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Scott J. Genshaft, MD

  • Interventional Radiology|
  • Diagnostic Radiology
Average rating: 5.0
| 46 ratings
Santa Monica Outpatient Imaging & Interventional Center | 1245 16th Street, Suite 110, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Scott J. Genshaft is the Director of Community Outpatient Interventional Radiology. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice between 11-20 years. He specializes in Diagnostic Radiology, Radiology and Vascular & Interventional Radiology. Some of his recognitions include: Super Doctors Southern California, for 2023 and 2024, Top Doctors for Los Angeles Magazine 2021, and Southern California Rising Star, Super Doctors 2014-2015.




Medical Board Certification

Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2017


Thoracic Radiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2013
Vascular & Interventional Radiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2012


Diagnostic Radiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2011


Transitional, Maimonides Medical Center, 2007
Maimonides Medical Center, 2007


MD, Case Western Reserve Univ School of Medicine, 2006



Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


Meet Scott J. Genshaft, MD



  1. Tafti BA, Genshaft S, Suh R, Abtin F. Lung Ablation: Indications and Techniques. Seminars in Interventional Radiology. 2019 Aug; 36(3): 163-175.
  2. Abtin F, De Baere T, Dupuy DE, Genshaft S, Healey T, Khan S, Suh R. Updates on Current Role and Practice of Lung Ablation. Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 2019 Jul; 34(4): 266-277.
  3. Price M, Wu CC, Genshaft S, Sadow PM, Xie L, Shepard JO, McDermott S. Imaging and Management of Intrathoracic Renal Cell Carcinoma Metastases. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2018 Jun; 210(6):1181-1191.
  4. Hao F, Genshaft S, Kee ST, Canan T, Yang EH, Moriarty JM. Percutaneous Transthoracic Treatment of Ascending Aortic and Root Pseudoaneurysms: Procedural Aspects and Guidance with the Use of Multimodality Imaging. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2018 May;29(5):628-631
  5. Pan PJ, Bansal AK, Genshaft SJ, Kim GH, Suh RD, Abtin F. Comparison of Double-Freeze versus Modified Triple-Freeze Pulmonary Cryoablation and Hemorrhage Volume Using Different Probe Sizes in an In Vivo Porcine Lung. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2018 May; 29(5):722-728.
  6. Tsai EB, Pomykala K, Ruchalski K, Genshaft S, Abtin F, Gutierrez A, Kim HJ, Li A, Adame C, Jalalian A, Wolf B, Garon EB, Goldman JW, Suh R. Feasibility and Safety of Intrathoracic Biopsy and Repeat Biopsy for Evaluation of Programmed Cell Death Ligand-1 Expression for Immunotherapy in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Radiology. 2018 April; 287(1):326-332.
  7. Spiegel ML, Goldman JW, Wolf BR, Nameth DJ, Grogan TR, Lisberg AE, Wong DJL, Ledezma BA, Mendenhall MA, Genshaft SJ, Gutierrez AJ, Abtin F, Wallace WD, Adame CR, McKenzie JR, Abarca PA, Li AJ, Strunck JL, Famenini S, Carroll JM, Tucker DA, Sauer LM, Moghadam NM, Elashoff DA, Abaya CD, Brennan MB, Garon EB. Non-small cell lung cancer clinical trials requiring biopsies with biomarker-specific results for enrollment provide unique challenges. Cancer. 2017 Dec 15; 123(24): 4800-4807
  8. Steinberger JD, Genshaft SJ. The Role of Inferior Vena Cava Filters in Pulmonary Embolism. Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2017 September;20(3): 197-205
  9. Abtin F, Quirk M, Suh R, Hsu S, Han S, Kim G, Genshaft S, Sandberg J, Olevsky O, Cameron R. Percutaneous Cryoablation for the Treatment of Recurrent Malignant Pleural mesothelioma: Safety Efficacy, and Predictors of Local Recurrence. J. Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
    2017 Feb;28(2): 213-221
  10. Al-Hakim RA, Abtin FG, Genshaft SJ, Kutay E, Suh RD. Defining New Metrics in Microwave Ablation of Pulmonary Tumors: Ablation Work and Ablation Resistance Score. J. Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2016 Sep;27(9): 1380-6


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  • Super Doctors® Southern California, 2023, 2024
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021
  • Southern California Rising Star, Super Doctors ®, 2014-2015
  • Southern California Super Doctors ®, 2014
  • Outstanding Young Faculty Teaching Award, UCLA Department of Radiology, 2013-2014
  • Outstanding Acute Care Service Award, 2012-2013
  • UCLA Department of Radiology
  • UCLA Outstanding Nighthawk Radiology Resident, 2009-2010