History of Surgery Lecture on 2/15/22: The Evolution of Modern Vascular Surgery with Dr. Leo Daab

We invite you to join us for the History of Surgery Lecture, “The Evolution of Modern Vascular Surgery,” given by Dr. Leo Daab, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine.

This event is free and open to the public. See below for a brief description and calendar event link.

History of Surgery Lecture: “The Evolution of Modern Vascular Surgery”
Dr. Leo Daab, Assistant Professor of Surgery, OHSU School of Medicine
Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. PT
Online event with live closed captions available (view recording)

About the lecture: This lecture will go over the early contributors to the field of vascular surgery, and the innovations that have influenced the practice of this specialty. The contribution of lessons learned from armed military conflicts will also be discussed as to how they shifted the approach to vascular injuries. The talk will conclude with a review of current trends in the practice of vascular surgery including how training of the vascular surgeon has changed over the years.

Dr. Leo Daab smiles against a neutral background. He wears a gray suit and tie.


About the speaker: Dr. Leo Daab is a vascular surgeon and an assistant professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine. One of his clinical focus areas is limb preservation, or helping save the limbs of patients who are in danger of losing them because of vascular problems. Another focus area is aortic aneurysm repair.  He is passionate about surgical education and currently serves as the Assistant Program Director for the Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program at OHSU. Dr. Daab earned his M.D. degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. After an operational tour in Iraq, he then completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.  He joined the OHSU faculty in 2018 after completing his military service while at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington.

Updated 2/17/22 with recording link.