Faculty (2015)

Faculty at VEITHsymposium is comprised of the world's most renowned vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists and other vascular specialists.

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The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Integrity and Independence requiring mitigation of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant financial relationship will be identified in the activity syllabus.

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Sumaira Macdonald, MD, PhD

Interventional Radiologist & Chief Medical Officer
Silk Road Medical
Sunnyvale, California

Lindsay Machan, MD

Associate Professor
University of British Columbia
Interventional Radiologist
Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Center
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Edward G. Mackay, MD

Private Practice
St. Petersburg, Florida

Robyn A. Macsata, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
George Washington University Hospital
Chief Vascular Surgery
Washington, District of Columbia

Lieven F. Maene, MD

OLV Hospital
OLV Hospital
Aalst, Belgium

Michel Makaroun, MD

Professor of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
Chair, Division of Vascular Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Mahmoud B. Malas, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Surgery
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Research Excellence and Surgical Trials
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, Maryland

Thomas S. Maldonado, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
New York University School of Medicine
Chief of Vascular Surgery
Manhattan VA Hospital
New York University Medical Center
New York, New York

Oscar Maleti, MD

Director of Research on New Biomedical Product in Phlebology
University of Ferrara
Chief of Vascular Surgery
Hesperia Hospital
Modena, Italy

Martin Malina, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Lund University
Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon
Skane University Hospital Malmö
Malmö, Sweden

Nicola Mangialardi, MD

Professor of Vascular Surgery
Ospedale San Filippo Neri
Professor of Vascular Surgery
Ospedale San Filippo Neri
Rome, Italy

Ashraf Mansour, MD

Professor of Surgery
Michigan State University
Chair of Surgery
Spectrum Health Medical
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Marco G. Manzi, MD

Policlinico Abano Terme
Vicenza, Italy

Giustino Marcucci, MD

Professor of Vascular Surgery
Chief of Vascular Surgery
A.O. San Giovanni-Addolorata
Rome, Italy

Michael L. Marin, MD

The Jacobson Professor of Surgery
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Attending Physician
The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York

Natalie A. Marks, MD, RPVI, RVT, FSVM

Attending Physician
Lutheran Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York

Enrico M. Marone, MD

Vascular Surgery
San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Milan, Italy

William A. Marston, MD

University of North Carolina
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
UNC Hospitals
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Tara M. Mastracci, MD

Clinical Lead, Aortic Surgery
University College London
Vascular Surgeon
Royal Free London
London, United Kingdom

Elna M. Masuda, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
John A. Burns University of Hawaii
Chief, Department of Vascular Surgery
Straub Clinic & Hospital
Honolulu, Hawaii

Klaus D. Mathias, MD

Professor of Radiology and Neuroradiology
University of Hamburg
Academic Teaching Hospital of Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany

Jon S. Matsumura, MD

Professor of Surgery
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Attending Surgeon
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Madison, Wisconsin

James May, MD, MS, FRACS, FACS

Emeritus Bosch Professor of Surgery & Associate Dean Surgical Sciences
University of Sydney
Vascular Surgeon
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Sydney, Australia

Dieter O. Mayer, MD

University Hospital of Zurich
Assistant Professor for Vascular Surgery & Head of Wound Care
Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery
Zurich, Switzerland

James F. McKinsey, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Mt. Sinai Hospital System
Vice Chairman of Surgery; Mt. Sinai Systems Chief of Complex Aortic Interventions
Mt. Sinai Medical Systems
New York, New York

Robert B. McLafferty, MD, MBA

Professor of Surgery
Oregon Health Sciences
Chief of Surgery
Portland VA Medical Center
Portland, Oregon

Thomas O. McNamara, MD

Professor Emeritus
UCLA School of Medicine
Member Section of Vascular Interventional Radiology
Part-Time Faculty, UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Richard G. McWilliams, FRCR, EBIR

Honorary Professor
University of Liverpool
Consultant Vascular Radiologist
Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Mollie Meek, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Director of HHT Center of Excellence, Division Director Interventional Radiology
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas

Barend M.E. Mees, MD, PhD, FEBVS

Vascular Surgeon
Maastricht University Medical Center
Vascular Surgeon
Maastricht University Medical Center
Maastricht, The Netherlands

Manish Mehta, MD, MPH

Professor of Surgery
Albany Medical College
Director of Vascular Health Partners
Glens Falls Hospital, Glens Falls New York
123 Quaker Road, Queensbury NY 12804

George H. Meier, MD

Professor of Surgery
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Chief, Vascular Surgery
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

Mark H. Meissner, MD

University of Washington
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Germano C.G. Melissano, MD

Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery
Deputy Chief of Vascular Surgery
San Raffaele Hospital
Milano, Italy

Matthew W. Mell, MD, MS

Associate Professor
Stanford University
Medical Director, Vascular Clinic and Laboratory
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Stanford, California

