Kurt H. Wetzler, MD
Radiologist | Diagnostic Radiology150 Kingsley Ln Suite 305 Norfolk VA, 23505
Dr. Kurt Wetzler is an interventional radiologist practicing in Virginia Beach, VA. Dr. Wetzler specializes in minimally invasive, targeted treatments. Interventional radiologists use X-Rays, CTs and ultrasound to put catheters or needles in the body in order to diagnose and treat many disease processes. Many conditions that once required surgery can now have less risk, less pain and fewer invasions when treated by an interventional radiologist.
Education and Training
Georgetown University School of Medicine 1992
Vascular & Interventional Radiology (Radiology)
RadiologyAmerican Board of RadiologyABR- Vascular and Interventional Radiology
- Society of Interventional Radiology
- Radiological Society of North America
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Get to know Radiologist Dr. Kurt H. Wetzler, who serves patients in Norfolk, Virginia.
Dr. Wetzler, a well-versed radiologist, practices at Hampton Roads Radiology Associates in Norfolk, Virginia. His areas of special interest include interventional radiology and uterine fibroid embolization.
Originally founded in 1980 at DePaul Medical Center by a small group of radiologists including a core from Johns Hopkins University, Hampton Roads Radiology Associates quickly grew to provide improving radiology care to the Hampton Roads community, now serving six hospitals and additional imaging centers. The expertly trained, subspecialized physicians are proud to offer a full menu of superior and timely diagnostic and interventional imaging services ranging from general radiography, CT, MRI, and PET to interventional radiology procedures.
Among his other roles, Dr. Wetzler is the Chair of Radiology at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital and remains affiliated with Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center. He also holds academic appointments at Eastern Virginia Medical School and participates in the training of the next generation of radiologists.
Following an exciting medical career, he graduated with his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1992. A year later, he performed his residency in diagnostic radiology at the Medical College of Virginia. Furthering his training, Dr. Wetzler completed his fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
After completing his training Dr. Wetzler practiced at Pitt County Memorial Hospital / East Carolina University School of Medicine for three years before joining Hampton Roads Radiology Associates in 2003. While in Greenville, he helped start that UFE program and participated in the CIRREF national UFE registry.
As a testament to his success, he is board-certified in diagnostic radiology and interventional radiology by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). The ABR is a not-for-profit physician-led organization that oversees the certification and ongoing professional development of specialists in diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology, radiation oncology, and medical physics.
Continuing active participation in leading organizations, Dr. Wetzler is an active member of the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and the Society of Interventional Radiology.
Radiology is a medical specialty that uses medical imaging to diagnose and treat diseases within the human body. Radiologists are medical doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging procedures, such as exams and tests, X-rays, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, mammography, positron emission tomography, and ultrasound.
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