The Division works continually to improve quality of life for patients with vascular diseases. We are privileged to work with an outstanding team of faculty and community vascular specialists, cardiologists and cardiac surgeons, radiologists, podiatrists, rehabilitation specialists, basic scientists, engineers and computer scientists. Our ongoing collaborations have promoted remarkable academic and clinical productivity involving new and dramatically improved techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease, gaining the Division international recognition as a Vascular Center of Excellence.
The faculty is distinguished by expertise in many aspects of vascular disease management, but perhaps none more so than aortic aneurysm disease. Stanford Vascular Surgeons are recognized around the world as leaders in aortic aneurysm treatment and research.
Vascular Surgery Graduates 2020
Nathan Itoga, MD
Queen's Medical Center
Amy Kaufman, MD
Kaiser Walnut Creek
Vascular Surgery Fellowship
Kimberly Thompson, MD
Balboa Hospital, U.S. Navy
Xuan-Binh (Ben) Pham, MD
Swedish Medical Center
"Good vascular health is the key to longevity"
Watch Elsie Ross, MD Vascular Surgeon and Eri Fukaya, MD Vascular Medicine Specialist, discuss the importance of vascular health and how to protect your vascular system.
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November 17, 2019
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Open Job Position
Vascular Surgery: BE/BC Vascular Surgeon located at Palo Alto VA
The Division of Vascular Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a BE/BC vascular surgeon for a one-year appointment to join our multi-surgeon practice at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) located in Palo Alto, CA. Applications will be collected until June 30, 2020.
The position to be filled will begin in August 2020 and end no later than August 2021.
Interested candidates should respond with a letter outlining their career interests, their curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to:
Wajhma Massoumi Aboud, M.D.
Clinical Division Manager
Office Line: 650-497-9735
Fax Line: 650-498-6044
News & Events
Dr. Eri Fukaya has been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, effecitve July 16, 2020. We congratulate Dr. Fukaya on her spectacular clinical and scholarly performance and thank her for her didication to vascular health.
Editorial in July JVS
Dr. Dalman provides a perspective on the controversy surrounding the recently released guidelines by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence's (NICE) regarding abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), in an editorial article published in the July 2020 edition of the Journal for Vascular Surgery.
New Faculty Announcment
We are excited to announce our new Clinical Professor of Surgery, Karthik Kasirajan, MD. Dr. Kasirajan is a board-certified, fellowship-trained vascular surgeon. He will be located at our Stanford HealthCare ValleyCare location.
Dr. Chandra Assumes Leadership of Vascular Surgery Training Programs
The Division of Vascular Surgery's Training Program has a new director. Dr. Venita Chandra has assumed leadership of both the Vascular Surgery Residency and Fellowship Programs.