Director of Interventional Neuroradiology

Primary Location

Patients: 401-606-2645 (COIL)
Admin: 401-606-4610
Twitter: @mobilestroke4U

Ryan A. McTaggart, MD, is the director of interventional neuroradiology at Rhode Island Hospital and an assistant professor of diagnostic imaging, neurology, and neurosurgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. McTaggart’s work has been published in over fifty peer-reviewed journals and he is the author of “Image-guided Ablation in the Thorax,” a chapter in a textbook about interventional oncology and cancer therapy. He has presented regionally and internationally on a variety of topics but is particularly  interested in discussing improving systems of care for patients with acute stroke.

In addition to his university teaching roles, Dr. McTaggart also instructs residents and fellows in neuroradiology and diagnostic imaging at Rhode Island Hospital. He is a senior member of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery, American Heart Association, and the American Society of Neuroradiology. He serves on the Standards and Guidelines Committee for the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery.


Diagnostic Imaging
Interventional Neuroradiology

Areas of Expertise

Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Angioplasty And Stenting Of Atherosclerotic Disease
Brain Aneurysms
Brain Arteriovenous Malformations
Cardioembolic Stroke
Carotid-cavernous Fistula
Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography
Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
Hypervascular Tumor Embolization
Percutaneous Sclerotherapy Of Vascular Malformations
Sacral Insufficiency Fracture Augmentation
Spinal Arteriovenous Malformations
Venous Stenting For Pseudotumor Cerebri
Vertebral Compression Fracture Augmentation

Hospital Affiliations


Medical School:Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Internship:University of California, San Francisco, CA
Residency:Rhode Island Hospital, Providence
Fellowship:Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA

Meet Dr. Ryan McTaggart

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