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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.


Vascular Surgery

UW Health Clinics

American Family Children's Hospital
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Stoughton Clinic
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Verona Clinic
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West Clinic
(608) 263-8915 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Regional Specialty Clinics

Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington (Burlington)
(262) 767-8000 |  Map
Richland Medical Center (Richland Center)
(608) 647-6161 |  Map
Fort Memorial Hospital (Fort Atkinson)
(920) 568-5334 |  Map
UW Health Specialty Clinic - Sauk Prairie (Prairie du Sac)
(608) 643-6060 |  Map
Wisconsin Neuropathy Center, LLC (Kenosha)
(262) 697-4301 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

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 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Best Doctors® in America 2011

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
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]
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 Feb 11;
[PubMed ID: 25676568]
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]
Zastrow C Motaganahalli RL Matsumura JS . Femoral-femoral stabilizing buddy wire for embolization of the internal iliac artery. J Vasc Surg. 2012 May;55(5):1526-8
[PubMed ID: 22209616]
Matsumura JS Gray W Chaturvedi S Yamanouchi D Peng L Verta P . Results of carotid artery stenting with distal embolic protection with improved systems: Protected Carotid Artery Stenting in Patients at High Risk for Carotid Endarterectomy (PROTECT) trial. J Vasc Surg. 2012 Apr;55(4):968-976.e5
[PubMed ID: 22236885]
Naughton PA Garcia-Toca M Matsumura JS Rodriguez HE Morasch MD Resnick SA Eskandari MK . Complicated acute type B thoracic aortic dissections: endovascular treatment for visceral malperfusion and pseudoaneurysms. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2011 Apr;45(3):219-26
[PubMed ID: 21478244]
Lee WA Matsumura JS Mitchell RS Farber MA Greenberg RK Azizzadeh A Murad MH Fairman RM . Endovascular repair of traumatic thoracic aortic injury: clinical practice guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery. J Vasc Surg. 2011 Jan;53(1):187-92
[PubMed ID: 20974523]
Matsumura JS Rizvi AZ . Left subclavian artery revascularization: Society for Vascular Surgery Practice Guidelines. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Oct;52(4 Suppl):65S-70S
[PubMed ID: 20875614]
Matsumura JS . Learning new procedures remains one of the most interesting aspects in modern practice of medicine, and this series of articles details technical considerations common to TEVAR for all indications. Introduction. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Oct;52(4 Suppl):1S-2S
[PubMed ID: 20692798]
Matsumura JS Gray W Chaturvedi S Gao X Cheng J Verta P . CAPTURE 2 risk-adjusted stroke outcome benchmarks for carotid artery stenting with distal embolic protection. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Sep;52(3):576-83, 583.e1-583.e2
[PubMed ID: 20576398]
Garcia-Toca M Naughton PA Matsumura JS Morasch MD Kibbe MR Rodriguez HE Pearce WH Eskandari MK . Endovascular repair of blunt traumatic thoracic aortic injuries: seven-year single-center experience. Arch Surg. 2010 Jul;145(7):679-83
[PubMed ID: 20644131]