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Joelle Wazen, MD

Joelle Wazen, MD - UMMS Radiology Resident

Joelle Wazen, MD

Internship:  Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut (Surgery)

Medical School:  University of Balamand Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Lebanon

Hometown:  Beirut, Lebanon

Clinical Interests:  Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, MSK

Personal Interests:  Music, traveling, resistance training


Wazen, Joelle (2020). Route J1 - Discovering the Beauty of Many Cultures. Exchange Visitor Program, US Gov website, 20 February 2020.

Masrouha, K. Z., Wazen, J., Haddad, A., Saadeh, F., Taher, A., & Khoury, N. J. (2016). Cortical bone invasion in non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia: tumefactive extramedullary hematopoiesis reviewed. La radiologia medica, 121(8), 626-634. doi:10.1007/s11547-016-0638-1

Book Chapters in:

Procedural Dictations in Image-Guided Intervention Non-Vascular, Vascular, and Neuro Interventions.
           Taslakian B, MD, Al-Kutoubi A, MD, Hoballah J, MD – Editors –Springer 2016

Superior Vena Cavogram
Wazen J , Al Mrad H

Superior Vena Cava Stenting
Wazen J , Al Mrad H,

Inferior Vena Cavogram
Al Mrad H, Wazen J

Brachiocephalic/Subclavian Venoplasty and Stenting
Al Mrad H, Wazen J


Tales of mentoring in Radiology: The experience of residents and mentors at a single academic program.
Wazen J,… , DeBenedectis CM.
Presented at AUR 2019

Is Peripheral Arterial Screening Necessary in Patients Presenting for Coronary Angiography?
Wazen J, Al Tarakji M, Haddad F, Alam S, Tamim H, Hoballah JJ
Presented at the 2014 Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society Conference, IA.

Is Fluoroscopic Guided Thromboembolectomy more effective than traditional Thromboembolectomy in the Management of Acute Lower Limb Ischemia?
Wazen J, Berri N, Haddad F, Sfeir R, Khalil I, Tamim H, Hoballah JJ.
Presented at the 2014 Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society Conference, IA.

Professional Development

  • Member of the SIR RFS Advocacy, Health Policy and Economics committee Sep 2019- current
  • Member of the ACR RFS International Outreach Subcommittee Aug 2019- current
  • Received the Mass Radiological Society scholarship to attend Radiology Leadership Institute in September 2019
  • IRB Review member January 2019 - current
  • Attended ACR 2019 in Washington, DC and participated in the Capitol Hill visit day to discuss Medical policies at the Senate office.
  • Selected to participate in the RSNA ITAR workshop in November 2018