Ahmed Kamel Abdel Aal, MD, PhD

Director, Division of Interventional Radiology
Medical Director, Heart and Vascular Center
Medical Director, Vascular Access Service
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Radiology

He earned his Medical Doctorate and received his PhD in Diagnostic Radiology from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. Dr. Abdel Aal has authored several book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles, including several publications on the detailed placement of PD catheters. He serves as a reviewer and a member of the Editorial Board for numerous journals. Dr. Abdel Aal has participated in multiple clinical studies both as principal investigator and coinvestigator, and has research interests in dialysis interventions, oncology interventions and management of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations. He has placed approximately 150 PD catheters percutaneously using ultrasound and fluoroscopic guidance.