Doan  Vu

Doan Ngo Vu

Associate Professor

Medical Sciences Building

COM Radiology Interventional Radiology - 0761

University of Cincinnati Medical Center
234 Goodman Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0761


MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Cincinnati, Ohio, 1983

Bachelor of Science, University of Cincinnati College of Arts and Sciences Cincinnati, Ohio, 1978 (Chemistry)

University of Saigon College of Science Saigon, Vietnam, 1973

University of Saigon Medical College Saigon, Vietnam, 1973

Positions and Work Experience

09-01-2002 -To Present Associate Professor of Radiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

1996 -To Present Attending Staff , Children's Hospital Medical Center , Cincinnati, OH

07-01-1988 -08-31-2002 Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine , Cincinnati, OH

1988 -To Present Consultant Radiologist, VA Medical Center , Cincinnati, OH

1988 -To Present Attending Staff, The University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

UC Health Clinical Focus

Diagnostic Radiology

Interventional Radiology


Vascular and Interventional Radiology

UC Health Specialities


Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Research Support

Investigators:Vu D 11-1993 -07-1994 Rapid Technology Assessment Project of the American College of Radiology: Multicenter trial to evaluate magnetic resonance angiography of the lower extremity. Role:PI

Investigators:Vu D 02-1993 -07-1994 Abbott Recombinant urokinase versus surgery as initial therapy in treatment of peripheral arterial occlusion disease. Role:PI

Investigators:Vu D 02-1993 -07-1994 Recombinant urokinase versus fetal cultured urokinase in treatment of peripheral occlusion disease. Role:PI


Peer Reviewed Publications

Kapur S Paik Eugene Rezaei A Vu DN (2010. )Where there is blood, there is a way: unusual collateral vessels in superior and inferior vena cava obstruction .Radiographics , ,30 (1 ),67-78

Racadio JM, Sheyn DD, Neely JC, Vu DN (2007. )Embolization of an arterioportal fistula by injection of D-stat into the portal venous outflow. J Vas Interv Radiol, ,18 (6 ),781-4

Vu DN, Strub WM, Nguyen PM (2006. )Biliary Duct Ablation with N-butyl Cyanoacrylate .J Vasc Interv Radiol , ,17 ,63-69

Mallin WWH, Silberstein EB, Shipley RT, Vu DN, Alspaugh JP, Moulton JS (07-1993. )“Fibrosing mediastinitis causing “Fibrosing mediastinitis causing .Clin Nucl Med , ,18 (7 ),594-596

Jones BV, Vu DN (05-1993. )Diagnosis of post-traumatic pericardial tamponade by plain film and computed tomography and control of bleeding by embolotherapy of the left inferior phrenic artery .Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol , ,16 (3 ),183-185

Patterson RB, Fowl RJ, Lubbers DJ, Vu DN, Kempczinski RF (07-1990. )Repositioning of partially dislodged Greenfield filters from the right atrium by use of a tip deflection wire .J Vasc Surg , ,12 (1 ),70-72

Moulton JS, Miller BL, Dodd GD 3rd, Vu DN (11-1988. )Passive hepatic congestion in heart failure: CT abnormalities .AJR, ,151 (5 ),939-942

Dhar VK, Sutton JM, Xia BT, Levinsky NC, Wilson GC, Smith M, Choe KA, Moulton J, Vu D, Ristagno R, Sussman JJ, Edwards MJ, Abbott DE, Ahmad SA. (2017. )Fistulojejunostomy Versus Distal Pancreatectomy for the Management of the Disconnected Pancreas Remnant Following Necrotizing Pancreatitis.J Gastrointest Surg, ,21 (7 ),1121

Stahl CC, Moulton J, Vu D, Ristagno R, Choe K, Sussman JJ, Shah SA, Ahmad SA, Abbott DE. (2015. )Routine use of U-tube drainage for necrotizing pancreatitis: a step toward less morbidity and resource utilization.Surgery, ,158 (4 ),919

Hawkins CM, Racadio JM, McKinney DN, Racadio JM, Vu DN. (2012. )Varicocele retrograde embolization with boiling contrast medium and gelatin sponges in adolescent subjects: a clinically effective therapeutic alternative.J Vasc Interv Radiol, ,23 (2 ),206


Invited Presentations

Vu D, Strub W, Nguyen P (05-2005. )Biliary Duct Ablation with N-butyl Cyanoacrylate .Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, New Orleans, LA,.

Vu D, Strub W, Nguyen P (10-2004. )Biliary Duct Ablation with N-butyl Cyanoacrylate .Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America., Oak Brook, IL.

Valente JF, Vu D, Alspaugh JP, Rahim A, Johnson SR, Alonso MH, Weber FL, Penn I, Hanto DW: (1996. )“Resolution of Portal Venous System Thrombosis Following Orthotopic Liver Transplantation by Percutaneous Transhepatic Thrombolytic Therapy .”. Presented in part at the International Liver Transplant Society Meeting, , London, England.

Honors and Awards

2002 Harold B. Spitz MD award for excellence in Radiology Resident education

1984 Best Exhibit Award as Resident in Radiology

1980 Outstanding Medical Student in Biochemistry

1978 Thomas E. Senior Scholarship for Outstanding Junior in Chemistry

1977 Merck Index for Outstanding Sophomore in Organic Chemistry


(Department of Radiology Information Management Committee )Type:University/College Service 1997 -To Present

Post Graduate Training and Education

1987-1988 Fellowship, Interventional Radiology & Body Imaging, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, ,Cincinnati, Ohio

1984-1987 Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, ,Cincinnati, Ohio

1983-1984 Internship, Internal Medicine, The Christ Hospital, ,Cincinnati, Ohio

Contact Information

University of Cincinnati Medical Center
234 Goodman Street
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0761
Phone: (513) 584-2146
Fax: (513) 584-0431