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Travis L. Engelbert, MD

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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Engelbert specializes in all aspects of vascular surgery, but has particular interest in minimally-invasive vascular interventions including stent grafts for aortic aneurysm treatment as well as percutaneous treatments of carotid arteries and vascular diseases of the lower extremity; endovascular surgery; venous surgery; diagnosis and management of thoracic outlet syndrome; and management of athletic overuse injury, such as chronic compartment syndrome.


Vascular Surgery

UW Health Clinics

West Clinic
(608) 263-8915 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Portage Clinic
(608) 742-3004 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
West Clinic
(608) 263-8915 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Other Locations

Richland Medical Center (Richland Center)
(608) 647-6161 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

Languages Spoken

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

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Internship University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Medical School University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, 2006


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 Surgery
  • Compartment Release Procedure
  • 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
  • First Rib Surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Laser Therapy for Veins
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery
  • Minilap Aneurysm Repair
  • Minimal Incision Phlebectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Peripheral Bypass Surgery
  • Popliteal Entrapment Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Vein Conditions
  • Sclerotherapy for Veins
  • Treatment for Spider Veins or Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Lesion Injections

Programs & Conditions


Dr. Engelbert’s research interest is the evaluation of vascular surgery outcomes and implementation of novel methods to reduce postoperative morbidity.

PubMed Articles
Engelbert TL Turnipseed WD . Chronic compartment syndrome secondary to venous hypertension: fasciectomy for symptom relief. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 Oct;28(7):1798.e11-4
[PubMed ID: 24911798]
Wiseman JT Guzman AM Fernandes-Taylor S Engelbert TL Saunders RS Kent KC . General and Vascular Surgery Readmissions: A Systematic Review. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Sep;219(3):552-569.e2
[PubMed ID: 25067801]
Gupta PK Ramanan B Engelbert TL Tefera G Hoch JR Kent KC . A comparison of open surgery versus endovascular repair of unstable ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Aug 4;
[PubMed ID: 25103257]
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]
Engelbert TL Fernandes-Taylor S Gupta PK Kent KC Matsumura J . Clinical characteristics associated with readmission among patients undergoing vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg. 2014 May;59(5):1349-55
[PubMed ID: 24368042]
Gupta PK Engelbert TL Ramanan B Fang X Yamanouchi D Hoch JR Acher CW . Postdischarge outcomes after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Apr;59(4):903-8
[PubMed ID: 24360236]
Gupta PK Fernandes-Taylor S Ramanan B Engelbert TL Kent KC . Unplanned readmissions after vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Feb;59(2):473-82
[PubMed ID: 24239519]
Hassanein AH Herrera FA Jr Engelbert TL Kansal N . Anastomotic rupture after brachial artery repair is associated with soft tissue deficiency. Am Surg. 2012 May;78(5):619-21
[PubMed ID: 22546140]
Engelbert TL Scholten A Thompson K Spivack A Kansal N . Early ambulation after percutaneous femoral access with use of closure devices and hemostatic agents. Ann Vasc Surg. 2010 May;24(4):518-23
[PubMed ID: 20451795]