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Martin Back, MD

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle
Vascular Surgery - 7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33606

Academic Email: mback@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone: (813) 259-0921


  • MD, University Of California, Los Angeles, 1990

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Cardiovascular

Research Interests

  • > 100 published papers in peer reviewed vascular, bioengineering and medical journals
  • 20 published book chapters
  • >200 presentations at scientific meetings, invited guest events, physician education and community events
  • have been principal or co-investigator of >15 clinical trials

Recent Publications

  • Wooster M, Back M, Gaeto H, Shames M. Late Longitudinal Comparison of Endovascular and Open Popliteal Aneurysm Repairs. Annals of vascular surgery. 30: 253-7, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26365111
  • Lugo J Tanious A Armstrong PO Back MR Johnson BJ Shames ML Moudgill N Nelson PR Illig KA. Acute Paget-Schroetter syndrome: Does the first rib routinely need to be removed after thrombolysis? Annals of Vascular Surgery. 29(6) : 1073-7, 2015.
  • Back MR. Duplex ultrasonography in surveillance of renal artery branches after BEV AR or FEVAR. Vascular News. 68: 26, 2015.
  • Wooster M, Powell A, Back M, Illig K, Shames M. Axillary Artery Access as an Adjunct for Complex Endovascular Aortic Repair. Annals of vascular surgery. 29(8) : 1543-7, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26184372
  • Armstrong PA, Back MR, Shames ML, Bailey CJ, Kim T, Lawindy SM, Sexton WJ, Spiess PE. Outcomes after inferior vena cava thrombectomy and reconstruction for advanced renal cell carcinoma with tumor thrombus. Journal of vascular surgery. Venous and lymphatic disorders. 2(4) : 368-76, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26993539
  • Hodgkiss-Harlow K, Back MR, Brumberg R, Armstrong P, Shames M, Johnson B, Bandyk DF. Technical factors affecting the accuracy of bedside IVC filter placement using intravascular ultrasound. Vascular and endovascular surgery. 46(4) : 293-9, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22544870
  • Back MR. IVUS Seen As Aid to Aortic Endografting Vascular Specialist. 2(8) , 2012.