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    Bahram Varjavand

    Bahram Varjavand, M.D., Ph.D.

    Interventional Radiology

    (American Board of Radiology)
    Limited practice status —
    Sutter radiologist who provides imaging services at a Sutter facility.


    Limited practice status —
    Sutter radiologist who provides imaging services at a Sutter facility.

    Sutter Imaging Administrative Office
    2801 K Street, #240
    Sacramento, California 95816
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    (916) 925-9526  F (916) 925-9515

    Medical Affiliation(s)

    Sutter Medical Foundation
          – Sutter Medical Group
    Sutter Medical Network

    Hospital Affiliation(s)

    Education & Training

    Medical education:
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Saint Joseph Hospital, Houston, TX
    University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center
    Diagnostic Neuroradiology and Interventional Neuroradiology, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center
    Special training:
    International Master's Degree in Interventional Neuroradiology, Bicetre University, Paris

    Professional Interests

    Angioplasty and stenting for cervical carotid, vertebral or intracranial stenosis, CT/MR perfusion, Cerebral aneurysm, Diffusion imaging, Embolization of arteriovenous malformations and fistulas, Embolization of brain, head and neck, and spine tumors, Endovascular coiling of brain aneurysms, Head and neck imaging, Interventional neuroradiology, Intra-arterial tPA administration, Minimally invasive endovascular surgery for stroke, Pediatric neuroimaging, Seizure imaging, Stroke, Transarterial mechanical thrombectomy, Vascular brain lesions

    Spoken Languages

    Farsi (Fluent)
    German (Basic)

    Community Activities

    Professional Organizations:
    Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery; World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology

    Personal Interests

    Bicycling, camping and family

    Physician Web Link


    Varjavand B. Stenting both before and after coiling of a ruptured fusiform basilar aneurysm to overcome mechanical occlusion caused by thrombosis within the coil mass. Interventional Neuroradiology 15(1): 117-122, 2009. Hathout GM, Varjavand B, and Gopi RK. The early response in fMRI: a modeling approach. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 41(1): 1-5, 1999. Varjavand B. A. Studies in Dosage Compensation and B. the cloning of hindsight. PhD Dissertation. Qian S, Varjavand B, and Pirrotta V. Molecular analysis of the zeste-white interaction reveals a promoter-proximal element essential for distant enhancerpromoter communication. Genetics 131(1): 79-90, 1992.

    Philosophy of Care

    I love being part of one of the most rapidly developing fields in medicine, and strive to provide the highest level of neuroendovascular expertise possible. I am proud to be able to provide care within the interdisciplinary neurological healthcare continuum.

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