Jose Almeida, MD, Vascular Surgery, Miami, FL, The Miami Medical Center

JoseIgnacioAlmeidaMD

Vascular Surgery Miami, FL

Founder, Miami Vein

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Summary

  • Dr. Jose Almeida, MD, FACS, RPVI, RVT is a veteran academic vascular surgeon who practices Endovascular Venous Surgery in the comfort and convenience of a private practice in Miami, FL.

    Dr. Almeida finished his general surgery residency at the University of Miami- Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1996 and fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of Missouri- Columbia in 1998. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery in both Vascular Surgery and General Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Distinguished Fellow of the American Venous Forum.

    From 1998-2002 he was in practice at the Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, internationally recognized for its pioneering endovascular solutions to complex vascular problems. In 1999 he began to focus on venous disease and in 2002 limited his practice to Venous Surgery. In 2003, he introduced the International Vein Congress (IVC) – a global educational forum in venous disease management. He is the author and editor of the “Atlas of Endovascular Venous Surgery” textbook published in 2012.

    Dr. Jose Almeida serves as Voluntary Professor of Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine, sits on the American Venous Forum Board of Directors, and is Chairman of the Society for Vascular Surgery Patient Safety Organization Venous Quality Committee.

    Dr. Almeida has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters on vascular surgery and sits on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Vascular Surgery Venous and Lymphatic Disorders.

Education & Training

  • University of Missouri-Columbia
    University of Missouri-ColumbiaFellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1996 - 1998
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health System
    Jackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health SystemResidency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1996
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health System
    Jackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health SystemInternship, General Surgery, 1991 - 1992
  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
    University of South Florida Morsani College of MedicineClass of 1991
  • University of South Florida
    University of South FloridaBS, Biology, 1983 - 1987
  • Loyola University New OrleansBS, Biology, 1981 - 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1996 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Vascular Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America’s Top Surgeons: Consumer’s Research Council of America 2002-2009, 2010
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who 2004-2009, 2010
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons, 2001
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Update on Endovenous treatments for varicose veins: new data support the trend toward this less-invasive treatment for varicose veins.  
    Almeida JI, Endovascular Today. 2004; Vol.3(6):33-41
  • RFA versus laser ablation of the saphenous vein.  
    Almeida JI, Endovascular Today. 2004;Vol.3(10)Supp:15-19
  • Varicose Veins: Endovenous ablation devices.  
    Almeida JI, Endovascular Today. 2005;Vol.4(12):111-113
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Stab wounds to the back: evaluation by triple contrast CT scan.
    Martin L, Almeida JI, Gonzalez A, Puente I, Ginzberg E, McKenney M, Sosa JL, Sleeman D, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Laparoscopy for the diagnosis of acalculous cholecystitis in the critically ill.
    Sleeman D, Sosa JL, Almeida JI, Puente I, McKenney M, Civetta J, Clinical & Investigative Medicine. 1994; Suppl.Vol.17(4):B18
  • Bedside laparoscopy in critically ill patients.
    Sleeman D, Sosa JL, Almeida JI, Puente I, McKenney M, Civetta J, Critical Care Medicine. 1995; Suppl.Vol.23(1):A237
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Lectures

  • Case presentations: How would you treat these patients? 
    American College of Phlebology 20th Annual Congress. Ponte Vedra, FL
  • Can foam safely and effectively eliminate the refluxing saphenous vein? 
    American College of Phlebology 20th Annual Congress. Ponte Vedra, FL
  • Endovenous management of venous reflux disease. 
    Advanced Interventional Management Symposium (AIM), New York City, NY
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Press Mentions

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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

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