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Campus Address BDB 503K Zip 0012
Phone  (205) 934-2003
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Undergraduate  Bowdoin College    1987  A.B. Degree 
Medical School  University of Vermont College of Medicine    1991  MD 
Residency  Oregon Health Sciences University    1997  M.D. 
Fellowship  University of North Carolina    1999  M.D. 

Advanced Trauma Life Support  1994 
Advanced Cardiac Life Support  2004 
Alabama Board of Medical Examiners  2006 
American Board of Surgery  2008 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Ctr for Clinical & Translational Sci Professor
Primary  Surgery   Surgery - Gen Surg Vascular Section Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Passman joined the UAB Department of Surgery as an Associate Professor of Surgery on July 1, 2006. He is an American Board of Surgery diplomate in general and vascular surgery and practices the full spectrum of arterial and venous surgery. He is also the Director of the UAB Vein Program which provides inpatient and outpatient care to patients with a range of venous problems. He has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters and is on the editorial board for the Journal of Vascular Surgery. He is also involved in several national medical societies, holding executive committee positions in the Peripheral Vascular Society, and the American Venous Forum, and the Society for Vascular Surgery.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society     
Society for Vascular Surgery     
Advisory Assembly of Vascular Societies     
Alabama Vascular Society   Representative   
Alabama Vascular Society  President   

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Alcocer F, Mujib M, Lowman B, Patterson MA, Passman MA, Matthews TC, Jordan WD. Risk scoring system to predict 3-year survival in patients treated for asymptomatic carotid stenosis. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jun;57(6):1576-80. doi:
10.1016/j.jvs.2012.12.033. Epub 2013 Mar 31. PubMed PMID: 23548173 
Parmar GM, Lowman B, Combs BR, Taylor SM, Patterson MA, Passman MA, Jordan WD Jr. Effect of lipid-modifying drug therapy on survival after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Aug;58(2):355-63. doi:
10.1016/j.jvs.2013.01.036. Epub 2013 Apr 2. 
O'Donnell TF Jr, Passman MA, Marston WA, Ennis WJ, Dalsing M, Kistner RL, Lurie F, Henke PK, Gloviczki ML, Eklöf BG, Stoughton J, Raju S, Shortell CK, Raffetto JD, Partsch H, Pounds LC, Cummings ME, Gillespie DL, McLafferty RB, Murad MH, Wakefield TW, Gloviczki P; Society for Vascular Surgery; American Venous Forum. Management of venous leg ulcers: clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery ® and the American Venous Forum. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Aug;60(2 Suppl):3S-59S. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.04.049. Epub 2014 Jun 25.Review.   24974070 
O'Donnell TF Jr, Passman MA. Clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the American Venous Forum (AVF)--Management of venous leg ulcers. Introduction. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Aug;60(2 Suppl):1S-2S. doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2014.04.058. PubMed PMID: 25064456  25064456