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Dr. Michael Costanza is the chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Services at Upstate Medical University and the lead physician in Vascular Surgery at the Syracuse VA Medical Center. He specializes in surgical and endovascular treatment of blood vessel conditions including aortic aneurysms, carotid stenosis, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), limb salvage, venous disease, varicose veins, and hemodialysis access.
He is a 1992 graduate of Harvard University and a 1996 summa cum laude graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Tennessee and his vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Maryland.
He has co-authored a textbook on vascular surgery and actively participates in clinical research and surgical education. He serves on 4 national committees that help promote vascular surgery and vascular ultrasound. A vibrant community partner, Dr. Costanza has organized many free public vascular screenings in underserved neighborhoods throughout Syracuse and the surrounding area. He has been honored with several awards, including a Gold Standard Award from Upstate Medical University, in 2016.