Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Marc A. Passman is a professor of surgery and currently serves as the vice chair for clinical research and the director of the UAB Vein Program and UAB Vein Center. Dr. Passman is a board-certified specialist in vascular surgery, practicing the full scope of vascular and endovascular surgery.

    A native of Hartford, Conn., Dr. Passman received his undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, in 1987 and medical degree at the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt. in 1991. He completed his surgical residency in general surgery at Oregon Health Sciences University in 1997, and vascular fellowship at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1999. Dr. Passman was on faculty at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn., as an assistant professor of surgery from 1999 to 2006. He joined the faculty at UAB in 2006 as an associate professor, rising to the rank of professor in 2011.

    Dr. Passman is a nationally recognized leader in vascular disease. He has authored over 100 journal articles, chapters, and scientific abstracts, with numerous presentations at national meetings. He has co-authored evidenced based guidelines for the management of vascular disease. Dr. Passman has current leadership roles in the American Venous Forum, Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, Society for Vascular Surgery, and Board of Directors - Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)-Vein. Dr. Passman is the editor in chief, Yearbook of Vascular Surgery, is on the editorial board for Journal of Vascular Surgery and Annals of Vascular Surgery, and participates as a peer-reviewer for several other journals. Dr. Passman has participated in vascular surgery education at the national level and has mentored numerous fellows, residents, medical students, and undergraduates.
  • Selected Publications

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2015 Inferior vena cava filter removal 2015
    2014 Surgical techniques.  161-173. 2014

    Research Overview

  • open and catheter based treatments for aortic aneurysm, carotid artery disease, renovascular hypertension and peripheral artery occlusive disease
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by CORDIS CORPORATION 2015 - 2027
  • Private Grant  awarded by OSIRIS THERAPEUTICS, INC. 2019 - 2024
  • Trial to Compare Best Endovascular versus Best Surgical Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (Best)  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2014 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by VASCULAR DYNAMICS INC. 2018 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by COOK RESEARCH INCORPORATED 2014 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by Bayer HealthCare 2015 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by GE HEALTHCARE 2018 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by TRIVASCULAR, INC. 2015 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by VOLCANO CORP. 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by TERUMO MEDICAL CORPORATION 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by CVRX, INC. 2007 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by TAKEDA DEVELOPMENT CENTRE EUROPE LTD. 2012 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by HARVEST TECHNOLOGIES 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOLTON MEDICAL, INC. 2007 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by AASTROM BIOSCIENCES, INC. 2012 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOMET, INC. 2010 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by Sanofi US Services Inc 2009 - 2011
  • Investigator On

  • A Multi-arm, Multi-Center, Non-Randomized, Prospective, Clinical Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of the NEXUS™ Aortic Arch Stent Graft System in Treating Thoracic Aortic Lesions Involving the Aortic Arch  awarded by ENDOSPAN LTD 2020 - 2026
  • Private Grant  awarded by W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. 2020 - 2026
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2020 - 2025
  • Statin Neuroprotection and Carotid Endarterectomy: Safety, Feasibility and Outcomes  awarded by Columbia University 2018 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. 2017 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOLTON MEDICAL, INC. 2017 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOLTON MEDICAL, INC. 2015 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by COOK, INC. 2017 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2016 - 2022
  • Carotid Revascularization and Medical Management for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Trial (CREST-2)  awarded by MAYO CLINIC 2015 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2014 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2015 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2015 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2015 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by INTACT VASCULAR 2015 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by ROX MEDICAL INC. 2018 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by ENDOLOGIX, INC. 2015 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2015 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by INTACT VASCULAR 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2013 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by VERYAN MEDICAL 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by TERUMO MEDICAL CORPORATION 2010 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOLTON MEDICAL, INC. 2014 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by LOMBARD MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES 2006 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by APTUS ENDOSYSTEMS, INC. 2012 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by GRIFOLS, INC 2014 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by ENDOLOGIX, INC. 2012 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by CORDIS CORPORATION 2012 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gore (W. L.) and Associates 2013 - 2014
  • Randomized, Multicenter, Controlled Trial to Compare Best Endovascular Versus Best Surgical Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (BEST)  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2007 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBVIE INC 2013 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by GRIFOLS, INC 2012 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by ASTRAZENECA AB 2013 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by PROFIBRIX 2012 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, LLC 2010 - 2013
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Vermont 1991
  • Full Name

  • Marc Passman