Dr. Angelo N. Makris graduated magna cum laude in 1986 from Case Western Reserve University with a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry. In 1990, he earned his medical degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (formerly Rutgers Medical School) in New Jersey. He completed several years of a general surgery residency at Dartmouth Medical Center before completing his residency in diagnostic radiology at Pennsylvania Hospital in 1996. Thereafter, he completed a fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology at Rush Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Dr. Makris is board certified in diagnostic radiology as well as vascular and interventional radiology.
After fellowship, Dr. Makris joined the staff at Rush University Medical Center and taught as an assistant professor of radiology at Rush Medical College. During that time, he was appointed as both the residency director of diagnostic radiology and the fellowship director of vascular and interventional radiology. He has authored multiple articles relating to vascular and interventional radiology that have been published in many prominent medical journals. In addition, Dr. Makris also ran a course for the Radiologic Society of North America, teaching the techniques of ultrasound guidance to other radiologists. Dr. Makris then joined Midwest Heart Specialists, where he worked in a clinical practice as a peripheral vascular specialist. Among his accomplishments, he has been an investigator on multiple industry sponsored trials related to peripheral vascular disease. In addition, he is a proctor teaching other physicians endovascular techniques related to carotid artery stenting, abdominal aortic aneurysms and venous ablation.
Dr. Makris continues to be thought leader on the forefront of endovascular techniques and is an active member of the Society of Interventional Radiology.