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S. William Stavropoulos, MD

S. William Stavropoulos, MD Physician

Modality Chief, Interventional Radiology Vice Chair for Clinical Operations, Department of Radiology Professor of Surgery Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Stavropoulos is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. S. William Stavropoulos

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007 - 2012, 2015 - 2018

Recognized annually in Philadelphia magazine's Top Docs issues, 2011 - 2019

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 1998
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2000

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Aorta PTA
  • Abdominal Aorta Stenting
  • Ablation
  • Adrenal Vein Sampling
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Ascites
  • Balloon-Occluded Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration
  • Biliary
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Mass
  • Bronchial Artery Angiogram
  • Bronchial Artery Embolization
  • Catheter Ablation for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Catheter Placement
  • Celiac Artery Angiogram
  • Celiac Artery Embolization
  • Celiac Artery PTA
  • Celiac Artery Stenting
  • Celiac Plexus Nerve Block
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chemoembolization
  • Chemotherapy Embolization of Tumor
  • Chylothorax
  • Chylous Ascites
  • Chyluria
  • Common Carotid Artery Angiogram
  • Common Carotid Artery Embolization
  • Common Carotid Artery PTA
  • Common Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Cryoablation
  • CT Scan Guided Biopsy
  • CT Scan Guided Drainage
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diagnostic Test
  • Dialysis Catheter
  • Dialysis Graft Angioplasty
  • Dialysis Graft Declot
  • Dialysis Graft Fistulogram
  • Dialysis Graft Stent
  • Dilation
  • Drainage & Stenting
  • Drainage From Abdomen
  • Drug-Eluting Beads
  • Embolectomy
  • Embolization
  • External Carotid Artery Angiogram
  • External Carotid Artery Embolization
  • External Carotid Artery PTA
  • External Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Facet Injection
  • Fallopian Tube Recanalization
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • Fiducial Marker Placement
  • Fistulogram
  • Gastric Artery Angiogram
  • Gastric Artery Embolization
  • Gastrostomy
  • Gastrostomy Tube Tubogram
  • GDA Angiogram
  • GDA Embolization
  • Gonadal Embolization
  • Gonadal Venography
  • Hepatic Artery Angiogram
  • Hepatic Artery Embolization
  • Hepatic Artery PTA
  • Hepatic Artery Stenting
  • Hepatic Venogram
  • Hypogastric Artery Angiogram
  • Hypogastric Artery Embolization
  • Hypogastric Artery PTA
  • Hypogastric Artery Stenting
  • IMA Angiogram
  • IMA Artery Embolization
  • IMA PTA
  • IMA Stenting
  • Incision and Drainage
  • Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement
  • Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Removal
  • Infusaport Placement
  • Intercostal Artery Angiogram
  • Internal Carotid Artery Angiogram
  • Internal Carotid Artery Embolization
  • Internal Carotid Artery PTA
  • Internal Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Leg Swelling (Edema)
  • Line Check With Contrast
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lower Extremity Angiogram
  • Lower Extremity Embolization
  • Lower Extremity PTA
  • Lower Extremity Stenting
  • Lower Extremity Vein Lysis
  • Lower Extremity Vein PTA
  • Lower Extremity Vein Stent
  • Lower Extremity Venogram
  • Lumbar Artery Angiogram
  • Lumbar Drain
  • Lymphangiography
  • Lymphatic Embolization
  • Lymphatic Malformation
  • Lymphorrhea
  • Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • Microwave Ablation (MWA)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Needle Procedure
  • Nephrostomy
  • Nephrostomy Tube
  • Non-Tunneled Central Line
  • Nuclear Imaging
  • Nucleoplasty
  • Osteoid Osteoma Ablation
  • Pancreatic Artery Angiogram
  • Pancreatic Artery Embolization
  • Peripheral Artery Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Malformation
  • Peritoneal Biopsy
  • PICC Line
  • Plastic Bronchitis
  • Port
  • Portal Vein Embolization
  • Portal Vein Recanalization
  • Prostate Arterial Embolization
  • Protein-Losing Enteropathy
  • Pulmonary Artery Angiogram
  • Pulmonary Artery Embolization
  • Pulmonary Artery Lysis
  • Pulmonary Artery PTA
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenting
  • Pyelogram
  • Radioembolization of Tumors
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Radiology Tube Check
  • Renal Artery Angiogram
  • Renal Artery Embolization
  • Renal Artery Stenting
  • Saphenous Vein RF Ablation
  • Sclerotherapy for Vascular or Lymphatic Malformation
  • SMA Angiogram
  • SMA Embolization
  • SMA PTA
  • SMA Stenting
  • Splenic Artery Angiogram
  • Splenic Artery Embolization
  • Stent Placement
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Stenting
  • SVC/IVC Lysis
  • SVC/IVC PTA
  • SVC/IVC Stent
  • SVC/IVC Venogram
  • Thoracic Aorta Angiogram
  • Thoracic Aorta PTA
  • Thoracic Aorta Stenting
  • Thoracic Duct Embolization (TDE)
  • Thrombectomy
  • Tips Creation
  • Tips Revision
  • Tips Revision PTA
  • Tips Revision Stent
  • Tips Revision Venogram
  • Transhepatic Portography/Portal Vein Dilation
  • Transradial Access for Vascular Interventions
  • Transrectal Drainage of Pelvic Abscess
  • Tube Placement
  • Tunneled Line
  • Tunneled Peritoneal Drain
  • Tunneled Pleural Drain
  • Ultrasound Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound Guided Thyroid Biopsy
  • Upper Extremity Angiogram
  • Upper Extremity Embolization
  • Upper Extremity PTA
  • Upper Extremity Stenting
  • Upper Extremity Vein Lysis
  • Upper Extremity Vein PTA
  • Upper Extremity Vein Stent
  • Upper Extremity Venogram
  • Uterine Artery Angiogram
  • Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE)
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)
  • Varicocele Embolization
  • Vascular Access Device
  • Vascular Malformation
  • X-Ray
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Loyola University Medical Center
Residency: University of Florida Health System - Shands
Fellowship: University of Florida Health System - Shands

