Vascular Surgery Faculty

UTMB Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, Texas 77555-0735
Phone: (409) 772-6366
FAX: (409) 747-0966

Michael B. Silva, Jr., M.D., FACSMichael B. Silva, Jr., M.D., FACS
The Fred J. and Dorothy E. Wolma Professor in Vascular Surgery
Professor of Radiology
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Director, Texas Vascular Center

Medical School: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

Residency: Internship General Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas; Residency in General Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

Fellowships: Endovascular Surgery Fellowship, Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology, Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory, Vascular Medicine and Vascular Surgery, Columbus Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois; Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Department of Surgery, UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey

E-mail: mbsilva@utmb.edu
301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555-0735
Telephone: (409) 772-6366

Zulfiqar F. Cheema, M.D., Ph.D.Zulfiqar F. Cheema, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, College Station, Texas

Residency: General Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan

Fellowship: Vascular Surgery, The Methodist Hospital DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, Texas

Interests: Aortic Aneurysm, Carotid Disease, Aorto-Iliac Disease, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Vascular Access, Hemodialysis, Chronic Venous Disease, Varicose Veins

E-mail: zfcheema@utmb.edu
301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555-0737
Telephone: (409) 772-6366

Charlie Cheng, M.D.Charlie Cheng, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia

Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia

Fellowship: Vascular Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Interests: Endovascular treatment of carotid, aortic, and peripheral vascular diseases; creation and management of AV access for hemodialysis; minimally invasive treatment of venous disorders

E-mail: cccheng@utmb.edu
301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555-0737
Telephone: (409) 772-6366

Grant Fankhauser, M.D.Grant T. Fankhauser, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas

Residency: General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona

Fellowship: Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona

Interests: Endovascular surgery, aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, varicose veins, peripheral arterial disease

E-mail: gtfankha@utmb.edu
301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555-0735
Telephone: (409) 772-6366