A native of Argentina, Dr. Hernan Bazan grew up in New Orleans. He completed his undergraduate work at Vanderbilt University (B.S., 1994) and his medical school training at Georgetown University (M.D., 2000) in Washington D.C. During his medical school training, he was a Howard Hughes Medical Institutes Research Scholar at the National Institutes of Health (1996 - 1998). He conducted his General Surgery training at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York (2000 - 2005) and his Vascular Surgery fellowship at Yale University/Yale-New Haven Hospital (2005 - 2007) in New Haven, CT.
Dr. Bazan is double Board-certified in General and Vascular Surgery and is the author of over 25 scientific publications and book chapters. He is a member of the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, and numerous vascular surgery societies. At the NIH, he was awarded the HHMI Continuing Medical Studies Award. During his surgical residency at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Dr Bazan was awarded the Arthur H. Aufses, Sr Prize in Surgery and multiple teaching awards by medical students and fellow surgical residents.
His areas of clinical and research interests are treatment of carotid artery disease/blockages with awake/cervical block and general anesthesia, carotid stenting, minimally invasive and open approaches to abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms, and the minimally invasive treatment of leg blockages, particularly in patients with critical limb ischemia.
Aneurysmal Disease (Aortic, Visceral, Peripheral) - Endovascular Repair (Endografts: decending thoracic, infrarenal, popliteal), Open surgical repair. Carotid Artery Disease - percutaneous endovascular (stenting), Carotid endarterectomy. Peripheral Artery Disease - Percutaneous endovascular treatment (angioplasty/stenting), Aortic, femoral, tibial bypass surgery. Visceral Arterial Occlusive Disease - Renal Stenting, SMA/Celiac stenting, Open surgical reconstruction. Dialysis Access - AV Fistula creation, Fistulagrams/percutaneous Rx of stenosis or aneurysm, Treatment of vascular steal and IVC filter placement. Varicose Veins - Laser ablation of saphenous vein (EVLT).
American Board of Surgery
- Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
- Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
- Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
- Fellowship: Vascular Fellowship: Yale University/Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT