The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Radiology

Peter Kvamme, MD

Assistant Professor

Education

Medical School
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1992

Internship
Categorical General Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1993

Residency
Nuclear Medicine Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1995
Diagnostic Radiology, St. Francis Medical Center, Pittsburg, PA, 1999

Fellowships
Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, 2000
Interventional Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2005

Certification

American Board of Radiology

Honors and Awards

Tulane University School of Medicine
American Heart Association Medical Student Research Fellowship, 1989
Honors Award, American Federation for Clinical Research

UT Medical Center
Guardian Angel Award, 2010 and 2012
Patients' Choice Award, 2008-2013
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award, 2012
Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2012-2013

Professional Affiliations

Radiological Society of North America
American Roentgen Ray Society
American College of Radiology
Society of Interventional Radiology
American Heart Association
American Stroke Association
Congress of I.R. Society of Europe (C.I.R.S.E.)
Society of Neurointerventional Surgery, senior member (formerly American Society of Interventional and Neuroradiology)
World Federation of Interventional & Therapeutic Neuroradiology, Senior Member

Current Publications

Mereuta OM, Abbasi M, Fitzgerald S, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Hanel RA, Yoo AJ, Almekhlafi MA, Layton KF, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kvamme P, Mendes Pereira V, Jahromi BS, Nogueira RG, Gounis MJ, Patel B, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Bhuva P, Soomro J, Demchuk AM, Thacker IC, Kayan Y, Copelan A, Nazari P, Cantrell DR, Haussen DC, Al-Bayati AR, Mohammaden M, Pisani L, Rodrigues GM, Puri AS, Entwistle J, Meves A, Arturo Larco JL, Savastano L, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Brinjikji W.
Histological evaluation of acute ischemic stroke thrombi may indicate the occurrence of vessel wall injury during mechanical thrombectomy. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 May 11:neurintsurg-2021-017310. [Epub ahead of print]

Mereuta OM, Abbasi M, Fitzgerald S, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Hanel RA, Yoo AJ, Almekhlafi MA, Layton KF, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kvamme P, Mendes Pereira V, Jahromi BS, Nogueira RG, Gounis MJ, Patel B, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Bhuva P, Soomro J, Demchuk AM, Thacker IC, Kayan Y, Copelan A, Nazari P, Cantrell DR, Haussen DC, Al-Bayati AR, Mohammaden M, Pisani L, Rodrigues GM, Puri AS, Entwistle J, Meves A, Arturo Larco JL, Savastano L, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Brinjikji W.
Histological evaluation of acute ischemic stroke thrombi may indicate the occurrence of vessel wall injury during mechanical thrombectomy. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 May 11:neurintsurg-2021-017310. [Epub ahead of print]

Mereuta OM, Abbasi M, Fitzgerald S, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Hanel RA, Yoo AJ, Almekhlafi MA, Layton KF, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kvamme P, Mendes Pereira V, Jahromi BS, Nogueira RG, Gounis MJ, Patel B, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Bhuva P, Soomro J, Demchuk AM, Thacker IC, Kayan Y, Copelan A, Nazari P, Cantrell DR, Haussen DC, Al-Bayati AR, Mohammaden M, Pisani L, Rodrigues GM, Puri AS, Entwistle J, Meves A, Arturo Larco JL, Savastano L, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Brinjikji W.
Histological evaluation of acute ischemic stroke thrombi may indicate the occurrence of vessel wall injury during mechanical thrombectomy. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 May 11:neurintsurg-2021-017310. [Epub ahead of print]

Mereuta OM, Abbasi M, Fitzgerald S, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Hanel RA, Yoo AJ, Almekhlafi MA, Layton KF, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kvamme P, Mendes Pereira V, Jahromi BS, Nogueira RG, Gounis MJ, Patel B, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Bhuva P, Soomro J, Demchuk AM, Thacker IC, Kayan Y, Copelan A, Nazari P, Cantrell DR, Haussen DC, Al-Bayati AR, Mohammaden M, Pisani L, Rodrigues GM, Puri AS, Entwistle J, Meves A, Arturo Larco JL, Savastano L, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Brinjikji W.
Histological evaluation of acute ischemic stroke thrombi may indicate the occurrence of vessel wall injury during mechanical thrombectomy. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 May 11:neurintsurg-2021-017310. [Epub ahead of print]

