Vascular and Interventional Radiologist, Mayo Clinic
Dr. Erica Knavel Koepsel is a Vascular and Interventional Radiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She specializes in venous disease and complex IVC filter removal. Dr. Knavel Koepsel was inspired to initiate a recycling program in the Vascular and Interventional Radiology procedural areas after seeing how much waste accumulated in the procedural practice. With the guidance from colleagues from her residency program, Dr. Knavel Koepsel was able to expand Mayo Clinic’s recycling efforts to the procedural space. Dr. Knavel Koepsel completed her residency and fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Madison and joined the consultant staff at Mayo Clinic in 2017.
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