Maarit Venermo

Maarit Venermo was driven to a life in medicine by her competitive nature, and arrived at medical school with little idea of what specialty she...

R Clement Darling III

Although he resolved to avoid a career in medicine as a young man, R Clement Darling III eventually “fell into” the field of vascular...

Vincent Riambau

The first to do so in his family, Vincent Riambau always felt a pull to become a surgeon. Attending procedures whenever he could, he...

Dittmar Bӧckler

A budding pilot, Dittmar Böckler’s flight plan was altered by the onset of a sudden illness as a teenager. The experience introduced him to...

Wesley Moore

As a childhood asthmatic, Wesley Moore’s early exposure to the medical world saw physicians become his role models. By adolescence he was committed to...

Jonathan Beard

Although he initially planned to become an electronic engineer like his father, Jonathan Beard, Sheffield Vascular Institute, The Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK, was...

Bruce Perler

Bruce Perler, Julius H Jacobson II, professor of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA, is the president of the Society...

Sebastian Debus

Sebastian Debus is taking over as secretary general of the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) for a five-year term this September. Professor and...

Janet Powell

After obtaining a PhD in Biophysics in London, UK, Janet Powell, professor of Vascular Biology & Medicine at Imperial College, London, studied medicine in...

Jean-Baptiste Ricco

Jean-Baptiste Ricco, head of Vascular Surgery, Hôpital Jean Bernard, CHU de Poitiers, Poitiers, France, is the immediate past-president of European Society for Vascular Surgery...

Gunnar Tepe

Gunnar Tepe, professor of Radiology, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Klinikum Rosenheim, Rosenheim, Germany, was involved in the development of the first drug-coated...

Martin Björck

Martin Björck, professor of Vascular Surgery, Institution of Surgical Sciences, Department of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden, holds the only professor-chair of vascular...

Cliff Shearman

Cliff Shearman is professor of Vascular Surgery, University of Southampton, and a vascular surgeon in the Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Southampton Foundation...

Andrew Holden

Andrew Holden, associate professor of Radiology, Auckland University School of Medicine, Auckland, New Zealand, has been involved in the investigation of several endovascular devices...

Lowell S Kabnick

Lowell S Kabnick, associate professor, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, USA, has worked to develop minimally invasive systems for the treatment of varicose...

Thomas Zeller

Thomas Zeller, head, Department of Angiology at Universitäts—Herzzentrum Freiburg, Bad Krozingen, Germany, says that interventional angiology “almost did not exist” when he performed his...

Norman Rich

Norman Rich, vascular surgeon, is professor of Military Medicine and also director of the Vietnam Vascular Registry. After serving in Vietnam he started the...

Peter Gloviczki

Peter Gloviczki, professor of Surgery, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA, is the president of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) 2012–2013. Gloviczki,...

Piergiorgio Cao

Being the first to use a hybrid endovascular operating room in Italy is one of Piergiorgio Cao’s proudest moments. At the beginning of his...

Frank Lederle

Getting the ADAM study approved for planning in 1990 and funded two years later are among Frank Lederle’s proudest moments. Lederle, professor of Medicine,...

Ross Naylor

Ross Naylor, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester, and consultant vascular surgeon, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK, developed his interest...

Patrick Peeters

Patrick Peeters, chief, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Imelda Hospital, Bonheiden, Belgium, followed his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps into surgery. Specialising in cardiac, thoracic and...

Charles McCollum

Charles McCollum, University of Manchester, UK, became consultant and senior lecturer in Surgery at the Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK, in 1983, aged 32....

Giancarlo Biamino

Giancarlo Biamino, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Clinica Montevergine, Mercogliano, Italy, began his career as a cardiologist. In the 80s, the first uses of endovascular...

Barry T Katzen

Barry T Katzen, founder and medical director of Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute (BCVI), Miami, USA, is considered one of the founders of interventional...

Anthony Comerota

Anthony Comerota, director Jobst Vascular Center, The Toledo Hospital, Toledo, USA, believes that interdisciplinary collaboration will yield the largest clinical dividends in vascular disease...

Iris Baumgartner

Iris Baumgartner, head of Angiology and director of Vascular Research, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland, is a voice for the complementary use of surgery and...

Anton Sidawy

Anton Sidawy, immediate past president of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), spoke to Vascular News on his career and achievements as president of...

Jan Blankensteijn

Jan Blankensteijn, Division of Vascular Surgery, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and principal investigator of the DREAM trial, has EVAR as his first...

Peter Taylor

Peter Taylor, consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, told Vascular News about his start in...

Roy Greenberg

From fenestrated grafts, new medical devices and patents, Roy Greenberg, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA, is now also au fait with the Wii and talking...

Michael Jacobs

Michael Jacobs, Chairman and Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands, told Vascular News about his foray into the...

John Mannick

Vascular News talks to John Mannick of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital about entering vascular surgery by the toss of a coin, and winning...

Michel Makaroun

Roger Baird

Vascular News speaks to vascular surgeon Mr Roger Baird on his academic career, his proudest professional achievements and how he “hitched his wagon to...

Maarit Venermo

R Clement Darling III

Vincent Riambau