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-ColumbiaFellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1996 - 1998
Jackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health SystemResidency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1996
Jackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health SystemInternship, General Surgery, 1991 - 1992
University of South Florida Morsani College of MedicineClass of 1991
University of South FloridaBS, Biology, 1983 - 1987
Loyola University New OrleansBS, Biology, 1981 - 1983
Certifications & Licensure
FL State Medical License1996 - 2022
American Board of SurgerySurgery
American Board of SurgeryVascular Surgery
Awards, Honors, & Recognition
America’s Top Surgeons: Consumer’s Research Council of America2002-2009, 2010
Proebstle, T. M., Proebstle, T. M., Kleis-Fischer, B., Kleis-Fischer, B., MÃ¶hler, T., MÃ¶hler, T., Goeckeritz, O., Goeckeritz, O., Franklin, I. J., Franklin, I. J., A...> ;Journal of vascular surgery. Venous and lymphatic disorders. 2017 Oct 11
Jose I. Almeida, John A. Kaufman, Oliver Göckeritz, Paramjit S. Chopra, Martin T. Evans, Daniel F. Hoheim, Raymond G. Makhoul, Tim Richards, Christian Wenzel, Jeffrey ...> ;Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2009 Jun 1