Richard Paul Cambria, MD, is a vascular surgeon at the Massachusetts General Hospital Vascular Center.
Richard P. Cambria, M.D. is Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Chief, Division of Vascular/Endovascular Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Cambria received his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, in 1977. He trained in general and vascular surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. After a brief stint on the faculty at Yale, Dr. Cambria returned to MGH as Associate Professor of Surgery in 1986. He was promoted to Professor of Surgery in 2001 and Chief of the reformed Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery in 2002. He took advanced training in endovascular catheter-based therapies at Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Cambria's clinical, professional and academic interests are principally in the area of diseases of the aorta and its branches. He is a nationally and internationally known expert in the treatment of complex aneurysm disease. According to the Massachusetts State website, he has the largest practice of both aneurysm and carotid artery surgery in the State. He currently leads a division that has performed more stent graft repairs of both abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms than any institution in the Northeast. He is Immediate Past President of the NESVS and current President Elect of The Society for Vascular Surgery. He is Associate Editor of The Journal of Vascular Surgery and his curriculum vitae details more than 260 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.
Abularrage CJ, Crawford RS, Conrad MF, Lee H, Kwolek CJ, Brewster DC, Cambria RP, LaMuraglia GM. Preoperative variables predict persistent type 2 endoleak after endovascular aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg 2010;52:19-24.
Abularrage CJ, Conrad MF, Lachney LA, Paruchuri V, Kwolek CJ, Crawford RS, Kwolek CJ, LaMuraglia GM, Rosenfield K, Cambria RP. Long-term outcomes of diabetic patients undergoing endovascular infrainguinal interventions. J Vasc Surg 2010;52:314-22.
Conrad MF, Ergul EA, Patel VI, Paruchuri V, Kwolek CJ, Cambria RP. Management of diseases of the descending thoracic aorta in the endovascular era: A Medicare population study. Ann Surg 2010;252:603-10.
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Investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital revealed the results of the CREST trial, a study that looked at the efficacy of carotid endarterectomy versus stenting in patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis, and found that these two medical procedures are both equally safe and effective.
Richard P. Cambria, MD, is the fourth Mass General surgeon to lead the Society for Vascular Surgery, the largest medical society of vascular surgeons.
Hotline - "In General" Awards and Honors: Richard Cambria, MD, chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and co-director of the Thoracic Aortic Center, was elected 2011-2012 president of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) on June 17 during the Vascular Annual Meeting in Chicago. ----- Daniel Kopans, MD, founder of the MGH Breast Imaging Division, received a special commendation from the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) and a standing ovation from the more than 800 attendees at its annual meeting in recognition of his dedication and leadership in mammography screening.
Richard Cambria, MD, chief of the MGH Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and co-director of the Thoracic Aortic Center, is the first incumbent to the Robert R. Linton, MD, Professorship in Surgery in the Field of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Harvard Medical School.
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