Education

  1. Fellow - Endovascular Fellowship Weill Cornell Medical College, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  2. Fellow - Clinical Fellow in Peripheral Vascular Surgery Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Fellow - Research Fellow in Peripheral Vascular Surgery Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. Resident - General Surgery University Hospitals, Iowa City
  5. Resident - General Surgery Medical College of Virginia
  6. Internship - General Surgery Medical College of Virginia
  7. MD Rush Medical College
  8. AB - Magna Cum Laude Indiana University

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Surgery

Interests

  • Conventional Surgical and Endovascular (minimally invasive/stenting) treatment of vascular disorders (aneurysms, dissections, tumors, stenotic (narrowed) or blocked vessels, traumatic injuries) involving the following arterial systems: Disorders of the carotid arteries, upper thoracic arteries (common carotid, innominate and subclavian arteries), upper extremity arteries (axillary, brachial, radial/ulnar), descending thoracic aorta, celiac and superior mesenteric arteries (blood supply to the intestines), renal arteries (kidneys), abdominal aorta and lower extremity arteries (iliac, femoral, popliteal, tibial) – popliteal artery entrapment
  • Dialysis access operations (for patients on hemodialysis) – fistulas, shunts
  • Venous access procedures for dialysis or chemotherapy (implantable ports, Hickman catheters, triple lumen catheters)
  • Venous disorders – Surgical and catheter based treatment of narrowed or obstructed deep veins and laser ablation of varicose veins, ambulatory phlebectomy, minimally invasive vein treatments

Publications

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