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Welcome from the Program Director

Dear Potential Applicant:
Thank you for taking time to explore the Jobst Vascular Institute Vascular Surgery Fellowship at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. The 24-month program, which is approved by the RRC of the ACGME, integrates vascular surgery, endovascular training, hands-on vascular laboratory experience, and computer-aided vascular imaging. The JVI Vascular Surgery Fellowship prepares its graduates for a career in academic vascular surgery or private practice. The JVI staff, performing more than 2,000 vascular procedures annually, has six vascular surgeons and five interventional radiologists, five full-time study coordinators, vascular nurse specialists, a computer graphic specialist, and a medical writer. Advanced facilities include dedicated vascular operating rooms, endovascular surgery suite, a research-level vascular laboratory performing more than 720,000 noninvasive studies annually, and a busy vascular rehabilitation program.

Our program has a close academic association with the Section of Vascular Surgery at the University of Michigan and The University of Toledo Medical Center. Our vascular surgery fellows participate in the University of Michigan vascular conferences, journal clubs, and basic science conferences.

Goals of resident training at JVI include:

  • High volume surgical experience
  • Credentialing-qualified endovascular skills
  • RPVI, RVT certification and clinical research achievement

Please take time to investigate our website and see all that we offer. In addition to 24 months of clinical training, you will have the opportunity to: develop research projects; present at regional, national, and international medical meetings; and explore the wonders of the Great Lakes region. Our program will allow you to meet your professional goals while training in a center of excellence at ProMedica Toledo Hospital.

Please feel free to contact me at 1-800-39-JOBST or email me via marilyn.gravett@promedica.org for further information or to discuss the application process.

Best wishes,
Anthony J. Comerota, MD, FACS, FACC
Program Director