Dr. Sean Biggs a sixth generation New Mexican who was born and raised in Deming, New Mexico. His family originally settled in Atrisco in the 1720s. He graduated with Honors from New Mexico State University with a degree in Biology. From there he moved to the University of New Mexico where he attended graduate school earning a Masters Degree in Biomedical Sciences. During this time, he authored multiple peer review journal articles and book chapters focusing on the cellular and molecular biology as well as earning a patent on a system to rapidly screen novel chemical compounds for potential new pharmaceuticals. He then attended the University of New Mexico School of Medicine where he was selected for the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. After completing his residency at the University of New Mexico he went on to complete his fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Shock Trauma Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He was then recruited back to New Mexico where he was hired as an Assistant Professor.
Dr. Biggs is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology as well as Vascular and Interventional Radiology. He specializes in minimally invasive procedures using imaging guidance to achieve the least invasive means of diagnosing and treating a wide variety of diseases and conditions. His practice covers the breadth of interventional techniques; however, he has particular interest in:
- Women’s health: Uterine fibroid embolization and pelvic congestion syndrome
- Interventional Oncology: Liver directed therapy as well as renal ablations
- Portal venous interventions/TIPS
- Treatment of varicose veins
- Arterial embolization in the setting of trauma and active bleeding
- Treatment of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations
Specialty: Vascular and Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology
Medical School: University of New Mexico
Fellowship: University of Maryland
Year Joined RAA: 2021
Little Known Facts: In college I was in the marching and basketball bands for NMSU. It gave me the opportunity to make a ton of friends and tour the country and the world. In my free time I love to spend time with my family off-roading. I travel to Alaska, 5-6 times a year where I travel to provide subspecialty services to rural communities.