Welcome to the Florida Vascular Society

The Florida Vascular Society was established in 1988 to promote the science and art of the diagnosis and management of Vascular Disease and encourage research and education in the field. The FVS Annual Scientific Sessions are designed to provide of comprehensive education to update participants on current research, techniques, and therapies pertaining to vascular disorders.



Latest Member Newsletter

The FVS is excited to announce its new newsletter. Be sure to read the latest edition.

Read Spring 2024 Newsletter

Elected Officers (2024-2025)


President: S. Scott Tapper, MD, FACS (2024-2025)
President Elect: Salvatore Scali, MD, FACS (2024-2025)
Treasurer: Shonak Patel, MD, FACS (2024-2025)
Immediate Past President: Murray Shames, MD, FACS (2024-2025)
Secretary: Inky Parrack, MD, FACS (2024-2026)
Councilor (North): Sara Clark, MD (2022-2025)
Councilor (South): Arash Bornak, MD, FACS (2022-2025)
Councilor (Southwest): Dean Arnaoutakis, MD, FACS (2024-2027)
Councilor (Central): Benjamin Jacobs, MD (2024-2027)


2024 Scientific Session Award Winners

Congratulations to the award winners from the 2024 Florida Vascular Society Scientific Sessions:

Jose “Pepe” Alvarez, Jr., MD Resident Award: Awarded for the best overall abstract and oral presentation for clinical or experimental work performed by residents of fellows in training:

  • Hayley Carroll, MD, PGY2, Memorial Healthcare System

Dr. JJ Karmacharya Award: Awarded for the best abstract and oral presentation in aortic aneurysmal disease reconstruction and treatments:

  • Christopher Montoya, MD, PYG5, University of Miami

Mark L. Friedell, MD Award: Awarded for the best medical student abstract and oral presentation:

  • Griffin Stinson, MS2, University of Florida

Jeffrey M. Hertz, MD Memorial Award: Awarded for the best case report and oral presentation:

  • Katrina Pardo, MS2, Florida International University