Luis V. Centenera, M.D.

Luis V. Centenera, MD was a National Merit Academic Scholar at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD where he completed his degree in Biology in three years. Dr. Centenera has held several academic appointments including Assistant Professor, Medical Director at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine Radiological Sciences program and Faculty Mentor for UNM Medical Students. He has also been a Clinical Instructor of Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Clinical Associate of Diagnostic Radiology at the Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. He is the first fellowship trained, board certified Interventional Neuroradiologist in the history of the state of New Mexico. Dr. Centenera has contributed to several publications and book chapters in his area of expertise in Vascular Interventional Radiology and Interventional Neuroradiology. He has been featured in several television airings related to radiology. Dr. Centenera received his certificate from the American Board of Radiology for Added Qualifications in Neuroradiology, is a Senior Member of the American Society of Neuroradiology in addition to being a member of the American College of Radiology, Greater Albuquerque Medical Association, New Mexico Medical Society and the Radiological Society of North America.

Title: Neuroradiology Co-Medical Director

Specialty: General and Neuroradiology

Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ

Fellowships: Neuroradiology Fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Interventional Neuroradiology Fellowship at the Neurovascular Center at The Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Year Joined RAA: 2006

Little Known Facts: “I grew up in New York City where I attended the United Nations International School. My favorite sports growing up were soccer and judo. To this day, I live, breathe and dream-Futbol: The Beautiful Game. Viva Espana! La Furia Roja! Forza FC Barcelona!”