Honorary Researcher – Interventional Radiology, National Trauma Research Institute
Associate Professor, Interventional Radiologist (IR) and the Head of Fluoroscopy in the Department of Radiology at Alfred HealthVisit Google Scholar Profile
Dr Clements is an Interventional Radiologist (IR) and the Head of Fluoroscopy in the Department of Radiology at Alfred Health and has an Adjunct appointment with the Department of Surgery, Central Clinical School, Monash University.
After beginning a career in laboratory medical research through Monash University, he studied a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Queensland before beginning work at The Alfred Hospital where he has been for over 10 years. Dr Clements obtained his Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) and completed additional subspecialty training in Interventional Radiology. This was consolidated by completion of the European Board of Interventional Radiology (EBIR) certification and certification with the Conjoint Committee for recognition of training in Peripheral Endovascular Therapy (CCRPET).
Dr Clements has an active involvement in medical research where he has over 50 peer-reviewed publications/book chapters, and presented his research at national and international conferences. Dr Clements is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology and actively reviews for national and international journals over disciplines of trauma, medicine, surgery, and radiology. He is actively involved in RANZCR as a member of the Interventional Radiology Committee and as an editorial board member for RANZCR’s Inside Radiology website. He is also a member of the Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia (IRSA) as well as international affiliates Society of Interventional Radiology and Cardiovascular and Interventional Society of Europe.
Dr Clements has a keen interest in education and training, and is the supervisor of Intern Training in the Radiology Department.
Dr Clements’ main areas of interest in IR include acute trauma intervention including treatment of high-grade splenic injuries, and management of IVC filters including retrieval of complex filters.