Memorial Sloan Kettering interventional radiologist Fourat Ridouani

Fourat Ridouani, MD

Interventional Radiologist

My Role at MSK

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Image-Guided Therapies
  • Tumor Embolization
  • Tumor Ablation Genitourinary Malignancies (Kidney, Bladder, Prostate)

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About Me

What I Do at MSK
  • Assistant Attending Radiologist
Get To Know Me

I am a radiologist who specializes in interventional oncology, a minimally invasive approach of diagnosing and treating cancer. For most people, this option is less risky with shorter recovery times compared to traditional surgery.

As an interventional radiologist, I perform a broad range of procedures such as treating tumors, performing organ biopises, or placing stents by inserting small instruments and thin tubes (catheters) into the body via an artery or a vein.  I use images from fluoroscopy (an x-ray that allows us to see internal organs in motion), ultrasounds, CT scans, MRI and PET/CT, to help guide these interventions. The richness of the different interventions and their impact, as well as all the possibilities of development in this field, are the key drivers that made me choose this specialty.

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I believe that reducing the risks of complications from surgeries is a critical part of our role as interventional radiologists, and my goal is to ensure that every patient is provided with patient-centered care. By understanding patients’ individual needs, their backgrounds, and their concerns, I help provide guidance, with full transparency on expectations to help put my patients at ease. I work with a team of medical, surgical, and radiation oncology experts to ensure that every intervention is delivered with first-class care, allowing for the fastest recovery.

My clinical research has been focused on finding solutions to improve image guidance for the procedures we perform, as well as helping to develop new tools and software to be more precise and efficient. I also work on new ablation modalities for tumor destruction, such as laser ablation for thyroid cancer.

My Role at MSK

An interventional (IN-ter-VEN-shun-al) radiologist is a doctor with special training in using image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat disease.

Areas of Expertise

My Specialties

  • Image-Guided Therapies
  • Tumor Embolization
  • Tumor Ablation Genitourinary Malignancies (Kidney, Bladder, Prostate)
  • Head and Neck Malignancies (Thyroid)
Education & Honors

Education

  • MD, Monastir University Medical School, Tunisia

Residencies

  • Radiology - Hassan II University Casablanca Medical School

Fellowships

  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology - Henri Mondor Hospital, UPEC, France
  • Interventional Oncology - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Insurance Information

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Aetna

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO PPO, POS, Transplant

Aetna Medicare Advantage (MTA retirees only)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield New York

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield states outside of NY/NJ

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO PPO, POS

Blue Cross Health Plus

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Carrum Health

In Network Coverage Type
Supplemental

Cigna

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

Connecticare

In Network Coverage Type
POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Offers a qualified health plan from the Health Insurance Marketplace. Call Emblem to learn more.

Emblem Essential

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Emblem Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

Empire Blue Cross Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO, DSN

Empire Essential

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Empire Plan / NYSHIP (Blue Cross/UnitedHealthcare split plan)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Fidelis

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, EPO

Offers a qualified health plan from the Health Insurance Marketplace. Call Fidelis to learn more.

Fidelis Managed Medicaid & HARP

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Fidelis Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

First Health

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Healthfirst

In Network Coverage Type
EPO, HMO, PPO, POS

Offers a qualified health plan from the Health Insurance Marketplace. Call Healthfirst to learn more.

Healthfirst Managed Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Healthfirst Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
HMO, PPO

Healthsmart

In Network Coverage Type
PPO EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (HMO)

In Network Coverage Type
HMO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (PPO)

In Network Coverage Type
PPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier I (EPO)

In Network Coverage Type
EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier II (EPO)

In Network Coverage Type
EPO

Horizon Medicare Advantage

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

Husky CT Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Magnacare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO

Straight NJ Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Straight NY Medicaid

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Medicare Part A&B (traditional Medicare)

In Network Coverage Type
Federal Government

Multiplan/Beech Street/PHCS

In Network Coverage Type
Supplemental

MVP

In Network Coverage Type
PPO/OAP

Non-Participating Plans with Out of Network Benefits

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus for City Employees

In Network Coverage Type
TBD

Oscar

In Network Coverage Type
HMO/EPO

Oxford

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, EPO

World Trade Center Health Program (WTC)

In Network Coverage Type
State Government

Qualcare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

Tricare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, HMO

UMR

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS

United Healthcare

In Network Coverage Type
PPO, POS, HMO

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Contact and Location

Dr. Ridouani sees patients at two locations.

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Location
New York, NY
West Harrison, NY

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Colleagues

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Disclosures

Doctors and faculty members often work with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology, and life sciences companies, and other organizations outside of MSK, to find safe and effective cancer treatments, to improve patient care, and to educate the health care community.

MSK requires doctors and faculty members to report (“disclose”) the relationships and financial interests they have with external entities. As a commitment to transparency with our community, we make that information available to the public.

Fourat Ridouani discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

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