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Personal profile

Dr. Lumsden’s academic career began in 1989 at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where he completed his postdoctoral training and served as a Collaborative Scientist in the Division of Pathobiology and Immunology at the renowned Yerkes Primate Center. He remained at Emory for several years, rising to the rank of Associate Professor and Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery. In 2002, Dr. Lumsden joined the faculty at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas as Professor and Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy. He assumed his current positions at Houston Methodist in 2008.

Dr. Lumsden has developed an international reputation as a leader in the field of endovascular surgery. He has clinical and research expertise in stent graft treatment of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms, stenting and endarterectomy in carotid arterial disease, renovascular hypertension, aortoiliac occlusive disease, mesenteric vascular and minimally invasive therapy in venous disease. Dr. Lumsden also conducts FDA-mandated training for surgeons nationwide in a carotid stenting simulator housed at the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center.

Research interests

Dr. Lumsden’s research interests include developing novel minimally invasive methods of therapy and preventing restenosis. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, and he has contributed more than 200 papers to the medical literature, as well as numerous abstracts, books, and book chapters.

Education/Academic qualification

Vascular Surgery, Clinical Fellowship, Emory University Health Center

Jul 1 1989Jun 30 1991

Award Date: Jun 30 1991

General Surgery, Residency, Emory University Health Center

Jul 1 1984Jun 30 1989

Award Date: Jun 30 1989

General Surgery, Internship, University of Edinburgh Royal Physicians College

Jul 1 1981Jun 30 1982

Award Date: Jun 30 1982

MD, University of Edinburgh Medical School

… → May 31 1982

Award Date: May 31 1982

External positions

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery , Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

Research Area Keywords

  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Heart & Vascular
  • Clinical Translation & Trials
  • Clinical Care

Free-text keywords

  • Endovascular surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Stents
  • Restenosis


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