Amjad Alkadri, MD
Dr. Amjad Alkadri is an Interventional Radiologist and Vein Specialist with expertise in minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Alkadri received his medical degree from the University of Damascus and subsequently completed general surgery and radiology training at Providence hospital in Michigan in 1999. He also completed an Interventional Radiology fellowship at the university of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Alkadri is Board Certified Radiology.
After his fellowship in 2000, as part of his dedication to teaching, Dr. Alkadri served for 4 years as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology at the U of I Medical Center. During this time, he performed hundreds of complex minimally invasive procedures using state of the art technologies.
An accomplished physician-scientist, Dr. Alkadri has 20 years experience in the field of Interventional Radiology with special interest in the treatment of varicose veins and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures. He is currently a primary investigator for an ablative cosmetic treatment of the face sponsored by the FDA.
From 2003 to 2013 Dr. Alkadri served as the Chairman of Radiology at Porter Hospital in Valparaiso, Indiana.
Also in 2003, Dr. Alkadri co-founded the Vein Center of NW Indiana. In doing so he introduced innovative laser treatments for varicose veins to NW Indiana. Dr. Alkadri presently serves on the advisory board of BTG, where he advises on new revolutionary treatments for varicose veins.
With four locations in NW Indiana, Dr. Alkadri, is the current president of the Vein and Laser Institute. As president, Dr. Alkadri is responsible for strategic direction, overall administration, recruiting and allocation of resources. The Vein and Laser Institute is one of the fastest growing vein and cosmetic centers in the Chicagol and area.
As a humanitarian, Dr. Alkadri made time on many occasions to travel to his birth country, Syria, to perform needed interventions for those in need of medical attention.