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Martin Borhani, MD, FACS

Board Member
Martin Borhani

Martin Borhani, MD, FACS

Board Member


Associate Professor of Surgery
Surgery Residency Program Director
Theodore and Joanna Drugas Endowed Chair in Vascular Surgery
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System

As of January 2007, Martin Borhani, MD joined the University of Illinois Faculty as Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery and Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery. He completed his General Surgery residency at UIC in 1999, after which he completed his Vascular Surgical Fellowship training at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Borhani is board certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery and has extensive experience in all aspects of vascular and endovascular interventions.

Dr. Borhani has developed a beneficial and multidisciplinary relationship with the Division of Interventional Radiology, Division of Plastic Surgery and manages the Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory at the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago. Dr. Borhani has successfully expanded the Division of Vascular Surgery to now include the Section of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair led by William J. Ennis, DO, MBA, MMM, CPE. Dr. Ennis is renowned for his work in clinical wound care and has extensive research experience ranging from basic science research to multicenter clinical trials. This partnership provides comprehensive management of acute and chronic wounds.

In December 2010, Dr. Borhani became the recipient of the Theodore and Joanna Drugas Endowed Chair in Vascular Surgery at the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago. This Endowed Chair was established thanks to the generosity of Theodore and Joanna Drugas. Dr. Borhani is involved in the diagnosis, evaluation and management of all types of arterial, venous and lymphatic disease exclusive of that affecting the heart and intracranial vessels. His main goal is to continue to provide state of the art treatment in order to give all patients with vascular disease, the highest quality of life possible. Dr. Borhani maintains privileges at 4 hospitals in the Chicago Metropolitan area, creating available, accessible care for patients at multiple sites.