Mereuta OM, Abbasi M, Fitzgerald S, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Hanel RA, Yoo AJ, Almekhlafi MA, Layton KF, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kvamme P, Mendes Pereira V, Jahromi BS, Nogueira RG, Gounis MJ, Patel B, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Bhuva P, Soomro J, Demchuk AM, Thacker IC, Kayan Y, Copelan A, Nazari P, Cantrell DR, Haussen DC, Al-Bayati AR, Mohammaden M, Pisani L, Rodrigues GM, Puri AS, Entwistle J, Meves A, Arturo Larco JL, Savastano L, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Brinjikji W.
Histological evaluation of acute ischemic stroke thrombi may indicate the occurrence of vessel wall injury during mechanical thrombectomy. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 May 11:neurintsurg-2021-017310. [Epub ahead of print]

Mereuta OM, Abbasi M, Fitzgerald S, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Hanel RA, Yoo AJ, Almekhlafi MA, Layton KF, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kvamme P, Mendes Pereira V, Jahromi BS, Nogueira RG, Gounis MJ, Patel B, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Bhuva P, Soomro J, Demchuk AM, Thacker IC, Kayan Y, Copelan A, Nazari P, Cantrell DR, Haussen DC, Al-Bayati AR, Mohammaden M, Pisani L, Rodrigues GM, Puri AS, Entwistle J, Meves A, Arturo Larco JL, Savastano L, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Brinjikji W.
Histological evaluation of acute ischemic stroke thrombi may indicate the occurrence of vessel wall injury during mechanical thrombectomy. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 May 11:neurintsurg-2021-017310. [Epub ahead of print]

Mereuta OM, Abbasi M, Fitzgerald S, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Hanel RA, Yoo AJ, Almekhlafi MA, Layton KF, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kvamme P, Mendes Pereira V, Jahromi BS, Nogueira RG, Gounis MJ, Patel B, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Bhuva P, Soomro J, Demchuk AM, Thacker IC, Kayan Y, Copelan A, Nazari P, Cantrell DR, Haussen DC, Al-Bayati AR, Mohammaden M, Pisani L, Rodrigues GM, Puri AS, Entwistle J, Meves A, Arturo Larco JL, Savastano L, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Brinjikji W.
Histological evaluation of acute ischemic stroke thrombi may indicate the occurrence of vessel wall injury during mechanical thrombectomy. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 May 11:neurintsurg-2021-017310. [Epub ahead of print]

Mereuta OM, Abbasi M, Fitzgerald S, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Hanel RA, Yoo AJ, Almekhlafi MA, Layton KF, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kvamme P, Mendes Pereira V, Jahromi BS, Nogueira RG, Gounis MJ, Patel B, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Bhuva P, Soomro J, Demchuk AM, Thacker IC, Kayan Y, Copelan A, Nazari P, Cantrell DR, Haussen DC, Al-Bayati AR, Mohammaden M, Pisani L, Rodrigues GM, Puri AS, Entwistle J, Meves A, Arturo Larco JL, Savastano L, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Brinjikji W.
Histological evaluation of acute ischemic stroke thrombi may indicate the occurrence of vessel wall injury during mechanical thrombectomy. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 May 11:neurintsurg-2021-017310. [Epub ahead of print]

Mereuta OM, Abbasi M, Fitzgerald S, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Hanel RA, Yoo AJ, Almekhlafi MA, Layton KF, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kvamme P, Mendes Pereira V, Jahromi BS, Nogueira RG, Gounis MJ, Patel B, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Bhuva P, Soomro J, Demchuk AM, Thacker IC, Kayan Y, Copelan A, Nazari P, Cantrell DR, Haussen DC, Al-Bayati AR, Mohammaden M, Pisani L, Rodrigues GM, Puri AS, Entwistle J, Meves A, Arturo Larco JL, Savastano L, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Brinjikji W.
Histological evaluation of acute ischemic stroke thrombi may indicate the occurrence of vessel wall injury during mechanical thrombectomy. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 May 11:neurintsurg-2021-017310. [Epub ahead of print]

