Michael Conte, MD

Co-director of the Heart and Vascular Center

Dr. Michael Conte, a vascular surgeon, is co-director of the UCSF Heart and Vascular Center and chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. He specializes in diseases of the aorta and its major branches, aneurysms, carotid artery disease and peripheral artery disease (PAD). He also treats diabetic vascular disease and performs complex revascularization to preserve limb function and prevent amputation. Conte led the largest multi-center clinical trial to date, examining leg bypass surgery in patients with severe PAD and is studying angioplasty and bypass surgery failure and approaches to identify patients at risk.

Conte earned a medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He completed a surgical residency at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and vascular surgery training as a John Homan's Fellow at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and Harvard Medical School. He is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and Society of University Surgeons. In 2006, he received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the New York Weill Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council. He serves on the editorial boards for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Vascular Medicine, Journal of Vascular Surgery and Vascular.

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Clinics

Berkeley Outpatient Center
3100 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
Phone: (510) 985-5020

Center for Limb Preservation
400 Parnassus Ave., Room A-501
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2357
Fax: (415) 353-2669

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. — 5 p.m.

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite 501
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2357
Fax: (415) 353-2669

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Vascular Laboratories at Parnassus
505 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor, Room M-830A
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1286
Fax: (415) 353-8706

Hours: Monday to Friday
9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Academic Title

Professor

More about Michael Conte

Additional Languages

Spanish

Education

Albert Einstein College of Medicine 1986

Residencies

Cornell Medical Center, General Surgery 1993

Fellowships

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Vascular Surgery 1991
Harvard Medical School, Vascular Surgery 1994
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Vascular Surgery 1994

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Hiramoto JS, Teraa M, de Borst GJ, Conte MS. Interventions for lower extremity peripheral artery disease. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2018 Jun; 15(6):332-350.
  2. Almasri J, Adusumalli J, Asi N, Lakis S, Alsawas M, Prokop LJ, Bradbury A, Kolh P, Conte MS, Murad MH. A systematic review and meta-analysis of revascularization outcomes of infrainguinal chronic limb-threatening ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2018 May 24.
  3. van Haelst STW, Teraa M, Moll FL, de Borst GJ, Verhaar MC, Conte MS. Prognostic value of the Society for Vascular Surgery Wound, Ischemia, and foot Infection (WIfI) classification in patients with no-option chronic limb-threatening ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2018 May 22.

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