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Mitchell Cox

Mitchell Cox, MD UTMB Health Provider

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  • UTMB Health Vascular Surgery, UHC Galveston
    • 1005 Harborside Drive
      5th Floor
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 772-6787
    • Fax: (409) 772-4456
    UTMB Health Vascular Surgery, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (832) 632-6370
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
    UTMB Health Vascular Surgery, Angleton Campus
    • 146 East Hospital Drive
      Suite 205
      Angleton, TX 77515
    • Phone: (979) 848-9111
    • Fax: (979) 849-1806
  • Dr. Cox comes to UTMB after 13 years at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina. Prior to that, he spent 13 years on active duty in the United States Air Force, with multiple wartime deployments. He is well-known for handling the most severe and unusual cases of arterial and venous disease, utilizing minimally invasive and traditional surgical treatment options. His academic focus has been the study and implementation of novel endovascular procedures, initially in a combat setting, and subsequently for high-risk patients with aneurysmal and arterial occlusive disease. Dr. Cox has a strong interest medical education and the development of programs to train highly competent vascular surgeons that can perform the full range of vascular procedures. He enjoys working with the talented and compassionate vascular surgical team at UTMB, and coordinating professionals with many areas of expertise to deliver optimal treatment for patients with vascular conditions.

    Interests: Complex aneurysmal disease including thoraco-abdominal aneurysms, branched aortic endografting and re-do aortic procedures. Salvage of vascular surgery complications such as infected bypass grafts, endoleaks, and endovascular device failure. High-risk carotid surgery. Vascular Trauma. Mesenteric arterial disease. Thoracic outlet syndrome. Creation of dialysis access in patients with multiple failed fistulas. Central venous occlusions. Congenital vascular anomalies, and unusual vascular conditions in young patients. Vascular resection and reconstruction during cancer operations. Limb salvage options for critical limb ischemia in high-risk patients. Exposure of the lumbar spine for neurosurgical and orthopedic procedures. Device trials for novel endovascular and surgical therapies.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine - Cleveland, OH, 1996


    General Surgery, Wright State University - Dayton, OH, 1997


    General Surgery, Wright State University - Dayton, OH, 2001


    Vascular Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX, 2004


    Surgery, Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery

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  • Vascular surgeons specialize in a large scope of vascular diseases such as arterial and venous disorders, and manage these disorders with medical therapy, minimally invasive procedures, and surgical intervention.

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