Dr. Facchini is a board-certified physician in Interventional Radiology Dr. Facchini received his medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He completed an internship in surgery at the University of Chicago. He completed residency training followed by a fellowship in interventional radiology at Northwestern University. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology, and holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Interventional Radiology.
Dr. Facchini is a member of several professional societies, including the Radiologic Society of North America, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Society of Interventional Radiology and the American Medical Association.
His special areas of interest is minimally invasive image guided treatment of cancer (interventional oncology). He maintains an academic appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology at Northwestern University and has authored and co-authored numerous articles, scientific exhibits and book chapters. He is actively involved in cancer research, and founded our Y-90 liver cancer treatment program, one of the largest of its kind in the Midwest. Dr Facchini also has lead a research project to investigate a new devices to repair spine fractures non-surgically, and another to repair aortic aneurysms.
Recently, Dr Fachini had been elected a Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology, and was appointed as Development Chair of its Foundation.