Dr. Samuels is an interventional radiologist with special interest in advanced endovascular therapy, including abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, treatment of peripheral vascular disease, and techniques in venous therapy. He also has focused interest in interventional oncology, the treatment of cancer using minimally invasive techniques.
After graduating with Honors from the University of Calfornia, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science degree in Bioengineering, Dr. Shaun Samuels received his M.D. from Northwestern Medical School in Chicago. He then completed a Fellowship in Medical Education at the University of California, San Francisco, before beginning his internship at Harbor UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. He completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at LA County/USC Medical Center, and served as Chief Resident. He went on to do his Fellowship in Vascular/Interventional Radiology at the prestigious Miami Vascular Institute. After Fellowship, he served as Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford Medical Center for 6 years, practicing primarily at the Palo Alto VA Medical Center, and was named Chief of IR at the VA in his last year there.
He returned to Miami from Stanford in 2002, and has remained at BCVI. Dr. Samuels has skills in all areas of vascular/interventional radiology, with particular interest in aneurysm repair, peripheral vascular disease, and cancer therapy. He has numerous publications in scientific journals and membership in multiple societies, and is a Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology. He has focused on cutting-edge techniques in all aspects of interventional medicine, and has numerous medical inventions and 11 US Patents. Dr. Samuels is also dedicated to education, playing an active role in the BCVI Vascular/Interventional Radiology Fellowship. He serves as Course Director for the hugely successful Symposium on Clinical Interventional Oncology (CIO), one of the largest meetings of its kind in the country, attracting over 400 physicians from around the world. He is also one of the Course Directors for the world famous International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET).