Physician Biographies

Dheeraj Gandhi, M.D., M.B.B.S.Dheeraj Gandhi, M.D., M.B.B.S.
Professor of Radiology, Neurosurgery and Neurology
Director of Interventional Neuroradiology
Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery Fellowship Program

Dr. Dheeraj Gandhi completed his radiology residency from All India Institute of Medical Sciences and subsequently trained in diagnostic and interventional Neuroradiology at University of Ottawa and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He joined as faculty and subsequently also served as the Director of Interventional Neuroradiology at the University of Michigan. From 2008 to 2011, he worked at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Hospital where he served as the Director of Endovascular Neurosurgical Fellowship program as well as the Director of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Interventional Neuroradiology program. Recently, he was recruited at the University of Maryland, where he was appointed a Professor of Radiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery as well as Director of Interventional Neuroradiology.

His clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of adult and pediatric neurovascular diseases, aneurysms, arterio-venous malformations, dural arteriovenous fistulas and interventional treatment of head and neck vascular abnormalities. His focus is also on the development of safer endovascular techniques, hybrid DSA-CT imaging, Cone beam CT and simulation lab training for neurovascular procedures. Dr. Gandhi is board certified in Radiology as well as Neuroradiology.

Besides his interest in clinical service and research, he is passionate about resident and fellow teaching. He has won several "excellence in teaching" awards and serves as the fellowship director for interventional neuroradiology/endovascular neurosurgery program. Under his direction, several of his trainees have won awards at the international meetings. He has recruited and trained several Interventional Neuroradiology fellows.

Actively engaged in research, he has been a successful investigator with previous grant funding from varied sources including NIH, American Society of Neuroradiology, University of Michigan as well as the industry. He has published 80 manuscripts in prestigious journals and more than 80 abstracts. In addition, he has edited two books and has contributed to several book chapters. Dr. Gandhi is a frequently invited speaker and moderator at the national and international conferences.

Dr. Gandhi has won many awards and honors at institutional and national level. Some of his notable past achievements include Professor Shyam Sharma Medal for the best radiology resident and RSNA Research Fellow of the year awards. He is a past recipient of several excellence in teaching awards, prestigious Berlex/ NERF basic science research grant, Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude and Cum Laude awards from American Society of Neuroradiology and Editor's recognition award for distinction in reviewing (Radiology).


Timothy R. Miller, M.D. Timothy R. Miller, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Dr. Timothy Miller has recently joined the Interventional Neuroradiology section at the University of Maryland. He graduated Summa cum Laude from Case Western University and subsequently completed his Radiology residency at the same institution. He subsequently received advanced trained in both diagnostic and interventional Neuroradiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr Miller is a Board-certified Radiologist with particular focus in Interventional Neuroradiology/Endovascular Neurosurgery.

Dr. Miller is an active member of the Interventional Neuroradiology Section at the University of Maryland. His clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of vascular abnormalities of the central nervous system, including intracranial aneurysms, cerebral and spinal arterio-venous malformations, stroke as well as dural arteriovenous fistula. Dr. Miller also preforms image-guided interventions of the spine including percutaneous pain procedures, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty and RF ablation.

Dr. Miller is actively involved in neurointerventional research and has published in prestigious journals as well as presented his work at national neuroradiology meetings. In addition, he has contributed to several book chapters.

Dr. Miller is a senior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery. He is also a reviewer for the Journal of Neurointerventional Surgery.


Gaurav Jindal, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Division of Interventional Neuroradiology
Director, Endovascular Neurosurgery/Interventional Neuroradiology fellowship program

Dr. Gaurav Jindal joined the Interventional Neuroradiology section at the University of Maryland in 2011. He graduated Summa cum Laude from The George Washington University. Subsequently, he graduated in the coveted and revered Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society from The George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Jindal completed his Radiology residency at the University of Pennsylvania. He subsequently received advanced fellowship training in both Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Jindal is a board-certified Radiologist with particular focus in Interventional Neuroradiology/Endovascular Neurosurgery.  He is an active member of the Interventional Neuroradiology Section at the University of Maryland. His clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of vascular abnormalities of the central nervous system including intracranial aneurysms, cerebral and spinal arterio-venous malformations, stroke as well as dural arteriovenous fistula. Dr. Jindal also has special expertise in minimally invasive spine interventional techniques.

Dr. Jindal is actively involved in cutting edge research and has published his work in prestigious journals as well as presented his work at several national Neuroradiology meetings. In addition, he has contributed to several book chapters. At this time, he is actively pursuing research aimed at better understanding endovascular devices used in the treatment of brain aneurysms as well as devices used for palliative treatment of cancerous disease in the spine. He is institutional principal investigator for several HDE devices, HEAT study and hopes to soon initiate a multi-center study on endovascular coiling of small intracranial aneurysms.

Dr. Jindal has an active interest in educating residents and fellows. He serves as the fellowship director for Interventional Neuroradiology.

He is a senior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and the Society of Neuro-interventional Surgery. He serves on Educational Exhibit committee of the ASNR. He is also a reviewer for the Journal of Neuro-interventional Surgery and Neurographic.


Mihae Shin-Diep, CRNP
Interventional Neuroradiology Nurse Practitioner

Mihae is new to the world of interventional neuroradiology and joined the team in July of 2012. With 15 years experience in cardiac surgery and critical care medicine, Mihae’s nursing knowledge and experiences complement the medical and technical expertise of the physicians.

Mihae splits her time coordinating the follow-up clinic and performing lumbar punctures and other percutaneous spine procedures. She enjoys developing a relationship with her patients and educating them about their diagnosis.

On her days off, Mihae enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 small children. She enjoys reading fiction, cooking and fine dining.

Education:
Master of Science- Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Bachelor of Science- Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, Md
Registered Nurse

Licensure:
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner- Maryland
Registered Nurse- Maryland

Certifications:
Critical Care Registered Nurse
Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Membership:
Society of Neuro Interventional Surgery- clinical associate
American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Nursing Highlights:
Co-editor of the Advanced Practice Nursing column in “News and Views”
International NP student preceptor
Professional Advancement Model Committee member
Cardiac Surgery ICU Education Committee member

This page was last updated: June 17, 2013

         
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