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About Gerant Rivera-Sanfeliz, MD

Gerant Rivera-Sanfeliz, MD, is a board-certified vascular and interventional radiologist. His areas of expertise include varicose veins; uterine fibroids; uterine fibroid embolization; liver and biliary interventions; kidney cryoablation; genitourinary interventions; prostate artery embolization (PAE) for benign prostate hyperplasia; and cancer therapy.

He is experienced in minimally invasive procedures such as radiofrequency ablation and endovenous laser therapy. He also has clinical and research interests in aortic stent-grafts and portal hypertension.

Dr. Rivera-Sanfeliz educates medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He is a professor in the Department of Radiology and also serves as program director for the Integrated Interventional Radiology Residency and the Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship.

After finishing his four-year active duty tour with the United States Air Force in 1996, Dr. Rivera-Sanfeliz completed a fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology at UCSF. He completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at UC San Diego School of Medicine and attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico. He is board certified in diagnostic radiology and vascular and interventional radiology.

Dr. Rivera-Sanfeliz is an active member of the Society of Interventional Radiology, the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe, the Puerto Rico Urological Society, the Cuban Imaging Society and the Veracruz Imaging Society.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Residency

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

  • UC San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2002-04-22

Board Certifications

  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • American Board of Radiology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Varicose Veins
  • Carotid and Renal Stenting
  • Genitourinary Interventions
  • Liver and Biliary Interventions
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Cancer Therapy
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Aortic Stent Graft
  • Endovenous Laser Therapy
  • Uterine Artery Embolization
  • Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Prostate Cancer
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted