Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Jon S. Matsumura, MD

  • Vascular Surgery
Jon S. Matsumura, MD


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.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
    Medical School
    • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

    Vascular Surgery, McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 1995-1996

    • McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, IL


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Angioplasty
    • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic aneurysm
    • Carotid Artery Stenting
    • Carotid Artery Surgery
    • Carotid artery disease
    • 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 Preservation
    • Limb Salvage
    • Limb Salvage Surgery
    • Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Minimally Invasive Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Peripheral Bypass Surgery
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
    • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    • Thoracic aortic aneurysm
    • Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm
    • Varicose veins or spider veins
    • Vascular Lesion Injections
    • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
    • Venous Disease

    Research and publications

    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.