Apostolos K. TassiopoulosMD
Dr. Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos, MD, Professor of Surgery, is board certified in both vascular surgery and general surgery, Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery, Program Director of the Vascular Surgery Residency and the Surgical Skills Simulation Center in the Stony Brook School of Medicine and Co-Director of the Aortic Center.
Dr. Tassiopoulos has expertise in open and minimally invasive endovascular surgery for the management of aortic aneurysms, lower extremity vascular disease (PAD), treatment of venous disease (including minimally invasive percutaneous closure for varicose veins), renal and mesenteric artery stenosis, surgery for stroke prevention (carotid stenting and endarterectomy), dialysis access and limb salvaging procedures.
Dr. Tassiopoulos received his MD from Aristotle University Medical School in Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1989. He subsequently served for two years as a general medical officer in the Hellenic Air Force of Greece. In 1992, he moved to Houston, TX, to pursue a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in cardiovascular surgery at Baylor College of Medicine with Drs. E. Stanley Crawford and Joseph Coselli. He then completed his residency training in general surgery at SUNY Upstate Medical University in 1999 and went on to complete his training in vascular surgery at Loyola University.