Barry Sacks, MD

Barry Sacks, MD

Radiology Boston, MA

Section Chief Interventional Radiology

Office Address

  • 1 Deaconess Place
    West Clinical Center 308
    Boston, MA 02215
    Phone: (617) 754-2588
    Fax: (617) 754-2651

Barry Sacks, MD

Radiology Boston, MA

Section Chief Interventional Radiology

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Radiology: Vascular & Interventional

Education & Training

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • University of the WitwatersrandUniversity of the Witwatersrand

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1975 - 2017
  • American Board of RadiologyDiagnostic Radiology
  • American Board of RadiologyVascular & Interventional Radiology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Boston MagazineCastle Connolly, 2013
    • FellowAmerican College of Radiology, 1997
    • Fellow (FSIR)Society of Interventional Radiology

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Adrenal Venous Sampling: Promises and Pitfalls.  Sacks BA, Brook O and Brennan I, Current Concepts in Endocrinology, 4/1/2013
    • Embolotherapy for Lower Urinary Tract Hemorrhage.  Prasad V, Sacks BA, Kraus S, Clouse ME, J Vasc Interv Radiol, 1/1/2009
    • Strategies to increase the use of autologus arterio-venous fistula in end stage renal disease.  Miller AM, Hölzbein TJ, Gottlieb MN, Sacks BA, Lavin PT, Goodman WS, Gupta SK, Annals of Vascular Surgery, 1/1/1997

    Books/Book Chapters

    • In Interventional Radiology Chapter: Venous Sampling 
      Sacks BA, Brook O, Brennan I, Pallotta J
      Editors: Kim, D, Orron D.
    • Techniques in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Chapter: Angioscopy in Interventional Surgery: Diagnostic use and therapeutic application in endovascular procedures 
      Miller AM, Sacks BA.
      Editors: James ST Yao and William H Pearce.Appleton and Lange
    • Complications in Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology.  
      Sacks BA, Feld MS
      Editors: George Ansell, Michael Bettmann, John A. Kaufman and Robert A. Wilkins.Blackwell Scientific, Cambridge, MA
      Edition Thir,1996


    • Ablation of Mediastinal parathyroid adenomas. (Scientific presentation) Ni Mhuircheartaigh, Pallotta. J, Sacks B, SIR, 3/1/2013
    • Parathyroid Imaging. B.A. Sacks, Presented to the endocrine surgical and endocrine departments at Boston Medical Center, 1/1/2013
    • Cone beam CT to identify the right adrenal vein during Adrenal Vein Sampling. Drnovsek V, Sacks BA, Ahmed M, Brook O., SIR, 3/1/2012


    • Thyroid Nodules: Practical notes on when to biopsy. 3/2/2013
    • Update on adrenal vein sampling plus Radiofrequency ablation of aldosterone producing adenomas (APA) Brigham and Womens hospital - 1/1/2012
    • Parathyroid Venous Sampling: Tips and Tricks. 11/1/2011

    Professional Memberships

    • Society of Interventional Radiology - SIRFellow
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