R. Peter Lokken


Interventional radiologist

Dr. R. Peter Lokken is an interventional radiologist, an imaging specialist who uses minimally invasive techniques to treat a variety of disorders.

In his research, Lokken investigates genetic, immunological and other factors associated with outcomes for cancer patients who receive locoregional therapy, in which radiological imaging is used to guide targeted treatment of tumors. He focuses particularly on hepatocellular carcinoma (the most common type of liver cancer).

After earning a master of public health degree at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Lokken completed his medical degree at Harvard Medical School. He completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, followed by a fellowship in interventional radiology at UCSF.

Before joining the UCSF faculty, Lokken was at the University of Illinois Hospital Health & Sciences System, where he specialized in vascular interventional radiology.

Lokken is an associate editor for the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, published by the Society of Interventional Radiology.

  • Education

    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, MPH, 2006

    Harvard Medical School, 2007

  • Residencies

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Diagnostic Radiology, 2012

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Interventional Radiology, 2013

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

Clinics I work with

HHT Center of Excellence

185 Berry St., Suite 180, Lobby 6
San Francisco, CA 94107

Interventional Radiology Clinic

505 Parnassus Ave., Room M-361
San Francisco, CA 94143

Liver Tumor Clinic

350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94117

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