W. Michael Park, MD, is a vascular surgeon in the Department of Vascular Surgery in the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute, practicing at Cleveland Clinic main campus. Dr. Park’s special interests include endovascular (minimally invasive) treatment for vascular disease, complex arterial occlusive disease, peripheral arterial aneurysms, venous disease, aortic, renal, and mesenteric vascular disease, median arcuate ligament syndrome, arteriovenous malformations, and treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm. He is board-certified in general surgery and vascular surgery.
Dr. Park is a graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY. He completed his internship and a general surgery residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City, followed by a fellowship in vascular surgery at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
Prior to his 2012 appointment to the Cleveland Clinic staff, Dr. Park was a vascular surgeon with the Iowa Heart Center, Des Moines, Iowa, and affiliated with several Des Moines hospitals, including Mercy Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital and Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Before joining the Iowa Heart Center staff in 2004, he was a member of the Division of Vascular Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York.
A dedicated clinical researcher, Dr. Park has participated in nearly a dozen clinical trials related to treatment of vascular disease, including the latest endovascular treatments. He has published more than dozen articles, abstracts and reviews in leading vascular surgery journals, and has authored an online blog on Medscape for healthcare providers.
Dr. Park is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Society for Vascular Surgery, International Society of Vascular Surgery, American Association for Vascular Surgery, American Medical Association, Midwest Vascular Surgery Society and the Eastern Vascular Surgery Society.