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Karl Illig, MD

Division Director, College Of Medicine Surgery

Professor, College Of Medicine Surgery

Director, Division of Vascular Surgery, College of Medicine, USF

Contact Info Division of Vascular Surgery
2 TGH Circle, STC 7016
Tampa, FL 33606

Academic Email: killig@health.usf.edu

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  • MD, Medicine, Cornell University Medical College, 1988

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Cardiovascular Sciences

Research Interests

  • My research has recently focused on complex problems after AV access such as steal and central vein stenosis as well as issues surrounding thoracic outlet syndrome. I also am running a prospective randomized trial exploring the utility of specific case rehearsal prior to carotid endarterectomy.


  • American Surgical Association (Member, 2011 - Present)
  • Vascular Access Society of America (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • Society of University Surgeons (Member, 2007 - Present)
  • Surgical Biology Club III (Member, 2006 - Present)
  • Association for Chairs in Vascular Surgery (Member, 2005 - Present)
  • International Society for Vascular Surgery (Member, 2004 - Present)
  • Central Surgical Society (Member, 2002 - Present)
  • Eastern Vascular Society (Member, 2000 - Present)
  • American College of Surgeons (Fellow, 2000 - Present)
  • American Venous Forum (Member, 2000 - Present)
  • Society for Vascular Surgery (Distinguished Academic Fellow, 2000 - Present)
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society (Past President, Member, 1997 - Present)
  • Association for Academic Surgery (Member, 1995 - Present)
  • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (Member, 1991 - Present)