Christopher Hesh

Curriculum Vitae

Brief Biography

Christopher Hesh is an Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology (ESIR) resident physician in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine. His research focus is 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. Zaman MH, Young EE, Maruf M, Hesh CA, Harris KT, Manyevitch R et al. (2020) Practice Patterns in Classic Bladder Exstrophy: A Global Perspective. Journal of Pediatric Urology
  2. Hesh CA, Qiu Y, Lam WA (2019) Vascularized Microfluidics and the Blood–Endothelium Interface. Micromachines 11: E18. [PDF]
  3. 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]
  4. 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]
  5. 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