Vascular Surgeons

Eric T. Choi, MD
Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Co-Surgical Director, Temple Heart & Vascular Institute
Associate Professor of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine
SPECIALTIES: Open and endovascular interventions for thoracic and abdominal aortic diseases; carotid artery disease; and critical limb ischemia of the legs
MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
TRAINING: Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis; Residency, General Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
CERTIFICATIONS: Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Choi, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).

Ravi Varma Dhanisetty, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine
SPECIALTIES: Diagnosis and treatment of vascular conditions including aortic aneurysms, peripheral arterial disease, carotid artery disease, diabetic ischemia of the foot, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism, and other conditions compromising blood flow to the brain, intestines, or kidneys
MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
TRAINING: Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University; Residency, General Surgery, State University of New York—Health Science Center at Brooklyn
CERTIFICATION: Vascular Surgery (board-eligible), General Surgery

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Dhanisetty, click here or call
1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).

Andrew B. Roberts, MD
Professor of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine
SPECIALTIES: Lower extremity revascularization, carotid artery surgery, hemodialysis access, postoperative vein graft assessment, aortic aneurismal disease
MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of Minnesota
TRAINING: Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville; Residency, General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
CERTIFICATIONS: Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Roberts, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).

Frank Schmieder, MD, FACS, RVT
Associate Professor of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine
SPECIALTIES: Endovascular (angioplasty, stenting, endograft placement), surgical and medical therapy of carotid, aortic, renal, mensentaric and peripheral vascular occlusive and aneurysmal disease, venous disease, vascular ultrasound and angiography
TRAINING: Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, Temple University Hospital; Fellowship, Endovascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Residency, General Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care
MEDICAL SCHOOL: Washington University School of Medicine
CERTIFICATIONS: Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

Dr. Schmieder has been named President-Elect of the Delaware Valley Vascular Society. The Society is dedicated to an educational mission and serves as a gathering point for vascular specialists from the region to share and learn clinical experiences and techniques.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Schmieder,
click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).

Paul van Bemmelen, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine
SPECIALTIES: Non-reconstructable diabetic limb salvage, intermittent compression treatment for PVD, carotid endarterectomy, aortic surgery, cosmetic treatment for varicose veins including sclerotherapy
MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands
TRAINING: Fellowship, Research in Vascular Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle; Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, St. Anthonius Hospuital, Nieuwegein, Netherlands; Fellowship, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Southern Illinois University, Springfield; Residency, General Surgery, Zuiderziekenhuis, Rotterdam, Netherlands
CERTIFICATIONS: Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. van Bemmelen, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).