John D. Louie, MD

Interventional radiologist

Clinical Associate Professor, Radiology - General Radiology

Interventional Radiology

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-724-7362
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Imaging Clinic at Advanced Medicine Center Building

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-6855
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Imaging Clinic at Stanford Hospital

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6855
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Professional Education

Fellowship: Stanford University (2007) CA

Residency: University of California Davis (2006) CA

Internship: Kaiser Found Hosp San Fran (2002) CA

Medical Education: University of Southern California (2001) CA

Board Certification: Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology (2006)

Board Certification: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, American Board of Radiology (2008)

Fellowship, Stanford University, Interventional Radiology (2007)

Residency, UC Davis, Radiology (2006)

Internship, Kaiser San Francisco, Internal Medicine (2002)

MD, University of Southern Cal, Medicine (2001)

BA, UC Berkeley, Molecular Cell Bilogy (1997)

BS, UC Berkeley, Chemistry (1997)

Splenomegaly-associated thrombocytopenia after hepatic yttrium-90 radioembolization.
Lam, M. Geh., Banerjee, A., Louie, J. D., & Sze, D. Y. (2014). Splenomegaly-associated thrombocytopenia after hepatic yttrium-90 radioembolization. Cardiovascular and interventional radiology, 37(4), 1009-1017.

Limitations of body surface area-based activity calculation for radioembolization of hepatic metastases in colorectal cancer.
Lam, M. Geh., Louie, J. D., Abdelmaksoud, M. Hk., Fisher, G. A., Cho-Phan, C. D., & Sze, D. Y. (2014). Limitations of body surface area-based activity calculation for radioembolization of hepatic metastases in colorectal cancer. Journal of vascular and interventional radiology , 25(7), 1085-1093.

Limitations of Body Surface Area-Based Activity Calculation for Radioembolization of Hepatic Metastases in Colorectal Cancer
Lam, M. Geh., Louie, J. D., Abdelmaksoud, M. Hk., Fisher, G. A., Cho-Phan, C. D., & Sze, D. Y. (2014). Limitations of Body Surface Area-Based Activity Calculation for Radioembolization of Hepatic Metastases in Colorectal Cancer. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 25(7), 1085-1093.

Prognostic Utility of Y-90 Radioembolization Dosimetry Based on Fusion Tc-99m-Macroaggregated Albumin-Tc-99m-Sulfur Colloid SPECT
Lam, M. Geh., Goris, M. L., Iagaru, A. H., Mittra, E. S., Louie, J. D., & Sze, D. Y. (2013). Prognostic Utility of Y-90 Radioembolization Dosimetry Based on Fusion Tc-99m-Macroaggregated Albumin-Tc-99m-Sulfur Colloid SPECT. JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 54(12), 2055-2061.

Root Cause Analysis of Gastroduodenal Ulceration After Yttrium-90 Radioembolization
Lam, M. Geh., Banerjee, S., Louie, J. D., Abdelmaksoud, M. Hk., Iagaru, A. H., & Sze, D. Y. (2013). Root Cause Analysis of Gastroduodenal Ulceration After Yttrium-90 Radioembolization. CARDIOVASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 36(6), 1536-1547.

Prognostic utility of 90Y radioembolization dosimetry based on fusion 99mTc-macroaggregated albumin-99mTc-sulfur colloid SPECT.
Lam, M. Geh., Goris, M. L., Iagaru, A. H., Mittra, E. S., Louie, J. D., & Sze, D. Y. (2013). Prognostic utility of 90Y radioembolization dosimetry based on fusion 99mTc-macroaggregated albumin-99mTc-sulfur colloid SPECT. Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine, 54(12), 2055-2061.

Safety of Y-90 Radioembolization in Patients Who Have Undergone Previous External Beam Radiation Therapy
Lam, M. Geh., Abdelmaksoud, M. Hk., Chang, D. T., Eclov, N. C., Chung, M. P., & Sze, D. Y. (2013). Safety of Y-90 Radioembolization in Patients Who Have Undergone Previous External Beam Radiation Therapy. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 87(2), 323-329.

