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Interventional Radiology
525 East 68th Street, Payson Pavilion, 5
New York, NY 10065
P: 212-746-2600 | F: 212-746-8463
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Personal Statement

Interventional Radiology is a rapidly changing field on the forefront of minimally invasive techniques for patient care.  One of my main interests include the diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment strategies for lung cancer and its sequela.

It is my belief that the patient-physician relationship does not begin and end with the diagnosis and treatment, but should extend beyond this.  At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center, our Lung Cancer Screening Program strives to both educate those at high risk for lung cancer and in conjunction with a multidisciplinary group of diagnostic and interventional radiologists, pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists, offer the least invasive treatment approaches.  

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Specialties/Expertise

Board Certifications
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Specialties
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiologist
  • Radiology, Vascular/Interventional
  • Interventional Radiology
Expertise
  • Tumor Embolization
  • Lung Cancer
  • Ablation of Lung Lesion
  • Lung Cancer-Diagnostic Testing
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Ablation of Liver Lesion
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Vascular Malformation
  • Bone Cancer
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Lymphangiogram
  • Lymphangiography

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [HMO]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [HMO]

Education/Training

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2003
  • B.S., New York University, 1999

Biography

Titles

Assistant Professor of Radiology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Assistant Attending Radiologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Biography

Bradley B. Pua, M.D.

 - Director of the Lung Cancer Screening Program
 - Program Director, Interventional Radiology Fellowship
 - Chief, Division of Interventional Radiology

Dr. Pua obtained a B.S. degree in Chemistry from New York University (NYU) and continued at NYU School of Medicine where he was awarded his M.D. degree. He completed three years of surgical residency at New York University Medical Center prior to deciding to pursue a career in Interventional Radiology and subsequently completed a fellowship in Interventional Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus & Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Pua remained at Cornell to complete his diagnostic radiology residency and was elected to serve as Chief Resident in his final year.

Dr. Pua's clinical expertise is in Interventional Radiology and performs a variety of interventional procedures including, but not limited to: arterial embolizations, stent placements, tumor ablations, biopsies and vascular access. His interests include both pediatric interventions and minimally invasive cancer therapy, with a particular focus on thoracic tumors.

Dr. Pua's research interests are in simulators for medical education as well as thoracic tumor treatments for which he has written both review articles and book chapters.

Dr. Pua is a reviewer for the Radiology, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Clinical Imaging and Journal of Translational Lung Cancer Research.