Our Team

Kwame S Amankwah, MD
Kwame S Amankwah, MD
315 464-8272

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Texas Tech University ,University Medical Center, 2004, Endovascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital, 2004, Vascular Surgery
  • Residency: SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 2002, Surgery
  • MD: Albany Medical College, NY, 1997, Medicine
  • MS: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1993, Anatomy and Cell Biology
  • BS: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1990, Human Biology

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA); Amputation; Aortic Aneurysm; Arch Aneurysm; more

Clinical Interests

  • Endovascular therapies including Abdominal aortic aneurysms, carotid disease, aorto-iliac and infrainguinal disease, acute venous disease and dialysis access.

Michael J Costanza, MD
Michael J Costanza, MD
315 464-8272

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Systems, 2004, Vascular Surgery
  • Residency: University of Tennessee Medical Center, 2002
  • Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1998
  • MD: Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1996
  • BA: Harvard University, 1992

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA); Amputation; Aortic Aneurysm; Blood Clots; more

Clinical Interests

  • Surgical/Endovascular repair of aneurysms, carotid arteries and renal arteries; Lower extremity vascular disease; Endovascular therapy; Dialysis access

Associations/Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), Fellow
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honour Society

Vivian Gahtan, MD
Vivian Gahtan, MD
315 464-8272

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2006, Endovascular
  • Residency: University of South Florida, 1994, General Vascular Surgery
  • Residency: University of South Florida, 1992, General Surgery
  • Internship: University of South Florida, 1988, General Surgery
  • MD: George Washington University, 1987

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

General Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA); Amputation; Arterial/Venous/Lymphatic Malformation; Atherosclerosis; more

Research Interests

  • Smooth muscle cell migration, thrombospondin, extracellular matrix-smooth muscle cell interactions, vascular surgery procedure outcomes

Clinical Interests

  • Vascular Surgery (Treatment of carotid artery disease, aortic aneurysm disease, lower extremity arterial isufficiency, varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency, dialysis access)

Associations/Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS), FACS

Palma M Shaw, MD, FACS, RPVI
Palma M Shaw, MD, FACS, RPVI
315 464-8272

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, 2003
  • Fellowship: Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, 2001
  • Residency: New York Medical College, 2000
  • Residency: Guthrie Research Institute, Sayre, PA, 1995
  • Internship: Medical University of South Carolina, 1993
  • MD: Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1992

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

General Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA); Aortic Aneurysm; Arterial/Venous/Lymphatic Malformation; Carotid Artery Aneurysm; more

Research Interests

  • Clinical and outcomes research pertainng to arterial and venous diseases.

Education Interests

  • Resident and student education

    Vascular Surgery Fellowship development and education.

     

Clinical Interests

  •  Clinical expertise and interests includes the management of carotid, aortic, lower extremity peripheral arterial and venous disease performing a wide spectrum of both open and endovascular procedures and wound care.

Associations/Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)