Interventional Radiology

Michael Wallace, MD

Michael Wallace, M.D.
Chair, ad interim

Interventional Radiologists pioneered the idea of minimally invasive interventions and continue to be at the forefront of medicine. We are integral to the world-class care provided at MD Anderson by diagnosing, treating, and palliating a wide range of health problems in our patients using the most advanced imaging techniques.

In addition to our commitment to high-quality patient care, we also strive to advance image-guided interventions through ground-breaking research and to train the future leaders of the specialty through comprehensive education.

We have a proud tradition of innovation in Interventional Radiology at MD Anderson with such pioneers as Drs. Sidney Wallace and Cesare Gianturco. With every patient we care for, this tradition reminds us to deliver on our mission, Making Cancer History.


To provide excellent patient care by professionals who are at the forefront of image-guided oncologic diagnosis, therapy and palliation, dedicated to conducting world class research, and training future leaders to advance the field.

Clinical Trials

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization with Drug-Eluting Beads (DEB-TACE) Versus Sorafenib in the Treatment of

A Phase III Clinical Trial Evaluating TheraSphere® in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma of the Liver who have Failed First Line Chemotherapy

A Phase IV Post Approval Clinical Study of ExAblate Treatment of Metastatic Bone Tumors for the Palliation of Pain

Patient Education

Lung Biopsy Video