Matthew C. Koopmann, M.D., F.A.C.S., R.P.V.I.

  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, School of Medicine


Dr. Matthew Koopman is a vascular surgeon and assistant professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine. He sees patients only at the Portland VA Medical Center. 

Dr. Koopman earned his M.D. degree from the Ohio State University School of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He also completed a fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Department of Nutritional Sciences and a fellowship in vascular surgery at Washington University in St. Louis.


  • B.S., 1999, University of Michigan
  • M.D., 2005, The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Residency:

    • General Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2012
  • Fellowship:

    • Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin Department of Nutritional Sciences, Madison, WI, 2009
    • Vascular Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2014
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery, 2015
    • American Board of Surgery, 2014

Memberships and associations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Vascular Surgeons
  • Association of VA Surgeons
  • Society of Vascular Ultrasound

Areas of interest

  • Clinical trials in vascular surgery


Elsevier pure profile

Selected publications

  • Pham XD, Ihenachor EJ, Wu H, Kim JJ, Kaji AH, Koopmann MC, Ryan TJ, de Virgilio C. Significance of Blunted Venous Waveforms Seen on Upper Extremity Ultrasound. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Jul; 42:32-38.
  • Pham XD, Kim JJ, Ihenachor EJ, Parrish AB, Bleck JD, Kaji AH, Koopmann MC, de Virgilio C. A comparison of brachial artery-brachial vein arteriovenous fistulas with arteriovenous grafts in patients with poor superficial venous anatomy. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Feb;65(2):444-451.
  • Pham XD, Okamuro L, Ihenachor EJ, Kim JJ, Alipour H, Koopmann M, Ryan TJ, de Virgilio CM. The Modified Allen Test Is Not a Useful Tool for Assessing Palmar Arch Patency. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Aug;64(2):547.
  • Khoynezhad A, Donayre CE, Walot I, Koopmann MC, Kopchok GE, White RA. Feasibility of endovascular repair of ascending aortic pathologies as part of an FDA-approved physician-sponsored investigational device exemption. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Jun;63(6):1483-95.
  • Kim JJ, Koopmann M, Ihenachor E, Zeng A, Ryan T, deVirgilio C. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 May;33:109-15. The Addition of Ultrasound Arterial Examination to Upper Extremity Vein Mapping before Hemodialysis Access. 
  • Yan H, Maximus S, Koopmann M, Keeley J, Smith B, Virgilio Cd, Kim DY Vascular Trauma Operative Experience is Inadequate in General Surgery Programs. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 May; 33:94-7.
  • Kim JJ, Alipour H, Yule A, Plurad DS, Koopmann M, Putnam B, de Virgilio C, Kim DY. Outcomes after External Iliac and Femoral Vascular Injuries. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 May;33:88-93. 
  • Keeley J, Koopmann M, Yan H, DeVirgilio C, Putnam B, Y Kim D, Plurad D. Factors Associated with Amputation after Popliteal Vascular Injuries. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 May;33:83-7. 
  • Kim JJ, Dhaliwal G, Kim GY, Gifford ED, Yan H, Koopmann M, Ryan T, Donayre C, White R, Derdemezi J, DeVirgilio C. General anesthesia is not necessary for hemodialysis access surgery. Am Surg. 2015 Oct;81(10): 932-5.
  • Maciel JD, Plurad D, Gifford E, deVirgilio C, Koopmann M, Neville A, Putnam B, Kim DY. Predictors of mortality in patients with penetrating inferior vena cava injuries surviving to the operating room. Am Surg. 2015 Oct;81(10): 1000-4. 


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