Stephen P. Reis, MD

Vascular and Interventional Radiology
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Dr. Stephen Reis is a board-certified radiologist with specialization in vascular and interventional radiology. He is an assistant professor of radiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and an assistant attending radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Reis’ clinical practice focuses on the minimally invasive treatment of tumors of the kidney, liver, and lung as well as metastatic tumors of the liver and lung, using percutaneous (through the skin) ablation and embolization. He is an expert in all interventional aspects of cancer diagnosis and treatment from percutaneous biopsy to vascular access placement.

In addition to cancer therapy, Dr. Reis brings expertise in the treatment of pelvic pain related to fibroids and pelvic congestion syndrome. He also works in conjunction with urologists in the treatment of male infertility and urinary obstruction. The management of lower extremity venous insufficiency and maintenance of dialysis access rounds out his practice.

Dr Reis is known in the region as an expert in selective venous sampling. He works closely with the physicians at Columbia's Adrenal Center in the diagnosis of primary hyperaldosteronism.

Dr. Reis completed his medical school training at New York Medical College and his internship at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Manhattan. His post-graduate training includes a diagnostic radiology residency at Westchester Medical Center and a vascular-interventional radiology fellowship at the University of Texas—Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He remained on faculty at UT—Southwestern until he was recruited by Columbia University Irving Medical Center for his expertise in cancer care.

He is a member of the Society of Interventional Radiology and the American College of Radiology (ACR) where he serves on several national quality-improvement committees including the Expert Panel on Vascular Imaging, which is responsible for writing the ACR appropriateness criteria for medical imaging.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Ablation
  • Ablation of Liver Lesion
  • Ablation of Lung Lesion
  • Abscess Drainage
  • Aneurysm Endovascular Surgery
  • Angioplasty
  • Arterial Stents
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Biliary Stenting
  • Biopsies
  • Botulinum Toxin (Botox Injection)
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Central Venous Access
  • Chemoembolization
  • Chronic Female Pelvic Pain
  • Consults
  • Cosmetic Sclerotherapy of Legs
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Embolization
  • Endovascular Intervention
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Fibroids
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Interventional Oncology
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Interventional Vascular
  • IVC Filter Placement and Retrieval
  • IVC Filter Retrieval
  • IVC Filters
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Lesions
  • Liver Masses
  • Liver Tumors
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Tumors
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Poor Leg Circulation
  • Prostate Embolization
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Spider Veins
  • Stents
  • TIPS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt)
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Tumor Embolization
  • UFE - Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Varicocele Embolization
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Stents
  • Vein Problems
  • Venous Access PICC, Port
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Y90 Treatment (Radioembolization)

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Radiology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Program Director, Interventional Radiology Integrated Residency

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital


  • Male

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155 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591
177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, New York Medical College
  • Internship: St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center
  • Residency: Westchester Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Committees, Societies, Councils

Society of Interventional Radiology

American College of Radiology

ACR Expert Panel on Vascular Imaging

Radiological Society of North America

Board Certifications

  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology

Honors & Awards

2015 Winner of the Certificate of Merit Award at the 101st RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting

2014 Winner of the Magna Cum Laud Award at the 100th RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting

2014 Educational Poster of the Year at the 39th Annual Society of Interventional Radiology Meeting

2012 Rita Girolamo Award for Outstanding Resident of the Year


Selected Publications

Reis SP, Bruestle K, Brejt S, Tulin-Silver S, Frenkel J, Mobley DG, England RW, Sobolevsky S, Griesemer AD, Sperling D, Schlossberg P, Susman J, Weintraub JL. Evaluation of a three-session biliary dilation protocol following transplant-related biliary stricture in pediatric patients. Pediatr Transplant. 2019 Nov;23(7):e13551. doi: 10.1111/petr.13551. Epub 2019 Jul 16.

Reis SP, Zhao K, Ahmad N, Widemon RS, Root CW, Toomay SM, Horowitz JM, Sista AK. Acute pulmonary embolism: endovascular therapy. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2018 Jun;8(3):244-252. doi: 10.21037/cdt.2017.12.05. Review.