Mereuta OM, Abbasi M, Fitzgerald S, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Hanel RA, Yoo AJ, Almekhlafi MA, Layton KF, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kvamme P, Mendes Pereira V, Jahromi BS, Nogueira RG, Gounis MJ, Patel B, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Bhuva P, Soomro J, Demchuk AM, Thacker IC, Kayan Y, Copelan A, Nazari P, Cantrell DR, Haussen DC, Al-Bayati AR, Mohammaden M, Pisani L, Rodrigues GM, Puri AS, Entwistle J, Meves A, Arturo Larco JL, Savastano L, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Brinjikji W.
Histological evaluation of acute ischemic stroke thrombi may indicate the occurrence of vessel wall injury during mechanical thrombectomy. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 May 11:neurintsurg-2021-017310. [Epub ahead of print]

Mereuta OM, Abbasi M, Fitzgerald S, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Hanel RA, Yoo AJ, Almekhlafi MA, Layton KF, Delgado Almandoz JE, Kvamme P, Mendes Pereira V, Jahromi BS, Nogueira RG, Gounis MJ, Patel B, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Bhuva P, Soomro J, Demchuk AM, Thacker IC, Kayan Y, Copelan A, Nazari P, Cantrell DR, Haussen DC, Al-Bayati AR, Mohammaden M, Pisani L, Rodrigues GM, Puri AS, Entwistle J, Meves A, Arturo Larco JL, Savastano L, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Brinjikji W.
Histological evaluation of acute ischemic stroke thrombi may indicate the occurrence of vessel wall injury during mechanical thrombectomy. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 May 11:neurintsurg-2021-017310. [Epub ahead of print]

Abbasi M, Kvamme P, Layton KF, Hanel RA, Almekhlafi MA, Delgado JE, Pereira VM, Patel BM, Jahromi BS, Yoo AJ, Nogueira RG, Gounis MJ, Fitzgerald S, Mereuta OM, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Savastano LE, Cloft HJ, Liu Y, Thacker IC, Aghaebrahim.
Per pass analysis of thrombus composition retrieved by mechanical thrombectomy. Interventional Neuroradiology. 2021 Apr 7:15910199211009119. [Epub ahead of print]

Brinjikji W, Nogueira RG, Kvamme P, Layton KF, Delgado Almandoz JE, Hanel RA, Mendes Pereira V, Almekhlafi MA, Yoo AJ, Jahromi BS, Gounis MJ, Patel B, Abbasi M, Fitzgerald S, Mereuta OM, Dai D, Kadirvel R, Doyle K, Savastano L, Cloft HJ, Haussen DC, Al-Ba.
Association between clot composition and stroke origin in mechanical thrombectomy patients: Analysis of the Stroke Thromboembolism Registry of Imaging and Pathology. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 Mar 15:neurintsurg-2020-017167. [Epub ahead of print]

Meyers PM, Fifi JT, Cockroft KM, Miller TR, Given CA, Zomorodi AR, Jagadeesan BD, Mokin M, Kan P, Yao TL, Diaz O, Huddle D, Bellon RJ, Seinfeld J, Polifka AJ, Fiorella D, Chitale RV, Kvamme P, Morrow JT, Singer J, Wakhloo AK, Puri AS, Deshmukh VR, Hanel RA, Gonzalez LF, Woo HH, Aziz-Sultan MA.
Safety of the APOLLO Onyx delivery microcatheter for embolization of brain arteriovenous malformations: Results from a prospective post-market study. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2021 Feb 1:neurintsurg-2020-016830. [Epub ahead of print]

Raymond J, Ghostine J, van Adel BA, Shankar JJS, Iancu D, Mitha AP, Kvamme P, Turner RD, Turk A, Mendes-Pereira V, Carpenter JS, Boo S, Evans A, Woo HH, Fiorella D, Alaraj A, Roy D, Weill A, Lavoie P, Chagnon M, Nguyen TN, Rempel JL, Darsaut TE.
Does increasing packing density using larger caliber coils improve angiographic results of embolization of intracranial aneurysms at 1 year: A randomized trial. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2020 Jan;41(1):29-34. Epub 2020 Jan 2.

