Jeffrey Pollak, MD

Robert I. White, Jr. Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging; Director, Yale Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Program; Director, Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship Program

Research Interests

Arteriovenous Fistula; Arteriovenous Malformations; Carcinoma, Hepatocellular; Telangiectasia, Hereditary Hemorrhagic; Radiography, Interventional; Portasystemic Shunt, Transjugular Intrahepatic; Vascular Malformations; Ablation Techniques

Research Organizations

Radiology & Biomedical Imaging: HHT Program | Interventional Radiology

Yale Cancer Center: Liver Cancer Program

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Dr. Pollak's conducts clinical research in the field of vascular and interventional radiology. His currently primary interests are in the condition of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, concentrating primarily in the lung disorders that these patients are prone to develop.

Selected Publications

  • Image-guided transvesicular drainage of pelvic fluid collections: a safe and effective alternative approach.

    Ayyagari RR, Yeh C, Arici M, Mojibian H, Reiner E, Pollak JS. Image-guided transvesicular drainage of pelvic fluid collections: a safe and effective alternative approach. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2016 May;27(5):689-93.

  • Pulmonary Vascular Malformations. Pollak JS. Pulmonary Vascular Malformations. In: Kandarpa K, Machan L, Durham J (eds). Handbook of Interventional Radiology, 5th edition. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, 2016; 215-223.
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations: Diagnosis and Management. Pollak JS, Henderson K, White RI Jr. Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations: Diagnosis and Management. In: Mauro MA, Murphy KPJ, Thomson KR, Venbrux AC, Morgan RA (eds). Image-guided Interventions, Second Edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders, 2014: 606-612.
  • Consider the perspectives: interventional radiology.

    Pollak JS. Consider the perspectives: interventional radiology. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2013 Jul;47 Suppl:S43-6.

  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia. Pollak JS, White RI Jr. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia. In: Mulliken JB, Burrow PE, Fishman SJ (eds). Mulliken & Young’s Vascular Anomalies, Hemangiomas and Malformations, Second Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013; 814-838.
  • Distal cross-sectional occlusion is the “key” to treating pulmonary arteriovenous malformations.

    18. Pollak JS, White RI Jr. Distal cross-sectional occlusion is the “key” to treating pulmonary arteriovenous malformations. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2012; 23(12):1578-80.

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Jeffrey Pollak, MD
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Yale Vascular & Interventional RadiologyYale Physicians Building
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New Haven, CT 06519
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