Vascular Surgery

At the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2021, Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH ’99, professor and Lewis B. Saltz Chair of the Department of Surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was elected to the position of chair of the ACS Board of…
The outcomes for patients in their 80s who received carotid endarterectomy (CEA) surgery to reduce the risk of stroke are comparable to those of younger patients, according to a study by George Washington University (GW) researchers published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery.
Anton Sidawy, MD, MPH, FACS, Lewis B. Saltz Chair and Professor of Surgery, served as editor of the definitive reference for the diagnosis and treatment of circulatory diseases, Rutherford's Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, 9th Edition.
When Neville came to Washington, D.C. as a junior faculty member at Georgetown University in 1990, he noticed that he was seeing a lot of patients with hypertension, high cholesterol, and renal failure — and even more with gangrene due to diabetes.
Farzad Najam, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been named Division Director of the Division of Cardiac Surgery at the GW Hospital.
Richard Neville, M.D., F.A.C.S., professor of surgery and chief of the division of vascular surgery, spoke with The Washington Post about traumatic leg injury and limb amputation prevention in reference to injuries sustained in the Boston Marathon bombings.
On the 50th anniversary of the installation of the first Lewis B. Saltz Chair of Surgery, the George Washington University medical community turned out to honor Anton Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H. ’99, on the occasion of his installation as the Lewis B. Saltz Chair of Surgery, Sept. 19.
WASHINGTON (Oct. 19, 2011)—Anton Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H., professor of Surgery in the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received the President’s Award for Leadership, one of four annual awards from the Vascular Disease Foundation (VDF).