Memberships

American College of Radiology, National American Medical Association, National American Roentgen Ray Society, National Pennsylvania Medical Association, Local Philadelphia Angiography and Interventional Radiology Society, Local Radiological Society of North America, National Society of Interventional Radiology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Stavropoulos is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Endoleak repair, IVC Filters, Venous access, Renal AML, Renal cell carcinoma, Liver cancer

Selected Publications:

Kiefer RM, Stavropoulos SW: The Role of Interventional Radiology Techniques in the Management of Renal Angiomyolipomas Current Urology Reports 18 (5): 2017.

Chen JX, Maass D, Guzzo TJ, Bruce Malkowicz S, Wein AJ, Soulen MC, Clark TW, Nadolski GJ, Stavropoulos SW: Tumor Growth Kinetics and Oncologic Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Active Surveillance for Residual Renal Tumor following Percutaneous Thermal Ablation Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 27 (9): 1397-1406,2016.

Chick JF, Stavropoulos SW, Shin BJ, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Mondschein JI, Sudheendra D, Nadolski GJ, Watts MM, Trerotola SO: A 16-F Sheath with Endobronchial Forceps Improves Reported Retrieval Success of Long-Dwelling "Closed Cell" Inferior Vena Cava Filter Designs . Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 27 : 2016.

Ge BH, Guzzo TJ, Nadolski GJ, Soulen MC, Clark TW, Malkowicz SB, Wein AJ, Hunt SJ, Stavropoulos SW: Percutaneous Renal Cryoablation: Short-Axis Ice-Ball Margin as a Predictor of Outcome Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 27 : 403-409,2016.

Chen JX, Guzzo TJ, Malkowicz SB, Soulen MC, Wein AJ, Clark TW, Nadolski GJ, Stavropoulos SW: Complication and Readmission Rates following Same-Day Discharge after Percutaneous Renal Tumor Ablation Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 27 : 80-86,2016.

Nadolski GN, Stavropoulos SW: Renal Angiomyolipomas Embolization Therapy: Principles and Clinical Applications : 450-460,2015.

Dinglasan LA, Trerotola SO, Shlansky-Goldberg RD, Mondschein J, Stavropoulos SW: Removal of fractured inferior vena cava filters: Feasibility and outcomes Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 23 (2): 181-187,2012.

Wehrenberg-Klee E, Clark TW, Malkowicz SB, Soulen MC, Wein AJ, Mondschein JI, Arsdalen KV, Guzzo TJ, Stavropoulos SW: Impact on renal function of percutaneous thermal ablation of renal masses in patients with preexisting chronic kidney disease Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 23 (1): 41-45,2012.

Stavropoulos SW, Tucker J, Carpenter JP: Thoracic endoleak embolization using a direct percutaneous puncture of the endoleak through lung parenchyma Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 20 (9): 1248-1251,2009.

Park J, Carpenter JP, Fairman RM, Stavropoulos SW: Type 2 endoleak embolization comparison: Translumbar embolization versus modified transarterial embolization Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 19 (2): S18,2008.

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Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6839
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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