Dr. Mark A. Creager, MD, FAHA, FACC, is the Anna Gundlach Huber Professor of Medicine and Professor of Surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and he is Director of the Heart and Vascular Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. Dr. Creager earned his medical degree at Temple University in Philadelphia. He completed his internship, medical residency, and fellowships in Vascular Medicine and Cardiology at University Hospital in Boston.
Dr. Creager is a Past President of the American Heart Association and served on its National Board of Directors. He is an editor of the textbook, Vascular Medicine and the editor emeritus of the journal, Vascular Medicine. He is a Past President of the Vascular Disease Foundation, and a Past President and Master of the Society for Vascular Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association and of the American College of Cardiology, and a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation. His major research and clinical interest is in vascular medicine, specifically vascular regulatory mechanisms and the effect of treatment on patients with peripheral artery disease. He is the author of more than 400 published contributions to the medical literature, including: research papers on vascular function, book chapters, and monographs on vascular disease. Dr. Creager has been recognized with several prestigious awards and honors, including the American Heart Association Distinguished National Leadership Award and the Vascular Disease Foundation President’s Award for Leadership.