Craig S. Seidman, MD, FACS

As a general surgeon, Dr. Seidman’s special interests include vascular and endovascular surgeries. He leads our region with his expertise and knowledge of aortic stents, grafting for abdominal aortic aneurysms and thoracic aneurysms.


Dr. Seidman received a Bachelor of Arts in biology at the University of Colorado Boulder. He earned his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, then completed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. At Boston University School of Medicine, he fulfilled a fellowship in vascular surgery, followed by fellowships in trauma surgery at the University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa and endovascular surgery at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Certifications & Specialties

Certified by The American Board of Surgery in both general and vascular surgery, Dr. Seidman has introduced 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.

Associations & Awards

Dr. Seidman serves as medical director for Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute and is the past chief of staff at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend. He is a member of the Oregon Medical Association, Society of Vascular Surgery and Lane County Medical Society, as well as a fellow of the American College of 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.

Clinical Interests

Aortic dissections
Arteriovenous fistula (AV fistula)
Carotid endarterectomy for TIA and stroke
Hybrid aortic repairs
Laser venous procedures
Lower extremity bypass
Repair of aortic aneurysms, both endovascular and open
Thoracic aortic procedures

Personal Interests

His hobbies include kayaking, surfing and back country expeditions. He moved to Eugene with his family in 2002.