Dr. Dheeraj Rajan graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1994. He began his surgical residency at SUNY Syracuse and completed his Diagnostic Radiology residency at Wayne State University in 1999 and Fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology (VIR) at the University of Pennsylvania in 2000.
Over his career, he has published 120 manuscripts primarily focused on arterial and dialysis interventions, multiple book chapters and one textbook titled “Essentials of Percutaneous Dialysis Interventions”.
He is a Professor of Medical Imaging and the Division Chief of VIR at the University of Toronto. Dr. Rajan also sits on various committees for the Society of Interventional Radiology, the KDOQI rewrite and Implementations committees, and CoreHealth Vascular Network of Ontario. He formerly was an Associate Editor for the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology and reviews for multiple medical journals.
Dr. Rajan’s current focus is on the percutaneous creation of dialysis fistulas where he was one of the pioneers for the procedure itself which has subsequently been commercially adopted globally. He also serves as an advisor to multiple start-up and established companies with devices focused on vascular interventions.