Carlo A. Dall'Olmo, M.D.
Dr. Dall'Olmo joined our group in 1975. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI. He completed his General Surgery Residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit followed by Vascular Fellowship Training at the same institution. He is board certified in Vascular Surgery. Dr. Dall'Olmo is Program Director for the Michigan State University/Michigan Vascular Center Vascular Fellowship Program in Flint, MI. He is a Distinguished Member of the Society for Vascular Surgery.
Allan L. Ippolito, M.D.
Dr. Ipppolito joined our group in 1982. After graduating from medical school he did his internship in New Brunswick, Canada. This was followed by a General Surgery Residency at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. He then completed his Vascular Fellowship Training at the Cleveland Clinic. He is active in all aspects of open vascular surgery with a special interest in diabetic limb salvage and vascular trauma.
Wayne K. Kinning, M.D.
Dr. Kinning joined our group in 1983. A Michigan native, he received his medical degree from the University of Michigan. He completed his internship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore followed by his General Surgery Residency at the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his Vascular Surgery Fellowship training at St. Anthony Hospital in Columbus, OH. Dr. Kinning is Board Certified in Vascular Surgery. He has a special interest in both research and teaching.
Gregory J. Fortin, M.D.
Dr. Fortin joined our group in 1990. A Michigan native, he received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine. After his General Surgery Residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI, he completed his Vascular Fellowship Training at the Cleveland Clinic. Prior to his fellowship he practiced General Surgery in Coeur d\'Alene, Idaho. He is board certified in Vascular Surgery. Dr. Fortin has an interest in both open and endovascular procedures.
Scott A. Garner, M.D.
Dr. Garner joined our group in 1993. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. After completing his General Surgery Residency at the University of Iowa Hospital, he entered his Vascular Surgery Fellowship training at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA. Dr. Garner is Board Certified in Vascular Surgery. Dr. Garner specializes in the treatment of venous problems, both cosmetic and therapeutic.
Robert G. Molnar, M.D.
Dr. Molnar joined our group in 1998. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Ohio in Toledo. After completing his General Surgery Residency at Michigan State University, he entered Vascular Fellowship training at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He is board certified in Vascular Surgery. Skilled in endovascular procedures, Dr. Molnar is one of the nation's most experienced vascular surgeons in carotid artery stenting and he has a strong clinical interest in the comprehensive management of peripheral vascular disease and hemodialysis access.
Nitin G. Malhotra, M.D.
Dr. Malhotra joined our group in 2010. He obtained his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. After completing his General Surgery Residency at Albany Medical Center in New York, he entered his Vascular Fellowship Training at the same institution. Dr. Malhotra is a Board Certified Vascular Surgeon. Dr. Malhotra is highly trained peripheral vascular surgeon in both open surgical repair and endovascular techniques. He brings additional expertise in the area of thoracic endografting.
Cherie R. Phillips, M.D.
Dr. Phillips joined our group in 2013. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Dr Phillips received a master's degree in bioethics prior to entering medical school. She received her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. After completing her General Surgery residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington D.C., she entered her Vascular Surgery fellowship at University Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr Phillips is the recipient of several awards and honors including the Howard University Department of Surgery Chief Resident of the year 2010. Dr Phillips comes highly trained in both open and cutting-edge, minimally invasive vascular surgery procedures.
Mark A. Mattos, M.D.
Dr. Mattos joined our group in May 2015. He completed his medical degree from the University of Utah. He completed his Internship followed by his General Surgery Residency at the University of Iowa. Dr. Mattos then completed his Vascular Fellowship Trainng at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Illinois. He has had extensive experience in surgical education throughout his career and has been at the forefront of the newly evolving area of vascular simulation training. Trained in both open and endovascular surgery, Dr. Mattos is a much sought after speaker and educator nationally.
Christopher J. Goltz, M.D.
Dr. Goltz joined our group in August 2015. He completed his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Goltz remained there and went on to complete his General Surgery Residency where he became interested in Vascular Surgery. He completed his Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Indiana University in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Goltz is highly trained in endovascular techniques. He has a special interest in learning and employing the very latest minimally invasive endovascular technologies.
Ranjith Dodla, M.D.
Dr. Dodla joined our group in July 2016. He completed his General Surgery training at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York. He then completed a two-year Vascular Fellowship program at North Shore LIJ Health System (now Northwell Health) in Great Neck, New York. He was the recipient of the prestigious "Fellow Teacher of the Year" award during his fellowship training. He has special interest in "Hybrid Debranching" techniques for the management of complex aneurysms and is well versed in endovascular management of descending thoracic aorta dissection.
Joseph M. Jacot, PA-C
Joe is a University of Michigan alumnus who originally joined Michigan Vascular Center in 2000 as a Vascular Technologist. He then returned to school for a graduate degree in the Physician Assistant program at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Pat Perrine, RN, FNP
Pat joined MVC in 2007, after a long career in the hospital setting.
Sara Belopavlovich, ANP-BC
Sara joined our group in 2013. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Sara worked with Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor before joining Michigan Vascular Center
Karen Driskill, N.P.
Karen joined Michigan Vascular Center in 2009 as a registered nurse. After extensive experience at our Flint hemodialysis access center, she was promoted to nurse manager of one of Michigan Vascular Center's other access centers.
Robert D. Rusch, PA-C
Rob joined our group in August 2016. He obtained his masters in Physician Assistant studies from Concordia University in Wisconsin. Rob had worked with the Wisconsin Early Autism Project and the St. Lukes Emergency Department in Milwaukee prior to joining Michigan Vascular Center. During a portion of his training, Rob did a clinical rotation in Trauma Medicine here in Flint at Hurley Medical Center. Rob works at our Saginaw Campus.
Ken Eick, CP
We are pleased to welcome Ken as the new Director of the Mobility Center. Ken became a certified prosthetist in 1990, bringing many years of experience to the table. He was one of the first to integrate micro-processing knee systems and Helix hip joint as standard of care in Michigan. Ken also has experience in elevated vacuum brimless sockets and holds a multitude of manufacturers certifications. In addition, he coordinates and teaches educational programs throughout Michigan to both physical therapists and physicians.