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Chair, Division of Vascular Surgery
Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Matsumura is certified by the American Board of Surgery, with a certificate of added qualifications in vascular surgery. He is the chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at UW School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Matsumura specializes in less-invasive endovascular techniques for the treatment of vascular diseases. His expertise includes treatments for aortic aneurysms, carotid disease, aortic dissection, peripheral arterial disease and other vascular disorders. Dr. Matsumura has been selected by his peers to be included in the Best Doctors in America 2009–2010.


Dr. Matsumura has held numerous leadership positions in regional and national academic vascular societies, including Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society President, Secretary, and Program Chair for Advanced Endovascular Courses. He is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons and and has taught many postgraduate courses for the American College of Surgeons, Society for Vascular Surgery, American College of Cardiology, Society for Interventional Radiology, Society for Vascular Medicine, Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics, International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy, and VIVA.


Cosmetic Surgery (Transformations)

Vascular Surgery

UW Health Clinics

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UW Health at The American Center
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Regional Specialty Clinics

Richland Medical Center (Richland Center)
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UW Health Specialty Clinic - Fort Atkinson (Fort Atkinson)
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Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington (Burlington)
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UW Health Specialty Clinic - Sauk Prairie (Prairie du Sac)
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial, UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery
Vascular Surgery

Fellowship in Vascular Surgery, McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, 1995-1996

Residency McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Medical School Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1988


Madison Magazine Top Docs 2016

Best Doctors® in America 2015

UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award 2015

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Surgery
  • Endovascular Graft Repair for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Graft Repair for Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Graft Repair for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Graft Repair for Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm
  • Laser Therapy for Veins
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Peripheral Bypass Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Treatment for Spider Veins or Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Lesion Injections

Dr. Matsumura’s research is devoted to the development and testing of novel devices and techniques for the treatment of vascular diseases, including stents and stent-grafts for the repair of aortic and thoracic aneurysms. He is the national principal investigator on a number of multi-institutional clinical trials evaluating investigational devices. In addition, he is renowned for extensive training programs that allow other vascular surgeons to learn new endovascular techniques for treating patients in their own practices.

