Dr Samir is an Associate Medical Director of Ultrasound at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston USA. He is also an instructor of radiology at Harvard Medical School. His research, teaching and clinical work has focused on interventional device development, diagnostic ultrasound, abdominal imaging, and non-vascular interventional radiology.
In 2003, he was awarded the Far Eastern Economic Review’s Young Inventor of the Year Award for the invention of a laser guidance system for interventional radiology procedures in CT scans. In 2004, he was awarded the Siemens Australia Research Prize for the invention of a laser-guidance system for interventional radiology procedures in ultrasound. This invention also won the ABC Television New Inventors Prize in 2006. Dr Samir is currently involved in numerous radiology research projects.