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Sunita Srivastava, MD


Sunita Srivastava, MD
Department: Vascular Surgery
Quality Review Officer, Vascular Surgery
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code F30
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Sunita Srivastava, MD
Department: Vascular Surgery
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code F30
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Type of Doctor:
Both Adults and Children & Adolescents

Biographical Sketch

Sunita D. Srivastava, MD, FACS, is a vascular surgeon in the Department of Vascular Surgery in the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. She is board-certified in general and vascular surgery, specializing in surgical and endovascular approaches to arterial and venous diseases, aortic aneurysm, carotid artery disease and renal artery occlusive disease.

Dr. Srivastava earned her medical degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) Health Science Center at Syracuse. She served her internship and residency in general surgery at SUNY Health Sciences Center, becoming Chief Resident in general surgery and earning the General Surgery Resident Teaching Award. She then received fellowships in vascular surgery and interventional radiology from the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY followed by an endovascular fellowship at Malmo University Hospital in Malmo, Sweden.

Prior to her appointment to the Cleveland Clinic staff in 2000, Dr. Srivastava was an attending surgeon at the SUNY Health Science Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Health Center, Syracuse, NY. From 2003 to 2005 she was Assistant Professor of surgery and interventional radiology at the University of Michigan. She returned to Cleveland Clinic in 2005 as full staff in Vascular Surgery and Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Srivastava’s clinical research focuses on abdominal aortic and thoracic aortic endografting and the development of new devices and technology for endovascular surgery. She is site principal investigator on the REPLICA study of the genetics of carotid artery disease and the EMBOLDEN study, evaluating a new type of carotid stent for high risk patients.

She has been invited to present her research and clinical experiences at international and national medical conferences and symposia. She has authored or co-authored numerous book chapters and articles in medical textbooks and journals, including the Journal of Vascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery and Annals of Vascular Surgery.

Dr. Srivastava is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is a member of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, the Society for Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology, the Society for Vascular Surgery, the International Society of Endovascular Specialists, the Academy of Transcatheter Therapy and the American Medical Association. She also serves on several committees for the Society for Vascular Surgery and the Women’s Professional Staff Association at Cleveland Clinic.

Professional Highlights

  • Extensive endovascular training
  • Master Educator Program, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Health System
  • Stent graft certification courses for all major FDA-approved AAA and TAA stent grafts

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Rochester-Strong Memorial Hospital
Vascular Surgery
Rochester, NY USA
Residency - State University Health Science Center at Syracuse
Syracuse, NY USA
Internship - State University Health Science Center at Syracuse
Syracuse, NY USA
Medical School - State University Health Science Center at Syracuse
Syracuse, NY USA
Undergraduate - New York University
New York, NY USA


  • Surgery
  • Surgery- Vascular Surgery

Specialty Interests

Aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral artery disease, aorta surgery, carotid endarterectomy, carotid stenting, dialysis access procedures, stents for peripheral vascular disease, surgery for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), aortic aneurysm open repair and endovascular repair

Awards & Honors

  • Teaching Award, Department of Vascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Health System
  • Who's Who in Women Leaders, 2008

Additional Training

Carotid Interventions Mini Fellowship, Lenox Hill Hospital

Innovations & Patents

Principal Site and Co-Investigator in multiple multicenter national research trials evaluating minimally invasive stents and technologies


  • Society of Vascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
  • Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • International Society of Endovascular Specialists

Treatment & Services

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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