Scott S. Berman, M.D.

Medical Doctor, Specializing in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1987

Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering

The Pennsylvania State University,
University Park, Pennsylvania
1983

Residency in General Surgery

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, Virginia
1987-92

Fellowship

Fellowship in Clinical Nutrition and Surgical Research
Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center
Hampton, Virginia
1989-90

Fellowship in Vascular Surgery
The University of Arizona Health Sciences, Center
Tucson, Arizona
1992-94

Masters of Health Policy and Administration

The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania
2013-2015

Board Certifications

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Surgery, including qualification in Surgical Critical Care
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, RVT
  • American Board of Surgery including qualifications in General Vascular Surgery

Leadership Positions

  • Chairman, Interdisciplinary Peer Review Committee, Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Vascular Surgery Section Chief, Northwest Medical Center
  • Member at large, Medical Executive Committee, Northwest Medical Center
  • Medical Director, Noninvasive Vascular Lab, Northwest Medical Center
  • Medial Director, Rocky Mountain Regional Vascular Quality Initiative

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Vascular Surgery – Distinguished Fellow
  • Governing council, the Society for Vascular Surgery’s Patient Safety Organization, Vascular Quality Initiative
  • International Society of Endovascular Specialists (charter member)
  • Society for Vascular Ultrasound
  • American College of Surgeons-Fellow
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society
  • Society for Critical Care Medicine
  • Society of Interventional Radiology
  • Vascular Access Society of the Americas (charter member)
  • Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology
  • Western Vascular Society
  • Rocky Mountain Vascular Society (past president)

Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society

Awards

  • Educational Scholarship, Surgery Section, Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Upjohn Achievement Award, Outstanding Chief Resident
  • Eunice Baxter Award, Medical Staff of Sentara Hospitals

Dr. Berman has participated in many clinical trials as a principle investigator. He has authored or co-authored many peer review articles in numerous areas related to vascular disease and its treatment. He has authored several book chapters describing vascular diseases and their treatment. He is also the editor of a textbook, Vascular Access in Clinical Practice.

“He who works with his hands is a laborer.
He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.
He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”

-From the forward of Dr. Berman’s textbook, written by Dr. Julie Freischlag, then professor and chief of vascular surgery, and director of the Gonda Vascular Center, UCLA Medical Center, quoting St. Francis of Assisi.

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