Roman A. Litwinski, M.D., F.A.C.S
EDUCATION: Northwestern University School of Medicine Doctor of Medicine, 1995 – 1999
RESIDENCY: 196 major vascular and endovascular cases: Carotid Endarterectomy, Open TAA Repair, Open AAA Repair, Endovascular AAA Repair, Renal and Mesenteric Bypass, Lower Extremity Bypass, Vascular Trauma, IVC Filter Placement, AV Access, Amputation
FELLOWSHIP: 650 major vascular and endovascular cases: Carotid Stenting, Carotid Endarterectomy, Open AAA Repair, Endovascular TAA and AAA Repair, Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Type B Dissection and Thoracic Aortic Transection Repair, Lower Extremity Bypass, Vascular Trauma, AV Access, IVC Filter Placement, Amputation, Peripheral/Renal/Mesenteric Angiography, Angioplasty, and Stenting, Renal and Mesenteric Bypass
CERTIFICATION: American Board of Surgery Board Certified in General Surgery 2005, Board Certified in Vascular Surgery 2007
SPECIALTIES: Vascular Surgery General Surgery
Dr. Litwinski graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and from Northwestern University Medical School, earning his M.D. degree. He served his General Surgery Residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he received awards for excellence in teaching, operative skill and knowledge of surgical anatomy. He then completed his Vascular Surgery Fellowship training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, gaining extensive experience in minimally-invasive techniques to treat vascular disorders. His publications have appeared in respected medical journals including the Journal of Vascular Surgery. Immediately following his surgical training, Dr. Litwinski became certified by the American Board of Surgery in both General Surgery and Vascular Surgery. Dr. Litwinski is an Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He treats the full spectrum of vascular disorders, with a particular interest in minimally-invasive endovascular techniques to repair arterial blockages, aortic aneurysms, and varicose veins.