William O'Connell, MD


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine
Interventional Radiologist
Brain and Spine Tumors
Breast Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pancreatic Cancer
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


William (Bill) O'Connell, MD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine. A board certified diagnostic radiologist and interventional radiologist, Dr. O'Connell specializes in minimally invasive vascular and non-vascular interventional radiology procedures, including interventional oncology with Y90, chemoembolization and ablation therapies. He coordinates care with oncologists at Winship to treat patients with any of the following malignancies: spinal tumors, primary liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, metastatic pancreatic cancer including neuroendocrine tumors, metastatic colon cancer, metastatic lung cancer or metastatic breast cancer.

Prior to joining Emory, he practiced interventional radiology at Albert Einstein Health Network in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. O'Connell is a member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics research program at Winship Cancer Institute. He holds professional memberships with Society of Interventional Radiology, Atlanta Interventional Radiology Society and Radiologic Society of North America.


Dr. O'Connell received his MD from Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey. He completed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He then completed his fellowship in interventional radiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.


Dr. O'Connell is working to determine the safety and effectiveness of spine bone ablation with vertebral augmentation for the treatment of painful spinal metastasis.


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