Thomas Huber, M.D.

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Biography

Thomas S. Huber, M.D., Ph.D., is professor and chief of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He also serves as vice chairman of the department of surgery, for which he has served as a faculty member for more than 17 years.

Dr. Huber earned his medical degree and doctorate in physiology at the University of Michigan, where he also completed his surgical residency and vascular fellowship training.

His clinical interests include aortic aneurysms, peripheral arterial occlusive disease and hemodialysis access.

Dr. Huber's research focuses on improving the success rates of fistulas for hemodialysis access. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, he is leading a team of physicians, surgeons and scientists at UF who are partnering with five other institutions from across the country to study fistula outcomes. Together they are working to outline practice patterns and create surgical guidelines with the aim of increasing the number of successful fistula procedures.

He has published and presented extensively, as well as has served as a peer reviewer for numerous journals. He currently sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Vascular Surgery and the Yearbook of Surgery.

Dr. Huber is committed to educating the next generation of vascular surgeons and serves as the UF vascular surgery fellowship program director.

His awards include induction into Alpha Omega Alpha, recognition as a distinguished reviewer of the Journal of Vascular Surgery, and recipient of the Key Award for Outstanding Clinical Service, the Edward M. Copeland Faculty Award, and the Lester R. Dragstedt Physician-Scientist Award.

Education

Residency - Vascular Surgery
University of Michigan Hospital
1994

Ph.D. - Physiology
University of Michigan
1993

Residency - Surgery
University of Michigan Hospital
1992

Medical Degree
University of Michigan
1985

Board Certification

  • Vascular Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Honors and Awards

Key Award – Outstanding Clinical Service
University of Florida
2012-2013

University of Florida
Department of Surgery
2007

Key Award – Outstanding Clinical Service
University of Florida
2006-2008

Distinguished Reviewer
Journal of Vascular Surgery
2001

University of Florida
Department of Surgery
1997