Safety of Repeated Yttrium-90 Radioembolization
Lam, M. Geh., Louie, J. D., Iagaru, A. H., Goris, M. L., & Sze, D. Y. (2013). Safety of Repeated Yttrium-90 Radioembolization. CARDIOVASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 36(5), 1320-1328.

Carbon Dioxide Contrast Enhancement for C-Arm CT Utility for Treatment Planning during Hepatic Embolization Procedures
Wong, A. A., Charalel, R. A., Louie, J. D., & Sze, D. Y. (2013). Carbon Dioxide Contrast Enhancement for C-Arm CT Utility for Treatment Planning during Hepatic Embolization Procedures. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 24(7), 975-980.

N-butyl Cyanoacrylate Glue Embolization of Arterial Networks to Facilitate Hepatic Arterial Skeletonization before Radioembolization
Samuelson, S. D., Louie, J. D., & Sze, D. Y. (2013). N-butyl Cyanoacrylate Glue Embolization of Arterial Networks to Facilitate Hepatic Arterial Skeletonization before Radioembolization. CARDIOVASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 36(3), 690-698.

Prophylactic Topically Applied Ice to Prevent Cutaneous Complications of Nontarget Chemoembolization and Radioembolization
Wang, D. S., Louie, J. D., Kothary, N., Shah, R. P., & Sze, D. Y. (2013). Prophylactic Topically Applied Ice to Prevent Cutaneous Complications of Nontarget Chemoembolization and Radioembolization. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 24(4), 596-600.

Intra-arterial therapies for metastatic colorectal cancer.
Wang, D. S., Louie, J. D., & Sze, D. Y. (2013). Intra-arterial therapies for metastatic colorectal cancer. Seminars in interventional radiology, 30(1), 12-20.

Preoperative embolization of replaced right hepatic artery prior to pancreaticoduodenectomy
Cloyd, J. M., Chandra, V., Louie, J. D., Rao, S., & Visser, B. C. (2012). Preoperative embolization of replaced right hepatic artery prior to pancreaticoduodenectomy. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, 106(4), 509-512.

Complex Retrieval of Embedded IVC Filters: Alternative Techniques and Histologic Tissue Analysis
Kuo, W. T., Cupp, J. S., Louie, J. D., Kothary, N., Hofmann, L. V., & Hovsepian, D. M. (2012). Complex Retrieval of Embedded IVC Filters: Alternative Techniques and Histologic Tissue Analysis. CARDIOVASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 35(3), 588-597.

Applying a Structured Innovation Process to Interventional Radiology: A Single-Center Experience
Sista, A. K., Hwang, G. L., Hovsepian, D. M., Sze, D. Y., Kuo, W. T., & Hofmann, L. V. (2012). Applying a Structured Innovation Process to Interventional Radiology: A Single-Center Experience. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 23(4), 488-494.

Yttrium-90 Radioembolization of Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Liver
Abdelmaksoud, M. Hk., Louie, J. D., Hwang, G. L., Kothary, N., Minor, D. R., & Sze, D. Y. (2012). Yttrium-90 Radioembolization of Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Liver. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 23(3), 323-330.

Transarterial Chemoembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinomas in Watershed Segments: Utility of C-Arm Computed Tomography for Treatment Planning
Abdelmaksoud, M. Hk., Louie, J. D., Hwang, G. L., Sze, D. Y., Hofmann, L. V., & Kothary, N. (2012). Transarterial Chemoembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinomas in Watershed Segments: Utility of C-Arm Computed Tomography for Treatment Planning. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 23(2), 281-283.

Intravascular Ultrasound-Guided Mesocaval Shunt Creation in Patients with Portal or Mesenteric Venous Occlusion
Hong, R., Dhanani, R. S., Louie, J. D., & Sze, D. Y. (2012). Intravascular Ultrasound-Guided Mesocaval Shunt Creation in Patients with Portal or Mesenteric Venous Occlusion. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 23(1), 136-141.

