Course Directors & Faculty

Course Directors and Program Committee

Matthew Eagleton, MD

Boston, MA

Matthew Eagleton, MD

Boston, MA

Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Co-Director, Fireman Vascular Center Vascular Surgeon

Mark Farber, MD

Chapel Hill, NC

Mark Farber, MD

Chapel Hill, NC

Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery Program Director of the Vascular Surgery Fellowship Professor of Surgery

Gustavo S Oderich, MD, FACS

Houston, TX

Gustavo S Oderich, MD, FACS

Houston, TX

Professor and Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

Manju Kalra, MBBS

Rochester, MN

Manju Kalra, MBBS

Rochester, MN

Consultant, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery Mayo Clinic

Luis Sanchez MD, FACS

St Louis, MO

Luis Sanchez MD, FACS

St Louis, MO

Vascular Surgery, Endovascular Treatment and Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease

Benjamin W. Starnes, MD FACS

Benjamin W. Starnes, MD,FACS

Seattle, WA

Benjamin W. Starnes, MD,FACS

Seattle, WA

Professor and Chief, Vascular Surgery, UW Medicine

Frank Veith MD

Frank Veith, MD

New York, NY

Frank Veith, MD

New York, NY

Professor of Surgery at Cleveland Clinic, New York University Medical Center

Invited Faculty

Dorothy Abel, BSBME

Cleveland, OH

Vice President, Regulatory Strategy, NAMSA

Carlos Bechara, MD, FACS

Maywood, IL

Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy, Associate Professor, Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship Loyola University Medical Center

Adam Beck, MD

Birmingham, AL

Director, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy

Neal S. Cayne, MD

New York, NY

Dr. Neal Cayne is a vascular surgeon in New York, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including NYC Health H

Venita Chandra, MD

Palo Alto, CA

Vascular Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Fenestrated and branched repair of the aorta, Limb Salvage

Nimesh Desai, MD, PhD

Philadelphia, PA

Associate Professor, Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine

Anthony Estrera, MD, FACS

Houston, TX

Professor, Deputy Chair and Chief of Cardiac Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery Medical Director of Cardiovascular ICU and Cardiovasc

Christian D. Etz, MD, PhD

Leipzig, Germany

Andres Fajardo, MD

Indianapolis, IN

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine

Hasan H. Dosluoglu, MD, FACS

Buffalo, New York

Professor of Surgery with tenure, Chief for the Division of Vascular Surgery and Chief of Surgery and Vascular Surgery at the VA Western NY

Sukgu Han, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Co-director of Comprehensive Aortic Center at Keck Hospital of Univ of Southern California, Asst Prof of Surgery Div of Vascular Surgery

Stephan Haulon, MD

Paris, France

Professor of Vascular Surgery, PARIS SUD UNIVERSITY, FRANCE

Caitlin Hicks, MD, MS

Baltimore, MD

Associate Fellowship Program Director, Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy, Associate Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Jade S. Hiramoto, M.D.

San Francisco, CA

Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

William D. Jordan, MD

Atlanta, GA

Director, Vascular Surgery Service, Emory Health Professor of Surgery and Chief, Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy, Emory University

Manju Kalra, MBBS

Rochester, MN

Consultant, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery Mayo Clinic

Tilo Kolbel, MD

Hamburg, Germany

MD, Professor Vascular Surgery, Surgery Universityof Hamburg University Heart Center Hamburg, Germany

Joseph V. Lombardi, MD, FACS

Camden, NJ

Head, Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Director, Cooper Aortic Center, Cooper University Healthcare

Tara Mastracci, MD, FACS

London, ENGLAND

Clinical director, Vascular Surgery and Clinical Lead, Complex Aortic Surgery at Royal Free London

Barend Mees, MD

Maastricht Area, Netherlands

Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon

Germano Melissano, MD

Milano, Italy

Chair of Vascular Surgery, Director Residency Program in Vascular Surgery, Director Master’s Degree Course in Aortic Surgery

