Ismael Moreno, M.D.

Ismael Perez Moreno, M.D.


Interventional Radiology




  • Assistant Professor


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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2100
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Fax: 916-734-3151
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Clinical Interests

Dr. Moreno is an Interventional Radiologist whose clinical interests include Interventional Oncology procedures such as Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE), Transarterial Radioembolization (TARE, Y-90 radioembolization), bland embolization and microwave ablation.  

He also has interest and experience in other embolization procedures, such as uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) and prostate artery embolization (PAE).  He has experience in vascular access procedures, non-vascular interventions, such as percutaneous nephrostomy and biliary procedures. 


Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Center/Program Affiliation

Vascular Center


M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 2004

B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA 1999

Internship: Transitional Internship, Frankford Hospitals, Philadelphia PA 2004-2005


Diagnostic Radiology, Mercy Catholic Medical, Philadelphia PA 2006-2010


Interventional Radiology, University of Miami, Miami FL 2010-2011

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology, 2010

American Board of Radiology, Interventional Radiology, 2015

Professional Memberships

Radiological Society of North America

Society of Interventional Radiology

Select Recent Publications

Sherwani AF, Weis BA, Guynan J, Vaheesan K, Moreno IP, Gadani SD, Johnson RO. Evaluation of post-procedure hemorrhage in patients with ascites undergoing treatment of hepatic malignancy with thermal ablation utilizing microwave technology.  Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2016 Jun;Vol. 34, Issue 11. Abstract.

Johnson R, Vaheesan K, Gunji N, Kwong A, Moreno I, Gadani S. Retrospective review of safety and efficacy of percutaneous gastrostomy placement without gastropexy in extremely sick patients. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2016 Mar; Vol. 27, Issue 3, Supplement, Pages S182-S183. Abstract.

Weis B, Johnson R, Vaheesan K, Hyun G, Dang B, Moreno I, Gadani S, Mikhayel M, Weis B. Predictive value of imaging characteristics for underlying portal hypertension. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2016 Mar; Vol. 27, Issue 3, Supplement, Page S51. Abstract.

Gadani S, Yuen R, Mauer K, Moreno I, O’Kelley R, Vaheesan K, Johnson R. Evaluation of the prostatic artery anatomy and its variants with cone beam CT scan. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2015 Feb; Vol. 26, Issue 2, Supplement Page S184.

Althoen MC, Moreno IP, Khoury PA, Powell, WS. Embolization of Large Uterine Fibroids Retrospective Study. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2009 Feb;Vol 20, Issue 2, Supplement. Abstract.

Ishida T, Zheng Z, Dichek HL, Wang H, Moreno I, Yang E, Kundu RK, Talbi S, Hirata K, Leung LL, Quertermous T. Molecular cloning of nonsecreted endothelial cell-derived lipase isoforms. Genomics. 2004 Jan;83(1):24-33.

Moreno IP, Ishida T, Zheng Z, Talbi S, Leung LL, Quertermous T.  Identification of variant endothelial cell-derived lipases in vascular endothelial cells. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 2002 Jan; Vol. 50, Number 1. Abstract.  

Olivier M, Bustos VI, Levy MR, Smick GA, Moreno I, Bushard JM, Almendras AA, Sheppard K, Zierten DL, Liu X, Cox DR.  Complex high-resolution linkage disequilibrium and haplotype patterns of single-nucleotide polymorphisms in 2.5 Mb of sequence on human chromosome 21. Genomics. 2001 Nov; Vol. 78, Numbers 1-2.