Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Carin Gonsalves, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Co-Director, Division of Interventional Radiology
Fellowship Director, Interventional Radiology

Radiology - Cardiovascular & Interventional

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Office Locations

Gibbon Building, Suite 5340
111 South 11th Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6440
Fax: (215) 923-6754

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2017,2016

Castle Connolly Top Doctor in Vascular & Interventional Radiology 2017,2016,2015


Areas of expertise: Uterine artery embolization for the treatment of fibroids and adenomyosis, varicose vein treatment (EVLT), interventional oncology (immunoembolization, chemoembolization, radioembolization), inferior vena cava (IVC) filter placement and removal, peripheral vascular disease (venous and arterial angioplasty and stenting), dialysis graft and fistula angioplasty and stenting, venous access (PICCs, chest and arm ports, dialysis and pheresis catheters), biliary drainage, nephrostomy catheter placement, abscess drainages, percutaneous hepatic perfusion.


  • Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Crozer Chester Medical Center


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Recent Publications

Metastatic Liver Disease: Indications for Locoregional Therapy and Supporting Data

A phantom study and a retrospective clinical analysis to investigate the impact of a new image processing technology on radiation dose and image quality during hepatic embolization

Yttrium-90 microsphere brachytherapy for liver metastases from uveal melanoma clinical outcomes and the predictive value of fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography

Arterial Blood, Rather Than Venous Blood, is a Better Source for Circulating Melanoma Cells

Uveal melanoma metastatic to the liver: Chemoembolization with 1,3-bis-(2-chloroethyl)-1-nitrosourea

Double-blinded, randomized phase II study using embolization with or without granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor in uveal melanoma with hepatic metastases

Early arterial stasis during resin-based yttrium-90 radioembolization: Incidence and preliminary outcomes

Transhepatic therapies for metastatic uveal melanoma

Single-center comparison of three chemoembolization regimens for hepatocellular carcinoma

Role of MR imaging of uterine leiomyomas before and after embolization

Safety of uterine artery embolization in patients with preexisting hydrosalpinx

Radiation emission from patients treated with selective hepatic radioembolization using yttrium-90 microspheres: Are contact restrictions necessary?

Segmental arterial mediolysis: Report of 2 cases and review of the literature

Toxicities after radioembolization with yttrium-90 SIR-spheres: Incidence and contributing risk factors at a single center

Moxifloxacin prophylaxis for chemoembolization or embolization in patients with previous biliary interventions: A pilot study

Side-branch embolization before90Y radioembolization: Rate of recanalization and new collateral development

The use of a covered stent in carotid blowout syndrome

Radioembolization as salvage therapy for hepatic metastasis of uveal melanoma: A single-institution experience

Management of hypersplenism by partial splenic embolization with ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer

One year survival with poorly differentiated metastatic pancreatic carcinoma following chemoembolization with gemcitabine and cisplatin