Amani D. Politano, M.D., M.S. (she/her)

  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, School of Medicine
  • Quality Medical Director, Vascular Surgery, Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, School of Medicine


Dr. Amani Politano is a vascular surgeon and associate professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine.  Her clinical interests include treatment of arterial and venous disorders, aortic pathology, and clinical infections.

She currently serves as the Quality Medical Director for Vascular Surgery, and she has authored or co-authored research papers on surgical infections and the effects of health conditions on vascular surgery outcomes. 

Dr. Amani Politano earned her M.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine.  She completed her residency in general surgery, post-doctoral research fellowship, a master's degree in clinical research, an administrative fellowship, and a vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Virginia. 

Dr. Amani Politano's published research

Education and training

    • B.S., 2002, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • M.D., 2008, University of Virginia School of Medicine
    • M.S., 2011, University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Residency

    • General Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2008-2015
  • Fellowship

    • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, University of Virginia, 2010-2012
    • Vascular Surgery, University of Virginia, 2015-2017
    • Administrative Fellow, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of Virginia, 2017
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, 2016
    • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery, 2018

Memberships and associations:

  • Surgical Infection Society
  • Pacific Northwest Vascular Society
  • Society of Vascular Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Association of Women Surgeons

Areas of interest

  • Surgical infectious disease
  • External iliac arteriopathy in athletes
  • Popliteal artery entrapment
  • Venous disease
  • Quality


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