Girma Tefera, MD, FACS
- Interim Division Chair, Division of Vascular Surgery
- Vice Chair of Global Surgery
600 Highland Ave
BX3236 Clinical Science Center-H5
Madison, WI 53792-3284
- MD, University of Pisa Faculty of Medicine, Pisa, Italy, 1982
- AO Clinic Fellowship in Trauma, Field Kirsh Hospital, Field Kirsh, Austria, 1991
- Postgraduate Training in General Surgery, Friedrich Stadt Hospital, Dresden, Germany, 1988-1992
- Residency in General Surgery, Howard University Hospital, Washington, D.C., 1994-1999
- Fellowship in Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1999-2000
Dr. Tefera is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He specializes in all aspects of vascular surgery, with special interests in aortic aneurysm treatment with endovascular stent grafts and angioplasty of peripheral arteries including carotid artery, illiac and superficial femoral artery.
Current appointments: UWHC, Meriter, VA
Clinic appointments: West Clinic, 1 S Park Clinic, Portage
Dr. Tefera provides a wide range of services including Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair – Endovascular, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair – Open, Amputation, Angioplasty With Stent Placement, Carotid Endartecotomy, Carotid Stenting, Compartment Syndrome Treatments, Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) with a Fenestrated Endograft Stent, Extended Efforts in Limb Salvage, Thoracic Aortic Aneursym – Endovascular, Thoracic Aortic Aneursym – Open, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Treatment, Varicose Vein Treatment.
Dr. Tefera has clinical research interests in abdominal aortic aneurysm treatment with endovascular stent graft, distal peripheral artery bypass surgery, and angioplasty and stent for limb salvage.