Rachelle Durand, DO

Assistant Professor
Asst Professor Clin Radiology


Dr. Rachelle Durand earned her DO from the University of North Texas Health Science Center and completed a Diagnostic Radiology residency at Wayne State University where she served as a co-chief resident and received the 2017 Radiology Resident of the Year award. While at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. Durand completed a fellowship in Pediatric Radiology and a fellowship in Pediatric Interventional Radiology. Dr. Durand's professional interests are therapies for vascular anomalies and optimizing the effectiveness of gastrostomy tube placement. Durand's research involves characterizing the mechanics of neonatal PICCs, metastatic thyroid ablation therapy, and vascular anomalies. Dr. Durand joined the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging in 2020.


Clinical Fellowship, 2019 - Pediatric Interventional Radiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Clincial Fellowship, 2018 - Pediatric Radiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Residency, 2017 - Radiology, Wayne State University


Melhado C, Durand R, Russell KW, Polukoff NE, Rampton J, Iyer RR, Acker SN, Koehler R, Prendergast C, Stence N, O'Neill B, Padilla BE, Jamshidi R, Vaughn JA, Ronecker JS, Selesner L, Lofberg K, Regner M, Thiessen J, Sayama C, Spurrier RG, Ross EE, Liu CJ, Chu J, McNevin K, Beni C, Robinson BRH, Linnau K, Buckley RT, Chao SD, Sabapaty A, Tong E, Prolo LM, Ignacio R, Floan Sachs G, Kruk P, Gonda D, Ryan M, Pandya S, Koral K, Braga BP, Auguste K, Jensen AR, Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium Cervical Spine Injury Study Group. The Sensitivity of Limited-Sequence MRI in Identifying Pediatric Cervical Spine Injury: A Western Pediatric Surgery Research Consortium Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2024 Mar 25.
Gaballah M, Durand R, Srinivasan A, Katcoff H, Cahill AM, Otero HJ. Central venous access in children: Placement trends over the last decade. Clin Imaging. 2023 May; 97:84-88.
Durand RE, Heye P, Cahill AM, Laje P, Srinivasan AS. Bowel perforation following percutaneous sclerotherapy of an intra-abdominal lymphatic malformation. Pediatr Radiol. 2022 07; 52(8):1592-1595.
Evans LL, Aarabi S, Durand R, Upperman JS, Jensen AR. Torso vascular trauma. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2021 Dec; 30(6):151126.
Fleury AS, Durand RE, Cahill AM, Zhu X, Meyers KE, Otero HJ. Validation of computed tomography angiography as a complementary test in the assessment of renal artery stenosis: a comparison with digital subtraction angiography. Pediatr Radiol. 2021 12; 51(13):2507-2520.
Acord MR, Cahill AM, Durand R, Huang DY, Shellikeri S, Vatsky S, Srinivasan A. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound in pediatric interventional radiology. Pediatr Radiol. 2021 Nov; 51(12):2396-2407.
Durand R, Reid JR, Belasco JB, Shellikeri S, Calle-Toro JS, Cahill AM, Srinivasan A. MRI for Response Assessment of Extensive Lymphatic Malformations in Children Treated With Sirolimus. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2021 09; 217(3):741-752.
Durand R, Cahill AM, Shellikeri S, Acord M. Postpyloric Balloon Occlusion to Increase Technical Success during Pediatric Percutaneous Gastrostomy/Gastrojejunostomy Tube Placement. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2020 Jul; 31(7):1139-1142.e1.
Bedoya MA, Raffini L, Durand R, Acord MR, Srinivasan A, Krishnamurthy G, Vatsky S, Escobar F, Cahill AM. Implantable venous access devices in children with severe hemophilia: a tertiary pediatric institutional experience. Pediatr Radiol. 2020 07; 50(8):1148-1155.