Additional Languages Spoken: French
"I believe that one of the greatest benefits of interventional vascular medicine is its capacity to achieve results without major surgery, reducing related risks of complication and recovery times".
Dr. Mewissen, Director of the Vascular Center at St. Luke's Medical Center, specializes in minimally invasive endovascular interventions. He is a nationally recognized leader in the field and his many innovations have advanced the disipline. He was also a principal investigator involved in trials of endovascular stent graft repair, a procedure routinely performed at St. Luke's.
He has published widely in such prestigious journals as Radiology, the Journal of Vascular Surgery and the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. In addition to his research and clinical activities, Dr. Mewissen has also helped train future physicians through teaching positions at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. There, he served as Associate Professor of Radiology and Assistant Professor of Radiology.
He has served as Director of Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and as Chief of Angiography and Special Procedures at the Zablocki V.A. Medical Center in Milwaukee.
University of Chicago (Degree earned: MD)
University of New Mexico School of Medicine - Diagnostic Radiology
Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology - American Board of Radiology
Interventional Radiology - Medical College of Wisconsin