– Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 1977
MD (Medicine) – U. of Southern California,
Los Angeles, CA 1981
General Surgical Residency – Los Angeles
Co – U. of Southern CA Med Center, 1986
Vascular Surgery Fellowship – U. of North
Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 1988
American Board of Surgery, General Surgery –
1987, recertified 1994
American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery –
1989, recertified 1997
Professional Activity (Current)
Co-Director, Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory -
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, St. John’s
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery - Cedars-Sinai
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery –
U. of So CA – Keck School of Medicine
President-elect, Southern California Vascular
Co-Director, Vascular Trauma, Cedars-Sinai Medical
Professional Activity (Past)
Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Treasurer, Cedars-Sinai Medical Staff
Board of Directors, Los Angeles Tennis Club
Chief, Department of Surgery, Midway Hospital
Honors and Awards
Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement –
U. of So. CA Med School- 1981
Alpha Omega Alpha
President's Award for Best Manuscript - Southern
Assoc. for Vascular Surgery, 1988
Who’s Who in the Western United States
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering
Top Doctors in the US (Center for the Study of
Friends of Nursing Award - Cedars-Sinai Medical
Angelo May Guest Professor, 50th World Congress,
Am. College of Angiology 2003
College of Surgeons (Fellow)
Association for Academic Surgery
International Society of Endovascular Specialists
Los Angeles Surgical Society
Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society
Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
Society for Vascular Surgery (former ISCVS, AAVS)
Society of Graduate Surgeons of the Los Angeles
County - University of Southern California Medical
Society of Vascular Ultrasound
Southern California Vascular Surgical Society
Western Vascular Society
WH, Calkins ER, Weaver FA, Goodwin JA,
Myles RA, Yellin AE. Blunt popliteal artery trauma:
100 consecutive injuries. J Vasc Surg 1988;7:736-743.
WH, Weaver FA, Brinkley JR, Brochert
M, Lindsay SF. Chronic ocular ischemia and neovascular
glaucoma: A result of extracranial carotid artery
disease. J Vasc Surg 1988;8:551-557.
DV, Ellison JE, Wagner WH, Carroll
RM, Treiman, RL, Foran RF, Levin PM, Cohen JL.
Comparison of dye arteriography to arterial mapping
with color-flow duplex imaging in the lower extremities.
J Vasc Surg 1989; 10:522-529.
WH, Treiman RL, Cossman DV, Foran RF,
Levin PL, Cohen JL. The diminishing role of diagnostic
angiography in carotid artery disease: Duplex
scanning as definitive preoperative study. Ann
Vasc Surg 1991; 5:105-110.
RL, Wagner WH, Foran RF, Cossman
DV, Levin PM, Cohen JL, Treiman GS. Carotid endarterectomy
in the elderly. Ann Vasc Surg 1992;6:321-324.
RL, Foran RF, Wagner WH, Cossman
DV, Levin PM, Cohen JL. Does routine patch angioplasty
after carotid endarterectomy lessen the risk of
perioperative stroke? Ann Vasc Surg 1993;7:317-319.
WH, Treiman RL, Cossman DV, Cohen JL,
Foran RF, Treiman GS, Levin PM. Tourniquet occlusion
technique for tibial artery reconstruction. J
Vasc Surg 1993;18:637-47.
GS, Treiman RL, Foran RF, Cossman DV, Cohen JL,
Levin PM, Wagner WH, Davidson
MB. The influence of diabetes mellitus on the
risk of abdominal aortic surgery. Am Surg 1994;60:436-440.
JC, Wagner WH, Shabot M. When
is ICU care warranted after carotid endarterectomy?
A three-year retrospective analysis. Am Surg 1996;62:811-814.
WH, Levin PM, Cossman DV, Lauterbach
SR, Cohen JL, Farber A. Early experience with
radiofrequency ablation of the greater saphenous
vein. Ann Vasc Surg Jan 2004.