Medical Preceptors

BTG's TheraSphere® Preceptor Program connects physicians with experienced interventional radiologists who provide expert and technical advice to treatment users. With the training programs at the Centers of Excellence, technical proctors, and physician preceptors, BTG offers a complete suite of training and support, whether it’s the first TheraSphere® dose administration or the 100th.

BTG's Preceptors are highly experienced TheraSphere® users that help guide and coach physicians at various stages of TheraSphere® clinical use:

Matthew S Johnson, MD FSIR
Professor of Radiology and Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Director, Interventional Oncology
Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, IN
Siddharth Padia, MD
Assistant Professor
Interventional Radiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Jens Theysohn
Interventional Radiologist
University of Essen
Essen, Germany
Jan Best
Hepatologist
University of Essen
Essen, Germany
Alexander Dechene
Hepatologist
University of Essen
Essen, Germany
Stefan Müller
Nuclear Medicine
University of Essen
Essen, Germany
Etienne Garin, MD, PhD
Nuclear Medicine
Centre Eugene Marquis
Rennes, France

The preceptors provide technical advice to physicians using or preparing to use TheraSphere®. Their role includes:

  • Advising peers on appropriate patient selection and screening
  • Reviewing imaging scans of potential patients
  • Providing guidance on treatment planning
  • Reviewing dosimetry and dose selection considerations for specific patients
  • Advising on treatment administration techniques
  • Providing post-treatment guidance