Evan Lehrman, MD

Assistant Professor
Director, Interventional Radiology Residency Programs
Asst Prof Clinical Radiology


Evan Lehrman, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology in Interventional Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York in 2006. He completed his one-year medical internship from the Beth Israel Medical Center, New York in 2007. In 2011, Dr. Lehrman completed his Diagnostic Radiology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Between 2011-2012, he completed fellowships at UCLA in Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Cardiovascular Imaging.

Dr. Lehrman was on faculty at Loma Linda University from 2013-2014 before coming to UCSF for an Abdominal Imaging fellowship that was completed in 2015.

Interventional Radiology
Abdominal Imaging
Cardiovascular Imaging

Minimally invasive image guided procedures to treat malignancy, portal hypertension, venous occlusion and stop active bleeding.

Professional Interests:
Portal hypertension, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt, balloon‐occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration of varices, central venous recanalization, interventional oncology

Education and Training:
• Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
• Internship: Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York
• Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
• Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles – Interventional Radiology
• Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles – Diagnostic Cardiovascular Imaging
• Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco – Abdominal Imaging

Honors and Awards

Top Presenter, Vascular Interventional Advances Meeting, 2012


Hicks RM, Vartanian SM, Lehrman ED. Transvenous Type 2 Endoleak Embolization Using Intravascular Ultrasound Guidance via a Left-Sided Inferior Vena Cava. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2021 09; 32(9):1395-1398.
Lee AY, Lehrman ED, Perito ER, Kerlan RK, Kohi MP, Kolli KP, Taylor AG, Ostroff JW, Kang SM, Roberts JP, Rhee S, Rosenthal P, Fidelman N. Non-operative management of biliary complications after Liver Transplantation in pediatric patients: A 30-year experience. Pediatr Transplant. 2021 Sep; 25(6):e14028.
Kim YJ, Rabei R, Connolly K, Pallav Kolli K, Lehrman E. Percutaneous approach options for embolization of endoleak after iliac artery aneurysm repair: stick the sac or stick the gluteal artery. Radiol Case Rep. 2021 Jun; 16(6):1447-1450.
Lehrman ED, Fidelman N. Liver-Directed Therapy for Neuroendocrine Tumor Liver Metastases in the Era of Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2020 Dec; 37(5):499-507.
Knox J, Kohlbrenner R, Kolli K, Fidelman N, Kohi MP, Lehrman E, Lokken RP, Zagoria R, Kerlan RK, LaBerge J, Taylor AG. Intermediate to Long-Term Clinical Outcomes of Percutaneous Cryoablation for Renal Masses. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2020 Aug; 31(8):1242-1248.
Koethe Y, Lokken RP, Lehrman ED, Kerlan RK, Roberts JP, Rhee SJ, Kohi MP, Kolli KP. Overdilation of a 6-mm Self-Expanding Stent with a 10-mm Balloon-Expandable Stent Graft Preserves Failing Meso-Rex Bypass. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2020 03; 31(3):521-523.
Knox J, Watson E, Fidelman N, Taylor AG, Kolli K, Lehrman E, Kohlbrenner R, Kohi MP. Outcomes after Peripancreatic Fluid Drainage in Patients with Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney Transplantation. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2019 Jun; 30(6):918-921.
Kumar V, Szeto H, Lehrman ED, Kohlbrenner RM, Kolli PK, Wilson MW, Kohi MP. Expanding the Teaching Toolbox: Characterizing Utility of a Web-Based Lecture Series in Educating Future Colleagues and Referrers about the Field of IR. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2019 Apr; 30(4):589-593.e3.
Wang M, Laguna B, Koethe Y, Lehrman E, Kumar V, Kohi MP. Bridging the Gender Gap in the Society of IR: A Benchmark Study. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2019 Apr; 30(4):584-588.e2.
Lee KA, Taylor A, Bartolome B, Fidelman N, Kolli KP, Kohi M, Kohlbrenner R, Laberge J, Lehrman E, Kerlan R. Safety and Efficacy of Transjugular Liver Biopsy in Patients with Left Lobe-Only Liver Transplants. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2019 Jul; 30(7):1043-1047.
Kohlbrenner R, Lehrman ED, Taylor AG, Kohi MP, Fidelman N, Kumar V, Conrad M, Kolli KP. Operator Dose Reduction during Transjugular Liver Biopsy Using a Radiation-Attenuating Drape: A Prospective, Randomized Study. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 09; 29(9):1248-1253.
Lehrman ED, Plotnik AN, Hope T, Saloner D. Ferumoxytol-enhanced MRI in the peripheral vasculature. Clin Radiol. 2019 01; 74(1):37-50.
Kumar V, Diab N, Jefferson JM, Lehrman ED, LaBerge JM, Wilson MW. Characterizing IR Exposure at US Medical Schools with the Highest Percentage of Enrolled Underrepresented Minority Medical Students. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 12; 28(12):1751-1753.
Lehrman ED, Heller M, Poder L, Kerlan R, Huddleston HG, Kohi MP. Transvaginal Obliteration of a Complex Uterine Arteriovenous Fistula Using Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol Copolymer. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 06; 28(6):842-843.
Kohlbrenner R, Kolli KP, Taylor AG, Kohi MP, Lehrman ED, Fidelman N, Conrad M, LaBerge JM, Kerlan RK, Gould R. Radiation Dose Reduction during Uterine Fibroid Embolization Using an Optimized Imaging Platform. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 Aug; 28(8):1129-1135.e1.
Kohi MP, Kohlbrenner R, Kolli KP, Lehrman E, Taylor AG, Fidelman N. Catheter directed interventions for acute deep vein thrombosis. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2016 Dec; 6(6):599-611.
Alsyouf M, Arenas JL, Smith JC, Myklak K, Faaborg D, Jang M, Olgin G, Lehrman E, Baldwin DD. Direct Endoscopic Visualization Combined with Ultrasound Guided Access during Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: A Feasibility Study and Comparison to a Conventional Cohort. J Urol. 2016 07; 196(1):227-33.
Velez E, Surman AM, Nanavati SM, Kumar V, Lehrman E, Wilson MW, Conrad MB. CT-detected traumatic small artery extremity injuries: surgery, embolize, or watch? A 10-year experience. Emerg Radiol. 2016 Feb; 23(1):57-61.
Kohlbrenner R, Kolli KP, Taylor AG, Kohi MP, Fidelman N, LaBerge JM, Kerlan RK, Agarwal VK, Lehrman ED, Nanavati S, Avrin DE, Gould R. Patient Radiation Dose Reduction during Transarterial Chemoembolization Using a Novel X-Ray Imaging Platform. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Sep; 26(9):1331-8.
Klausner JQ, Harlander-Locke MP, Plotnik AN, Lehrman E, DeRubertis BG, Lawrence PF. Current treatment of renal artery aneurysms may be too aggressive. J Vasc Surg. 2014 May; 59(5):1356-61.
Rapacchi S, Han F, Natsuaki Y, Kroeker R, Plotnik A, Lehrman E, Sayre J, Laub G, Finn JP, Hu P. High spatial and temporal resolution dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography using compressed sensing with magnitude image subtraction. Magn Reson Med. 2014 May; 71(5):1771-83.