ADVISORY BOARD

CURRICULUM VITAE

Amit Daftari, M.D.
Interventional Radiology

EDUCATION

UMDNJ - ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON MEDICAL SCHOOL -- 08/2004 - 05/2009
Dual degree: Doctor of Medicine and Masters in Business Administration

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY -- 09/2007 - 05/2009
MBA: Rutgers Business School, Concentration in Finance

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY -- 09/2000 - 05/2004
BA: Rutgers College -- Major: Biology; Minor: Economics

BOARD CERTIFICATION

ABR Core Exam - Passed 10/2013
ABR Certifying Exam - Passed 10/2015
Certification in Interventional Radiology - Passed 10/2018

TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT

ENVISION RADIOLOGY -- 3/2017 - Present
Currently serving as a diagnostic and interventional radiologist in St. Petersburg, FL. Providing IR services including oncology, vascular (arterial & venous), dialysis, interventional spine/pain, and general IR. Provide onsite and teleradiology diagnostic coverage.

SAINT ANTHONYS MEDICAL CENTER -- 12/2016 - 3/2017
Staff interventional radiologist at a major medical center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Locum tenens position.

WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER -- 8/2016 - 10/2016
Staff interventional and diagnostic radiologist.

MONTEFIORE MEDICAL CENTER -- 07/2015 - 06/2016
Fellowship in Diagnostic Neuroradiology. Trained in a high volume academic center with exposure into diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology. Interventional emphasis is given on cerebral angiography, interventional spine, and interventional pain procedures. Interpreting studies from all areas of neuroradiology.

MONTEFIORE MEDICAL CENTER -- 07/2014 - 06/2015
Fellowship in Interventional Radiology. Large academic hospital covering three major hospitals on call. Had exposure into all areas of interventional radiology including: arterial and venous peripheral vascular disease, interventional oncology, dialysis management, transplant intervention, ample bread and butter interventional radiology and non vascular procedures.

SAINT BARNABAS MEDICAL CENTER -- 07/2010 - 06/2014
Diagnostic radiology resident.

CASE WESTERN RESERVE - METROHEALTH MEDICAL CTR -- 07/2009 - 06/2010
Internal medicine, internship.

CERNER ELECTRONIC HEALTH MEDICAL SYSTEM -- 05/2012 - 06/2013
Advanced user in implementing the Cerner electronic medical record system. Trained physicians, residents, and nurses during the transition from paper charts to an electronic medical records system.

UMDNJ-ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON MEDICAL SCHOOL -- 05/2005 - 07/2005
Taught microbiology to college students part of a summer program. Presented weekly lectures and assisted students in the laboratory conducting experiments. Constructed, proctored, and graded examinations.

CVS PHARMACY -- 12/2003 - 01/2005
Pharmacy technician

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
Daftari, A. "Feasibility of transcaval liver biopsies." Society of Interventional Radiology. Atlanta GA. March 3, 2015.

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Cynamon J, Shabrang C, Golowa Y, Daftari A, Herman O, Jagust M., "Transfemoral transcaval core-needle liver biopsy: an alternative to transjugular liver biopsy." Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. (Approved October 2015)
Hakim P, Daftari A, Viggiano J., "Pulmonary Langerhan Cell Histiocytosis." American College of Radiology - Case in Point. December 5, 2014.

EDUCATIONAL EXHIBITS
Daftari A, Herman O, Golowa Y, Cynamon J., "TIPS and TIPS with ICE (Intracardiac Echo). A pictorial review and guide on TIPS and how to use the ICE catheter." Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). November 2015.
Agarwal P, Shabrang C, Daftari A, Herman O, Golowa Y, Cynamon J., "Novel uses of cone beam CT in the interventional radiology suite." Radiological Society of North American (RSNA). November 2015.

Daftari A, Desai A, Shah P, Julius B., "Time to peak filling on Technetium 99m-Sestamibi gated myocardial perfusion imaging, a predictor of diastolic dysfunction?" Saint Barnabas Medical Center Symposium, May 2014.

Shah P, Daftari A, Bhatnagar S, Frank R., "Percutaneous image-guided aspiration/drainage of prostatic abscess." Saint Barnabas Medical Center Symposium, May 2014.

Daftari A, Atchie B, Garten A, McCarthy C, Gesner L., "Quality Assurance: The Effect of Switching from a Screening Serum Creatinine to an Estimated GFR as a Strategy to Reduce the Risk of Contrast Induced Nephropathy." Saint Barnabas Medical Center Symposium, May 2011.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Society of Interventional Radiology - 7/14 - present
Radiological Society of North America - 7/12 - present
American College of Radiology - 7/10 - present
American Medical Association - 7/04 - present
American Association of Physicians of Indian Origian - 7/05 - present

EXTRACURRICULAR/PERSONAL INTERESTS

Medical mission to Haiti: January 24 - February 1, 2014
p90x, Insanity, Tough Mudder competitor (2013)
Leisure activities: basketball, tennis, swimming, movies, and traveling
Languages: English, Gujarati, and Hindi

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