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Education

The Duke Division of Vascular Surgery provides diverse opportunities for training through our fellowship program and other educational offerings.

CAPE Program

The Division of Vascular Surgery participates in the collegiate athlete pre-medical experience (CAPE) program, a summer session in which gifted scholar-athletes shadow mentors in a variety of specialties at Duke.

Residency Programs

The Division of Vascular Surgery does not have a residency program. A general surgery residency program is available through the Duke Department of Surgery. See other residency programs offered by the department.

Fellowship Program

Duke offers a two-year ACGME-accredited Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program, accepting one fellow annually. The curriculum includes training in open surgical techniques, endovascular techniques, diagnostic modalities, and related fields, as well as three months devoted exclusively to research.

Venous Observership

Physicians with an interest in the advanced treatment of venous disorders may apply to participate in our venous observership program. This program is between one and three months in duration and offers the practitioner the opportunity to learn about the treatment of a wide variety of venous disorders, including thromboembolic disease, vascular anomalies, chronic venous insufficiency, and cosmetic venous disorders.

Treatment modalities include laser vein ablation, thermal vein ablation, chemical vein ablation and sclerotherapy, venous stenting, and thrombolysis. The program can be tailored to meet individual needs and interests.

Professional Education

The Duke Division of Vascular Surgery offers ongoing continuing medical education (CME) courses for members of Duke Surgery and Medicine.