Waleska M. Pabon-Ramos, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
Department/Division
  • Interventional Radiology
Address DUMC Box 3808
Durham, NC 27710
Telephone 919-684-7280
Fax 919-613-2680
Training
  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine, 2004
  • Internship: Surgery, Boston Medical Center, 2005
  • MPH, Boston University School of Public Health, 2004
Residency
  • Diagnostic Radiology, University of Michigan Health System, 2009
Fellowship
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital-Harvard Medical School, 2010
National Roles
  • Alternate CPT Advisor, Society of Interventional Radiology
  • Economics Committee, Society of Interventional Radiology
  • Standards of Practice Committee, Society of Interventional Radiology
  • Economics Committee, American College of Radiology
Clinical Interests Minimally invasive treatments for women:
• Uterine fibroid embolization
• Uterine adenomyosis embolization
• Uterine artery embolization for placenta percreta, post-partum hemorrhage, uterine arteriovenous fistula
• Fallopian tube recanalization for occluded Fallopian tubes
• Pelvic pain due to pelvic congestion syndrome

Minimally invasive treatments for children:
• Venous malformations
• Arteriovenous malformations
• Combined vascular malformations

Minimally invasive lymphatic treatments:
• Lymphangiography
• Thoracic duct embolization
• Treatment of lymphatic leaks (lymphoceles, chylothorax, chylous ascites, plastic bronchitis)
• Lymphatic malformations

Minimally invasive cancer treatments:
• Radioembolization
• Chemoembolization
• Bland embolization

Research Interests
  1. Inferior vena cava filters,
  2. Pediatric central venous access
  3. Hemodialysis arteriovenous grafts
  4. Medical student education