Rahmi Oklu, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Radiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Cancer
  2. Deep vein thrombosis
  3. Pelvic congestion syndrome
  4. Peripheral artery disease
  5. Varicose veins
  6. Vascular malformation
  7. Venous insufficiency
  1. Ablation
  2. Chemoembolization
  3. Radioembolization
  4. Surgical biopsy
  5. Uterine artery embolization
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Venous diseases including varicose veins, venous insufficiency, deep vein thrombosis, IVC thrombosis, thrombectomy, pelvic congestion syndrome, and May-Thurner syndrome
  • Vascular malformation
  • Cancer (chemoembolization, biopsy, radioembolization, bland embolization, percutaneous ablation)
  • Uterine artery embolization for treatment of fibroids
  • Bariatric embolization
  • Prostate embolization
  • Research: Bioengineering, medical devices, 3D bioprinting, tissue engineering
  1. 2010
    Clinical Fellowship - Interventional RadiologyMassachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
  2. 2009
    Residency - RadiologyNew York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
  3. 2005
    Internship - SurgeryNew York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
  4. 2003
    MDNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  5. 2000
    PhD - BiochemistryUniversity of Cambridge
  6. 1996
    BS - Intensive BiologyYale University

Certifications

  1. 2017
    Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Distinguished Abstract SelectionSociety of Interventional Radiology
  2. 2017
    Finalist in Health Sciences Track of President's Innovation ChallengeHarvard Innovation Labs
  3. 2017
    Start-up Participant in MassCONNECT Entrepreneur Mentoring ProgramMassachusetts Biotechnology Council
  4. 2017
    Selected as Presenting Company at 13th Early-Stage Life Sciences Technology ConferenceThe Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center
  5. 2017
    Mayo clinic Innovation Accelerator AwardMayo Clinic Enterprise
  6. 2017
    1st PlaceB. Braun and the German Accelerator Life Sciences 2017 Pitch Competition
  7. 2016
    Inducted to Society of Interventional Radiology FellowshipSociety of Interventional Radiology
  8. 2015
    NIH Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program Excellence and Commitment to ResearchNIBIB, National Institutes of Health
  9. 2014
    Certificate of Merit Abstract AwardRadiological Society of North America
  10. 2014
    Outstanding Young Clinician Award - Nominated by Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolCenter for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT)
  11. 2013
    Cum Laude Abstract AwardRadiological Society of North America
  12. 2013
    Certificate of Merit Abstract AwardRadiological Society of North America
  13. 2012
    Best Poster Award for Basic Science ResearchSociety of Interventional Radiology
  14. 2012
    Magna Cum Laude Abstract AwardRadiological Society of North America
  15. 2012
    Cum Laude Abstract AwardRadiological Society of North America
  16. 2011
    Faculty Investigator Award for Basic Science ResearchAmerican College of Phlebology
  17. 2011
    Cum Laude Abstract AwardRadiological Society of North America
  18. 2011
    Certificate of Scholarship for Basic Science ResearchAmerican College of Phlebology
  19. 2011
    Travel Award for Basic Science ResearchAmerican College of Phlebology
  20. 2011
    SIRF Grant Immersion Award for Basic Science ResearchSociety of Interventional Radiology Foundation
  21. 2010
    NIH Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program Excellence and Commitment to ResearchNIBIB, National Institutes of Health
  22. 1997
    Koc Scholar for Academic/Athletic Achievement, Integrity, Community Service, LeadershipKoc Holding
  23. 1996
    Semi-Finalist Rhodes Scholarship for Academic/Athletic Achievement, Integrity, Community Service, and LeadershipYale University

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberInternational Advisory Committee, Nano Today
  2. 2017
    Session ChairPancreatic & Hepato-Biliary Cancer Symposium, Mayo Clinic
  3. 2017
    Session ChairNano Today International Conference
  4. 2017
    Conference ChairmanAnnual Workshop on Micro-and Nanotechnologies for Medicine: Emerging Frontiers and Applications
  5. 2017 - present
    DirectorMinimally Invasive Therapeutics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  6. 2016
    Conference ChairmanAnnual Workshop on Micro-and Nanotechnologies for Medicine: Emerging Frontiers and Applications
  7. 2016 - present
    MemberScientific Review Panel, Clinical Research Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  8. 2016 - present
    ChairResearch Committee, Department of Radiology
  9. 2016 - present
    ManagerDepartment Twitter Account, Department of Radiology
  10. 2016 - present
    Director3D Medical Printing, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  11. 2016 - present
    FellowSociety of Interventional Radiology
  12. 2016 - present
    MemberIEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  13. 2015
    Technical ChairAnnual Workshop on Micro-and Nanotechnologies for Medicine: Emerging Frontiers and Applications
  14. 2015 - present
    ChairDisease Oriented Group, Department of Radiology
  15. 2015 - present
    DirectorMorbidity and Mortality Conference, Division of Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology
  16. 2014
    Session ChairPatient Care II: Antiplatelets, Antihypertensives, Anticoagulants, and Glycemic Control in the IR Suite, SIR 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting, Society of Interventional Radiology
  17. 2014 - present
    MemberSafety and Health Committee, Society of Interventional Radiology
  18. 2010 - 2015
    TutorMather House, Harvard University
  19. 2010 - 2015
    MemberInstitutional Review Board Committee, Saints Medical Center
  20. 2010 - present
    MemberStandards of Practice Committee, Society of Interventional Radiology
  21. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  22. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Phlebology
  23. 2009 - present
    MemberAlumni Admissions Committee, Yale University
  24. 2009 - present
    MemberTechnology Assessment Committee, Society of Interventional Radiology
  25. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  26. 2009 - present
    MemberSociety of Interventional Radiology
  27. 2005 - present
    MemberRadiologic Society of North America
  28. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  29. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
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Publications

Research activities

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