Vikram Kashyap, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery
School of Medicine

Dr. Kashyap was recruited to lead the Division and assumed this role in February, 2011. His clinical expertise is in the areas of cerebrovascular disease, aortic pathologies, peripheral arterial disease and venous problems. He has been awarded numerous National Institutes of Health and Foundation grants to fund his research. The translational laboratory is devoted to the study of endothelial dysfunction. He is certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery.

Professional Memberships

Editorial Board, Journal of Vascular Surgery
Past President, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society

External Appointments

Division Chief, Vascular Surgery
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Co-Director, Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute
University Hospitals



Doctor of Medicine
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Residencies, Internships and Fellowships

General Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
Vascular Surgery Fellowship
University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
Research Fellowship
National Institutes of Health

Additional Information


  • Integration of University Hospitals Medical Group (UHMG)-University Hospitals Medical Practice (UHMP) surgeons into one group
  • Open surgical and endovascular double digit growth
  • Hybrid operating room—both hybrid and percutaneous cases
  • Achieved Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL) certification for University Hospitals Vascular Labs
  • Continue to develop system Wound Center integration
  • Expanded services at Twinsburg, Concord, Medina and Mentor, Ohio
  • Centralized scheduling using the HVI 844 3800 number for enhanced access
  • Installation and use of 3D Philips Portal
  • Establishing a translational laboratory
  • Recruitment of highly competitive vascular trainees

Clinical Firsts:

  • Carotid artery stenting using reversal of flow
  • Thoracic endografting for aneurysms and dissections
  • Endoscopic vein harvest for lower extremity bypass
  • Novel and branched endografts for aortic pathologies
  • Branding of Vascular Center
  •  Initiation of multiple new clinical trials

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