Babak Yaghmai


Vascular and Interventional Radiology and Body Imaging

Dr. Babak Yaghmai joined the Hill Medical Corporation in 2000 as a specialist in Vascular and Interventional Radiology and Body Imaging. His expertise in performing interventional procedures at Huntington Health has allowed him to be instrumental in developing the VenaCure program to rid people of unsightly varicose veins without the need for surgery. He has established a reputation for being able to provide outstanding results by interventional means and his dedication in this area has allowed the VenaCure program to be extremely successful.

He also played an integral role in the development of the Uterine Fibroid Embolization Program at Huntington Health. Uterine Fibroid Embolization is a procedure done to rid women of the painful and uncomfortable symptoms that fibroids may cause without surgical intervention.

Dr. Yaghmai graduated from the University of Virginia with BA degree in Cell Biology/Biology. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia. He completed his Diagnostic Radiology residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois and his fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the University of Illinois Hospitals in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Yaghmai is Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Dr. Yaghmai has held academic appointments at the University of Chicago as an Assistant Professor/Interventional Radiology, as well as an Assistant Residency Coordinator. Dr. Yaghmai has authored and co-authored many peered reviewed publications, scientific exhibits and presentations. He has been published in Seminars in Interventional Radiology, Radiology, AJR, Advances in Gastroenterolgy, Hepatology and Clinical Nutrition, American Journal of Roentenology, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, and the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. Dr. Yaghmai instituted a highly successful VenaCure program based on Interventional Radiology with precise Ultrasound-guided diagnostic and treatment procedures.

American Board of Radiology
Diagnostic Radiology
National Board of Medical Examiners
Certificate of Added Qualification -Vascular and Interventional Radiology and Interventional Radiology

University of Illinois Hospitals
Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Chicago, Illinois

Cook County Hospital
Diagnostic Radiology
Chicago, Illinois

Cook County Hospital
Diagnostic Radiology
Chicago, Illinois

Medical School
Medical College of Virginia
Doctor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Richmond, Virginia

University of Virginia
Bachelor of Arts in Cell Biology/Biology
Charlottesville, Virginia

American Board of Radiology
American College of Radiology
American Medical Association
American Roentgen Ray Society
Association of University Radiologists
Radiological Society of North America
Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe
International Hepato-Pancrezto-Biliary Association
The Society of Minimally Invasive Therapy

Areas of Expertise
Interventional Radiology