Fitzgerald ST, Wang S, Dai D, Douglas A, Kadirvel R, Gounis MJ, Chueh J, Puri AS, Layton KF, Thacker IC, Hanel RA, Sauvageau E, Aghaebrahim A, Almekhlafi MA, Demchuk AM, Nogueira RG, Pereira VM, Kvamme P, Kayan Y, Delgado Almandoz JE, Yoo AJ, Kallmes DF, Doyle KM, Brinjikji W.
Platelet-rich clots as identified by Martius Scarlet Blue staining are isodense on NCCT. Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery. 2019 Nov;11(11):1145-1149. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Fitzgerald S, Dai D, Wang S, Douglas A, Kadirvel R, Layton KF, Thacker IC, Gounis MJ, Chueh JY, Puri AS, Almekhlafi M, Demchuk AM, Hanel RA, Sauvageau E, Aghaebrahim A, Yoo AJ, Kvamme P, M Pereira V, Kayan Y, Delgado Almandoz JE, Nogueira RG, Rabinstein A.
Platelet-rich emboli in cerebral large vessel occlusion are associated with a large artery atherosclerosis source. Stroke. 2019 Jul;50(7):1907-1910. Epub 2019 May 29.

Zaidat OO, Mueller-Kronast NH, Hassan AE, Haussen DC, Jadhav AP, Froehler MT, Jahan R, Ali Aziz-Sultan M, Klucznik RP, Saver JL, Hellinger FR Jr, Yavagal DR, Yao TL, Gupta R, Martin CO, Bozorgchami H, Kaushal R, Nogueira RG, Gandhi RH, Peterson EC, Dashti.
Impact of balloon guide catheter use on clinical and angiographic outcomes in the STRATIS stroke thrombectomy registry. Stroke. 2019 Feb 19:STROKEAHA118021126. [Epub ahead of print]

Froehler MT, Saver JL, Zaidat OO, Jahan R, Aziz-Sultan MA, Klucznick RP, Haussen DC, Hellinger FR Jr, Yavagal DR, Yao TL, Liebeskind DS, Jadhav AP, Gupta R, Hassan AE, Martin CO, Bozorgchami H, Kaushal R, Nogueira RG, Gandhi RH, Peterson EC, Dashti SR, Given CA 2nd, Mehta BP, Deshmukh V, Starkman S, Linfante I, McPherson SH, Kvamme P, STRATIS Investigators..
Interhospital transfer prior to thrombectomy is associated with delayed treatment and worse outcome in the STRATIS registry. Circulation. 2017 Dec 12;136(24):2311-2321. Epub 2017 Sep 24.

Mueller-Kronast NH, Zaidat OO, Froehler MT, Jahan R, Aziz-Sultan MA, Klucznik RP, Saver JL, Hellinger FR Jr, Yavagal DR, Yao TL, Liebeskind DS, Jadhav AP, Gupta R, Hassan AE, Martin CO, Bozorgchami H, Kaushal R, Nogueira RG, Gandhi RH, Peterson EC, Dashti SR, Given CA 2nd, Mehta BP, Deshmukh V, Starkman S, Linfante I, McPherson SH, Kvamme P, STRATIS Investigators.
Systematic evaluation of patients treated with neurothrombectomy devices for acute ischemic stroke: Primary results of the STRATIS registry. Stroke. 2017 Oct;48(10):2760-2768. Epub 2017 Aug 22.

Current Presentations

Green C, Ferrell A, Brown P, Kvamme P. Multimodality imaging of carotid agenesis. Presented at Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery; 2018 Jul 23-26; San Francisco, CA.

Green C, Ferrell A, Brown P, Kvamme P. Treatment of iatrogenic carotid artery pseudoaneurysm with multiple pipeline embolization devices. Presented at Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery; 2018 Jul 23-26; San Francisco, CA.

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