Leadership Roles

  1. Chair, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery


  1. Minnesota


  1. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  2. Vascular Center


  1. BS - Chemistry University of South Dakota
  2. University of South Dakota School of Medicine
  3. MD Baylor College of Medicine
  4. Resident - General Surgery Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. Fellow - Vascular Surgery Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine


  1. American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery
  2. American Board of Surgery - General Surgery

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Surgery

Professional Highlights

  • Treasurer, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, 2010-present
  • Senior examiner, American Board of Surgery, 2008-2011
  • Executive Council and member at large, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, 2006-2009
  • Counselor, Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery, 2006-2009
  • Editorial Board, Annals of Vascular Surgery, 1999-2007


  • Complex open aortic reconstructions
  • Thoracoabdominal, paravisceral, pararenal and infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Mesenteric and renal artery disease
  • Treatment of unusual arteriopathies such as Takayasu's arteritis
  • Treatment of infected aortic graft
  • Inferior vena cava replacement for malignant or benign conditions
  • Segmental arterial mediolysis


See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.


See a description of research activities.


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