Percutaneous Cholecystostomy for Acute Cholecystitis: Ten-Year Experience
Joseph, T., Unver, K., Hwang, G. L., Rosenberg, J., Sze, D. Y., & Hovsepian, D. M. (2012). Percutaneous Cholecystostomy for Acute Cholecystitis: Ten-Year Experience. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 23(1), 83-88.

Imaging Guidance with C-arm CT: Prospective Evaluation of Its Impact on Patient Radiation Exposure during Transhepatic Arterial Chemoembolization
Kothary, N., Abdelmaksoud, M. Hk., Tognolini, A., Fahrig, R., Rosenberg, J., & Hofmann, L. V. (2011). Imaging Guidance with C-arm CT: Prospective Evaluation of Its Impact on Patient Radiation Exposure during Transhepatic Arterial Chemoembolization. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 22(11), 1535-1544.

Embolization of Parasitized Extrahepatic Arteries to Reestablish Intrahepatic Arterial Supply to Tumors before Yttrium-90 Radioembolization
Abdelmaksoud, M. Hk., Louie, J. D., Kothary, N., Hwang, G. L., Kuo, W. T., & Sze, D. Y. (2011). Embolization of Parasitized Extrahepatic Arteries to Reestablish Intrahepatic Arterial Supply to Tumors before Yttrium-90 Radioembolization. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 22(10), 1355-1362.

Consolidation of Hepatic Arterial Inflow by Embolization of Variant Hepatic Arteries in Preparation for Yttrium-90 Radioembolization
Abdelmaksoud, M. Hk., Louie, J. D., Kothary, N., Hwang, G. L., Kuo, W. T., & Sze, D. Y. (2011). Consolidation of Hepatic Arterial Inflow by Embolization of Variant Hepatic Arteries in Preparation for Yttrium-90 Radioembolization. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 22(10), 1364-1372.

Photothermal Ablation with the Excimer Laser Sheath Technique for Embedded Inferior Vena Cava Filter Removal: Initial Results from a Prospective Study
Kuo, W. T., Odegaard, J. I., Louie, J. D., Sze, D. Y., Unver, K., & Hofmann, L. V. (2011). Photothermal Ablation with the Excimer Laser Sheath Technique for Embedded Inferior Vena Cava Filter Removal: Initial Results from a Prospective Study. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 22(6), 813-823.

Intrahepatic Collateral Supply to the Previously Embolized Right Gastric Artery: A Potential Pitfall for Nontarget Radioembolization
Meer, A. B., Louie, J. D., Abdelmaksoud, M. Hk., Kothary, N., Hovsepian, D. M., & Sze, D. Y. (2011). Intrahepatic Collateral Supply to the Previously Embolized Right Gastric Artery: A Potential Pitfall for Nontarget Radioembolization. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 22(4), 575-577.

Common Iliac Vein Stenosis and Risk of Symptomatic Pulmonary Embolism: An Inverse Correlation
Chan, K. T., Popat, R. A., Sze, D. Y., Kuo, W. T., Kothary, N., & Hofmann, L. V. (2011). Common Iliac Vein Stenosis and Risk of Symptomatic Pulmonary Embolism: An Inverse Correlation. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 22(2), 133-141.

C-arm Computed Tomography for Hepatic Interventions: A Practical Guide
Tognolini, A., Louie, J., Hwang, G., Hofmann, L., Sze, D., & Kothary, N. (2010). C-arm Computed Tomography for Hepatic Interventions: A Practical Guide. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 21(12), 1817-1823.

Renewing Focus on Resident Education: Increased Responsibility and Ownership in Interventional Radiology Rotations Improves the Educational Experience
Kothary, N., Ghatan, C. E., Hwang, G. L., Kuo, W. T., Louie, J. D., & Hofmann, L. V. (2010). Renewing Focus on Resident Education: Increased Responsibility and Ownership in Interventional Radiology Rotations Improves the Educational Experience. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 21(11), 1697-1702.

