Dr. R. Mitchell Ermentrout

Qualifications

  • Dual Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology and Interventional Radiology
  • Extensive experience in clinical interventional radiology, having performed thousands of embolization procedures
  • Specializes in treatment of uterine fibroids

Education

  • Undergraduate degree in biology from Dartmouth College
  • Medical degree from Brown University – Alpert Medical School
  • Diagnostic Radiology Residency at University of California Irvine School of Medicine
  • Fellowship in Vascular & Interventional Radiology at Emory University School of Medicine

Experience

After completing his training, Dr. Ermentrout was invited to become a faculty member in the Department of Radiology at Emory University School of Medicine. He spent 5 years practicing primarily at Emory University Hospital, performing a wide range of interventional radiology procedures with particular expertise in embolization of complex tumors and vascular disorders.

He served as a clinical site director for interventional radiology at Emory University Hospital and was involved in a variety of research projects within the department. As an assistant professor, he spent significant time lecturing, teaching procedural skills, and providing mentorship to well over a hundred interventional radiology fellows, residents, and medical students, eventually serving as the program director of the largest interventional radiology residency and fellowship program in the U.S. Dr. Ermentrout has published articles in a number of medical journals and has been invited to lecture in regional, national, and international meetings on a variety of topics ranging from complex embolization techniques, treatment of liver cancer, and management of vascular disorders.

Live recordings of his procedures have been used for teaching other physicians, including video presentation of a life-saving TIPS/BATO procedure at the annual meeting of the European Society of Interventional Radiology in 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. He is also an expert in performing embolization procedures, including UFE, through the radial artery in the wrist and has taught courses for other physicians learning this technique. More recently, Dr. Ermentrout has also worked in a large private practice group in the Atlanta area, further specializing in interpretation of pelvic MRI and the evaluation and management of uterine fibroids.

Awards

  • 2011 Certificate of Merit Award: American Roentgen Ray Society
  • 2012 Chief Resident in Diagnostic Radiology – University of California Irvine School of Medicine
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