Minhaj S. Khaja, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Radiology in Vascular & Interventional Radiology (IR), Associate Program Director of the Diagnostic Radiology Residency, and Program Director of the IR Residency
Dr. Khaja completed his residency and fellowship training in the VIR Clinic Training Pathway at the University of Virginia, where he served as Chief fellow. At UVA, he was actively involved in the care of vascular patients in a collaborative environment. He completed a five-year MD/MBA joint degree program at the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
Dr. Khaja became part of Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan when he assumed a position in the Department of Radiology on July 1, 2014. Since coming to the University of Michigan, he has been involved in research with his primary focus on the management of complex aortic and venous disease, specifically aortic dissection and chronic venous occlusive disease. Dr. Khaja is the editor of a very popular review book, Vascular & Interventional Imaging: Case Review. Dr. Khaja has demonstrated leadership in his Division, Department, and the Institution by spearheading the Pulmonary Embolism Response Team, a multidisciplinary clinical team created to manage patients with pulmonary embolism. He is a co-investigator on many studies with colleagues in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, and Vascular Medicine. He is the primary investigator on several studies including the PRESERVE study, evaluating complications related to IVC filter placement and retrieval. With his dedication, Michigan Medicine is the second highest enrolling center nationally.
Minhaj participates in many national service organizations with leadership roles in many. He is the past Chair of the Early Career Section of the Society of Interventional Radiology, a group focused on young faculty development. He is also actively involved with the American College of Radiology, American Board of Radiology, and Association of Program Directors in IR and Radiology. Dr. Khaja is actively involved with medical education at the student, resident and fellow levels and was instrumental in the establishment of the IR Residency program at Michigan Medicine, a paradigm shift in the education of future interventional radiologists. His dedication to education and vascular disease go hand in hand.