Kirk
Minkus , MD.

Vascular/Interventional Radiology Specialist

Kirk D. Minkus, MD.

Vascular & Interventional/Diagnostic Radiology, Double Board Certified/CAQ
Interventional Pain, Interventional Oncology

Dr. Minkus hails from Chicago, IL, where he spent his first 35 years and completed his medical training in multiple locations in the Midwest.  His undergraduate studies were completed at Washington University in St. Louis, graduate study at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and initial medical school training at St. George’s University School of Medicine, graduating in a combined M.D.-M.Sc. medical doctor and clinical research combined degree program. His masters research thesis focus was on HIV/AIDS, stemming from lab & neurosurgical research at Northwestern University in Chicago in the late 1980’s.  Clinical, hospital, and specialty training continued at the Medical College of Ohio (now University Toledo) in Toledo, Ohio, where he completed his 4-year radiology residency and gained his initial training in interventional radiology.  Once his vascular & interventional radiology fellowship was completed at Rush University Hospital in Chicago Illinois, he was immediately drafted to Arizona and has been practicing here since 2004.  Dr. Minkus has over 15 years of collective interventional radiology practice and training, and has performed over 40,000 procedures.  Advanced postgraduate training in the area of interventional pain, anesthetics, and peripheral arterial disease procedural techniques was gained over the past 4 years with certificates earned.  Dr. Minkus now focuses mainly on peripheral arterial and venous disease of the legs, interventional oncology/cancer treatments, and administering interventional pain treatments into the spine and joints. Licensed to practice medicine in 7 states.

Recent awards:

 

Patient’s choice award – Vitals.com 2013
Most Compassionate Doctor – Vitals.com 2013
Top 10 Doctor in Arizona – Vitals.com 2014

Dr. Minkus has been an avid musician, drummer, multi-percussionist, singer, musical composer, and live performer for 40 years as well, and enjoys golf, travel, and spending time with his family and little dogs.