2023 News and Events
May 22-23, 2023 - Al-Khatib Visiting Professor - Kellie Brown, MD
We are so excited to have Kellie Brown, MD, Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, for the 2023 Weesam Al-Khatib Visiting Professorship lecture and Surgery Grand Rounds.
Lecture: "Management of concomitant Carotid and Coronary Artery Disease: A Milwaukee Legacy."
Grand Rounds: "Challenges to the Health of Surgery and Strategies for Survivial."
April 28, 2023 - Stanford Surgery 2023 Holman Research Day
Congratulations to residents Vy Ho, MD and Shaunak Adkar, MD on winning the clinical and basic science Holman poster presetations.
Vy Ho, MD presented her research showing that “Most Privately Insured Patients Do Not Receive Federally Recommended Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening”
Basic Science Poster
Shaunak Adkar, MD presented his research on “Genome-wide Association Study of Intracranial Aneurysms Reveals Shared Heritability with Aortic Aneurysms and Atherosclerosis.”
Outstanding podium presentations by Shaunak Adkar, MD and Ken Tran, MD.
Shaunak Adkar, MD discussed that the “Risk of Reintervention is Lower for Carotid Endarterectomy than Carotid Artery Stenting”
Ken Tran, MD discussed that “Patient-specific computational flow simulation reveals adverse hemodynamic factors associated with branch vessel occlusion after complex endovascular aneurysm repair”
March 17, 2023 - Vascular Surgery Integrated Match Day
February 28, 2023 - Surgery Communication Coaching Program
We are excited to announce that Dr. Mike Sgroi has joined the Stanford Department of Surgery Communication Coaching Program. The program currently includes general surgery categoricals as well as plastic and vascular junior residents. Communication coaches are carefully picked and undergo year-round training with monthly faculty development workshops. More Information on the Surgery Communication Coaching Program.
February 23-25, 2023 - VESS Annual Winter Meeting 2023
Congratulations on the amazing Stanford Vascular representation at the VESS Annual Winter Meeting 2023.
Sabina Sorondo, MD, Stanford resident presenting a case of hybrid repair of innominate artery pseudoneurysm after blunt traumatic injury in a bovine arch.
Andrea Fisher, MD, Stanford presenting on individual and program level predictors of academic vascular surgery practice
Shernaz Dossabhoy, MD, Stanford resident presenting resarch on the association of chronic kidney disease and survival after FEVAR.
Elizabeth George, MD, Stanford faculty presenting on precocious rupture of AAAs below size cirteria for repair.
February 9, 2023 - Dr. Arash Fereydooni receives the ACS Resident Research Scholarship
Dr. Arash Fereydooni has been awarded a Resident Research Scholarship by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The scholarship is for $60,000 over two years to fund the resident's research. Fereydooni will study peripheral calcium score development and automation.
Arash will be working under the mentorship of vascular surgeon-scientist and section chief of vascular surgery at the Palo Alto Va, Dr. Shipra Arya, a prolific health services research.
February 7, 2023 - Dr. Derek Klarin receives The American Society for Clinical Investigation's Young Physician-Scientist Award.
Dr. Derek Klarin is the recipient of The American Society for Clinical Investigation's Young Physician-Scientist Award. According to Colleen McGarry, program director for the ASCI, Dr. Klarin was selected for this recognition based on his early-career achievements.
"This is an outstanding recognition of Dr. Klarin's career focus and potential in vascular disease management," said Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and former Chief of Vascular Surgery Dr. Ron Dalman.
January 9, 2023 - Congratulations to Dr. Mike Sgroi, Section Chief SCVMC
Congratulations to Dr. Mike Sgroi on his new roll as Section Chief at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Thank you for your continued contributions.
January 1, 2023 - Welcome to Dr. Jean Gillon as Clinical Associate Professor in Surgery
We are excited to welcome Dr. Jean Gillon as Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery. Dr. Gillon will be practicing at the Stanford Vascular and Vein Clinic in Portola Valley, CA.