Department of Surgery

Faculty

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
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Division Chiefs

Rabih A. Chaer, MD
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
412-802-3025
Interests
venous disease; aortic aneurysm

Faculty

Michel S. Makaroun, MD
Professor of Surgery and Clinical and Translational Science
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
Fanny S. Alie-Cusson, MD
Assistant Professor
Interests
Raymond Eid, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
412-802-3333
Interests
open surgical and endovascular treatment of aneurysms, carotid disease, peripheral vascular disease, and dialysis access
Catherine Go, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Interests
Lindsey M. Haga, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-664-2850
Interests
Eric S. Hager, MD
Associate 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, RPVI, FSVU
Professor of Surgery
412-623-1108
Interests
limb salvage surgery; dialysis access surgery
Nathan L. Liang, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Surgery
412-802-3333
Interests
surgical and endovascular treatment of aortic pathology; peripheral, visceral, and carotid arterial disease; clinical outcomes research; statistical methods and machine learning
Michael Madigan, MD
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
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
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
Natalie Sridharan, MD
Assistant Professor
Interests
clinical outcomes research; carotid disease; peripheral vascular disease and limb salvage
Matthew J. TerBush, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Interests
Edith Tzeng, MD
UPMC Professor of Surgery
412-802-3025
Interests
angiogenesis; vascular injury; wound healing; aortic aneurysm formation; post-stenting restenosis
Theodore H. Yuo, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
412-623-8438
Interests
outcomes in end-stage renal disease