Robert Lookstein, MD
Interventional Radiology, Radiology
Robert A Lookstein, MD MHCDL FSIR FAHA FSVM is Professor of Radiology and Surgery at the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS). After attending medical school at the State University of NY (SUNY) Health Science Center at Brooklyn in 1995, he completed his radiology residency and fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at ISMMS in New York. He subsequently joined the division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology as Faculty in 2002.
Dr. Lookstein currently lectures around the world on various subjects in the field of Vascular and Interventional Radiology including peripheral arterial imaging and intervention, endovascular interventions, aortic stent-grafts, and deep vein thrombosis. He is recognized as an innovator in the field of peripheral vascular disease and noninvasive vascular imaging. His clinical practice is focused on the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral vascular disease.
Dr. Lookstein currently serves as Executive Vice Chairman in The Department of Diagnostic, Molecular, and Interventioal Radiology for the Mount Sinai Health System. He previoulsy served as System Vice Chair for Interventional Services as well as Division Chief of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.
Dr. Lookstein is currently involved in numerous research studies related to peripheral vascular disease including the VENITE VICI venous stent trial, the SAVAL study evaluating drug coated stents in the lower leg arteries, the PRESERVE registry evaluating the safety and efficacy of Inferior Vena Cava filters, as well as the NHLBI funded BEST-CLI evaluating the role of endovascular revascularization for critical limb ischemia.
Dr. Lookstein has authored hundreds of scientific abstracts and manuscripts related to cardiovascular imaging and intervention and has served as Assistant Editor for the American Journal of Roentgenology.
He is a regular faculty member of numerous national and international meetings including The International Society of Endovascular Therapy, Advanced Interventional Management, The Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting, The Radiologic Society of North America, and The American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, and Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA).
He is the Course Program Director of several national education courses including Lower Extremity Arterial Revascularization (LEARN), TransRadial EndoVascular Therapy (TREAT), Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), and LINC Mount Sinai.
Dr. Lookstein serves on numerous committees within the Mount Sinai Health System related to patient safety and quality, novel procedure oversight, cardiovascular disease intervention value analysis, and performance improvement.
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- Mount Sinai Brooklyn
- Mount Sinai Queens
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
Atherosclerosis, Cardiovascular, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging