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4/14/2015: A Message from Louis Messina, MD, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Andres Schanzer, MD, as the first director of the UMass Memorial Center for the Treatment of Complex Aortic Disease. Under Dr. Schanzer’s leadership, the center brings together physicians from multiple specialties including vascular surgery, cardiac surgery, cardiology and anesthesiology, all of whom share a passion and expertise in the treatment of complex aortic disease.

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UMass Surgery - UMass Medical School Campus
UMass Surgery logoThe Department of Surgery of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, chaired by Demetrius Litwin, MD, is an academic surgical program located in Worcester, Massachusetts. Clinical care encompasses the three main campuses of UMass Memorial Medical Center (University, Memorial, and Hahnemann), as well as affiliated hospitals. The department is committed to providing state-of- the-art surgical care to patients from throughout the New England region. In addition, this busy and growing department is actively involved with advancing the art of surgery, through research focused on new approaches to patient care, as well as surgical training and education of the next generation of surgeons.    » Patient Information at
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