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Quiñones-Baldrich, William J. M.D.




Medical School Education
Institution: University of Puerto Rico
Year: 1977

Board Certified

William J. Quiñones-Baldrich is currently Professor of Surgery at the University of California Los Angeles. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and received his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico in 1977. From 1977 through 1982 he obtained general surgery training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. In 1982 through 1984 he received his vascular fellowship at the University of California Los Angeles. Since then he has been a member of the faculty at UCLA. He is Board Certified in both General and Vascular Surgery. Dr. Quiñones-Baldrich has been intimately involved in the early development of endovascular grafting for abdominal aortic aneurysms, having performed the early experimental evaluation of the EVT endovascular graft. Since then he has been one of the principal investigators in the clinical trials for endovascular grafting for abdominal aortic aneurysms. Dr. Quiñones-Baldrich is a member of many prestigious surgical societies, including the American Surgical Association. He was President of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, President of the Bay Surgical Society and Secretary-Treasurer and later President of the Southern California Vascular Surgical Society. He has published more than 125 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has 46 chapters in major textbooks of vascular surgery. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Annals of Vascular Surgery and a Distinguished Editor of the Journal of Vascular Surgery, the premier journal of the specialty. He is Professor of Surgery and has an active practice in Vascular Surgery at UCLA Medical Center.

Postdoctoral Education
Institution Level (Intern,
Resident, Fellow)
Department Year
Thomas Jefferson University Resident General Surgery 1977-82
University of California, Los Angeles Fellow Vascular Surgery 1980-84

Research Interests

  • Endovascular grafting for abdominal aortic aneurysms

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Lower extremity arterial bypass

Honors and Awards

  • Editorial Board Annals of Vascular Surgery and Journal of Vascular Surgery

Hospital Staff Appointments

  • UCLA

Academic/Teaching Appointments

  • UCLA since Fellowship in Vascular Surgery

Titles

  • Professor of Surgery

Memberships in Scholarly or Professional Societies

  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
  • Southern California Vascular Surgical Society

National Elected Office Organizations

  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
  • Southern California Vascular Surgical Society

Vascular Surgery


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