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Matthew Eagleton, MD


Matthew Eagleton, MD
Department: Vascular Surgery
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code H32
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Type of Doctor:
Both Adults and Children & Adolescents

Biographical Sketch

Matthew Eagleton, MD is Vascular Surgery Director of the Aortic Center and a vascular surgeon in the Department of Vascular Surgery of  the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is board-certified in vascular and general surgery. Dr. Eagleton’s specialty interests include endovascular and open surgery for complex aortic disease including aortic aneurysms and aortic dissection, aneurysm pathogenesis, pediatric and congenital vascular disease and vessel wall matrix remodeling.

A native of New York, Dr. Eagleton received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, N.Y., after graduating cum laude with an undergraduate degree. He continued there for his internship and residency training in general surgery, becoming Chief Resident in General Surgery and receiving the Amarendra Sengupta Memorial Prize in Surgery. He became both a Research Fellow and Clinical Fellow in Vascular Surgery at The University of Michigan School of Medicine in Ann Arbor, winning the S. Martin Lindenauer Award for Research and Education. Dr. Eagleton was a Clinical Fellow in Endovascular Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic and appointed as a vascular surgeon from 2002 – 2003.  He returned to Cleveland Clinic in 2005 and appointed as a vascular and endovascular surgeon.

Currently, Dr. Eagleton is Associate Professor in the departments of Vascular Surgery and Biomedical Engineering in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Prior to his 2005 appointment to Cleveland Clinic, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Dr. Eagleton’s clinical research has focused primarily on his specialty interests. Currently he is a co-investigator on several studies evaluating the use of branched and fenestrated aortic endografts to treat complex aortic pathology. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Vascular Surgery and Vascular Disease Management, and he is an ad hoc reviewer for Circulation and Circulation Research. He has authored or co-authored articles in peer-reviewed journals on his clinical experience and research and co-authored chapters on his specialty interests in medical textbooks. Dr. Eagleton currently receives research support from the National Institutes of Health and the Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation to evaluate the causes and treatments of aortic aneurysms and dissections.

Dr. Eagleton is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a Member of the Society of University Surgeons, the Society for Vascular Surgery, the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, and the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery

Professional Highlights

  • American College of Surgeons Faculty Research Fellowship
  • Vascular Cures, Wylie Scholar Award in Vascular Surgery

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Endovascular Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - University of Michigan Medical Center
Vascular Surgery
Ann Arbor, MI USA
Residency - University of Rochester-Strong Memorial Hospital
General Surgery
Rochester, NY USA
Internship - University of Rochester-Strong Memorial Hospital
General Surgery
Rochester, NY USA
Medical School - University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, NY USA
Undergraduate - University of Rochester
Rochester, NY USA


  • Surgery
  • Surgery- Vascular Surgery

Specialty Interests

Aortic aneurysms, thoracic outlet syndrome, aorta surgery, aorta graft, endovascular aorta treatment - thoracic, aortic dissection, endovascular aorta treatment - abdominal, endovascular repair - vascular disease, endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms, minimally invasive aortic surgery, surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome


  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
  • International Society for Endovascular Specialists

Treatment & Services

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

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As of 1/26/2016, Dr. Eagleton has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Eagleton receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Bolton Medical Inc.
  • Centerline Biomedical, Inc.
  • Cook Medical

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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