Michael A. Peck M.D.

Joined Peripheral Vascular Associates in 2012

General Information

July 2011-Current
Peripheral Vascular Associates
4330 Medical Drive, Ste 120
San Antonio, Texas 78229

July 2009 – July 2012
Active Duty USAF Lieutenant Colonel
Staff Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon
San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
Vascular Flight Commander: Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgery Center (Since July 2011)

Corresponding Address: 5047 Sherri Ann Road
San Antonio, TX 78233
(210) 237-4358

Military Deployment History:

  • October 2010- January 2011
    Craig Joint Theater Hospital
    Bagram AB, Afghanistan
    Theater Vascular Consultant OEF,
    Surgical Specialties Flight Commander,
    Recipient of Army Commendation Medal (ARCOM)
  • November 2006 – December 2006
    DAG Expeditionary Medical Group
    Al Udeid AB, Qatar
    Trauma and Emergency Surgeon GWOT
  • September 2005 – January 2006
    332nd EMDG, Balad AB, Iraq
    Vascular and Trauma Surgeon OIF

Professional Experience, Training & Education

  • Vascular and Endovascular Fellowship:
    Massachusetts General Hospital 7/2007-6/2009
    Clinical and Research Fellow in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
    Department of Vascular Surgery
    Supervisor: Richard P. Cambria MD
  • Staff Vascular, Trauma and General Surgeon 7/2004-6/2007
    Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
  • General Surgery Internship and Residency 6/1998-6/2004
    University of California Irvine Medical Center (Orange, CA)
    Department of General Surgery
    Supervisor: Russell A. Williams MD
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey 8/1994-5/1998
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (Piscataway, NJ)
    Doctor of Medicine
  • United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine (Brook AFB, TX) 7/1996
    Aerospace Physiology and Occupational Preventive Medicine Course
  • United States Air Force Officer Indoctrination Course(Maxwell AFB) 6/1995
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) 9/1990-5/1994
    Bachelor of Arts, Biological Basis of Behavior

Board Certified

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • RPVI (Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation)
  • Vascular Surgery Board Certified as of 2010
  • American Board of Surgery Certificate

Societies and Organizations

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons (past member/officer/program director)
  • J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society
  • South Texas (formerly San Antonio) Vascular Society
  • San Antonio Endovascular Club (past member)

Honors and Awards

  • Army Commendation Medal, Surgical and Leadership Accomplishments at Bagram AB,
    Afghanistan, 10/2010-1/2011
  • Air Force Achievement Medal, Surgical Accomplishments at WHMC 2004-2007
  • Outstanding Unit Award, Balad AB, Iraq, 2005-2006
  • 2008 Donahue Research Awards: Scientific Excellence Award, Top 2008 Scientific
    Publication, 60th Medical Group, Travis AFB, CA
  • International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS) Junior Faculty Abstract Award, 2006
    Presented at Veith Annual Vascular Symposium
  • Golden Scalpel Award for Outstanding Chief Resident, UC-Irvine, 2004
  • General Paul W. Myers Resident Paper Competition, 2nd Place, Basic Science, 2003
  • Western Society for Clinical Investigation Travel Award for best abstract, 2001
  • American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma, Resident Paper Competition
    Section IX Finalist, 2000
  • Golden Scalpel Award for Outstanding Intern, UC-Irvine 1999
  • Order of Omega Leadership Honor Society, 1993

Professional Honors

  • Surgical Specialties Flight Commander, Bagram, Afghanistan, Oct 2010- Jan 2011
  • Member at Large, Board of Governors, Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons, September 2006-2009.
  • Program Chairman, Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons Annual Symposium, San Antonio, TX, August 2005.
  • Co-Program Chairman, Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons Annual Symposium, San Antonio, TX, September 2006.
  • CME Chairman, Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons Annual Symposium, San Antonio, TX, September 2006.
  • Immediate Disaster Response Team Chief, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, 2005- Present.
  • Graduate Medical Education Committee, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Surgical Residency Elected Representative, 2000-2003.
  • President of Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, University of Pennsylvania, 1992-1993.



  • Principal Investigator – Clinical Trial Site 9/2009-present
    RESCUE thoracic stent graft trial, Vitality trial, Pivotal small aneurysm
  • WHMC Clinical Research Department 9/2009-8/2011
    Basic science research project
    Novel regenerative vascular graft in a porcine iliac artery replacement model
  • Basic Science Research Fellow Massachusetts General Hospital 1/2008-7/2008
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
    Ischemia/reperfusion injury murine model
    Mentor: Michael T. Watkins MD
  • Director of Surgical Research at Wilford Hall Medical Center 8/2004 – 6/2007
    Supervise surgical residents’ research activity in clinical and basic science areas including trauma resuscitation, artificial hemoglobin, colorectal cancer markers, vascular clinical research,wound management during aeromedical evacuation
  • Research Resident University of California Irvine Medical Center Department of Trauma and Critical Care
    Leukocyte apoptosis in septic patients
    Mentor: Marianne E. Cinat MD
  • Johnson and Johnson Immunobiology Research Institute
    Research Intern in Molecular Immunology (Annandale, NJ)
    Evolutionary relatedness of human thymopoietins
    Mentor: Crafford Harris PhD
  • University of Pennsylvania, Department of Neurology
    Research Assistant
    Neurofilament expression in the larval sea lamprey following spinal cord transection
    Mentor: Michael Selzer MD, PhD
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