Steven S. Raman, MD, is a diagnostic and interventional radiologist who diagnoses and treats patients at UCLA Health in Santa Monica, California. Within UCLA Health, he is Director of Prostate MR Imaging and Interventions and UCLA Prostate MR Imaging Research Group, Director of the Abdominal Imaging Fellowship at UCLA, Co-director of the Fibroid Treatment Program at UCLA, and Professor of Radiology, Urology and Surgery. Dr. Raman is also affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA, and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. He has an impressive professional journey that spans twenty years and has expanse knowledge and unrivaled expertise in abdominal and pelvic imaging (CT, MRI, US and X-ray) and interventional radiology (image-guided procedures), especially in the area of tumor ablation and fibroid treatment. Throughout his many years of experience, he has upheld a steadfast commitment to the ethical and professional standards of his practice, as evidenced by his sterling record, and ensures an impeccable degree of patient satisfaction in all facets of his work. He feels that his success is attributable primarily to his dedication to the medical field, patient care, technology, always learning, teaching others and continuing education.
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Education and Training
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California 1993
RadiologyAmerican Board of RadiologyABR
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- Influence of large peritumoral vessels on outcome of radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors.
- Minimizing diaphragmatic injury during radiofrequency ablation: efficacy of
- Fistulas of the genitourinary tract: a radiologic review.
- Role of static and dynamic MR imaging in surgical pelvic floor dysfunction.
- Correlation of endorectal 2D JPRESS findings with pathological Gleason scores in prostate cancer patients.
- Multidetector computed tomographic features of oncocytic papillary renal cell carcinoma, a new subtype.
- Performance of multidetector computed tomographic angiography in determining surgical resectability of pancreatic head adenocarcinoma.
- MR imaging and US of female urethral and periurethral disease.
- Fine-tuning robot-assisted radical prostatectomy planning with MRI.
- Radical prostatectomy: value of prostate MRI in surgical planning.
- Clear cell renal cell carcinoma: multiphasic multidetector CT imaging features help predict genetic karyotypes.
- Use of MR imaging to determine preservation of the neurovascular bundles at robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy.
- Portal vein aneurysms: a case series with literature review.
- Diffusion tensor magnetic resonance tractography of the prostate: feasibility for mapping periprostatic fibers.
- Doppler US for suspicion of hepatic arterial ischemia in orthotopically transplanted livers: role of central versus intrahepatic waveform analysis.
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Faculty Titles & Positions
- Professor UCLA -
- Alternative Medicine
- American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, the American Academy of Neurology, the Society of Interventional Oncology, and the Society of Interventional Radiology
- Radiological Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine 1998
- Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center (1994)
- The University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine (1999)
Professional Society Memberships
- American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Academy of Neurology, Society of Interventional Oncology, Society of Interventional Radiology
Articles and Publications
- 170 Articles, 20 Book Chapters
Hobbies / Sports
- Traveling, Running
Favorite professional publications
- All Major Radiology, Oncology, Internal Medicine Research,Publications
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Get to know Radiologist Dr. Steve Raman, who serves patients in Santa Monica and Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Raman is a board-certified radiologist who specializes in abdominal and pelvic imaging (CT, MRI, US and X-Ray) and interventional radiology (image-guided procedures), especially in the area of tumor ablation and fibroid treatment.
In his professional experience, he holds many positions, including Director of the Abdominal Imaging Fellowship and Co-Director of the Fibroid Treatment Program at UCLA Health, as well as Professor of Radiology, Urology, and Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
UCLA Health is an academic medical center which comprises a number of hospitals and an extensive primary care network in the Los Angeles region. Dr. Raman is affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica & Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
A 1993 graduate of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, he went on to complete his internship in internal medicine at Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center in 1994, followed by his residency in radiological sciences at UCSD School of Medicine in 1998. That same year, he became board-certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology – a non-profit physician-led organization that oversees the certification and ongoing professional development of specialists in diagnostic radiology, radiation oncology, and medical physics. A year later, in 1999, he completed a fellowship in radiological sciences at UCLA School of Medicine.
In regards to his professional affiliations, he is a member of the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, the American Academy of Neurology, the Society of Interventional Oncology, and the Society of Interventional Radiology. He has also published over 170 articles and 20 book chapters.
Recognized as an expert in his field, the doctor attributes his success to his dedication to the medical field, his ability to provide quality patient care, his strive to teach others, his focus on continuous education, as well as the advancement of technology.
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.
On the subject of his personal life, Dr. Raman enjoys traveling and running in his spare time. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.
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