Dr. Avise is a board certified general surgeon and vascular surgeon specializing in cutting edge treatments of vascular disease. She completed her training at Emory University (MD, general surgery residency) and Wake Forest School of Medicine (2 year vascular surgery research fellowship) and joined the faculty of Stanford University Division of Vascular Surgery in 2016 as an Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery. She is establishing a practice at Stanford Healthcare - Valleycare Hospital in Pleasanton and Outpatient Surgery Center in Emeryville to extend the Stanford quality and innovation in vascular surgery to the East Bay communities.

Clinical Focus

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Fenestrated and branched repair of aorta
  • Limb Salvage
  • Critical Limb Ischemia
  • Endovascular Surgery Techniques
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
  • Carotid Artery Diseases
  • Women's Health
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Amputation prevention
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Intermittent Caludication
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Disssecting Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Popliteal Aneursym
  • Ruptured Aneursym
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis

Academic Appointments

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Member, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (2014 - Present)
  • Candidate Member, American College of Surgeons (2010 - Present)
  • Member, ACS Association of Women's Surgeons (2015 - Present)
  • Candidate Memeber, Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (2014 - Present)
  • Candidate Memeber, Society for Vascular Surgeons (2014 - Present)

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Wake Forest University Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Fellowship (2016) NC
  • Residency: Emory University General Surgery Residency (2014) GA
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2015)
  • Fellowship, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Vascular Surgery (2016)
  • Medical Education: Emory University School of Medicine (2009) GA
  • Residency, Emory University School of Medicine, General Surgery (2014)
  • MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (2009)


Graduate and Fellowship Programs

  • Vascular Surgery (Fellowship Program)

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