PubMed Articles
Bak J Le J Takayama T Gibson A Zerbel S Safdar N Matsumura JS . Effect of 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate-Impregnated Cloth on Surgical Site Infections in Vascular Surgery. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Aug;43:197-202
[PubMed ID: 28341500]
Schneider DB Matsumura JS Lee JT Peterson BG Chaer RA Oderich GS . Prospective, multicenter study of endovascular repair of aortoiliac and iliac aneurysms using the Gore Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis. J Vasc Surg. 2017 May 27;
[PubMed ID: 28559174]
Heck DV Roubin GS Rosenfield KG Gray WA White CJ Jovin TG Matsumura JS Lal BK Katzen BT Dabus G Jankowitz BT Brott TG . Asymptomatic carotid stenosis: Medicine alone or combined with carotid revascularization. Neurology. 2017 May 23;88(21):2061-2065
[PubMed ID: 28446652]
Patel HJ Dake MD Bavaria JE Singh MJ Filinger M Fischbein MP Williams DM Matsumura JS Oderich G . Branched Endovascular Therapy of the Distal Aortic Arch: Preliminary Results of the Feasibility Multicenter Trial of the Gore Thoracic Branch Endoprosthesis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Oct;102(4):1190-8
[PubMed ID: 27262912]
Rosenfield K Matsumura JS Chaturvedi S . Randomized Trial of Stent Versus Surgery for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Aug;64(2):536
[PubMed ID: 27763278]
Rosenfield K Matsumura JS Chaturvedi S Riles T Ansel GM Metzger DC Wechsler L Jaff MR Gray W . Randomized Trial of Stent versus Surgery for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis. N Engl J Med. 2016 Mar 17;374(11):1011-20
[PubMed ID: 26886419]
Alberta HB Takayama T Smits TC Wendorff BB Cambria RP Farber MA Jordan WD Patel V Azizzadeh A Rovin JD Matsumura JS . Aortic Arch Morphology and Aortic Length in Patients with Dissection, Traumatic, and Aneurysmal Disease. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2015 Dec;50(6):754-60
[PubMed ID: 26371414]
Rocha-Singh KJ Bosiers M Schultz G Jaff MR Mehta M Matsumura JS . A single stent strategy in patients with lifestyle limiting claudication: 3-year results from the Durability II trial. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Jul;86(1):164-70
[PubMed ID: 25676568]
Jordan WD Jr Rovin J Moainie S Bavaria J Cambria R Fillinger M McMillan W Matsumura JS . Results of a prospective multicenter trial of CTAG thoracic endograft. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Mar;61(3):589-95
[PubMed ID: 25720923]
Smith BK Adsit RT Jorenby DE Matsumura JS Fiore MC . Utilization of the Electronic Health Record to Improve Provision of Smoking Cessation Resources for Vascular Surgery Inpatients. Int J Cardiovasc Res. 2015;4(5)
[PubMed ID: 26566531]
Matsumura JS Stroupe KT Lederle FA Kyriakides TC Ge L Freischlag JA . Costs of repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm with different devices in a multicenter randomized trial. J Vasc Surg. 2015 Jan;61(1):59-65
[PubMed ID: 25238728]
Matsumura JS Melissano G Cambria RP Dake MD Mehta S Svensson LG Moore RD . Five-year results of thoracic endovascular aortic repair with the Zenith TX2. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jul;60(1):1-10
[PubMed ID: 24636714]
Saunders RS Fernandes-Taylor S Kind AJ Engelbert TL Greenberg CC Smith MA Matsumura JS Kent KC . Rehospitalization to primary versus different facilities following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jun;59(6):1502-10, 1510.e1-2
[PubMed ID: 24491237]
Alberta HB Secor JL Smits TC Farber MA Jordan WD Azizzadeh A Rovin JD Matsumura JS . Comparison of thoracic aortic diameter changes after endograft placement in patients with traumatic and aneurysmal disease. J Vasc Surg. 2014 May;59(5):1241-6
[PubMed ID: 24423474]
Alberta HB Secor JL Smits TC Farber MA Jordan WD Matsumura JS . Differences in aortic arch radius of curvature, neck size, and taper in patients with traumatic and aortic disease. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep;184(1):613-8
[PubMed ID: 23830365]
Farber MA Giglia JS Starnes BW Stevens SL Holleman J Chaer R Matsumura JS . Evaluation of the redesigned conformable GORE TAG thoracic endoprosthesis for traumatic aortic transection. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Sep;58(3):651-8
[PubMed ID: 23711695]
Matsumura JS Yamanouchi D Goldstein JA Pollock CW Bosiers M Schultz GA Scheinert D Rocha-Singh KJ . The United States StuDy for EvalUating EndovasculaR TreAtments of Lesions in the Superficial Femoral Artery and Proximal Popliteal By usIng the Protégé EverfLex NitInol STent SYstem II (DURABILITY II). J Vasc Surg. 2013 Jul;58(1):73-83.e1
[PubMed ID: 23642924]
Kurosawa K Matsumura JS Yamanouchi D . Current status of medical treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Circ J. 2013;77(12):2860-6
[PubMed ID: 24161907]
Lederle FA Freischlag JA Kyriakides TC Matsumura JS Padberg FT Jr Kohler TR Kougias P Jean-Claude JM Cikrit DF Swanson KM . Long-term comparison of endovascular and open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. N Engl J Med. 2012 Nov 22;367(21):1988-97
[PubMed ID: 23171095]
Stroupe KT Lederle FA Matsumura JS Kyriakides TC Jonk YC Ge L Freischlag JA . Cost-effectiveness of open versus endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm in the OVER trial. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Oct;56(4):901-9.e2
[PubMed ID: 22640466]