Bauer Sumpio MD, PhD, FACS

Professor of Surgery (Vascular) and of Diagnostic Radiology; Chief, Vascular Surgery; Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program; Program Director, Vascular Surgery Residency Training Program; Associate Director, Graduate Medical Education

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchCerebrovascular ProgramDiagnostic Radiology: Vascular & Interventional Radiology: Endovascular Center; Vascular Center | Diabetes Center | Surgery: Vascular Surgery; Sumpio Lab


Dr. Bauer Sumpio received his medical degree in 1980 and his Ph.D. in Physiology in 1981 from Cornell University Medical College in New York. From 1981 to 1986 he was involved in post-graduate training in General Surgery at Yale University and from 1986 to 1987 he underwent fellowship training in Vascular Surgery at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Sumpio then returned to Yale University School of Medicine, Section of Vascular Surgery, as a faculty member and as Chief of Vascular Surgery at the VA Connecticut. In 1994, he was promoted to Full-Professor with tenure and was named as Vice-chairman of the Department of Surgery and the Chief of Vascular Surgery at Yale. His professional society memberships include the American Surgical Association, International College of Angiology, Society for Vascular Surgery, American College of Cardiology, Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, American College of Surgeons, Society for University Surgeons, European Society for Vascular Surgery, Biomedical Engineering Society, American Heart Association and the American Physiological Society. He is a past Chair of the Research Council of the Society for Vascular Surgery and Secretary of the Association of Program Directors of Vascular Surgery. He has been on the editorial board of several journals, including the Journal of Vascular Surgery, Journal of American College of Surgeons, and Cell Transplantation. He has had continuous research funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Veterans Administration and the American Heart Association since 1988 for his studies on the role of hemodynamics and vascular disease. He has published over 285 peer-reviewed papers and has edited and authored 4 books on vascular surgery and biology. Dr. Sumpio is the proud recipient of many prestigious honors and awards such as Best Doctor in NY 2006-2010 just to name a few. Dr. Bauer E. Sumpio is currently a tenured Professor of Surgery and Radiology at Yale University School of Medicine, the Chief of Vascular Surgery at the Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Director of the Yale Center for Vascular Diseases. In addition, he also serves as Program Director of Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program and the newly accredited Integrated Residency in Vascular Surgery.

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  • M.D., Cornell University , 1980
  • Ph.D., Cornell University , 1981

Selected Publication

  • Kim J,Cordova AC, Hirayama Y, Madri JA, Sumpio BE Differential Effects of Shear Stress and Cyclic Strain on Sp1 Phosphorylation by Protein Kinase C? Modulates Membrane Type 1-Matrix Metalloproteinase in Endothelial Cells Endothelium 2008; 15(1) 33-42.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Honorary Fellow(2002) , Philippine College of Surgeons
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