Dr. Jie Mao completed the Junior Honors Medical Program at the University
of Florida, where she obtained her medical degree. She then matriculated
to the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center where she served
a year of internship in general surgery, four years of residency in radiology,
and one year of fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology.
In 2003, Dr. Mao joined the medical staff at BCH, where she practices both
interventional and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Mao is an expert in a highly
popular varicose vein treatment, treating more than 500 patients with
varicose veins. Varicose veins can lead to serious health problems and
helps treat patients with the latest options such as outpatient laser
and radio-frequency procedures.
Dr. Mao also has special interest in noninvasive vascular imaging. She
is also a regional expert in uterine fibroid embolization for the treatment
of symptomatic fibroids and endovascular graft placement for the treatment
of abdominal aortic aneurysms. She has in-depth experience in treating
cancer in the liver with chemoembolization, radioembolization (Y90) and
Dr. Mao is always available to talk with patients about interventional
radiology procedures that may serve as an alternative to more invasive
Dr. Mao is married to Dr. David Gatof, a practicing member of Gastroenterology
of the Rockies. They both love the community of Boulder and enjoy many
outdoor activities such as biking, camping, hiking, and skiing. Her favorite
pastimes, however, are making bead jewelry and reading.