The UC College of Medicine has appointed George Meier III, MD, the new director of the division of vascular surgery.
Meier will serve as a professor in the College of Medicine and see patients at University Hospital and various UC Physicians outpatient facilities, including University Pointe in West Chester and the Medical Arts Building in Clifton.
Meier previously served as chief and program director for vascular surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS).
Bringing a distinguished academic and surgical training background to UC, Meier is certified
by the American Board of Surgery in both general and vascular surgery and also holds a certificate of added qualification in surgical critical care.He also is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of more than 20 professional medical societies.
Meier's professional interests include the management of diabetic vascular disease, wound healing, stroke prevention and vascular education.
Meier received his medical degree from Emory University before completing his general surgery residency and fellowship
at Massachusetts (Mass) General Hospital. He completed his postdoctoral training in gener-
al, thoracic and vascular surgery at Mass General, while serving as assistant professor of surgery at Harvard University.
Meier then joined the Yale University faculty for 10 years before assuming his position at EVMS.
He has won several teaching awards as a surgical resident and a faculty member.
A frequent national and international speaker, Meier has made more than 100 presentations, published more than 50 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and co-authored 10 books. Her serves on the editorial board of the journal Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, and is a key reviewer for Journal of Vascular Surgery.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with Meier or a member of the vascular team, call (513) 558-8588 or visit www.ucphysicians.com.