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Gary G. Tse, MD

  • Interventional Radiology
Santa Monica Outpatient Imaging & Interventional Center | 1245 16th Street, Suite 110, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Gary Tse is a board-certified interventional radiologist who specializes in interventional oncology at UCLA.

He has clinical expertise in trans-arterial (TAE) hepatic chemoembolization and radioembolization, as well as percutaneous lung, kidney, liver and soft tissue tumor ablation techniques. His clinical interests include hepatobiliary disease, trauma, GI bleed, arterial and venous thrombolysis, vascular malformation, dialysis intervention, peripheral vascular disease, bone ablation and augmentation, and vertebroplasty.

Dr. Tse graduated with cum laude honors from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washing D.C., followed by a residency program in diagnostic radiology at UC Davis, where he served as Chief Resident. He then completed a fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology at UCLA.

Dr. Tse is an active member of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR). He has an extensive research-oriented background and his work has been published in more than 20 publications.




Medical Board Certification

Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2019


Interventional Radiology, UCLA Dept of Radiology, 2018


Diagnostic Radiology, UC Davis Health, 2017


Internal Medicine, University of Hawaii, 2013


MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2012


  • 2016 RAD-AID Malawi Program Travel Grant Recipient
  • 2016 UC Davis International Travel Grant Recipient
  • 2015 Society of Interventional Radiology Resident In-Training Travel Scholarship
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Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


Meet Gary G. Tse, MD



  1. "Urologic Complications After Transplantation of 225 en Bloc Kidneys From Small Pediatric Donors ≤20 Kg: Incidence, Management, and Impact on Graft Survival"
    Fananapazir G, Tse G, Di Geronimo R, McVicar J, Perez R, Santhanakrishnan C, Sageshima J, Troppmann C. American Journal of Transplantation 2020 2020 Jan 26. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15792. Online ahead of print.

  2. "Obstructed membranous transformation of the inferior vena cava in patients with hepatic vein-type Budd-Chiari syndrome: A case series"
    Ding PX, Liu C, Han XW, Ding JY, Tse G, Lee EW. Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S2210-7401(19)30252-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clinre.2019.10.008. [Epub ahead of print]

  3. "Removal of Two Günther Tulip Filters After Indwelling Times of Greater Than 9 years"
    Rao R, Bent C, Tse G, Golshani B, Cheng D. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2016 Aug;27(8):1263-6. PMID: 27449985

  4. "Clinical and Immediate Postoperative Ultrasound Factors Associated with Vascular Thrombosis of Pediatric en Bloc Kidney Transplants"
    Fananapazir G, Tse G, Corwin M, McGahan J, Santhanakrishnan C, Perez R, Troppmann C. Radiology 2016 June 16:150430. PMID: 26678454

  5. "Graft Arterial Stenosis in Kidney En Bloc Grafts from Very Small Pediatric Donors: Incidence, Timing, and Role of Ultrasound in Screening"
    Bent C, Fananapazir G, Tse G, Corwin M, Santhanakrishnan C, Perez R, Troppmann C. American Journal of Transplantation 2015 Nov;15(11):2940-6. PMID: 26153092

  6. "MR Imaging of the Lumbosacral Plexus: A Review of Techniques and Pathologies"
    Neufeld E, Shen P, Nidecker A, Runner G, Bateni C, Tse G, Chin C. Journal of Neuroimaging 2015 Sep; 25(5):691-703. PMID: 25940664

  7. "Coiled internal carotid arteries associated with bilateral sequential strokes"
    Tse G, Masuda EM, McMurtray AM, Nakamoto, B. Case Reports in Vascular Medicine 2013;2013:929530. PMID: 23762747

  8. "Diffuse Leukoencephalopathy and Subacute Parkinsonism as an Early Manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus"
    Tse G, Santos-Ocampo A, Chow DC, McMurtray AM, Nakamoto B. Case Reports in Neurological Medicine 2013;2013:367185. PMID: 24369514

  9. "Case of Levodopa Toxicity from Ingestion of Mucuna gigantea"
    Tse G, Kim B, McMurtray A, Nakamoto B. Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health. 2013 May; 72(5):157-60.. PMID: 23795319

  10. "Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy with Concurrent Full-Dose Gemcitabine for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: A Pilot Trial Demonstrating Safety"
    Gurka M, Collins S, Slack R, Tse G, Charabaty A, Ley L, Berzcel L, Pishvaian MJ. Radiation Oncology. 2013 Mar; 1(8):44. PMID: 23452509


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  • 2016 RAD-AID Malawi Program Travel Grant Recipient
  • 2016 UC Davis International Travel Grant Recipient
  • 2015 Society of Interventional Radiology Resident In-Training Travel Scholarship
  • 2014-2015 RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Nominee and Participant
  • Global Embolization Symposium and Technologies Resident Honorarium Recipient 2014
  • University of Hawaii Internal Medicine - Resident Excellence in Research Award 2013
  • Society of Interventional Radiology SIR Foundation Dr. Constantin Cope Medical Student Research Award 2012