Matthew A. Mauro, MD, FSIR, the Ernest H. Wood Distinguished Professor of Radiology, Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, and chair of the department of radiology at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Medical Center, will receive the Society of Interventional Radiology's Gold Medal at SIR's 39th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego.
The SIR Gold Medal, the Society's highest honor, is bestowed for distinguished and extraordinary service to SIR or to the discipline of interventional radiology.
Dr. Mauro has distinguished himself as a researcher, educator and leader in interventional radiology. He is the chair of the department of radiology and professor of surgery and biomedical engineering at the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals, where he has spent his entire academic career. He continues to supervise residents and fellows in vascular/interventional radiology and maintains an active clinical practice within the UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care.
His special interests include interventional oncology, venous access, embolotherapy, the management of vascular malformations and stent grafts. He has contributed extensively to the scientific literature, in particular publishing research in dialysis access, venous intervention, stenting and the evolving field of interventional oncology.
Dr. Mauro received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, Ithaca, N.Y. After completing fellowships in diagnostic and vascular radiology at UNC Chapel Hill and abdominal imaging and vascular interventional radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St. Louis, Mauro returned to UNC, where he began his career as the chief of the body CT division and the chief of the interventional radiology division. Dr. Mauro was one of two interventional radiologists at UNC, building the division from the ground up.
Industry Expertise (3)
Health and Wellness
Areas of Expertise (10)
The Management of Vascular Malformations
ABR Lifetime Achievement Award (2010) (professional)
Awarded by the American Board of Radiology
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology: Fellowship, Abdominal Imaging and Vascular Interventional Radiology
UNC Chapel Hill: Fellowships, Diagnostic and Vascular Radiology
Cornell University Medical College: M.D., Medicine
- American Board of Radiology (ABR) : Trustee
- American College of Radiology : Fellow
Occupational health hazards in the interventional laboratory: time for a safer environmentCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
2009 ABSTRACT: This document is a consensus statement by the major American societies of physicians who work in the interventional laboratory environment. It reviews available data on the prevalence of occupational health risks and summarizes ongoing epidemiologic ...
Transcatheter thrombolytic therapy for acute mesenteric and portal vein thrombosisJournal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
2005 PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the utility of transcatheter thrombolytic therapy in 20 patients with acute or subacute (symptoms< 40 days) portal and/or mesenteric vein thrombosis with severe symptoms, deteriorating clinical condition, and/or persistent ...
Advances in Gastrointestinal Intervention: The Treatment of Gastroduodenal and Colorectal Obstructions with Metallic StentsRadiology
2000 Metallic stents are currently an established component of the endoluminal treatment of stenoses within the blood vessels, bile ducts, esophagus, trachea, and bronchi. With the development of newer stent designs and delivery systems and the general momentum ...
Prospective randomized comparison of surgical versus endovascular management of thrombosed dialysis access graftsJournal of Vascular Surgery
1997 PURPOSE: Salvage of thrombosed prosthetic dialysis shunts can be performed using surgical or endovascular techniques. A prospective randomized trial was designed to compare the efficacy of these two methods in restoring dialysis access function...
Radiologic placement of long-term central venous catheters: a reviewJournal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
1993 ABSTRACT: The need for long-term placement of catheters within the central venous system is continually expanding and follows the increasing use of hemodialysis, total parenteral nutrition, and long-term chemotherapy for neoplastic and infectious diseases. Whereas ...