Local Surgeon Appointed Chief Of Vascular Surgery AtBoston Medical Center

Contact: Allison Rubin, 617-638-8491 | afrubin@bu.edu

(Boston)–Newton resident Alik Farber, MD, a vascular surgeon at Boston Medical Center, recently was named chief of vascular surgery at the institution effective July 1. Farber also serves as an associate professor of surgery at Boston University School of Medicine.

Farber is the co-director of Endovascular Surgery at BMC as well as the Vascular Laboratory at BMC and Quincy Medical Center.

Prior to his appointments, Farber served as clinical chief of Vascular Surgery and attending surgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He also was a member of the attending staff at St. John’s Medical Center in Santa Monica, Calif.

A graduate of Harvard Medical School, Farber completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital from 1992 to 1997. In 1999, he completed a vascular surgery fellowship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, as well as a fellowship in endovascular surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

Farber is board certified in general surgery and vascular surgery, and is a registered vascular technologist. He performs both conventional surgical procedures and minimally invasive endovascular procedures. He specializes in the minimally invasive treatment of venous disease, carotid disease, aneurysms and diabetic lower extremity problems.