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

Indianapolis, IN

Jens Theysohn

Interventional Radiologist

University of Essen

Essen, Germany

Alexander Dechene

Hepatologist

University of Essen

Essen, Germany

Etienne Garin, MD, PhD

Nuclear Medicine

Centre Eugene Marquis

Rennes, France

Siddharth Padia, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

Jan Best

Hepatologist

University of Essen

Essen, Germany

Stefan Müller

Nuclear Medicine

University of Essen

Essen, Germany

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