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Virginia Vascular Society
Guidelines for Membership Application

QUALIFICATIONS:

Individuals seeking active membership in the Virginia Vascular Society must meet the following criteria:

1. Board Certification by one or more of the Following Boards:
    a. American Board of Surgery (General Surgery or Vascular Surgery)
    b. American Board of Radiology
    c. American Board of Interventional Cardiology.
2. In the active practice of Vascular or Endovascular procedures in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
3. In the active practice of Vascular/Endovascular procedures for at least 1 year.
4. Present documentation of all major Vascular/Endovascular procedures in the prior twelve months.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING APPLICATION:
  1. Candidate should complete all appropriate attached items and sign application.
  2. Present documentation of all major vascular procedures performed in the prior twelve months.
  3. Applicant must be sponsored by an active member of the society and provide a letter from two other active or founder members of the Society endorsing applicant’s ethics and competence.
  4. The deadline for receipt of membership applications is August 30th of each year. Only completed applications will be considered by the membership committee.
  5. The completed application (including caseload, CV, letters of sponsorship) should be forwarded to:
Virginia Vascular Society
2001 Crystal Spring Ave. Suite 201
Roanoke, VA 24014

Phone: (540) 853-0113
Attn: Melissa Zimmerman
Email: mmzimmerman@carilionclinic.org

2020 – 2022 OFFICERS


PRESIDENT:  David Cassada, MD
PRESIDENT-ELECT: ​David Dexter, MD
SECRETARY/TREASURER: Ernest Zichal, DO
MEMBERSHIP/HISTORIAN: ​Joshua Adams, MD


David Cassada, MD

Lynchburg, VA

Vascular Surgeon, Centra Health

David Dexter, MD

Virginia Beach, VA

Vascular Surgeon, Sentara Vascular Specialists

Joshua Adams, MD

Roanoke, VA

Vascular Surgeon, Interventional Radiologist & Medical Director for the Carilion Clinic Aortic Center

Ernest Francis Zichal, DO

Newport News, VA

Vascular Surgeon, Riverside Medical


PAST PRESIDENT COUNCIL MEMBERS

Michael Amendola, MD
Gilbert Upchurch Jr, MD
Russell Campbell, MD
Margaret Clarke Tracci, MD
Rasesh Shah, MD