Glenn LaMuraglia, MD, is a senior vascular surgeon in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. In addition to performing traditional (open) vascular surgical techniques, he specializes in percutaneous (minimally invasive) treatment of vascular problems, including many innovative therapies for the arteries and veins.
Dr. LaMuraglia was raised in Europe by American parents. He graduated from Georgetown University magna cum laude before matriculating at and graduating from Harvard Medical School cum laude. He completed his General Surgery residency in 1985 and Vascular Surgery fellowship in 1986, both at Mass General. In 1987, he was appointed to the prestigious position of chief of the East Surgical Service at Mass General prior to joining the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.
Dr. LaMuraglia’s research has balanced between clinical innovation and outcomes as well as basic research in the Wellman Laboratory of Photomedicine where he investigated photochemical methods for inhibiting restenosis (narrowing of vessels) after vascular procedures. He has over 200 publications and has been associate editor of Rutherford’s Textbook of Vascular and Endovascular Therapy.
Dr. LaMuraglia is also very involved in the teaching and mentoring of medical students and residents at Mass General, and has been invited nationally and internationally to lecture on topics of vascular disease. At Harvard Medical School, he has been the course director for the annual postgraduate course in vascular and endovascular surgery.
In his personal life, Dr. LaMuraglia enjoys spending time with his adult children, traveling, theater and the arts as well as staying physically fit by running, playing tennis and skiing.
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