Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program

Educational Statement

The purpose of the vascular surgery residency is to provide an organized educational program with guidance and supervision of the resident, facilitating the resident's personal and professional development while insuring safe and appropriate patient care. The program's mission is to prepare the resident to function as a qualified practitioner of vascular surgery at the highest level of performance expected of a board certified specialist.

Program Overview

The Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program at the University of Tennessee in Memphis is a two-year program providing a high-level of training in both open vascular and endovascular surgery. Its  well recognized strengths include:

  • A rich experience in open aortic surgery including procedures on abdominal aortic aneurysms, aorto-femoral bypass, thoraco-abdominal  aneurysm repair  and mesenteric revascularization
  • Extensive exposure to aortic endografting including EVAR, TEVAR, and complex hybrid procedures. Several clinical trials of investigational devices are ongoing.
  • Lower-extremity revascularization procedures, both open and endovascular
  • Hands-on experience in non-invasive vascular laboratory at VA Medical Center which facilitates residents to successfully complete accreditation examination.
  • A comprehensive experience in dialysis access procedures
  • Opportunity to undertake both clinical and basic research
  • Provides a strong foundation for a career in either academic surgery or private practice


H. Edward Garrett Jr., MD
Professor of Surgery & Program Director
Division of Vascular Surgery, UT
Baptist Memorial Hospital

Michael J. Rohrer, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery, UT
Methodist University Hospital

Bridget Ostrow, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
The Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Hugh Francis, III, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
St. Francis Hospital

Brad Wolf, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Baptist Memorial Hospital

Jerry Gooch, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Baptist Memorial Hospital

Shaun Stickley, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Methodist University Hospital

Anton Dias Perera, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Baptist Memorial Hospital and Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Prateek K. Gupta, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Methodist University Hospital

Program Description

Selection of Vascular Residents

Vascular Publications

Training Archive

Contact Us

Vascular Surgery

910 Madison Ave., Suite 428
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-5885
Fax: 901-448-5120

Program Coordinator:
Bryan Thorn