Matthew T. Menard, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Co-Director, Endovascular Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Geno J. Merli, MD, MACP, FHM, FSVM

Professor of Medicine & Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Vascular Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

D. Christopher Metzger, MD

Director of Cardiac and Peripheral Vascular Cath Labs Medical Director, Clinical Research
Wellmont CVA Heart Institute
Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center
Kingsport, Tennessee

Mark W. Mewissen, MD, FSIR, RVT

Vascular Interventionalist
Director, Endovascular Program
Aurora Healthcare, St. Luke's Medical Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Philip M. Meyers, MD

Professor of Radiology and Neurological Surgery
Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons
Director, Neuroendovascular Service
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

Claude Mialhe, MD

Vascular Surgeon
Cardio Thoracic Centre

Charles C. Miller, PhD

Professor & Associate Dean
University of Texas - Houston
Associate Dean for Hospital Quality Initiatives
Memorial Hermann Hospital
Houston, Texas

Gregg A. Miller, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Columbia University
Chief Medical Officer
Fresenius Vascular Care
Brooklyn, New York

Joseph L. Mills, MD

Professor of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Chief, Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Houston, Texas

Ross Milner, MD

Professor of Surgery
Section of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Director, Center for Aortic Diseases
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

Erich Minar, MD

Professor for Internal Medicine
Medical University Vienna
University Professor
General Hospital Vienna
Vienna, Austria

David J. Minion, MD

Professor of Surgery
University of Kentucky Medical Center
Program Director, Vascular Surgery
University of Kentucky Medical Center
Lexington, Kentucky

Bijan Modarai, PhD, FRCS

Reader in Vascular Surgery
King's College London
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
London, United Kingdom


Associate Professor in Surgery
University of Sydney
Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon
Westmead Hospital
Sydney, Australia

Michele H. Mokrzycki, MD, MS

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Attending - Nephrology
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, New York

Frans L. Moll, MD, PhD

Professor of Vascular Surgery
University Medical Center Utrecht
Head Department of Surgery
University Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Gregory L. Moneta, MD

Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
Oregon Health& Science University, Knight Cardiovascular Institute
Staff Surgeon
Oregon Health & Sciences University, Knight Cardiovascular Institute and Portland VA Medical Center
Portland, Oregon

Samuel R. Money, MD, MBA

Professor of Surgery
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona

Miguel F. Montero-Baker, MD

Vascular Surgeon
University of Arizona
Vascular Surgeon
Pima Vascular
Tucson, Arizona

Wesley S. Moore, MD

Professor and Chief Emeritus
Division of Vascular Surgery
UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Robert A. Morgan, MD

Honorary Senior Lecturer
St George's Hospital and Medical School
Consultant Vascular Radiologist
St George's NHS Trust
London, United Kingdom

Christopher J. Morin , MD

Professor Clinical Medicine
DeSalles University
Chief of Vascular Surgery
Swedish Medical Center
Denver, Colorado

Lee M. Morin, MD, PhD

Astronaut Mission Specialist
NASA Johnson Space Center
Astronaut Physician
NASA Johnson Space Center
Houston, Texas

Nicholas J. Morrissey, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Attending Surgeon
The New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

Patrick E. Muck, MD, FACS

Chairman, Division of Vascular Surgery
Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship and Residency
Good Samaritan Hospital
Cincinnati, Ohio

Stefan Mueller-Huelsbeck, MD

Professor of Radiology
Academic Hospitals Flensburg
Head of the Dept. of diagnostic and interventional Radiology/Neuroradiology
DIAKO Flensburg
Flensburg, Germany

Bart E. Muhs, MD, PhD

Vascular Surgeon
The Vascular Experts
Middletown, Connecticut

Dipankar Mukherjee, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Virginia Commonwealth University
Chief Vascular Surgery
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Falls Church, Virginia

Erin H. Murphy, MD

Vascular Surgery
The Rane Center, St Dominic Hospital
Jackson, Mississippi

Piotr Musialek, MD DPhil

Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Jagiellonian University Dept. of Cardiac & Vascular Diseases
Consultant in Vascular Medicine and Cardiology
John Paul II Hospital, Krakow, Poland
Krakow, Poland

Firas F. Mussa, MD

Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Vascular Surgeon
New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University
New York, New York

Jihad A. Mustapha, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Michigan State University CHM and COM
Director of Cardiovascular Catheterization Laboratories
Metro Health Hospital
Wyoming, Michigan

Pramook Mutirangura, FRCS (Edinburgh)

Mahidol University
Chief of Vascular Surgery Unit
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital
Bangkok, Thailand

Bibombe Patrice Mwipatayi, MMed, MClinEd, FCS, FRACS

University of Western Australia
Royal Perth Hospital
Perth, Western Australia