Miles Conrad, MD, MPH

Clinical Professor


Miles Conrad, MD, MPH is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco. In 2001, Dr. Conrad received his MD from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, and in 2002 he obtained his MPH in Quantitative Methods from Harvard School of Public Heath in Boston. He completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology and Vascular Interventional Radiology Fellowship at the University of Arizona, Tucson. He joined UCSF after his fellowship in 2008.

Dr. Conrad is Co-Director and Co-Founder of the UCSF Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center of Excellence and he Directs the HHT Liver AVM monthly meeting at UCSF. He specializes in the treatment of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations, and recurrence of those that have been previously treated.

Dr. Conrad is also employed as as Bridges Coach with the UCSF School of Medicine and enjoys being part of early medical education.

He enjoys working closely with other specialties to coordinate and deliver care to address to close the gap between marginalized patients in San Francisco and those with full access to health care.

Interventional Radiology, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT), pulmonary arteriovenous malformations, liver vascular malformations, complex embolizations, and complex pulmonary vascular procedures, chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary artery interventions.

Professional Interests:
Dr. Conrad's clinical and research interests include hydrodissection for percutaneous ablation, HHT outcomes, medical device development, and endovascular trauma care.

Education and Training:
• Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire
• Internship: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle - General Surgery
• Residency: University of Arizona, Tucson - Diagnostic Radiology
• Fellowship: University of Arizona, Tucson - Interventional Radiology
• Masters in Public Health: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston - Quantitative Methods
• American Board of Radiology, Certificate of Additional Qualification - Interventional Radiology
• American Board of Radiology Certification
• Medical licensure, California


2019 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
M.D., 2001 - School of Medicine, Dartmouth

Honors and Awards

Osler Distinguished Teacher Award, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 2018
Hideyo Minagi Outstanding Teacher Award, University of California, San Francisco; Dept. of Radiology, 2015
Hideyo Minagi Chair Award, University of California, San Francisco; Dept. of Radiology, 2013-2016
OB/Gyn Consultant of the Year, UCSF/SFGH Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013
Excellence in Teaching Award, University of California, San Francisco; Academy of Medical Educators, 2013
Robert Lull MD, Non-Medicine Consultant of the Year, San Francisco General Hospital, Dept. of Medicine, 2012
Excellence in Teaching Award for Cherished Clinical Faculty, University of California, San Francisco; School of Medicine, 2012
Medical Student Teaching Award, University of Arizona College of Medicine Department of Radiology, 2006
Medical Student Teaching Award, University of Arizona College of Medicine Department of Radiology, 2004


