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Jaime Tisnado, M.D., F.A.C.R.

Jaime Tisnado

Professor Emeritus, Radiology and Surgery
Phone: (804) 828-6600
Fax: (804) 628-1132
E-mail: jaime.tisnado@vcuhealth.org
Specialties: Vascular Stenting/Recanalization, Trauma and Pediatric Intervention

Areas of Interest

  • Interventional radiology in trauma.
  • Central venous access.
  • Pediatric interventional radiology.
  • Peripheral arteriography.
  • SVC-IVC filters.
  • Chemoembolization of liver tumors.
  • Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts.

Research Projects/Grants

  • Transplant intervention – kidney transplant.
  • Pancreatic cell transplant – liver cell transplant.
  • Aortic trauma intervention – surgery versus endovascular.
  • Central venous access for unusual places – IVC, transhepatic, azygous veins.
  • SVC-IVC filters, complications.


  • M.D. – San Marcos National University, Lima, Peru, South America
  • Residency, Radiology – Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Interventional Radiology – Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Neuroradiology – Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

  • American Board of Radiology – Radiology, including diagnostic radiology, therapeutic radiology (radiotherapy) and nuclear medicine.
  • Certificate of Added Qualification – Interventional and Vascular Radiology.
VCU Department of Radiology Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Medical Center