The Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Wake Forest School of Medicine is an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited, 24-month independent program. The Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery is a member of the integrated Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist.

The teaching service is comprised of:

Eleven board-certified vascular surgery faculty A PGY-3
One vascular medicine faculty A PGY-1
Four advanced practice practitioners An inpatient pharmacist
Four vascular fellows

Vascular Surgery Fellowship Overview

Why train at Wake Forest?

The fellowship is distinguished by several aspects that deliver a breadth of clinical and educational experience:

  • A well-rounded clinical experience provides balance between open surgical and endovascular treatment interventions as well as diagnostic procedures
  • Our facilities include a service-oriented operating room team and dedicated endovascular suite
  • Committed faculty with a broad array of clinical, research and educational experience and interests provide exposure to all aspects of practice supported through dedicated conferences
  • A fully accredited Clinical Vascular Laboratory provides a rich environment for didactic teaching and an organized experience in study interpretation
  • Daily service rounds by a dedicated team (including a faculty member, nurse practitioner and pharmacist) provide organized and consistent inpatient management support while also facilitating bedside teaching opportunities to explore evidence-based approaches to diagnostic testing, clinical decision-making and perioperative care
  • A rich academic tradition with an organized, team-oriented approach provides infrastructure and abundant research opportunities for interested fellows