Ross Milner, MD

Chicago, IL

Vascular Surgeon, Professor of Surgery Director, Center for Aortic Diseases at University of Chicago

Bijan Modarai, PhD, FRCS

London, ENGLAND

Professor and King's Chair in Vascular Surgery

Maral Ouzounian, MD

Toronto, ON

Cardiac and Aortic surgery

F. Ezequiel Parodi, MD

Chapel Hill, NC

Associate Professor at UNC Hospitals Vascular Interventional Radiology Clinic

Tim Resch, MD, PhD

Lund, Sweden

Professor of Vascular Surgery, Copenhagen University, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Nordic Vascular Specialists

Naveed U. Saqib, MD, FACS

Houston, TX

Associate Prof of Vascular Surgery, Dept of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School UT Health

Andres Schanzer, MD

Worcester, MA

Vascular Surgery

Darren Schneider, MD

Philadelphia, PA

Chief, Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Sherene Shalhub MD, MPH

Seattle, WA

Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Washington

Bjoern D. Suckow, MD, MS

Lebanon, NH

Vascular Surgeon, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Dr. Carlos Timaran

Carlos Timaran, MD

Dallas, TX

Chief of Endovascular Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Grace Wang, MD, MSCE, FACS

Philadelphia, PA

Director, Vascular Laboratory and Associate Professor of Surgery & Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Sara Zettervall, MD, MPH

Seattle, WA

Vascular surgery, Thoracic aortic surgery, Endovascular thoracic/aortic repair

Firas F. Mussa, MD, MS, FACS

Houston, TX

Professor of Surgery, Vascular Surgeon, Trialist - UT Health

Bernardo C. Mendes, MD

Rochester, Minnesota

Vascular Surgery

Athanasios Katsargyris, MD

Nuremberg, Germany

Ass. Professor of Vascular Surgery, Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Paracelsus Medical University, Nuremberg, Germany

Aleem Mirza, MD

Minneapolis, MN

Vascular surgery

Benjamin W. Starnes, MD FACS

Benjamin W. Starnes, MD,FACS

Seattle, WA

Professor and Chief, Vascular Surgery, UW Medicine

Frank Veith MD

Frank Veith, MD

New York, NY

Professor of Surgery at Cleveland Clinic, New York University Medical Center

Gustavo S Oderich, MD, FACS

Houston, TX

Professor and Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

Luis Sanchez MD, FACS

St Louis, MO

Vascular Surgery, Endovascular Treatment and Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease

Marc Schermerhorn, MD

Boston, MA

Associate Professor of Surgery Harvard Medical School Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Matthew Eagleton, MD

Boston, MA

Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Co-Director, Fireman Vascular Center Vascular Surgeon

Randy Moore, MD

Montréal, Québec

Chief Medical Officer for ViTAA, Associate Professor of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, complex aortic pathology

Case Presenters

Sebastian Cifuentes, MD

Rochester, NY

Sebastian Cifuentes, MD

Rochester, NY

Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Doctor of Medicine

Vivian de Silva Gomes, MD

Raleigh, NC

Vivian de Silva Gomes, MD

Raleigh, NC

UNC Health

Jahan Mohebali, MD, MPH

Boston, MA, Massachusetts General Hospital

Jahan Mohebali, MD, MPH

Boston, MA, Massachusetts General Hospital

Vascular surgeon in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital

Sophia Roberts

Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine

Sophia Roberts

Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine

Cardiothoracic surgery, heart and lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, arrhythmia surgery

Rebecca Sorber, MD

University of Washington, John Hopkins Medicine

Rebecca Sorber, MD

University of Washington, John Hopkins Medicine

Vascular surgery costs and outcomes, connective tissue disease mediated aortopathy, small animal models of vascular Ehlers Danlos syndrome

Andrea Vacirca

Andrea Vacirca

University of Texas, UT Health

Andrea Vacirca

University of Texas, UT Health

Vascular Surgeon, PhD, University Researcher

Clay Wiske, MD

New York, NY

Clay Wiske, MD

New York, NY

Vascular Surgery