Division of Interventional Neuroradiology

Reza Jahan, M.D. UCLA Medical Center,

Reza Jahan, M.D.

Associate Professor of Radiology
Division of Interventional Neuroradiology,
Department of Radiological Sciences
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California 90095
Tel: 310-267-8761

Reza Jahan, M.D.


Medical degree
1986-1991 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
UCLA Medical Center

Medical Internship
1991-1992 Department of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA 1992
UCLA Medical Center

Radiology Residency
1992-1996 Department of Radiological Sciences
UCLA Medical Center

1996-1999 Interventional Neuroradiology
Division of Interventional Neuroradiology
Department of Radiological Sciences
UCLA Medical Center

Medical Board Certification
American Board of Radiology 1996

Hospital Affiliations
UCLA Medical Center

West Los Angeles Veteran's Administration Wadsworth Hospital

Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center

Research Projects/Interests
Stroke models for evaluation of acute stroke therapy

Arteriovenous malformation models for stereotactic radiosurgery research

Acute stroke therapy

Selected Publications
  1. Jahan R, Gobin YP, Glenn B, Duckwiler GR, Vinuela F. Transvenous embolization of a dural arteriovenous fistula of the cavernous sinus through the contralateral pterygoid plexus. Neuroradiology 1998;40:189-193.

  2. Jahan R, Duckwiler GR, Kidwell CS, Sayre JW, Gobin YP, Villablanca JP, Saver J, Starkman S, Martin N, Vinuela F. Intraarterial thrombolysis for treatment of acute stroke: Experience in 26 cases with long-term follow-up. Am J Neuroradiol AJNR 1999;20:1291-1299.

  3. Shpilfoygel SD, Jahan R, Close RA, Duckwiler GR, Valentino DJ. Comparison of methods for instantaneous angiographic blood flow measurement. Med Phys 1999;26:862-871.

  4. Kidwell CS, Saver JL, Mattiello J, Starkman S, Vinuela F, Duckwiler G, Gobin P, Jahan R, Vespa P, Kalafut M, Alger JR. Thrombolytic reversal of acute human cerebral ischemic injury shown by diffusion/perfusion magnetic resonance imaging. Annals of Neurology 2000;47:462-469.

  5. Massoud TF, Vinters HV, Chao KH, Vinuela F, Jahan R. Histopathology of a chronic arteriovenous malformation model in swine: preliminary study. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2000;21:1268-1276.

  6. Villablanca JP, Martin N, Jahan R, Gobin YP, Frazee J, Duckwiler GR, Bentson J, Hardart M, Coiteiro D, Sayre J, Vinuela F. Volume rendered helical Computerized tomography angiography in the detection and characterization of intracranial aneurysms. J Neurosurg 2000;93:254-264.

  7. Jahan R, Murayama Y, Gobin YP, Duckwiler GR, Vinters HV, Vinuela F. Embolization of arteriovenous malformations with Onyx: Clinicopathologic experience in 23 patients. Neurosurgery 2001;48:984-997.

  8. Villablanca JP, Hooshi P, Martin N, Jahan R, Duckwiler G, Lim S, Frazee J, Gobin YP, Sayre J, Bentson J, Vinuela F. Three-dimensional helical computerized tomography angiography in the diagnosis, characterization, and management of middle cerebral artery aneurysms: comparison with conventional angiography and intraoperative findings. J Neurosurg. 2002;97:1322-32.

  9. Kidwell CS, Saver JL, Starkman S, Duckwiler G, Jahan R, Vespa P, Villablanca JP, Liebeskind DS, Gobin YP, Vinuela F, Alger JR. Late secondary ischemic injury in patients receiving intraarterial thrombolysis. Ann Neurol. 2002;52:698-703.

  10. Villablanca JP, Jahan R, Hooshi P, Lim S, Duckwiler G, Patel A, Sayre J, Martin N, Frazee J, Bentson J, Vinuela F. Detection and characterization of very small cerebral aneurysms by using 2D and 3D helical CT angiography. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2002;23:1187-98.

  11. Murayama Y, Nien YL, Duckwiler G, Gobin YP, Jahan R, Frazee J, Martin N, Vinuela F. Guglielmi detachable coil embolization of cerebral aneurysms: 11 years' experience. J Neurosurg. 2003;98:959-66.

