Radiology Personnel

Giridhar Shivaram, M.D.

Associate Professor
Interventional Radiology, Pediatric Radiology


Dr. Shivaram is currently an associate professor in the section of Interventional Radiology in the Department of Radiology at the University of Washington. He also serves as the Section Chief of Pediatric Interventional Radiology at Seattle Children’s Hospital. 

Dr. Shivaram earned an AB at Harvard University in 2000 and his MD from Stanford University in 2007, where he was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute research scholar. He completed general surgery internship at Swedish Medical Center in 2007, radiology residency at the University of Washington Medical Center in 2012, and fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 2013. Dr. Shivaram joined the UW interventional radiology faculty in 2013. 

Dr. Shivaram is board certified in Interventional Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology. He is an active member of the Society of Interventional Radiology, the Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology, and the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies.

Dr. Shivaram’s clinical and research interests include pediatric interventions and outcomes, vascular anomalies, and lymphatic interventions.

He has served as the Section Chief of Pediatric Interventional Radiology since 2019.

Recent Publications

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Herding CATs? The Incidence and Prevention of Catheter-Associated Thromboses (CATs) in Pediatric Patients after Cardiac Transplant
Kirk C., Tong M., Shivaram G., Law Y.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 2020 Apr:S462-S463

Spinal ultrasound after failed landmarked-based lumbar puncture: a single institutional experience
Jeyakumar A., Weaver J.J., Chick J.F.B., Hage A.N., Koo K.S.H., Shivaram G.M., Monroe E.J.
Pediatric Radiology. 2020 Jan

Hepatopulmonary Syndrome in an Adolescent With Insidious Hypoxia and Small Intrahepatic Portal Venous Shunts: Posttransplant Benefit From Sildenafil
Slowik V., Hildreth A., Pacheco M.C., Finn L.S., King J., Shivaram G., Files M., Hsu E.K., Horslen S.
Pediatric and Developmental Pathology. 2020 Jan

Intrahepatic veno-venous collateralization and misrepresentative hepatic venous pressure gradients in children
Monroe E.J., Michalsky W.S., Koo K.S.H., Shivaram G.M., Hage A.N., Hsu E.K., Horslen S.P., Chick J.F.B.
Pediatric Radiology. 2020 Jan

Genotype correlates with clinical severity in PIK3CA-Associated lymphatic malformations
Zenner K., Cheng C., Jensen D., Timms A., Shivaram G., Bly R., Ganti S., Whitlock K., Dobyns W., Perkins J., Bennett J.
JCI Insight. 2019 Oct

Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient Measurements in Children: Correlation With Hepatic Histology and Clinical Indicators of Portal Hypertension
Ebel N., Carlin K., Shaffer M., Shivaram G., Hawkins M., Lane E., Cooper K., Lindquester W., Gadodia G., Murray K.
Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 2019 Jun:788-792

Homozygous Mutations in CSF1R Cause a Pediatric-Onset Leukoencephalopathy and Can Result in Congenital Absence of Microglia
Oosterhof N., Chang I., Karimiani E., Kuil L., Jensen D., Daza R., Young E., Astle L., van der Linde H., Shivaram G., Demmers J., Latimer C., Keene C., Loter E., Maroofian R., van Ham T., Hevner R., Bennett J.
American Journal of Human Genetics. 2019 May:936-947

Cone-beam computed tomography guidance with navigational overlay for percutaneous lung nodule biopsy
Shivaram G., Gill A., Monroe E., Koo K., Hawkins C.
Pediatric Radiology. 2019 Mar:327-331

Technical Feasibility and Clinical Effectiveness of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Creation in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients
Bertino F., Hawkins C., Shivaram G., Gill A., Lungren M., Reposar A., Sze D., Hwang G., Koo K., Monroe E.
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2019 Feb:178-186.e5

An update on the use of an arterial closure device following femoral arterial puncture in children
Smith J., Monroe E., Shivaram G., Shaw D., Koo K.
Pediatric Radiology. 2019 Jan