The ABVM is an independent organization dedicated to the certification of qualified vascular medicine physicians. This certification process is based upon formal professional education or practice in vascular medicine with experience-based requirements and examination. This certification will provide evidence of expertise in vascular medicine knowledge and skills to the medical community.

Mission Statement

The ABVM mission is to provide a high quality certification process to recognize expertise in the field of vascular medicine. We will encourage professional development for individuals and growth of the specialty
of vascular medicine.

Sponsoring Societies
Society for Vascular Medicine
Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention
The American College of Cardiology
New Cardiovascular Horizons


Board of Directors

    J. Michael Bacharach, M.D.
    North Central Heart Institute
    Sioux Falls, SD

    Mark Bates, M.D.   
    West Virginia University School of Medicine
    Charleston, WV

    Teresa Carman, M.D.
    University Hospitals of Cleveland
    Cleveland, OH

    Robert Eberhardt, M.D.      
    Boston Medical Center
    Boston, MA

    Bruce H. Gray, D.O.
    Upstate Vascular Specialists
    Greenville, SC

    Michael R. Jaff, D.O.
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA

    Scott Kinlay, MBBS, Ph.D.
    Brigham and Womens Hospital and VA
    Boston Healthcare System
    Boston, MA

    Sahil Parikh, MD
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    New York, NY

    David Slovut, M.D., Ph. D.
    Montefiore Medical Center
    Bronx, NY

    Gregory O. von Mering, M.D.
    Ocala Heart Institute
    Ocala, FL

Chief Operating Officer
    Bruce H. Gray, D.O.
    Upstate Vascular Specialists
    Greenville, SC

Secretary Treasurer
    Mark Bates, M.D.   
    West Virginia University School of Medicine
    Charleston, WV


The Board reserves the right to make changes in its fees, policies, and procedures at any time and
will make every effort to give advance notice when such changes are necessary.