Bruce A Perler, MD, MBA
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                                            Bruce A. Perler, M.D., M.B.A.

 

                                 Julius H. Jacobson II, M.D. Professor of Surgery

                                 The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

         Vice-Chair for Clinical Operations, Department of Surgery,

     Chief Emeritus, Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy, and

                            Director of the Vascular Noninvasive Laboratory

                                              The Johns Hopkins Hospital      

 

Dr. Perler received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree, Summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, in 1972 from Duke University and his M.D. in 1976 from the Duke University School of Medicine.  In 2004 he received a Master of Business Administration from the Johns Hopkins University, and received the Outstanding Student Award in the class.  He completed his internship and residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital as well as a Clinical and Research Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Perler joined the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1982, and was named the first recipient of the Julius H. Jacobson II, M.D. endowed Chair in Vascular Surgery.  He has served as Director of the Vascular Noninvasive Laboratory at the Johns Hopkins Hospital since 1982.  In 1998 he established the Vascular Surgery Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and served as Director until 2009.  Dr. Perler was named the Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy at Johns Hopkins in January 2002.  In 2013, he was named the Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs and Finances for the Department of Surgery and became Chief Emeritus of the Division of Vascular Surgery.

 

Dr. Perler has edited or co-edited 5 textbooks, and is currently the Co-Editor of Rutherford’s Textbook of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, 9th Edition and 10th Edition (in preparation). He has authored more than 250 medical journal articles and textbook chapters on the diagnosis and treatment of the entire spectrum of circulatory diseases.  He has served on the Editorial Boards of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Vascular, the Annals of Vascular Surgery and the Journal of Vascular Surgery, and from 2009 to 2016 served as the Senior Editor of the Journal of Vascular Surgery, as well as being the co-founder and Senior Editor of the Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous & Lymphatic Disorders and the Journal of Vascular Surgery Cases.

 

He has held many leadership positions in vascular surgery.  From 2015-2016 he served as President of the Society for Vascular Surgery and from 2016-2017 as Chair of the SVS Foundation. He has also served as President of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, the Eastern Vascular Society, and the Chesapeake Vascular Society. 

 

In 2016 he was selected to serve as the Associate Executive Director of the American Board of Surgery for Vascular Surgery, and in 2019 was names the Vice President of the American Board of Surgery.

 

Dr. Perler has received the Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award by the surgical house staff at Johns HopkinsHe has delivered more than 350 lectures as a faculty member at national and international symposia and postgraduate courses, and as a Visiting Professor.  In addition to his longstanding interest in cerebrovascular disease and especially carotid endarterectomy, and the surgical and endovascular treatment of PAD and limb salvage revascularization, his clinical surgical expertise includes the evaluation and treatment of aortic and peripheral aneurysms, and renal and mesenteric occlusive disease. He served from 1989 to 2017 as a Consultant to the Circulatory Devices Panel, Center for Devices and Radiologic Health of the Food and Drug Administration.