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Hyeon Yu

Associate Professor of Radiology Director of Operations Vascular/Interventional Radiology


Medical School: Chung-Ang University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Residency: Chung-Ang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Fellowship: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Yu completed his Diagnostic Radiology residency at Chung-Ang University in Seoul, South Korea. After completing his fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at University of North Carolina, he joined the faculty in 2010.

Dr. Yu’s main clinical interests include venous interventions, adrenal vein samplings, and interventional oncology, such as chemoembolization, radioembolization and thermal ablation of liver malignancies. His research interests include interventional management of portal hypertension, such as splenic arterial embolization, TIPS, embolization of spontaneous portosystemic shunt in patients with hepatic encephalopathy, and B-RTO for managing gastric variceal bleeding.

Dr. Yu is also a clinical physician in the UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care.


To view a list of Dr. Yu’s publications, click here.