Mary E. Jensen

Mary E. Jensen, MD

Neuroradiology, General Neurological Surgery Appointment
Neurological Surgery, Radiology and Medical Imaging
Primary Location:
Radiology and Medical Imaging

1st Floor

1215 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Secondary Locations:


ABMS Certification:
Diagnostic Radiology, 1987
Research Interests:

Treatment of vascular lesions with detachable coils, stent technology, percutaneous injection of methylmethacrylate in the treatment of vertebral body compression fractures, outcomes of medical treatments, surgery and Gamma knife treatment

Clinical Practice:
Carotid Artery Disease, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Esthesioneuroblastoma, Balloon Kyphoplasty, Vertebroplasty, Endovascular Embolization, HHT, Neuroradiology, Spine, Skull Base Conditions, Cerebral Angiography, Carotid Stenting with Angioplasty, Benign Brain Tumor



Mary Jensen, MD, is a leader in neurointerventional radiology and neurointerventional radiology research. Dr. Jensen specializes in performing minimally invasive treatments for neurological conditions such as brain aneurysms, stroke, carotid artery disease, intracranial vascular stenosis, brain arteriovenous malformations (AVM) and fistulas (AVF) and spinal disorders, including spinal fractures, arteriovenous malformations and arteriovenous fistulas. She helped pioneer various treatments for cerebral aneurysms, including endovascular coiling techniques.

Dr. Jensen also helped develop the first percutaneous vertebroplasty technique in the U.S. used to stabilize spinal compression fractures. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers, presented more than 280 invited lectures, participated in multiple clinical trials and has trained numerous fellows who have gone on to practice at some of the top hospitals in the country.

Dr. Jensen received her medical training at the Medical College of Virginia and served in the Medical Core of the Virginia Air National Guard for over 14 years. She is an avid runner and enjoys flower gardening at home and helping out in the garden at her son’s school.

  • 2011-2020 Best Doctors in America® List


Medical College of Virginia, 1982
Diagnostic Radiology, Medical College of Virginia
Diagnostic Neuroradiology, Medical College of Virginia; Interventional Neuroradiology, University of California at Los Angeles