  12. Shih LC, Saver JL, Alger JR, Starkman S, Leary MC, Vinuela F, Duckwiler G, Gobin YP, Jahan R, Villablanca JP, Vespa PM, Kidwell CS. Perfusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging Thresholds Identifying Core, Irreversibly Infarcted Tissue. Stroke 2003;34:1425-1430.

  13. Suzuki S, Saver JL, Scott P, Jahan R, Duckwiler G, Starkman S, Su Y, Kidwell CS. Access to intra-arterial therapies for acute ischemic stroke: an analysis of the US population. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2004;25:1802-6.

  14. Gonzalez N, Murayama Y, Nien YL, Martin N, Frazee J, Duckwiler G, Jahan R, Gobin YP, Vinuela F. Treatment of unruptured aneurysms with GDCs: clinical experience with 247 aneurysms. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2004;25:577-83.

  15. Ostrem JL, Saver JL, Alger JR, Starkman S, Leary MC, Duckwiler G, Jahan R, Vespa P, Villablanca JP, Gobin YP, Vinuela F, Kidwell CS. Acute basilar artery occlusion: diffusion-perfusion MRI characterization of tissue salvage in patients receiving intra-arterial stroke therapies. Stroke 2004;35:e30-4.

  16. Gobin YP, Starkman S, Duckwiler GR, Grobelny T, Kidwell CS, Jahan R, Pile-Spellman J, Segal A, Vinuela F, Saver JL. MERCI 1: a phase 1 study of Mechanical Embolus Removal in Cerebral Ischemia. Stroke. 2004;35:2848-54.

  17. Bash S, Villablanca JP, Jahan R, Duckwiler G, Tillis M, Kidwell C, Saver J, Sayre J. Intracranial Vascular Stenosis and Occlusive Disease: Evaluation with CT Angiography, MR Angiography, and Digital Subtraction Angiography. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005;26:1012-21.

  18. Jahan R, Solberg T, Lee D, Medin P, Tateshima S, Sayre J, De Salles A, Vinters HV, Vinuela F. Stereotactic Radiosurgery of the Rete Mirabile in Swine: A Longitudinal Study of the Histopathologic Changes. Neurosurgery 2006;58:551-8.

  19. Murayama Y, Vinuela F, Ishii A, Nien YL, Yuki I, Duckwiler G, Jahan R. Initial clinical experience with Matrix detachable coils for the treatment of intracranial aneurysms. J Neurosurgery 2006;105:192-199.

  20. Marder VJ, Chute DJ, Starkman S, Abolian AM, Kidwell C, Liebeskind D, Ovbiagele B, Vinuela F, Duckwiler G, Jahan R, Vespa PM, Selco S, Rajajee V, Kim D, Sanossian N, Saver JL. Analysis of Thrombi Retrieved from Cerebral Arteries of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke. Stroke 2006;37:2086-93.

  21. Suzuki S, Lee D, Jahan R, Duckwiler G, Viñuela F. Transvenous Treatment of Dural Carotid Cavernous Fistula Utilizing a Combination of Detachable Coils and Onyx. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2006;27:1346-9.

  22. V. Rajajee, C. Kidwell, S. Starkman, B. Ovbiagele, J.R. Alger, P. Villablanca, F. Vinuela, G. Duckwiler, R. Jahan, A. Fredieu, S. Suzuki, J.L. Saver. Early MRI and outcomes of untreated patients with mild or improving ischemic stroke. Neurology 2006;67:980-984.

  23. Suzuki S, Jahan R, Duckwiler G, Frazee J, Martin N, Viñuela F. Contribution of Endovascular Therapy in the Management of Patients with Poor Grade Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Clinical and Angiographic Outcome. Journal of Neurosurgery 2006;105:664-670.

  24. Kim D, Jahan R, Starkman S, Abolian A, Kidwell CS, Vinuela F, Duckwiler GR, Ovbiagele B, Vespa PM, Selco S, Rajajee V, Saver J. Endovascular mechanical clot retrieval in a broad ischemic stroke cohort. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2006 27: 2048-2052.

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