By Linda Satter
Sept. 12, 2023 | LITTLE ROCK — Andre Ramdon, M.D., a fellowship-trained, board-certified vascular surgeon, has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as an associate professor in the College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery.
He is seeing patients in the vascular and endovascular surgery clinics at UAMS and Baptist Health.
“Dr. Ramdon brings excellent experience in both open and endovascular procedures,” said Mohammed Moursi, M.D., director of the division. “He has a special interest in lower limb preservation and a vast knowledge base concerning the most advanced techniques to save limbs affected by artherosclerotic occlusive disease.”
Ramdon received his medical degree in 2004 from the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica. He completed a junior residency in orthopaedics at Mandeville Regional Hospital in Jamaica, followed by general surgery residencies at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a vascular surgery fellowship at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York.
He participated in advanced limb-salvage treatment in Italy and endovascular aortic treatment in Germany. He also served as an attending vascular surgeon at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center in Philadelphia and as a clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
While there, he contributed to a 25% reduction in amputations, as well as to the start of a complex endovascular aortic care program.