Kevin Baskin, MD
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Radiology
Kevin Baskin, MD is an interventional radiologist trained in Pediatric Interventional Radiology at the University of Toronto. With over 25 years of experience, he has written numerous research articles, scholarly papers, and book chapters on central venous access with an emphasis on access in high-risk patients. He is co-author on many multidisciplinary standards and guidelines in the field. He provides leadership on venous diseases and central venous access as the chair of the Central Venous Task Force and of the Renal Diseases Advisory Committee of the Society of Interventional Radiology. He is also founder and director of the VANGUARD CRN and a member of the NESTcc Community of Practice. His current work is centered on development of domain-wide data standards, structured reporting and automated data extraction from workflow, and integration of data from affected persons and other stakeholders, clinical centers and national outcome tracking networks to improve outcomes for chronic access that are important to patients.