Mark Morasch has a strong interest in complex extracranial cerebrovascular arterial reconstruction as well as in treating complex aortic pathology. He has extensive experience with endovascular therapy, and his research interests include minimally invasive endoluminal technology for the treatment of abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms, traumatic injury, and dissection. He has participated in research involving these minimally invasive alternatives to open surgery. He is considered a leader in aortic therapy and, in addition to the involvement in several aortic endograft trials, he has served as the national principal investigator for thoracic endograft research trials. He has written over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 55 textbook chapters, and 18 online publications, and has been coeditor on 9 medical textbooks. In addition, he has given numerous presentations at regional, national, and international meetings. He is listed in America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals and Guide to America's Top Surgeons, Best Doctors in America 2011-2012 and was named one of U.S. News & World Report Top Doctors. Dr. Morasch is currently a Delegate to the AMA House of Delegates for the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and also serves as an Alternate Delegate to the Surgical Caucus of the AMA. He is a Pro Team Member of the ACS Health Policy Steering Committee and participates in the AMA/ACS Task Group on Workforce for Emergency and Trauma Care. Dr. Morasch received his Medical degree from Loyola University, where he also completed his internship and residency. During his residency, Dr. Morasch trained in vascular surgery for one year at St. James’s Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. Moreover, he completed a two-year vascular surgery fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit. He is board certified in general surgery and vascular surgery and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Society for Vascular Surgery.
Biography Updated on 6 February 2012