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UC Davis Vascular Center

Daniel P. Link, M.D. View profile as PDF

Daniel P. Link

Clinical Interests

Dr. Link specializes in radiological diagnosis and interventional evaluation for vascular malformations of various disease systems and the treatment of varicose veins as well as other venous conditions. He also provides angiography services and arterial embolization therapy. His research centers on blood-flow measurement techniques, with investigations into new embolic agents, combination embolic therapies, liver blood flow, and microscopic anatomical changes (histopathology) of chronic arterial occlusions.


Chief of Interventional and Vascular Radiology
Director of Vein Program


Radiology, Radiology - Interventional Radiology, Vascular and Endovascular Care



Interventional Radiology

Center/Program Affiliation:


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 3100
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 916-734-0655

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, Portland, Oregon, 1969
B.A., Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, 1965


UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1969-1970


Sutter Community Hospitals, Sacramento, California, 1971-1973
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1970-1971
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1973-1974


Lunds Universite, Malmo, Sweden, 1975-1976

Board Certifications:

American Board of Radiology, 1974
American Board of Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 1995

Professional Memberships:

American Association of Clinical Anatomists
American College of Radiology
American Heart Association
American Roentgen Ray Society
American society of Interventional & Therapeutic Neuroradiology
Association of University Radiologists
Northern California Radiological Society
Radiological Society of North America
Sacramento/El Dorado County Medical Society
Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Western Angiographic & Interventional Society

Select Recent Publications:

Link DP, Yung-Wei Chi. Massive Hematochezia, a complication of Methamphetamine Induced vasculitis treated by transcatheter hemostasis. Case reports in Radiology. Volume 2011, Article ID 919236, 3 page doi:10.115/2011/919236

Monsky WL, Link DP. Nanotechnology Development and Utilization: A Primer for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists. RadioGraphics: September 2011.

Monsky WL, Garza AS, Loh S, Link DP. Snare technique for the placement of a peripherally inserted Centeral catheter in the neonatal and pediatric patient. Journal of Vascular Access:April-June 2010;11(2):100-5.

Link DP, Monsky W, Garza AS. Acquired peripheral arterial-venous malformations in patients with venous thrombosis: Report of 2 cases. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2010;21:387-391.

2009 Link DP, Monsky WL, Garza AS. Congenital single, pelvic iliac artery: a case report. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 20(9):1231-34, Sept.

2008 Holmes JF, Link DP, Scherer L, Bair AE. Images in Emergency Medicine. Profunda femoral artery pseudoaneurysm after a stab wound. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 51(3):330-342, Mar.

2008 Lee ES, Pevec WC, Link DP, Dawson DL. Use of T-Stat to predict colonic ischemia during and after endovascular aneurysm repair: A case report. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 47(3):632-634, Mar.

2008 Travis T, Monsky W, London J, Danielson M, Brock J, Wegelin J., Link DP. Evaluation of short-term and long-term complications after emergent internal iliac artery embolization in patients with pelvic trauma. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Epub 2008 Apr 10; 19(6):840-847, June.

2000 Hall WH, McGahan JP, Link DP, de Vere White RW. Combined embolization and percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of a solid renal tumor. American Journal of Roentgenology, 174(6):1592-1594, June.

To see if Daniel P. Link is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).