology Center. Prior to her position in California, Dr. Findeiss practiced in the Vascular Center of Excellence at Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginia and then served as Chief of Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Dr. Findeiss lectures nationally on a range of Vascular and Endovascular topics, image-guided treatment of vascular anomalies, and minimally invasive cancer interventions, including tumor ablation. Dr. Findeiss holds national leadership roles as a member of the Executive Council of the Society of Interventional Radiology, the SIR Foundation Board of Directors, and the Leadership Committee of the American Heart Association’s Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention Council. Besides certifications in Diagnostic Radiology and Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Dr. Findeiss is certified by the American Board of Vascular Medicine in Endovascular Medicine and is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation. She has been honored as a Fellow in the Society of Interventional Radiology (FSIR), as well as obtaining Fellow status in the American Heart Association.

Focus Areas:  Translational applications of technology to minimally invasive image guided therapy for vascular diseases and cancer

Selected Publications:

The Effect of the Surefire Antireflux Catheter on Downstream Particulate Distribution: Preliminary Results from 4 Patients
A.R. Faulkner, A.C. Bourgeois, J.H. McElmurray, Y.C. Bradley, L.K. Findeiss, and A.S. Pasciak, San Francisco, CA. Global Embolization Symposium and Technologies, 2014.
Safety and Efficacy of Combined Micropuncture and AXERA Femoral Access
A.C. Bourgeois, C. Kolze, D. Bernard, P. Kvamme, L. Findeiss, and A. Ferrell, San Francisco, CA. Global Embolization Symposium and Technologies, 2014.
How to Determine Absorbed Dose Following Radioembolization using Y90 PET/CT: A Clinician's Guide
J.L. Kao, A.C. Bourgeois, T.T. Chang, L.K. Findeiss, J.H. McElmurray, Y.C. Bradley, and A.S. Pasciak, San Diego, CA. Society of Interventional Radiology, 2014.
Current and Future Applications of Yttrium-90 PET/CT Imaging Following Radioembolization: A case-based Approach
A. Bourgeois, L. Luttrell, J. McElmurray, L. Findeiss, D. Biddle, Y. Badley, A. Pasciak, Miami Beach, FL. International Symposium on Clinical Interventional Oncology, 2014.
Imaging of Vascular Anomalies
L.K. Findeiss, Irvine, CA. Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Annual Symposium, 2013.