Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Victor J. Casillas, M.D.

General Information

Victor J. Casillas, M.D.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology-Diagnostic Radiology

Specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology - Radiology

Roles

  • Chief, Section of Abdominal Imaging
  • Professor of Clinical Radiology

Clinical Interests

Abdominal imaging, abdominal interventional radiology

Research Interests

Radiofrequency ablation

Education

1991 Residency
Jackson Memorial Medical Center, University of Miami
1983 Fellowship
University of California- San Diego School of Medicine
1982 Residency
National Medical Center
1978 M.D.
National University of Mexico
1971 Undergraduate
Instituto Cumbres, Colonia Lomas

Publications

  • Nuwayhid Z, Kassira N, Neville HL, Casillas J, Sola JE. Percutaneous retropleural drainage of a posttraumatic pancreatic mediastinal pseudocyst in a child. J Pediatric Surgery. 2011 Mar;46(3): 585-7.
  • Grover P, Githu T, Casillas VJ, Madrazo BL, Amendola MA, Cumming A, et al. Gas in the Urinary System: An Overview of Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Radiological Society of North America. Chicago, IL. November 28 – December 3, 2010.
  • Githu T, Madrazo BL, Danton G, Casillas VJ, Castillo RP, Amendola MA. Outcome Analysis of Maternal Conditions During Pregnancy. Radiological Society of North America. Chicago, IL. November 28 – December 3, 2010.
  • Borja MH, Casillas VJ, Levi JU, Madrazo BL, Teomete U, Castillo RP, et al. Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas: A Pictorial Review. Radiological Society of North America. Chicago, IL. November 28 – December 3, 2010.
  • “Rad-Path Correlation of Liver Explants”, Workshop #144 V. Javier Casillas, MD and Beatrice L. Madrazo, MD, RVT American Radiology Course (ARC) 2010 Sponsored by: The Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists and The Society of Uroradiology Orlando, Florida February 21-26, 2010
  • Nuwayhid Z, Rodriquez MM, Prescott A, Ciancio G, Rojas CP, Casillas J, Sola JE. Renal glomus tumor in an adolscent: A conservative approach. J Pediatric Surgery. 2010 Jun;45(6): e-23-6. PMID: 20620296
  • Gomez CS, Arianayagam M, Casillas VJ, Ciancio G. Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy in the presence of a duplicated inferior vena cava. Central European Journal of Urology. 2010; 63(4): 196-197.
  • Amendola MA, Fulcher AS, Jafri SZ, Madrazo BL, Ghersin E, Casillas VJ. LL-UR2717: CT of perirenal masses: Is a diagnosis possible? 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov 30 - Dec 5, 2008. Certificate of Merit
  • Sola JE, Gutierrez JC, Thompson WR, Alvarez OA, Casillas J, Rodriquez MM. Wilms’ tumor, pancreatic islet cell carcinoma, and pheochromocytoma in a child, Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2008 Mar; 43(3):E25-9. Review.
  • Casillas VJ, Eber D, Graddy J, Levi J, Romaguera R. Imaging of unusual and rare hepatic tumors. 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov 30 - Dec 5, 2008. Certificate of Merit
  • Casillas VJ, Castillo RP, Madrazo BL, Henriquez GC, Levi JU, Romaguera R. GIST tumors of the GI tract. 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov 30 - Dec 5, 2008.
  • Katzen JT, Casillas VJ,Castillo RP, Henriquez GC, Levi JU. What Lurks Behind: A pictorial review of retroperitoneal masses. 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov 30 - Dec 5, 2008. Cum Laude Citation.
  • Madrazo BL, Amendola MA, Casillas J, Ghersin E, Chokshi FH. Hereditary syndromes: genitourinary manifestations. 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov 30 - Dec 5, 2008.
  • Net JM, Casillas J, Amendola MA, Castillo Acosta P, Madrazo BL, Jorda M, et al. Beyond the scope of simple cysts and renal cell carcinoma: A review of unusual renal masses. 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov 30 - Dec 5, 2008.
  • Chetan R, Casillas J, Madrazo B, et al. Imaging of abdominal AIDS related lymphoma. 108th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, Washington, D.C., April 13 - 18, 2008.
  • Chetan R, Katzen J, Casillas J, Madrazo B, et al. Renovascular hypertension: An organized approach to diagnosis. 108th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, Washington, D.C., April 13 - 18, 2008.
  • Chetan R, Casillas J, Castillo P, Madrazo B, et al. Budd-Chiari syndrome: spectrum of imaging findings. 108th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, Washington, D.C., April 13 - 18, 2008.
  • Chetan R, Orihuela G, Casillas J, Madrazo B, et al. Imaging with pathologic correlation of unusual adrenal masses. 108th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, Washington, D.C., April 13 - 18, 2008.
  • Madrazo BL, Amendola MA, Danton GH, Castillo RP, Casillas J, Dickson PR. Hereditary syndromes: Gastrointestinal manifestations. 93rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov 25 - 30, 2007.
  • Sola JE, Cova D, Casillas J, Alvarez OA, Qualman S, Rodriguez MM. Primary renal botryoid rhabdomyosarcoma: diagnosis and outcome, Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2007 Dec; 42 (12):e17-20. Review.
  • Nishida S, Madariaga JR, Santiago S, Quintini C, Palaios E, Gyamfi A, Rico R, Hamamura K, Haider H, Moon JI, Levi DM, Casillas VJ, Bejarano PA, Tzakis AG. Right trisectionectomy of the liver for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma with bile duct invasion in a Jehovah’s Witness. Journal of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery. 2007; 14(3): 312-7. Epub 2007 May 29.
  • Atassi A, Casillas J, Morillo G, Levi JU, Ganjei-Azar P. Oligocystic serous cystadenoma of the pancreas: Imaging and pathologic correlation. 92nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Nov 26 - Dec 1, 2006.
  • Arcila G, Dickson P, Madrazo BL, Casillas VJ. Complicated world of hepatic masses: A simple algorithm to diagnosis and managment. 92nd Radiological society of North America, Nov 26 - Dec 1, 2006.
  • Casillas J, Munoz R, Rivas L, Montalvo BM, Levi JU. Complex cystic hepatic masses: Multimodality imaging. 91st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov 27 - Dec 2, 2005.
  • Hancock CR, Dehdari R, Fasano N, Casillas VJ, Montalvo BM, Madrazo BL, Amendola MA, Krishnamurthy VN. Efficacy in the Biopsy of Focal Liver Lesions: Fine needle aspiration cytology vs. core biopsy. 91st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov 27 - Dec 2, 2005.
  • Amendola MA, Madrazo BL, Javitt MC, Eber D, Casillas J, Jafri SH. Imaging of Spontaneous Hemorrhage in the Kidney and Perirenal Spaces. 91st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov 27 - Dec 2, 2005.
  • Madrazo BL, Krishnamurthy VN, Casillas J, Amendola MA, Montalvo BM, Hulen RB. Intra-hepatic shunts: Congenital and acquired. 91st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov 27 - Dec 2, 2005.
  • Hancock CR, Madrzao BL, Perini R, Krishnamurthy VN, Casillas VJ, Amendola MA, Montalvo BM. Unusual imaging characteristics of hepatocellular carcinomas. 91st Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, Nov 27 - Dec 2, 2005.
  • Hallal AH, Amortegui JD, Jeroukhimov IM, Casillas J, Schulman CI, Manning RJ, Habib FA, Lopez PP, Cohn SM, Sleeman D. Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography accurately detects common bile duct stones in resolving gallstone pancreatitis. Journal of American College of Surgery. 2005 Jun; 200(6):869-75.

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