Prof. Peter Gloviczki

Vascular Surgeon, Phlebologist

Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS, is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Vascular Surgery Publications, a position he has held since July of 2016.

Dr Gloviczki is the Joe M. and Ruth Roberts Professor of Surgery (Emeritus) of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. He served as Division Chair (2000 – 2010) and as Director of the Mayo Clinic Gonda Vascular Center (2002 – 2010).

Dr. Gloviczki earned his medical degree in 1972 at Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest, Hungary. He completed his general and vascular surgery trainings in Budapest, at the St. Michel and St. Joseph hospitals in Paris, France and at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he joined the staff in 1987.

Dr. Gloviczki had extensive clinical practice that included all areas of vascular surgery: arterial, venous and lymphatic. While on the staff at Mayo Clinic, he performed over 10,000 operations. He has a special interest in aortic, mesenteric, and renovascular surgery, critical limb ischemia . He is an expert in reconstruction of large veins, in endoscopic perforator vein surgery, vascular malformations, chronic venous insufficiency, in lymphatic and chylous disorders. He is author of 436 full-length peer-reviewed publications, wrote over 200 book chapters, editorials and reviews and has given more than 600 presentations. He mentored 85 categorical vascular surgery fellows and 25 research fellows. He was Editor-in-Chief of Perspectives in Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy and Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. He edited seven textbooks, including the Handbook of Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. He was Associate Editor of Rutherford’s Vascular Surgery, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th editions.

Dr. Gloviczki was President of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), the World Federation of Vascular Societies, American Venous Forum (AVF), Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery (SCVS), International Union of Angiology, Vascular Disease Foundation, the American Venous Forum Foundation, the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, the Gulf Coast Vascular Society, and served as Honorary President of the Société Francaise D’Angéologie.

Dr. Gloviczki was the first recipient of the Edwin Jack Wylie Traveling Fellowship Award of the SVS. He received the Founder’s Award of the AVF. He is Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, member of the American Surgical Association, Distinguished Fellow of the SVS and the AVF. He received Honorary Memberships in 12 national and international societies,
He received the Medal of the City of Paris, he was named Advisory Professor of the Jiao Tong University School of Medicine in Shanghai. The Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary, awarded him the “Doctor Honoris Causa” honorary degree, the American Hungarian Foundation honored him with the George Washington Award. the International Angiology Curatorium recognized him with the Max Ratschow Medal. In 2016, the University of Washington, Seattle, established the Peter Gloviczki Professorship in Venous and Lymphatic Disorders.

Dr Gloviczki’s favorite hobby is magic, for his performances he received national and international awards. He is married to Dr. Monika Lecomte Gloviczki, and has two children, Peter Jr. and Julia; one stepson, Michael; and a son-in-law, Benjamin.

Where do you see the industry in the next 10 years?
Dedicated venous stents and an ablation procedure that does not need tumescent anesthesia

Why are you excited about participating in UIP2018
Venous disease is extremely prevalent, new technology is minimally invasive and effective, progress is rapid and palpable, interest in venous disease has skyrocketed