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Craig S. Seidman, M.D.

Dr. Seidman is certified by the American Board of Surgery in both general and vascular surgery. Dr. Seidman is a member of the Oregon Medical Association, Lane County Medical Society and also a fellow of the American College of Surgery. He has been published and has lectured on various topics in general and vascular surgery. His original research in the field of vascular surgery won awards at the American Venous Forum and the New England Society for Vascular Surgery.

Dr. Seidman is currently the Chief of Staff for Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend and the Medical Director for Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute as well as a member of the Society of Vascular Surgery. He has completed fellowships in vascular, endovascular and trauma surgery.

His special interests lie in the field of vascular surgery and endovascular surgery. He has brought to Eugene unique experience in general, vascular and endovascular surgery. He leads the region with expertise and knowledge with aortic stents, grafting for abdominal aortic aneurysms and thoracic aneurysms. He is introducing numerous new and innovative technologies to our surgical community, including carotid stenting, endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms, endovascular treatment of complex thoracic aortic pathology and peripheral arterial disease.

Dr. Seidman was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His hobbies include kayaking, surfing and back country expeditions. He moved to Eugene with his family in 2002.

Undergraduate Education:

Bachelor of Arts in Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Medical School:

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

General Surgery Residency:

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


Vascular Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Special training:

Fellowship in Trauma Surgery, University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa

Fellowship in endovascular surgery, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ


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Special Interests

  • Repair of Aortic Aneurysms both Endovascular and Open
  • Carotid Endarterectomy for TIA and Stroke
  • Arteriovenous Fistula (AV Fistula)
  • Lower Extremity (Leg) Bypass
  • Thoracic Aortic procedures
  • Stenting
  • Atherectomy
  • Hybrid Aortic repairs
  • Aortic dissections
  • Laser Venous Procedures