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Martin R Back, MD, FACS, RPVI

Vascular Surgeon

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About me

My name is Martin Back, MD, and my interests in cardiovascular physiology and technological innovations managing vascular diseases led me to become vascular surgeon. I am a professor of surgery and the chief of the University of Florida division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, and take a special interest in leading a vascular team. I treat patients for complex vascular conditions and my research interest is in complex aortic intervention.

I earned my medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and I completed a general surgery residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and a peripheral vascular surgery fellowship at the UF College of Medicine.

Previously, I was a professor of surgery at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. I also served as the chief of vascular surgery at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital, as well as the co-director of the noninvasive vascular laboratories at the James Haley V.A. and the USF division of vascular and endovascular surgery.

I am a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of several professional societies and associations, including the Society for Vascular Surgery, the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, the Society of University Surgeons and the Association of VA Surgeons. I served as president of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, now nationally known as the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society, and the Florida Vascular Society.

Additionally, I have served on the board of directors and executive committee of the Society for Vascular Surgery and on the editorial board of the Journal Vascular Surgery. I have more than 140 publications in peer-reviewed vascular journals and more than 25 chapters in vascular textbooks

I enjoy keeping up with hobbies in my spare time, including fishing, hiking, cooking and traveling.

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Active clinical trials

SOCRATES

The aim of this randomized study is to compare the safety and performance of EndoVascular Aneurysm Repair with ESAR using Endurant + Heli-FX™ EndoAnchor™ system and FEVAR using customizable grafts from Cook (Zenith Fenestrated Graft) and Terumo…

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Martin R Back
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Accepting Candidates
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18 Years - N/A
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DISSECT-N

DISSECT-N is a post-market registry designed to assess real-world safety and effectiveness of Valiant Navion Thoracic Stent Graft System in the treatment of thoracic aortic dissections in real world practice.

Investigator
Martin R Back
Status
Accepting Candidates
Ages
18 Years - N/A
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All
Gore TAMBE

Prospective, non-randomized, , multicenter study with two independent arms: Primary Study Arm * TAAA and Pararenal aneurysms requiring only TAMBE System. Hypothesis-driven analysis. Up to 65 additional subjects may be implanted in Continued Access…

Investigator
Martin R Back
Status
Accepting Candidates
Ages
19 Years - N/A
Sexes
All
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My research

Top areas of exploration

  • Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation , 49 publications
  • Endovascular Procedures , 31 publications
  • Postoperative Complications , 27 publications
  • Reoperation , 24 publications

Research activity

148 publications

3,116 citations

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