Associate Professor – Vascular-Interventional Radiology
Director of Clinical Research

Phone: (919) 445-6146
Fax: (919) 843-8740
Email: ari_isaacson@med.unc.edu

Education

Medical School: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Internship: Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Residency & Fellowship: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Isaacson completed his Diagnostic Radiology residency and Vascular & Interventional Radiology fellowship at the University of North Carolina after 3 years of service as a flight surgeon in the US Navy. In 2013, he stayed in Chapel Hill and joined the faculty as an assistant professor. Dr. Isaacson’s clinical interests include arterial embolization, interventional oncology and vascular imaging. Chief among his research interests is prostatic artery embolization, a new minimally invasive treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia. He is the principal investigator for an ongoing clinical trial being performed at UNC with FDA oversight. Dr. Isaacson has received multiple grants to study both embolization and novel nanoparticle treatment of liver cancer. He also enjoys teaching and mentoring students and residents and is the faculty advisor for the UNC School of Medicine Interventional Radiology Interest Group.

Dr. Isaacson is a clinical physician in the UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care. Visit www.uncheartandvascular.org for more information.