Mark Mattos, MDDr. Mattos graduated from Weber State College in Ogden, Utah, where he was a 4-year starting point guard on the basketball team and earned Academic All-American honors. He was awarded a NCAA postgraduate scholarship to continue his academic career in medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Following his graduation from medical school in 1985 Dr. Mattos completed a 5-year general surgery residency at the University of Iowa in Iowa City followed by a 2-year vascular surgery fellowship at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Illinois. Following his fellowship training he remained at Southern Illinois University for 9 years, where along with Dr. Kim Hodgson he helped develop and implement the first endovascular surgery training program within an ACGME accredited vascular surgery fellowship training program. Dr. Mattos is a Board Certified Vascular Surgeon. He joined the Michigan Vascular Center located in Flint, Michigan in May 2015. Michigan Vascular Center is the nations 2nd longest clinically active continued private practice group in the United States (52 years). He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Michigan State University. He is the Associate Program Director for the Michigan State University-Michigan Vascular Center Vascular Surgery Fellowship Training Program. He currently serves on the Education Committee for the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society and directs the Society’s medical student skills training and vascular resident/vascular fellow skills assessment programs. Dr. Mattos’ primary research and education interests have been in the field of endovascular surgery and surgical skills and simulation-based education and training. He is the author of more than 100 published articles and book chapters covering many aspects of vascular surgery. His current educational focus has been on the development of sustainable and repeatable curricula and performance metrics in the evolving area of vascular surgical skills and simulation training. He has developed surgical skills and simulation training models, modules and curricula for all levels of trainees, including medical students, surgical and non-surgical residents, vascular surgery fellows, surgical faculty as well as other allied health professionals. His curricula have been designed as a pathway to provide an optimal learning and assessment environment for all trainees who desire to improve their endovascular and open vascular surgery procedural skills and knowledge.
Royal Oak, MI
O. W. Brown, MD
Dr. O. William Brown graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Philosophy. He completed Medical School at Wayne State University School of Medicine and a surgical internship at Yale University. He completed his general surgical residency at Medical College of Ohio and was one of the first two vascular surgery fellows at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota. He is a graduate of the Detroit College of Law and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan. He is a Professor of Surgery at Oakland University/William Beaumont School of Medicine, Clinical Professor of Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine, and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Michigan State University College of Law. He has served as Chief of Vascular Surgery at Sinai Hospital in Detroit, Chief of Vascular Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center. He is presently the Vascular Surgery Program director and Chief of the Section of Vascular Surgery at William Beaumont Hospital. He is a past president of the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery and has served as an officer or board member in many other vascular societies including the Michigan Vascular Society, the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society and the Society for Vascular Surgery.