Norman Hertzer, MD, Vascular Surgery, Beachwood, OH

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Vascular Surgery Beachwood, OH

Emeritus Chairman, Department of Vascular Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic

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Summary

  • Dr. Hertzer obtained his undergraduate and medical education (Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha) at Indiana University before training in surgery and vascular surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. He was appointed to its staff in 1976 and later became Chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery.

    He is the author of over 200 publications, and twice was an Associate Editor of the Journal of Vascular Surgery.

    Dr. Hertzer has been the Secretary and President of the Society for Vascular Surgery and the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society. He has received the Master Clinician, Distinguished Alumnus, and Sones/Favaloro Awards at the Cleveland Clinic, and is a Distinguished Alumnus of Indiana University.

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationFellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1974 - 1975
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationResidency, General Surgery, 1967 - 1972
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineClass of 1967
  • Indiana UniversityB.A., Cum Laude, 1964

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1976 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Sones/Favaloro Award Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute, 2015
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2003
  • Master Clinician Award Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2001
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Patching plus extended exposure and tacking of the common carotid cuff may reduce the late incidence of recurrent stenosis after carotid endarterectomy  
    Hertzer NR, Bena JF, J Vasc Surg, 1/1/2013
  • Reasons why data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample may be misleading for carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting  
    Hertzer NR, Semin Vasc Surg, 1/1/2012
  • Letter to the Editor Reprise of The CREST results: another piece to an unfinished puzzle  
    Hertzer NR, Ann Vasc Surg, 1/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

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Press Mentions

  • Management of Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease (Compilation of 2005 and 2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline Recommendations) A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines
    Management of Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease (Compilation of 2005 and 2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline Recommendations) A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice GuidelinesFebruary 1st, 2019
  • Of Violins, Values, and the Clinical Vascular Surgeon
    Of Violins, Values, and the Clinical Vascular SurgeonMay 26th, 2010

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