Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards, and honors.
- Courtney Morgan, M.D., Chief Resident of Northwestern's Integrated Vascular Program, counseled members of Mended Hearts of Chicago with a talk entitled, "Peripheral Vascular Disease: What's New?" Mended Hearts is a national nonprofit organization serving the community through education on cardiovascular health. Visit the Mended Hearts webpage for more information and upcoming meetings.
- Lazar J. Greenfield, M.D., Professor of Surgery and Chair Emeritus at the University of Michigan will be presenting, "The Filter at 45: Lessons Learned," on March 2, 2017. The lecture will be held in Northwestern's Prtizker Auditorium (251 E. Huron, 3-506, Chicago, IL) at 7:00 am with a morning reception to follow. This is part of the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds Series. Click here to access more information.
- Dr. Mark Eskandari and Dr. Karen Ho have received the 2015-2016, "Excellence in Teaching," Award. The award recognizes faculty members who excel at supporting resident and medical student learning. This is the 2nd annual award for Dr. Ho, and the 5th annual award for Dr. Eskandari. Join our division in giving them a big round of applause!
Heron Rodriguez, M.D., was named to Negocios Now, "Who's Who in Hispanic Chicago." Dr. Rodriguez is a recognized professor, researcher, published author, and international speaker. Dr. Rodriguez serves as the program director for Northwestern University's Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency Program, Associate Program Director for the Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program, and is co-director of the limb preservation program at Northwestern's Vein Clinic. Dr. Rodriguez's clinical interests include arterial and venous surgery and percutaneous interventions. To learn more about Dr. Rodriguez, Please visit his faculty page.
- Dr. Karl A. Illig, M.D. will speak at Northwestern University's weekly Vascular Conference on November 2, 2016 from 5:00 - 6:00pm. Dr. Illig will present, Aggressive management of venous thoracic outlet syndrome in athletes (and others). The event will be held in the Department of Surgery Videoconference Room at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Arkes Pavilion, 6th Floor.