Dr. Jay Champlin was born in New York’s Catskill mountains and raised in the Hudson Valley. He graduated Summa Cum laude from Hofstra University’s Honor College and was selected to Phi Beta Kappa, America’s most prestigious collegiate academic honor society. Dr. Champlin then went on to obtain his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh where he was elected to the the Gold (Watson) Humanism Honor Society and was also chosen as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. Next, Dr. Champlin completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Washington in Seattle, also rotating at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Harborview Medical Center and Seattle Children’s Hospital. After authoring multiple peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters Dr. Champlin went on to complete his fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, also rotating at Sylvester Cancer Center.
As an Interventional Radiologist, Dr. Champlin specializes in minimally invasive image-guided procedures or “pinhole surgery.” The techniques used in interventional radiology aim to diagnose and treat patients with the least invasive techniques possible, and often carry less risk, less pain and faster recovery times compared to open surgery.
Although Dr. Champlin’s practice spans all of Interventional Radiology, he has particular interest in:
- Interventional Oncology (microwave, radiofrequency and cryo- ablations, chemoembolization and radioembolization of hepatic malignancies)
- Portal veinous interventions/TIPS (transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts)
- Treatment of venous thromboembolic disease
- IVC filter placement and retrieval
- Women’s health: Uterine fibroid embolization, pelvic congestion syndrome, Nutcracker syndrome
- Prostate artery embolization
Specialty: Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Year Joined RAA: 2019
Little Known Facts: “I played rugby in college. We weren’t very good, but it was loads of fun.” When not at work, Dr. Champlin enjoys exploring the land of enchantment, hiking, skiing, exercising and traveling.