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Omar Zahid Chohan — Interventional Radiologist

Clarence, NY— Omar Zahid Chohan is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Most Trusted Healthcare Professional for his contributions as an Interventional Radiologist.

 Dr. Chohan earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in nutritional sciences from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received a DO from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an internship, radiology residency, and fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology at Christiana Hospital in Delaware. 

Dr. Chohan practices at Great Lakes Medical Imaging – Williamsville in Buffalo New York. According to the doctor, Great Lakes Medical Imaging was formed in 2003 to provide Buffalo’s Kaleida Health System with comprehensive radiology coverage and was founded by six radiologists from Rochester New York. The group has grown to include more than 30 board-certified, fellowship-trained providers covering general radiology, the radiology subspecialties, and interventional radiology. They provide radiology services for 6 hospitals and at 5 outpatient locations in and around Buffalo, New York.

The doctor is board-certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Osteopathic Board of Radiology (AOBR). According to Dr. Chohan, the AOBR is an organization that provides board certification to qualified Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine who specialize in the use of imaging in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. He explained that interventional radiology is a surgical subspecialty that involves the use of medical imaging to treat various diseases with minimally invasive techniques and conditions including arterial and venous disease; blood clots; uterine fibroids; and enlarged prostates. Dr. Chohan specializes in patients that have arterial/vascular disease, enlarged prostates, fibroid diseases, and pulmonary embolisms and notes that he takes the time with patients to insure they understand their conditions and the best course of treatment.

Dr. Chohan is an active member of the American Medical Association the Radiology; Society of North America; the Society of Interventional Radiology; the American College of Radiology; the ACR Radiology Advocacy Network; the American Roentgen Ray Society; and the American College of Radiology.

The doctor is associated with Society of Interventional Radiology; Society of Vascular Surgery; and American College of Radiology Dr. Chohan serves as the Associate Program Director for Radiology at the State University of New York at Buffalo.