Department of Surgery

Faculty

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Timothy R. Billiar, MD
George Vance Foster Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
412-647-1749
Interests
mechanisms involved in acute cellular and organ injury in inflammatory states such as shock, trauma, and sepsis

Michel S. Makaroun, MD
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
412-802-3034
Interests
endovascular aneurysm repair and dissection; biomechanical predictors of aneurysm rupture; carotid artery stenting
Georges Elie Al-Khoury, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-802-3036
Interests
aortic pathology; carotid disease; mesenteric ischemia; PAD and emergency vascular surgery
Efthymios D. Avgerinos, MD, PhD, MSc
Associate Professor of Surgery
412-802-3036
Interests
carotid artery disease; critical limb ischemia; venous disease and pulmonary embolism interventions
Rabih A. Chaer, MD
Professor of Surgery
412-802-3025
Interests
venous disease; aortic aneurysm
Arthur J. DeMarsico, DO, FACOS, RPVI
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
(814) 889-2328
Interests
aneurysms, carotid dissection, atherectomies, deep vein thrombosis, acute limb ischemia, lower extremity arterial occlusive disease, endovascular approaches to aortic pathology and peripheral vascular disease
Raymond Eid, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
412-802-3333
Interests
Mohammad H. Eslami, MD, FACS, FACC
Visiting Professor of Surgery
412-802-3333
Interests
Larry Fish, PhD
Research Assistant Professor of Surgery
Interests
appropriate use and interpretation of statistical findings
Eric S. Hager, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-623-8438
Interests
limb salvage; distal bypass; surgical education; dialysis access; varicose vein treatment; carotid disease; endovascular interventions
Steven A. Leers, MD, RVT
Associate Professor of Surgery
412-623-1108
Interests
limb salvage surgery; dialysis access surgery
Michael Madigan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
412-802-3333
Interests
endovascular aortic repair; wound healing; carotid artery disease
Ryan M. McEnaney, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-864-0985
Interests
purinergic signaling in arterial function and disease; arteriogenesis and vascular biology; arterial hemodynamics; vascular calcification
Richard E. Redlinger Jr., MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-802-3333
Interests
Walter E. Rizzoni, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
814-877-5600
Interests
peripheral vascular surgery; carotid artery and aneurysm surgery; adult cardiac surgery; vein laser procedures
Ulka Sachdev-Ost, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
412-802-3036
Interests
angiogenesis; innate immunity; lower extremity ischemia; platelet-leukocyte interactions
Richard A. Sheppeck, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
814-877-5600
Interests
in-vitro development of an endothelialized vascular graft; human angiogenesis and wound healing; minimally invasive surgical techniques
Michael J. Singh, MD, FACS, RPVI
Associate Professor of Surgery
412-802-3333
Interests
aortic dissection, aneurysms, and trauma; biomechanics of aortic endografting; vessel wall compliance mismatches; acute and chronic venous disease; outcome analysis; quality of life
Bryan W. Tillman, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-802-3333
Interests
aneurysm repair; novel stents to improve donor organ recovery and to control traumatic hemorrhage
Edith Tzeng, MD
Professor of Surgery
412-802-3025
Interests
angiogenesis; vascular injury; wound healing; aortic aneurysm formation; post-stenting restenosis
David A. Vorp, PhD
Professor of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, and the Clinical & Translational Sciences Institute
412-624-5319
Interests
mechanics of vascular disease; tissue-engineered blood vessels; stem cells
Christopher Washington, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
412-802-3333
Interests
venous disease; open and endovascular management of peripheral vascular disease; dialysis access
Theodore H. Yuo, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-623-8438
Interests
outcomes in end-stage renal disease