Jose Almeida

JOSE I. ALMEIDA, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT is a veteran academic vascular surgeon who practices Endovascular Venous Surgery in the comfort and convenience of a private practice in Miami, FL.

Dr Almeida finished his general surgery residency at the University of Miami- Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1996 and fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of Missouri- Columbia in 1998. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery in both Vascular Surgery and General Surgery. Dr Almeida serves as Voluntary Professor of Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Distinguished Fellow of the American Venous Forum.

From 1998-2003 he was in practice at the Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute internationally recognized for its pioneering endovascular solutions to complex vascular problems. In 2003 he limited his practice to Venous Surgery and introduced the International Vein Congress (IVC) – a global educational forum in venous disease management. Dr Almeida has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters and is the editor of Atlas of Endovascular Venous Surgery and co-editor of Sumner's Hemodynamic Guide to Venous Diagnosis and Intervention textbooks.

Dr Almeida sat on the American Venous Forum Board of Directors and Editorial Board of the Journal of Vascular Surgery Venous and Lymphatic Disorders for many years and is past-Chairman of the Society for Vascular Surgery Patient Safety Organization Venous Quality Committee.