Paul Suhocki, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Program Director, IR residency and fellowship
Department/Division
  • Interventional Radiology
Address DUMC Box 3808
Durham, NC 27710
Telephone 919-684-7280
Fax 919-613-2680
Training
  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1985
Residency
  • Radiology, Georgetown University Medical Center, 1986-1990
Fellowship
  • Vascular/Interventional Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, 1990-1991
Clinical Interests
  • Comprehensive treatment of liver disease
  • Tumor therapy, including drug-eluting bead embolization, theraspheres, and sirspheres
  • Biliary interventions, including evaluation, drainage and stenting of the biliary system
  • Liver transplant interventions
  • Cirrhosis
  • Evaluation and treatment of portal hypertension, including transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts, transjugular liver biopsy and variceal embolization
  • Research Interests
  • Improved anesthesia for liver intervention

  • Thrombectomy device for dialysis fistulae and veins

  • Improving diagnostic yield for difficult biliary duct biopsies

  • Improving methods of small bowel and colonic arterial embolization

  • Percutaneous intervention for pancreatic duct

  • Prolonging the patency of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts

  • Prolonging the patency of biliary stents