Dr. Michael Belkin is chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and a vascular surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). In addition, he is a professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Belkin received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed a general surgery residency at Hartford Hospital. He also completed two fellowships at Boston University (now Boston Medical Center): one in surgery and the other in vascular surgery. He is board certified in vascular surgery.
Upon completion of his fellowship programs, he became an assistant professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery at New England Medical Center (now Tufts Medical Center). In 1992, he became the program director in general surgery at BWH and later became the chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery in 2001.
The author of over 90 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Belkin’s clinical interests include open and endovascular approaches to aortic aneurysmal disease, carotid occlusive disease, arterial aneurysms, complex limb salvage and vascular surgery. A devoted educator, his research also focuses on the training of vascular surgery fellows and general surgery resident.