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Rajabrata Sarkar, MD, PhD

Barbara Baur Dunlap Professor of Surgery

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Division Head, Vascular Surgery; Vice Chair for Clinical Operations for the Department of Surgery; Director of Faculty Group Practice Operations



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Education and Training

  • University of Michigan School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Michigan, PhD
  • UCLA Medical Center, Surgery, Residency
  • University of Michigan Hospitals, Vascular Surgery, Fellowship
  • American Board of Surgery Inc., Certifications


In 2009, Rajabrata Sarkar, M.D., Ph.D., an expert in treating blood vessel disorders and a nationally known researcher in blood vessel growth and development, joined the University of Maryland School of Medicine as professor of surgery and Head of the Division of Vascular Surgery. He also became Chief of Vascular Surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

Dr. Sarkar came from the University of California, San Francisco, where he was an associate professor of surgery and a vascular surgeon since 1999. He received his medical degree and a Ph.D. in physiology from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his surgical training at UCLA and was trained in vascular surgery at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Sarkar was named a "Top Doctor" in the specialty of Vascular Surgery by Baltimore magazine in 2016.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Blood vessel growth, blood vessel development, vascular surgery

Clinical Specialty Details

  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Leg Swelling
  • Leg Ulcers
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Venous Ulcers

Awards and Affiliations

Dr. Sarkar was named a "Top Doctor" in the specialty of Vascular Surgery by Baltimore magazine in 2016.

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