Caridi IRThe UAB Department of Radiology is excited to welcome Theresa Caridi, M.D., FSIR as the new director of the Division of Interventional Radiology. Dr. Caridi has also taken on the inaugural role of Vice Chair of Interventional Affairs for the department.

Caridi attended medical school at the University of Florida, where she also completed her internship and her residency. She then attended the University of Pennsylvania where she completed her fellowship in Interventional Radiology. Following, Caridi spent seven years at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital as an Assistant Professor of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

During her time in Georgetown’s Department of Radiology, Caridi also took on the roles of Clerkship Director of Medical Student Rotations and the Director of the IR Medical Student Interest Group. She has extensive experience working with medical students and assisting with related program growth. She now brings her expertise to UAB’s Department of Radiology.

“I am very grateful for the opportunity to join UAB IR and UAB Radiology, and I look forward to working together to further enhance the division and the department,” said Dr. Caridi. “I am especially grateful for the warm welcome despite the challenging time of COVID and social distancing.”

Dr. Caridi is dually board certified in Radiology and Interventional Radiology. An active member of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), she is presently serving as Vice Chair of the SIR Foundation Board of Directors. Upon completing her term, she will serve a graduated role as Chair of the Foundation Board of Directors. Dr. Caridi is an active editorial board member and reviewer for premiere medical journals within her specialty. She is an experienced lecturer and has had multiple research articles published.

“I am thrilled to have such a strong leader join UAB Radiology and the leadership team," said Dr. Cheri Canon, Witten-Stanley Endowed Chair of Radiology at UAB School of Medicine. "Dr. Caridi has an exciting vision for UAB Interventional, and I am confident she will lead the team to success.”

Caridi’s care includes the full spectrum of Interventional Radiology and, along with her team, she strives to provide treatment for her patients in the same manner she would want for her own family members.