Development of New Hepaticoenteric Collateral Pathways after Hepatic Arterial Skeletonization in Preparation for Yttrium-90 Radioembolization
Abdelmaksoud, M. Hk., Hwang, G. L., Louie, J. D., Kothary, N., Hofmann, L. V., & Sze, D. Y. (2010). Development of New Hepaticoenteric Collateral Pathways after Hepatic Arterial Skeletonization in Preparation for Yttrium-90 Radioembolization. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 21(9), 1385-1395.

Utility of C-arm CT in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma undergoing Transhepatic Arterial Chemoembolization
Tognolini, A., Louie, J. D., Hwang, G. L., Hofmann, L. V., Sze, D. Y., & Kothary, N. (2010). Utility of C-arm CT in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma undergoing Transhepatic Arterial Chemoembolization. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 21(3), 339-347.

High-risk Retrieval of Adherent and Chronically Implanted IVC Filters: Techniques for Removal and Management of Thrombotic Complications
Kuo, W. T., Tong, R. T., Hwang, G. L., Louie, J. D., Lebowitz, E. A., & Hofmann, L. V. (2009). High-risk Retrieval of Adherent and Chronically Implanted IVC Filters: Techniques for Removal and Management of Thrombotic Complications. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 20(12), 1548-1556.

Catheter-directed Therapy for the Treatment of Massive Pulmonary Embolism: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Modem Techniques
Kuo, W. T., Gould, M. K., Louie, J. D., Rosenberg, J. K., Sze, D. Y., & Hofmann, L. V. (2009). Catheter-directed Therapy for the Treatment of Massive Pulmonary Embolism: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Modem Techniques. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 20(11), 1431-1440.

A Primer on Image-guided Radiation Therapy for the Interventional Radiologist
Kothary, N., Dieterich, S., Louie, J. D., Koong, A. C., Hofmann, L. V., & Sze, D. Y. (2009). A Primer on Image-guided Radiation Therapy for the Interventional Radiologist. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 20(7), 859-862.

Incorporating Cone-beam CT into the Treatment Planning for Yttrium-90 Radioembolization
Louie, J. D., Kothary, N., Kuo, W. T., Hwang, G. L., Hofmann, L. V., & Sze, D. Y. (2009). Incorporating Cone-beam CT into the Treatment Planning for Yttrium-90 Radioembolization. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 20(5), 606-613.

Percutaneous Implantation of Fiducial Markers for Imaging-Guided Radiation Therapy
Kothary, N., Dieterich, S., Louie, J. D., Chang, D. T., Hofmann, L. V., & Sze, D. Y. (2009). Percutaneous Implantation of Fiducial Markers for Imaging-Guided Radiation Therapy. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 192(4), 1090-1096.

Safety and Efficacy of Percutaneous Fiducial Marker Implantation for Image-guided Radiation Therapy
Kothary, N., Heit, J. J., Louie, J. D., Kuo, W. T., Loo, B. W., & Hofmann, L. V. (2009). Safety and Efficacy of Percutaneous Fiducial Marker Implantation for Image-guided Radiation Therapy. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 20(2), 235-239.

Catheter-directed embolectomy, fragmentation, and thrombolysis for the treatment of massive pulmonary embolism after failure of systemic thrombolysis
Kuo, W. T., Van den Bosch, M. Aaj., Hofmann, L. V., Louie, J. D., Kothary, N., & Sze, D. Y. (2008). Catheter-directed embolectomy, fragmentation, and thrombolysis for the treatment of massive pulmonary embolism after failure of systemic thrombolysis. CHEST, 134(2), 250-254.

Catheter-directed embolectomy, fragmentation,and thrombolysis for the treatment of massive pulmonary embolim after failure of systemic thrombolysis
Kuo, W. T., van den Bosch, M. A., Hofmann, L. V., Louie, J. D., Kothary, N., & Sze, D. Y. (2007). Catheter-directed embolectomy, fragmentation,and thrombolysis for the treatment of massive pulmonary embolim after failure of systemic thrombolysis. CHEST, 132(4), 663S-663S.