Matthys M, Ashby J, Nanavati S, Conrad M. Image-Guided Percutaneous Removal of Retained Acupuncture Needles in Soft Tissue. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2023 Aug 28.
Yusuf HM, Rasheed A, Hetts S, Kim H, Loftus P, Conrad M. Exploring effects of atmospheric conditions in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2023 May 15.
Cheng R, Conrad M. Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Note of Caution. J Am Heart Assoc. 2023 02 07; 12(3):e028898.
Yusuf H, Rasheed A, Kim H, Conrad MB, Hetts SW. Identifying racial disparities in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. J Neurointerv Surg. 2023 Oct; 15(10):1050-1054.
Kohlbrenner R, Schwertner AB, Vogel AR, Conrad M, Lokken RP. Large thrombosed portomesenteric venous aneurysm treated with pharmacomechanical thrombolysis combined with TIPS placement. CVIR Endovasc. 2022 Feb 08; 5(1):11.
Knox JA, Kumar V, Conrad MB, Nanavati S, Moore T, Wilson M. Synergy in IR-Hybrid CT/C-arm in the setting of critical trauma. Emerg Radiol. 2022 Jun; 29(3):605-609.
Lokken RP, Conrad MB. Nonoperative Management of Unstable Patients with Solid Organ Injury: An Incompletely Mapped Frontier. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2021 08; 32(8):1156-1157.
Hetts SW, Shieh JT, Ohliger MA, Conrad MB. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia: The Convergence of Genotype, Phenotype, and Imaging in Modern Diagnosis and Management of a Multisystem Disease. Radiology. 2021 07; 300(1):17-30.
Kim S, Conrad M, Chuang E, Cai L, Masharani U, Murphy EJ. Calcium Stimulation Test for Insulinoma Localization in an End-stage Renal Disease Patient on Diazoxide. J Endocr Soc. 2021 Feb 01; 5(2):bvaa185.
Harwin J, Sugi MD, Hetts SW, Conrad MB, Ohliger MA. The Role of Liver Imaging in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia. J Clin Med. 2020 Nov 21; 9(11).
Vella M, Alexander MD, Mabray MC, Cooke DL, Amans MR, Glastonbury CM, Kim H, Wilson MW, Langston DE, Conrad MB, Hetts SW. Comparison of MRI, MRA, and DSA for Detection of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2020 06; 41(6):969-975.
Shirali AS, Lluri G, Guihard PJ, Conrad MB, Kim H, Pawlikowska L, Boström KI, Iruela-Arispe ML, Aboulhosn JA. Angiopoietin-2 predicts morbidity in adults with Fontan physiology. Sci Rep. 2019 12 04; 9(1):18328.
Choi H, Conrad MB, Oh SP, Roman BL, White AJ. Highlights of the 13th International Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Scientific conference. Angiogenesis. 2019 11; 22(4):583-584.
Alexander MD, Sun Z, Conrad MB, Cooke DL. Assessment of cell yield among different devices for endovascular biopsy to harvest vascular endothelial cells. Biotechniques. 2019 01; 66(1):34-36.
McGregor H, Sun Z, McCoy D, Kumar V, Conrad M, Wilson M, Cooke D. Endovascular Biopsy and Endothelial Cell Gene Expression Analysis of Dialysis Arteriovenous Fistulas: A Feasibility Study. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 10; 29(10):1403-1409.e2.
Foo ET, Kumar V, Nanavati SM, Huo E, Wilson MW, Conrad MB. Percutaneous embolization of post traumatic splenic pseudoaneurysm. Emerg Radiol. 2018 Dec; 25(6):719-722.
Fergus KB, Baradaran N, Tresh A, Conrad MB, Breyer BN. Use of angioembolization in urology: a review. Transl Androl Urol. 2018 Aug; 7(4):535-544.
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.
Yen AJ, Conrad MB, Loftus PA, Kumar V, Nanavati SM, Wilson MW, Cooke DL. Internal Jugular Vein Embolization to Control Life-Threatening Hemorrhage after Penetrating Neck Trauma. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 03; 29(3):435-437.
McGregor HCJ, Surman A, Fernandez A, Saeed M, Wilson M, Hetts S, Conrad M. Pilot Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Gallbladder Cryoablation in a Porcine Model: Midterm Results. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 03; 29(3):340-344.
Fernandez A, Conrad M, Gill RM, Choi WT, Kumar V, Behr S. Solitary fibrous tumor in the abdomen and pelvis: A case series with radiological findings and treatment recommendations. Clin Imaging. 2018 Mar - Apr; 48:48-54.
Kallianos KG, Webb EM, Conrad M, Ahearn B, Naeger DM. Interest in Interventional Radiology at Different Stages of Training: Possible Implications for the New Integrated Interventional Radiology Residency. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2018 Sep; 47(5):293-295.
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.
McGregor HC, Saeed M, Surman A, Ehman EC, Hetts SW, Wilson MW, Conrad MB. Gallbladder Cryoablation: Proof of Concept in a Swine Model for a Percutaneous Alternative to Cholecystectomy. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2016 Jul; 39(7):1031-5.
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.
Conrad MB, Ishaque BM, Surman AM, Kerlan RK, Hope MD, Dickey MA, Hetts SW, Wilson MW. Intraprocedural Safety and Technical Success of the MVP Micro Vascular Plug for Embolization of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2015 Nov; 26(11):1735-9.
Kohi MP, Fidelman N, Behr S, Taylor AG, Kolli K, Conrad M, Hwang G, Weinstein S. Periprocedural Patient Care. Radiographics. 2015 Oct; 35(6):1766-78.
Lee SA, Plett SK, Luetkemeyer AF, Borgo GM, Ohliger MA, Conrad MB, Cookson BT, Sengupta DJ, Koehler JE. Bartonella quintana Aortitis in a Man with AIDS, Diagnosed by Needle Biopsy and 16S rRNA Gene Amplification. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Aug; 53(8):2773-6.
Rowen TS, Steinauer J, Drey EA, Light A, Conrad M, Kerns JL. Reproductive and gynecologic health after uterine artery embolization for postabortion hemorrhage. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015 Apr; 129(1):85-6.
Surman AM, Conrad MB, Barnett CF, MacGregor JS, Nanavati S, Wilson MW. Biliary cardiac tamponade as a result of iatrogenic biliary-pericardial fistula. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2013 Dec; 24(12):1925-8.
Naeger DM, Conrad M, Nguyen J, Kohi MP, Webb EM. Students teaching students: evaluation of a "near-peer" teaching experience. Acad Radiol. 2013 Sep; 20(9):1177-82.
Jayaraman S, Richardson D, Conrad M, Eichler C, Schecter W. Mycotic pseudoaneurysms due to injection drug use: a ten-year experience. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Aug; 26(6):819-24.
Rollins MD, Conrad MB, Hunt TK, Hopf HW. Accuracy of a polarographic electrode at high oxygen concentrations. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2003; 510:169-73.