Prof. Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS

Peter Gloviczki, MD, FACS, is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Vascular Surgery. He is the Joe M. and Ruth Roberts Emeritus Professor of Surgery, served as  Chair, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (2000-2010) and Director of  Gonda Vascular Center (2002-2010) at  Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. His clinical practice included all areas of vascular surgery: arterial, venous and lymphatic.  He has special interest in aortic, mesenteric, and reno-vascular surgery, critical limb ischemia, aneurysms, in venous reconstructions and endoscopic vein surgery, in vascular malformations, and in lymphatic and chylous disorders. While on staff at Mayo Clinic, he performed over 10,000 operations. He mentored 85 categorical vascular surgery fellows and 25 research fellows. He retired from clinical practice in 2016. He is Past President of Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), American Venous Forum (AVF), International Union of Angiology, World Federation of Vascular Societies, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, among others. In 2021, he was elected President of the Frank J. Veith International Society. He is member of the American Surgical Association, Distinguished Fellow of the SVS, AVF, Honorary Member of 19 national and international societies. The National Library of Medicine lists his 475 peer-reviewed publications, he wrote over 250 book-chapters and editorials, edited eight textbooks, including four Editions of the Handbook of Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. He gave >700 presentations, has 23,825 citations (h-index: 83, Scopus). The University of Washington, Seattle, established the Peter Gloviczki Professorship in Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. HAt the 2021 Mayo Alumni Association meeting he delivered the “Legacy Professor” lecture of the Priestley Society. His Alma Mater, the Semmelweis University awarded him the “Doctor Honoris Causa” degree, the “Semmelweis “Budapest” Award and invited him to the Board of Trustees of the University. Dr Gloviczki received the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary. His biography “Magic and Medicine” was published in 2021, by Semmelweis University. Dr Gloviczki lives with his wife, Monika Gloviczki, MD, PhD in Scottsdale, AZ.