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James Bui, MD

Professor and Associate Head of Quality and Safety

University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Radiology


Building & Room:

1740 W Taylor st (MC 931)


Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 355– 2098



Clinical and Academic Interests

  • Interventional oncology Locoablative therapies including
    • Radiofrequency abalation
    • Microwave abalation
    • Cryoablation.
  • Intraarterial therapies including
    • Yttrrium-90 radioembolization
    • Transarterial chemoembolization.
  • Percutaneous minimally invasive therapies for
    • Liver, Lung, Renal, Bone cancers.
  • Varicose Vein Therapies
    • Endovenous laser ablation
    • sclerotherapy
    • ambulatory phlebectomy
  • Transplant Interventions
    • Islet cell transplant
    • transplant renal interventions
    • transplant
  • Liver interventions
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Dialysis Interventions
  • Percutaneous Arterial Disease

Selected Publications

  • Liu DM, Salem R, Bui JT, Courtney A, Barakat O, Sergie Z, Atassi B, Barrett K, Gowland P, Oman B, Lewandowski RJ, Gates VL, Thurston KG, Wong CY. “Angiographic considerations in patients undergoing liver-directed therapy. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2005 July;16(7):911-35.
  • Bui JT, West DL, Pai R, Owens CA. Use of hydrogel-coated self-expandable coil to salvage a failed transcatheter embolization of a mesenteric hemorrhage. Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, 2006 Nov-Dec;29(6):1121-4.
  • Garrean S, Muhs A, Bui JT, Blend MJ, Owens C, Helton WS, Espat NJ. Complete eradication of hepatic metastasis from colorectal cancer from Yttrium-90 SIRT. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2007 Jun 7;13(21):3016-9.
  • Bui JT, West DL, Pinto C, Grambling-Babb P, Owens CA. Right ventricular migration and endovascular removal of an inferior vena cava filter. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2008 Jan; 19(1): 141-4.
  • Gangemi A, Salehi P, Hatipoglu B, Martellotto J, Barbaro B, Kuechle JB, Qi M, Wang Y, Pallan P, Owens C, Bui J, West D, Kaplan B, Benedetti E, Oberholzer J. Islet Transplantation for Brittle Type 1 Diabetes: The UIC Protocol, Am J Transplant. 2008 Apr 29.
  • Bui JT, Gaba RC, West DL, Owens CA. Amplatzer vascular plug for arteriovenous hemodialysis access occlusion: initial experience. Journal of Vascular Access. 2008


Residency: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Fellowship: Northwestern University Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

Licensures and Certifications

Specialty: Interventional, Peripheral Vascular Imaging

Board Certificate: The American Board of Radiology with Added Qualification in Vascular & Interventional Radiology