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Richard Paul Cambria, MD
Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
(617) 726-8278 p
(617) 726-8700 f

Clinical Background:
M.D. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
Massachusetts General Hospital 1977-1983
Massachusetts General Hospital (Vascular Surgery) 1984
Board Certification:
General Surgery 1985; 1995
Vascular Surgery 1987; 1995

Dr. Cambria was appointed Chief of Vascular Surgery, effective January 1, 2002, and serves as Program Director for the Vascular Fellowship.

Clinical Interests:
Vascular/endovascular surgery; thoracic/thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair; renovascular and carotid disease.

Dr. Cambria’s clinical research interests are in complex thoracoabdominal aortic reconstruction, risk stratification in vascular surgery, spinal cord protection and renovascular disease.

He is the author or co-author of more than 150 scientific papers and textbook chapters. Dr. Cambria has extensive experience in complex aortic reconstruction, especially thoracoabdominal aneurysms and is widely recognized as an authority in this area. He is Co-Director of the MGH Thoracic Aortic Center - a multi-disciplinary group with extensive experience in the management of the spectrum of thoracic aortic pathology.

Recent Publications:
Cambria RP, Brewster DC, Lauterbach SR, Kaufman JA, Geller SC, Fan CM, Greenfield A, Hilgenberg A, Clouse WD. Evolving experience with thoracic aortic stent-graft repair. J Vasc Surg 2002:35:1129-36.

Cambria, RP, Clouse WD, Davison JK, Dunn PF, Corey M, Dorer D. Thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: Results with 337 operations performed over a 15 year interval. Ann Surg 2002;236-471-79.

Cambria RP, Lauterbach SR, Brewster DC, Gertler JP, LaMuraglia GM, Isselbacher EM, Hilgenberg AD, Moncure AC. Contemporary management of aortic branch compromise secondary to acute aortic dissections. J Vasc Surg 2001;331185-92.

Cambria RP and Black JH. Aortic dissection perspectives for the vascular/endovascular surgeon. In Rutherford (ed) Comprehensive Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 6 th , W. B. Saunders, Inc. (in press, 2004).

Cambria RP, Marone LK, Cloud WD, Dorer, DJ, Brewster, DC, LaMuraglia, GM, Watkins, MT, Kwolek, CJ. Preservation of renal functions with surgical revascularization in patients with atherosclerotic renovascular disease. J Vasc Surg 2004; 10.023.


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