Christopher Hesh

Curriculum Vitae

Brief Biography

Christopher Hesh is an independent interventional radiology resident at Northwestern University. His research interests relate to the development of image-guided therapeutics for solid tumors of childhood.

Research Interests

Interventional oncology; pediatric interventional radiology; image-guided therapeutics


Clinical Training

Honors & Awards


  1. Hesh CA, Gill AE, Soler Rodriguez D, Clifton MS, Mitchell S, Hawkins CM. (2020) Percutaneous image-guided microwave ablation as primary therapy for PRETEXT II hepatoblastoma. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. e28641.
  2. Zaman MH, Young EE, Maruf M, Hesh CA, Harris KT, Manyevitch R, Davis R, Wu WJ, Hall SA, DiCarlo H, Gearhart JP. (2020) Practice Patterns in Classic Bladder Exstrophy: A Global Perspective. Journal of Pediatric Urology.
  3. Hesh CA, Qiu Y, Lam WA (2019) Vascularized Microfluidics and the Blood–Endothelium Interface. Micromachines. 11:E18. [PDF]
  4. Hesh CA, Hawkins CM, Patel K, Gill AE (2019) Treatment of chronic thrombotic occlusion of the inferior vena cava in a child with cavoportal mesenteric varices. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 66:e27908. [PDF]
  5. Hesh CA, Young EE, Intihar P, Gearhart JP (2016) The cost of failure: The economic impact of failed primary closure in classic bladder exstrophy. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 51:1312-1316. [PDF]
  6. Inouye BM, Lue K, Abdelwahab M, Di Carlo HN, Young EE, Tourchi A, Grewal M, Hesh CA, Sponseller PD, Gearhart JP (2016) Newborn exstrophy closure without osteotomy: Is there a role? Journal of Pediatric Urology. 12:51.e1-4. [PDF]


  1. Hesh CA, Yin H, Schnepp R, Olson T, Alazraki A (2019) Oncogenesis, Diagnosis, and Management of Pediatric Soft Tissue Sarcomas. Radiological Society of North America (Chicago). [PDF]
  2. Hesh CA, Hawkins CM, Gill AE (2019) Pediatric Cancer: Cryoablative Palliation of Painful Musculoskeletal Metastases. Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology (Amsterdam). [PDF]
  3. Hesh CA, Gill AE, Hawkins CM (2019) Compression of the left renal vein by the third portion of the duodenum causing hematuria and flank pain. Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology (Amsterdam). [PDF]
  4. Hesh CA, Hawkins CM, Patel K, Gill AE (2018) Treatment of Chronic Thrombotic Occlusion of the IVC in a Child with Cavoportal Mesenteric Varices. Society of Interventional Radiology (Los Angeles). [PDF]

Conference Abstracts

  1. Hesh CA, Qiu Y, Schnepp RR, Lam WA (2020) A 3-dimensional in vitro preclinical model of oncologic cryoablation. American Association for Cancer Research (Virtual)
  2. Hesh CA, Gill AE, Soler Rodriguez D, Clifton M, Mitchell S, Hawkins CM (2019) Microwave Ablation as Primary Therapy for PRETEXT II Hepatoblastoma. American Society of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology (New Orleans) [PDF]
  3. Young E, Hesh CA, Sponseller PD, Di Carlo HN, Gearhart JP (2017) An International Survey of Classic Bladder Exstrophy Management. Society of Pediatric Urology (Montreal)
  4. Hesh CA, Sirisreetreerux P, Young EE, Di Carlo HN, Gearhart JP (2015) Prenatal diagnosis and successful primary closure in classic bladder exstrophy: a single institution experience. American College of Surgeons (Chicago)
  5. Hesh CA, Di Carlo HN (2015) The “weekend effect”” and testicular torsion. Western Section American Urological Association (Indian Wells, CA)

Professional Societies