Distinguished Fellow

AVF Distinguished Fellows Membership is bestowed on AVF Physician Members who are in good standing for at least 5 years. Fellow Members are selected for their role in enhancing the AVF by serving on Committees and leadership, as meeting faculty, providing educational enhancement for trainees and advancing disease through research or education.

Distinguished Fellows Committee

  • Peter Gloviczki, MD - Chair
  • Anthony Comerota, MD - Past Chair
  • Bo G. Eklof, MD
  • Peter Gloviczki, MD
  • Mark H. Meissner, MD
  • Seshadri Raju, MD

Role

The Distinguished Fellows Membership Committee develops the guidelines and criteria for acceptance into the AVF Distinguished Fellows membership category. The Committee evaluates the professional and ethical qualifications of the Distinguished Fellow applicants and recommends to the Executive Committee applicants for acceptance.

Responsibilities

  • Develop guidelines and criteria for acceptance into the Distinguished Fellows Membership Category for Executive Committee approval;
  • Review Distinguished Fellow applicants and submit recommendations for acceptance to the Executive Committee for approval.

Current Distinguished Fellow Roster

  • Jose Almeida, MD
  • John Blebea, MD, MBA
  • Ruth Bush, MD
  • Joseph A. Caprini, MD
  • Patrick Carpentier, MD
  • Rabih Chaer, MD
  • Anthony J.  Comerota, MD
  • Michael C.  Dalsing, MD
  • Alun Davies, MD
  • Ralph G. DePalma, MD
  • Jose Diaz, MD
  • Bo Eklof, MD
  • Antonios Gasparis, MD
  • Kathleen Gibson, MD
  • Monika Gloviczki, MD, PhD
  • Peter Gloviczki, MD
  • Lazar Greenfield, MD
  • Peter K. Henke, MD
  • Anil Hingorani, MD
  • Lowell S. Kabnick, MD
  • Manju Kalra, MD
  • Lois Killewich, MD
  • Robert Kistner, MD
  • Brajesh Lal, MD
  • Joann M. Lohr, MD
  • Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD
  • William Marston, MD
  • Elna M. Masuda, MD
  • Robert B. McLafferty, MD
  • Mark H. Meissner, MD
  • Robert Merchant, MD
  • Gregory Moneta, MD
  • Nick Morrison, MD
  • Patrick Muck, MD
  • Peter Neglen, MD
  • Thomas F. O'Donnell Jr., MD
  • Frank T. Padberg Jr., MD
  • Peter J. Pappas, MD
  • Marc A. Passman, MD
  • Alessandra Puggioni, MD
  • Joseph Raffetto, MD
  • Seshadri Raju, MD
  • John Rectenwald, MD
  • Michael A. Ricci, MD
  • Norman Rich, MD
  • Thom Rooke, MD
  • Harry Schanzer, MD
  • Marlin Schul, MD
  • Roberto Simkin, MD
  • Michael Vasquez, MD
  • Suresh Vedantham, MD
  • Thomas W. Wakefield, MD
  • Harold Welch, MD
  • Takashi Yamaki, MD
  • James Yao, MD
  • Steven Zimmet, MD