After serving as a US Navy Surface Warfare Officer, Patrick T Noonan, Jr., completed his M.D. at Georgetown University in 1989. He subsequently completed a Medicine internship in 1990 and a Diagnostic Radiology residency in 1994 at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego CA. In 1996 he completed a 2-year fellowship in Diagnostic Neuroradiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He then established the first dedicated Interventional Neuroradiology program in the US Military at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda MD. Since retirement from the Navy, he has actively practiced Interventional Neuroradiology and has served on the Neurological Devices Advisory Panel of the FDA. In addition to active practice of interventional neuroradiology, he is the Medical Director of the DHR Comprehensive Stroke Center. He holds ABR certification in Diagnostic Radiology with a CAQ in Neuroradiology and SNS CAST certification in Neuroendovascular Surgery. He is a member of the ASNR, SNIS, and WFITN.