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Ron Gaba, Interventional Radiology

Ron C. Gaba, MD, MS

Interventional Radiology

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Dr. Ron C. Gaba joined the Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional Radiology at UI Health in 2008. He is an Associate Professor, Division Head of Interventional Radiology, Vice Head for Research in Radiology, and Director of Medical Student Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. Dr. Gaba is active in clinical service and patient care, trainee education, and clinical and translational research. Dr. Gaba's federally funded research interests include Interventional Oncology (transarterial chemoembolization, drug delivery, animal models of disease, and precision medicine and genomics) and portal hypertension (transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts and variceal therapy with embolization or obliteration). Dr. Gaba earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan in 2002, completed a Diagnostic Radiology residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2007, trained in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Northwestern University in 2008, and completed a Master's degree in Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2019.

Language : English

Specialties & Services

  • Interventional Radiology
  • Angiography
  • Interventional Oncology
  • Chemoembolization
  • Radioembolization
  • Radiofrequency ablation, microwave ablation, cryoablation (liver, kidney, lung, bone)
  • Biopsy (liver, kidney, lung, bone)
  • Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS)
  • Variceal embolization, obliteration (BRTO)
  • Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE)
  • Dialysis fistula and graft management
  • Celiac plexus block and other nerve blocks
  • Central venous stenting
  • Central venous stenting
  • Percutaneous gastrostomy tubes
  • Bile duct stenting
  • Peripheral vascular occlusive disease: endovascular treatment


University of Illinois Hospital, Room 2483

1740 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Board Certification: American Board of Radiology
  • Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago IL
  • Medical School: University of Michigan College of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago