Department of Surgery

Michel S. Makaroun, MD

  • Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
  • Professor of Surgery and Clinical and Translational Science
  • UPMC Chair in Vascular Surgery
  • Co-Director, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Director, Endovascular Surgery Program, UPMC

Education & Training

  • BS, American University of Beirut
  • MD, American University of Beirut
  • Surgery Residency, American University of Beirut
  • Surgery Residency, University Health Center of Pittsburgh
  • Advanced Surgery Fellowship, University Health Center of Pittsburgh

Representative Publications

Dr. Makaroun's publications can be reviewed through PubMed.

Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests

  • Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Endovascular treatment of thoracic aneurysms and dissection
  • Role of carotid artery stenting
  • Biomechanical predictors of aneurysm rupture
  • Socioeconomic trends of aneurysm repair

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