Rakesh Navuluri, MD

Vascular and Interventional Radiology | More

Associate Professor of Radiology Director, Interventional Radiology Residency
Director, Interventional Radiology Clinic

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.

Rakesh Navuluri, MD, FSIR, specializes in vascular and interventional radiology. Guided by imaging technology and using tiny, specialized instruments, Dr. Navuluri performs diagnosis and treatment procedures related to blood vessel disorders, cancer, women's health, men's health, venous access and other conditions.

Dr. Navuluri's research interests include include arteriovenous fistulas, neo-kidney augment, HIFU, and histotripsy. He is the director of the interventional radiology residency program. He also serves as the education chief for the Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • Boston University School of Medicine


  • Beaumont Hospital


  • Detroit Medical Center


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Society of Interventional Radiology
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2008

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Languages Spoken

  • English

At The Forefront Live: Prostate Health and Treatment Options

We spoke with experts Rakesh Navuluri, MD, and Osmanuddin Ahmed, MD, about benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the non-invasive treatment options available at UChicago Medicine.

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