Karim Valji M.D., F.S.I.R.

 Karim Valji M.D., F.S.I.R.

Specialties and Expertise

Interventional Radiology, Radiology & Imaging


Radiology and Imaging Services




Primary Location

Radiology/Imaging Services at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.7200|Map It 


Karim Valji, M.D., F.S.I.R., is a board certified radiologist, chief of Interventional Radiology at UW Medical Center and a UW professor of Radiology. Dr. Valji has been included on the Best Doctors in America list for most of the last decade.

Dr. Vajli cares for patients and their families in the same way he expects his family to be treated.

Dr. Vajli earned his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He has authored more than 80 publications and given more than 250 invited lectures. He is the author of three books (including The Practice of Interventional Radiology) that have become standard texts in the field. He is a former editor-in chief of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. Dr. Vajli is particularly recognized for his work on thrombolysis and dialysis access interventions.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Valji enjoys travel, weight training, theater and reading history of foreign cultures.


Harvard Medical SchoolMedical education1982


Board Certifications

American Board of RadiologyVascular and Interventional Radiology1998
American Board of RadiologyDiagnostic Radiology1989
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