Dr. Vivek Padha
Phone: 304.596.6828
Fax: 304.596.6830
Services and Procedures

Arterial Disease

  • Peripheral Arterial Disease(PAD) Outpatient Clinic at Berkeley Medical Center
  • Non invasive screening for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)-Measure Ankle Brachial Index(ABI), Segmental Blood Pressures and Pulse Volume Recordings (PVR).
  • Doppler Ultrasound to screen for Venous insufficiency/Varicose Vein
  • Computerized Tomographic Angiography (CTA)/Magnetic Resonance Angiopraphy (MRA).
  • Duplex Ultrasound to evaluate Peripheral Arterial Disease, Carotid Disease and Renal Artery Stenosis.
  • CO2 Angiography(For patients with Renal Insufficiency).

Medical Management of Claudication

  • Angioplasty and stenting of Peripheral Arteries.
  • Atherectomy.
  • Treatment for Chronic Critical Limb Ischemia(CLI), non healing ulcers, Limb salvage.
  • Revascularization of Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO).
  • Angioplasty and stenting of the renal arteries
  • Angioplasty and stenting of the mesenteric arteries
  • Pulmonary Embolism Treatment-Catheter directed thrombolysis/thrombectomy
  • Carotid Stenting

Venous Disease

  • Treatment of Spider Veins
  • Endovascular Laser Treatment (EVLT) and Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins
  • Management of Venous stasis ulcers/Stasis dermatitis.
  • DVT treatment -Thrombolysis and thrombectomy
  • Venous angioplasty and stenting, including peripheral veins, SVC and IVC

Gynecological Conditions

  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Treatment of Pelvic congestion Syndrome
  • Fallopian tube recanalization
  • Uterine Artery Embolization for Bleeding.

Pain Management

  • Facet Injections
  • Epidural Injections
  • Sacroiliac Joint injections
  • Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty
  • Joint Steroid injections.
  • Celiac Axis Block.

Breast Procedures

  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound Guided Vacuum assisted Breast Biopsy
  • Needle Localizations
  • Cyst Aspirations

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

  • Percutaneous CT/US guided drainage and management of fluid collections(Abscess, Seroma, Lymphoceles) in the chest, abdomen, soft tissues.
  • Thoracentesis
  • Paracentesis
  • Placement of Chest tubes
  • Ablation of Seromas and cysts
  • Pleurodesis
  • CT guided Lumbar puncture
  • CT guided bone marrow biopsy.

Dialysis Access

  • Dialysis AV Fistula/Graft Declotting and Interventions using thrombolytic therapy and Hydrolytic/Mechanical thrombectomy
  • Placement of Temporary and Tunneled Hemodialysis Catheters
  • Placement of Peritoneal Dialysis catheters
  • Surveillance and Balloon Assisted Maturation of AV Fistula
  • CO2 Angiography.
  • Ultrasound and Angiographic Vein Mapping.
  • Trans Jugular Renal Biopsy

Oncological Interventions

  • CT and Ultrasound guided Biopsies
  • CT and Ultrasound guided needle localizations
  • Trans Arterial Chemoinfusion, Embolization and Chemoembolization
  • Cryoblation of Tumors
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)of Kidney/Liver/Lung/Bone Tumors
  • Placement of Tunneled Pleural and Peritoneal drainage catheters

Biliary Interventions

  • Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram
  • Biliary Drainage catheters and stent placement for stricture/Biliary Leak.
  • Percutaneous cholecystostomy
  • Transjugular Liver Biopsy and Hepatic and Portal Vein Pressure Measurements

Urological Interventions

  • Nephrostomy
  • Ureteral stent placement and balloon dilatation
  • Nephroureteral (NU)stent placement
  • Varicocele Embolization

Venous Access

  • Placement of PICCS, Hickmans, Central Lines
  • Placement of Portacaths(Low profile, CT power injectable ports, Arm ports)


  • Percutaneous Placement of G tubes
  • Conversion of G tubes to GastroJejunostomy(GJ) tubes (incase patients have aspiration with G tubes, high residuals or gastroparesis).
  • Placement of GastroJejunostomy (GJ) Tubes

Embolization Procedures

  • Embolization for the management of GI bleeding
  • Embolization for visceral aneurysms.
  • Embolization for organ ablation, preceding surgery, trauma or palliation
  • Embolization of AVMs and AV fistulas , Pseudoaneurysms
  • Embolization for the management of hemoptysis

Miscellaneous Procedures

  • Inferior vena cava Filter placement and retrieval
  • Intravascular foreign body retrieval
  • Pericardiocentesis.
  • Catheter directed debridements for Abscesses, Pancreatic Pseudocysts

Interventional Radiology Clinic and Consult Service

  • Patients will be seen in IR clinic at Berkeley Medical Center for evaluation and follow-ups.
  • If clinically indicated, we will refer the patients to other Specialists/Tertiary care centers.