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Radiology, Vascular and Interventional

Program Director: Paul M. Kiproff, MD
Accreditation: ACGME
Program Length: 1 year (PGY6)
Fellows per year: 1

About the program

The fellow is exposed to a broad range of interventional radiology procedures that will provide a solid foundation for either an academic or private practice.

The Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship faculty includes six board-certified physicians.

Most rotations occur at Allegheny General Hospital but depending on the needs of the fellow, up to 3 months of rotations may take place at other Allegheny Health Network hospitals such as West Penn Hospital or Forbes Hospital.

The fellow will also have the opportunity to enhance his or her teaching skills through involvement in the department's Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program.

Eligibility requirements for certification are available from the American Board of Radiology.

Application information

We are currently accepting applications for the fellowship year commencing July 1, 2017.

Applications to the fellowship program are accepted only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

All positions will be filled through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

The following documents must be available in ERAS prior to the decision to grant an interview:

  • ERAS application
  • At least three letters of recommendation, including radiology residency
  • program director and radiologist supervising training in vascular and interventional radiology
  • Medical school transcript
  • MPSE (Dean’s letter – available to programs on November 1)
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX transcript
  • Personal statement

Applications must be complete by March 15 of the year the fellow wishes to start the program.

Application Status

Once application has been made through ERAS, the program coordinator will correspond via email regarding the status of the application, including invitations to interview.


Invitations to interview will be issued via email.

Interviews will be scheduled from mid February through April. There are no Saturday or Sunday interviews.

Interview day schedule

Applicants are asked to arrive at either 9 a.m. or 12 p.m. at the Allegheny General Hospital Radiology Reception Desk (01 Level, Snyder Pavilion). Each applicant will meet individually with the program director, two members of the faculty and our current fellow.

Hotel Accommodations

Interviewees who need to stay overnight in Pittsburgh may wish to consider the following hotels where a discounted rate will be offered to those who identify themselves as applicants to an Allegheny General Hospital program. In addition, several of the following offer free shuttle service to the hospital.

  • The Priory – a beautifully restored bed and breakfast within walking distance of Allegheny General Hospital.
  • Hampton Inn Pittsburgh/Green Tree – located 15 miles from the Greater Pittsburgh International Airport and within 6 miles of Allegheny General Hospital, the Hampton Inn/Green Tree offers shuttle service to the hospital as well as to and from the airport (please schedule at time of reservation).
  • Hyatt Place Pittsburgh/North Shore – located near both PNC Park and Heinz Field, this facility is the closest Hyatt Place Hotel to Allegheny General Hospital and offers free shuttle service, free hot breakfast, and fitness center. Please use the residency/fellows group ID #21751 or rate plan RESF.

Contact us

Vascular and interventional radiology fellowship program

Patricia O'Kelly, Program Coordinator

Mailing address:
    Allegheny General Hospital
    Radiology Department
    320 East North Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Phone: (412) 359-4113

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