Leo J. Daab, M.D., R.P.V.I., F.A.C.S. (he/him)

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, School of Medicine
  • Vascular Lab Director and Vascular Fellowship Assistant Program Director, Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, School of Medicine


Dr. Leo Daab is a vascular surgeon and an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine. He serves as the Assistant Program Director for the Vascular Surgery Fellowship program, and since December 2023, he also serves as the Director of the Vascular Lab.

One of his clinical focus areas is limb preservation, or helping save the limbs of patients who are in danger of losing them because of vascular problems. Another focus area is aortic aneurysm repair.

Dr. Daab earned his M.D. degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Tex. He completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

Dr. Daab has two children and enjoys traveling as well as exploring the Pacific Northwest with his family who enjoy hiking, skiing and kayaking.

Dr. Leo Daab's published research

Education and training

    • B.S., 2001, University of Miami
    • M.D., 2005, University of Florida
  • Residency

    • General Surgery, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, 2005-2010
  • Fellowship

    • Vascular Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, 2011-2013
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, 2011
    • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery, 2014

Memberships and associations:

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society
  • North Pacific Surgical Society

Areas of interest

  • Limb Salvage
  • Aortic Aneurysm Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Venous Disease
  • Hemodialysis access

Honors and awards

  • Iraq Campaign Medal
  • Joint Service Commendation Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Army Service Medal


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