Dr. Tonnessen graduated from Brown University with honors in Neuroscience in 1994. She subsequently received her medical degree at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She completed a residency in general surgery and fellowship in vascular surgery at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, and has been a practicing vascular surgeon since 2006. Dr. Tonnessen is board certified in general and vascular surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Tonnessen has expertise in both open surgery and minimally invasive "endovascular" procedures for treating vascular disease. Dr. Tonnessen is also the co-author of the 5th and 6th editions of The Handbook of Patient Care Vascular Diseases, a popular "pocket" book for students and residents.
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