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Michael Dalsing

Michael C. Dalsing MD

Professor Emeritus Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery. Emeritus Director of the Indiana University School of Medicine Division of Vascular Surgery and Vascular Surgery Training Programs, Indianapolis, IN

Michael C. Dalsing, M.D. is Professor Emeritus at Indiana University School of Medicine and full-time faculty with IU Health Physicians.  He was born and raised in a small rural southwestern Wisconsin village where many of his large family still resigns. He attended St. Mary’s College (Winona, Minnesota-B.A in Biology 1974) with matriculation to The Medical College of Wisconsin with M.D. degree obtained in 1978.  General Surgery training was at Indiana University (1983) with Vascular Surgery fellowship completed at Northwestern University (1984).  He is board certified in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

 Dr. Dalsing joined the Indiana University faculty as an Assistant Professor in 1984 and became the first Director of Vascular Surgery in 1987 with its inception. He obtained AOA recognition in 1988. He rose through the ranks to become full professor in 1994 and the first E. Dale and Susan E. Habegger Professor of Surgery in 2004. He was the Director of the Division of Vascular Surgery until 2017 as well as the Director of the Vascular Laboratory. Dr. Dalsing initiated the IU Independent Vascular Surgery Training Program (2000) and Integrated Vascular Surgery Training Program (2008) and was the Program Director until 2017.  He is currently a Professor Emeritus of the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Dr. Dalsing has a long and distinguished career in academic surgery.  He has been president of the Indiana Chapter, American College of Surgeons and Chair of the ACS Board of Governors’ Committee on Socioeconomic Issues. He has been president of the American Venous Forum, the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, and the Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery.  He is vice-president elect for the Society for Vascular Surgery. He is a member of numerous prestigious surgical societies most notably the Society for Vascular Surgery, American Venous Forum, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, ACS and APDVS.  He is currently an assistant editor of the Journal of Vascular Surgery. He has given over 200 medical presentations throughout the world including Japan, Australia, South America and Europe.  He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and written over 40 book chapters.