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Ron Gaba, Interventional Radiology

Ron C. Gaba, MD, MS

Interventional Radiology

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Dr. Ron C. Gaba practices in the Division of Interventional Radiology at UI Health. Dr. Gaba is active in clinical service and patient care; trainee education; and clinical and translational research. His federally funded research interests include interventional oncology — including transarterial chemoembolization; drug delivery; animal models of disease; and precision medicine and genomics — and portal hypertension, including transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS) and variceal therapy with embolization or obliteration. Dr. Gaba is a professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, where he also is the division head of Interventional Radiology, vice head for research in Radiology, and assistant dean for Joint Degree Programs & Student Research.

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 — Ann Arbor, MI
  • Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Postgraduate: University of Illinois at Chicago