Wael Saad, MD

Wael Saad, MB BCh

Professor, Radiology
Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Michigan Medicine
University of Michigan
Frankel Cardiovascular Center
1500 E. Medical Center Dr, Rm 5588
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5868

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Administrative Contact

Carol Kruise


Dr. Saad is a Physician of 20 years and is internationally recognized for liver disease including liver transplantation, hepatobiliary disease and portal hypertension. He has over 240 publications, and over 70 book chapters and is an author of 4 books. He completed his residency at the University of Rochester, New York and his Fellowship in Vascular & Interventional Radiology at Mallinckrodt Institute of radiology, Washington University, St. Louis. He practiced Interventional Radiology at the University of Rochester and University of Virginia before coming to the University of Michigan in 2013. At the University of Virginia he was the program director of the Vascular & Interventional Radiology Fellowship. Dr. Saad is active in the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) and was awarded the SIR-Fellowship in 2010. He served as the Chairman of the SIR Standards of Practice Committee from 2011 through to 2014.


University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center Member

Clinical Interests

Liver Transplantation, Portal hypertension, Variceal bleeding, Hepato-biliary disease, Portal hemodynamics


Medical School or Training

  • Ain Shams University Hospitals, 1995


  • University of Rochester Medical Center/Strong Memorial Hospital, Diagnostic Radiology, NY, 2003


  • Interventional Radiology, Washington Univ./Mallinckrodt Instit. of Radiology, 2004

Board Certification

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology