Steve Hetts

Clinical Advisor

Steven Hetts, MD, is an Associate Professor of Radiology in Residence at the University of California, San Francisco, and he is Chief of Neuroradiology at the San Francisco General Hospital where he has established a new clinical Interventional Neuroradiology service. Dr. Hetts received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 2000, and completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at UCSF, followed by a fellowship in Diagnostic Neuroradiology and Interventional Neuroradiology from UCSF. 

Dr. Hetts is involved in translational research as Co-Director of the Interventional Radiology Laboratory at China Basin, including the conception, performance, and management of research projects translating basic science and engineering research into clinical applicability.

Dr. Hetts has published 42 articles and has 7 significant publications. Among these significant publications, Dr. Hetts has led projects, supervised, and mentored medical students in analysis of clinical presentation, angiographic procedures, surgeries, and clinical outcomes. One of his articles was selected as Editor’s Choice in the American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR).

Dr. Hetts conceived of an endovascular device to remove chemotherapy or other toxic agents from the blood and co-founded ChemoFilter, a company to commercialize this technology.