Reis SP, Kovoor J, Sutphin PD, Toomay SM, Trimmer CK, Pillai AK, Reddick MA, Kalva SP. Safety and Effectiveness of the Denali Inferior Vena Cava Filter: Intermediate Follow-Up Results. Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2016 (Impact Factor 0.78)

Sibley R, Reis SP, MacFarlane J, Reddick MA, Kalva SP. Noninvasive Physiologic Vascular Studies: A Guide to Diagnosing Peripheral Arterial Disease. Radiographics January/February 2017. (Impact Factor 2.6)

Reis SP, Singal AG, Grzybowski R, Fisher S, Ball C, Xi Y, Grewal S, Kalva SP. Tumor enhancement and heterogeneity are associated with treatment response to drug-eluting bead chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma. JCAT. 2016 (Impact Factor 1.47)

Pillai AK, Iyamu I, Faulconer N, Andring B, Xi Y, Reis SP, Reddick M, Sutphin PD, Kalva SP. Utility of Intravascular Ultrasound Guided Portal Vein Access During Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS) Creation: Retrospective comparison with Conventional Technique in 109 patients. 2016 Aug;27(8):1154-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2016.05.010 (Impact Factor 2.4)

Pillai AK, Kovoor JM, Reis SP, Kho K, Sutphin PD, Lucas E. Expulsion of a Uterine Fibroid into the Small Bowel through Uteroenteric Fistula Presenting with Bowel Obstruction after Uterine Fibroid Embolization: Case Report with Histopathologic Correlation. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2016 May;27(5):762-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2015.11.047 PMID: 27106649 (Impact Factor 2.4)

Weiss C, Azene EM, Majdalany BS, AbuRahma AF, Collins JD, Francois JF, Gerhard-Herman MD, Gornik HL, Moriarty JM, Norton PT, Ptak T, Reis SP, Rybicki FJ, Kalva SP. Expert Panel on Vascular Imaging, American College of Radiology ACR Appropriateness Criteria® - Sudden Onset of Cold, Painful Leg. J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 May (Impact Factor 2.3)

Reis SP, MacFarlane J, Anene A, Pillai AK. Direct percutaneous access to the cervical portion of the thoracic duct, an alternative to traditional access through the cisterna chyli. J Vasc Interv Radiol: JVIR. 26(2015) pp. 1902-1904 10.1016/j.jvir.2015.08.021 (Impact Factor 2.4)

Reis SP, White B, Sutphin PD, Pillai AK, Kalva SP, Toomay SM. Approaching the PQI Project in Interventional Radiology. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Sep 1. pii: S1546-1440(15)00439-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.05.019. PMID: 26337461 (Impact Factor 2.3)

Sutphin PD, Reis SP, McKune A, Ravanzo M, Kalva SP, Pillai AK. Improving inferior vena cava filter retrieval rates with the DMAIC methodology. J Vasc Interv Radiol: JVIR. 2015;26(4):491-8.e1. Epub 2015/02/01. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2014.11.030. PMID: 25636673. (Impact Factor 2.4)

Reis SP, Yokoo T, Trimmer C. Active Arterial Hemorrhage Discovered on Routine Imaging Surveillance Following Drug-Eluting Bead Transarterial Chemoembolization of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. J Am Osteopath Coll Radiol 2014; Vol. 3, Issue 3 pp 21 - 24.

Reis SP, Lefkovitz Z, Kaur S, Seiler M. Interpretation of Outside Imaging Studies: Solutions from a Tertiary Care Trauma Center. J Am Coll Radiol: 9 (2012) pp. 591-594. (Impact Factor 2.3)

Reis SP, Maddineni S, Rozenblit G, Allen D. Spontaneous Splenic Rupture Secondary to Babesia microti Infection: Treatment with Splenic Artery Embolization. J Vasc Interv Radiol: JVIR 22 (2011) pp. 733-735 (Impact Factor 2.2)