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 Departments & Organizations

Radiology & Biomedical Imaging: Vascular & Interventional Radiology: HHT Program

Liver Cancer Program

Yale Cancer Center: Liver Cancer Program

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

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

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.

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Diseases of the Lung FlowTriever All-Comer Registry for Patient Safety and Hemodynamics (FLASH)
Liver Pharmacokinetics of Doxorubicin in Conventional Transarterial Chemoembolization (cTACE) of Primary and Secondary Liver Cancer
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System Predicting the Safety and Effectiveness of Inferior Vena Cava Filters (PRESERVE)

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. Journal Of Vascular And Interventional Radiology : JVIR 2016, 27:689-93. 2016

  • 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. 2016

  • 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. 2014

  • Consider the perspectives: interventional radiology.

    Pollak JS. Consider the perspectives: interventional radiology. Journal Of Clinical Gastroenterology 2013, 47 Suppl:S43-6. 2013

  • 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. 2013

  • Distal cross-sectional occlusion is the "key" to treating pulmonary arteriovenous malformations.

    Pollak JS, White RI. Distal cross-sectional occlusion is the "key" to treating pulmonary arteriovenous malformations. Journal Of Vascular And Interventional Radiology : JVIR 2012, 23:1578-80. 2012

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Contact Info

Jeffrey Pollak, MD
Mailing Address
Radiology & Biomedical ImagingPO Box 208042
Clinic Building CB 2-225

New Haven, CT 06520-8042

Curriculum Vitae