Robert B. McLafferty, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.

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

Biography

Dr. Robert McLafferty is a vascular surgeon and professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine. He is also the medical director of the OHSU Wound and Hyperbaric Center.

He also served as chief of surgery for the Portland VA Medical Center. He is past president of the American Venous Forum, the Vascular Disease Foundation and the Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery.

Dr. McLafferty earned his M.D. degree from the University of Vermont. He completed his residency in general surgery and fellowships in vascular surgery research and vascular surgery at OHSU.

Education

  • B.S., 1986, Boston College
  • M.D., 1990, University of Vermont
  • M.B.A., 2017, Portland State University/Oregon Health & Science University
  • Residency:

    • General Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, 1990-1996
  • Fellowship:

    • Vascular Surgery Research, Oregon Health & Science University, 1993-1994
    • Vascular Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, 1996-1998
  • Certifications:

    • General Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 1997 (Re-certified 2005)
    • General Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 1999 (Re-certified 2007)

Honors and awards

  • PROMISE Award, Veterans Affairs Portland Health Care System, 2015
  • Award of Distinguished Fellow, American Venous Forum, 2015
  • Best Doctor Recognition, Top 1% in the U.S., U.S. News and Castle Connelly Medical Ltd., 2012 and 2013
  • Faculty Teacher of the Year for Medical Students, Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University, 2012
  • Excellence in Teaching Award for Residents, Southern Illinois University, 2012
  • Excellence in Leadership Award, Southern Illinois University, 2009

Memberships and associations

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • European Venous Forum (Honorary)
  • American College of Health Care Executives
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Distinguished Fellow, Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • American Venous Forum
  • American Venous Forum Foundation
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • Midwestern Vascular Society
  • Oregon Medical Association

Publications

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Publications

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