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Katsuhiro Kobayashi, MD

3416 Upstate University Hospital
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
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Associate Professor of Radiology


Cardiovascular/Interventional Radiology
Diagnostic Radiology




Adults and Children


  • Hepatic and renal locoreginal therapy (chemoembolizaton, radiofrequency ablation)
  • Portal vein embolization
  • Application of functional imaging to interventional radiology


  • Resident/fellow education (clinical and research mentorship on interventional radiology)
  • Quality control of interventional radiology practices


American College of Radiology (ACR)
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)


Fellowship: University of Texas, Anderson Cancer Center, 2008, Body Imaging/Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: University of Texas, Anderson Cancer Center, 2006, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Fellowship: University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 2005, Vascular and Interventional Radiology


§  Kobayashi K, Ozkan E, Tam A, Ensor J, Wallace MJ, Gupta S. Preoperative embolization of Spinal Tumors: variables affecting intraoperative blood loss after embolization. Acta Radiologica 2012 Oct 1;53(8):935-42

§  Kobayashi K, MD, Bhargava P, Raja S, Nasseri F, Al-Balas, HA, Smith DD, George SP, Vij MS. Image-guided biopsy: What the interventional radiologist needs to know about PET-CT. RadioGraphics 2012 Sep;32(5):1483-501.

§  Kobayashi K, Szklaruk J, Trent JC, Ensor J, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Madoff DC, Murthy R,Hicks ME, Gupta S. Hepatic Arterial Embolization and Chemoembolization for Imatinib-Resistant Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors. Am J Clin Oncol 2009 Dec;32(6):574-81.

§  Kobayashi K, Ramirez PT, Kim EE, Levenback, CF, Rohren EM, Frumovitz M, Mar MV, Gayed IW. Sentinel Node Mapping in Vulvovaginal Melanoma Using SPECT/CT. Clin Nucl Med. 2009 Dec;34(12):859-61.

§  Kobayashi K, Censullo ML, Rossman LL, Kyriakides, PN, Kahan BD, Cohen AM. Interventional Radiologic Management of Renal Transplantation Dysfunction: Indications, Limitations, and Technical Considerations. RadioGraphics Jul-Aug;27(4):1109-30, 2007

§  Kobayashi K, Gupta S, M.D., Jonathan C. Trent JC, Vauthey JN, Krishnamurthy S, Ensor J, Ahrar K, Wallace MJ, Madoff DC, Murthy R, Hicks ME. Hepatic Artery Chemoembolization for 110 Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: Response, Survival, and Prognostic Factors. Cancer 107(12): 2833-41, 2006

§  Kobayashi K, Madoff DC, Murthy R. Acute endovascular stent-graft occlusion after treatment of an arterioureteral fistula. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005 Oct;16(10):1409-10

§  Kobayashi K, Furukawa A, Takahashi M, Murata K. Neoadjuvant intraarterial chemotherapy for uterine cervical cancer -Clinical efficacy and factors influencing response- CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology 26: 234-241,2003