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Susan M. Shafii, MD

Susan M. Shafii, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy 

Dr. Susan Shafii received her MD at the University of South Florida College of Medicine and remained at USF to complete her general surgery residency. She then went on to complete a vascular surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Her clinical interests are aortic disease, limb salvage, and venous disease. Her research interests include aortic aneurysms and dissections in the African-American population.

Dr. Shafii sees patients at the following clinical sites: Emory Clinic, where she sees the wide range of vascular disease; Emory Aesthetic Center, where she focuses on venous disease; and Grady Memorial Hospital, where she joins Dr. Ravi Rajani, also from Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Director of Grady’s vascular and endovascular surgery program, to treat vascular trauma and surgery and continue to build the Grady vascular surgery program.


Vascular Surgery
Surgery (Board certified since 2012)

Areas of Clinical Interest:

varicose veins, spider veins, sclerotherapy, venous diseases


Medical SchoolUniversity of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

ResidencyUniversity of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

FellowshipCleveland Clinic Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Organizational Memberships:

Society of Vascular Surgery, Fellow Member, 2011 – present

Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, Associate Member, 2013 - present

American College of Surgeons, Associate Member, 2006 - present

American Medical Association, Member, 2002 - present

Hillsborough County Medical Association, Member, 2002 - present

Major or Recent Publications:

Robson MC, Payne WG, Ko F, Mentis M, Shafii SM, Culverhouse S, Wange L, Khosrovi B, Najafi R, Cooper DM, Bassiri M. Hypochlorous Acid as a Potential Wound Care Agent, Part II Stabilized Hypocholorous Acid: Its Role in Decreasing Tissue Bacterial Bioburden and Overcoming the Inhibition of Infection on Wound Healing. Jounrnal of Burns and Wounds. 2007; 6 80-90.

Castellano JJ, Shafii SM, Ko F, Donate G, Wright TE, Mannari RJ, Payne WG, Smith DJ, Robson MC. Comparative evaluation of silver-containing antimicrobial dressings and drugs. International Wound Journal. 2007; 4(2): 114-122.

Shafii SM, Donate G, Mannari RJ, Payne WG, Robson MC. Cutaneous Fungal Bipolaris Infection. WOUNDS: A Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice. 2006; 18(1): 19-24.

Slawson, C., Shafii, S., Amburgey, J., Potter, R. Characterization of the O-GlcNAc protein modification in Xenopus laevis oocyte during oogenesis and progesterone-stimulated maturation. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1573 (2002) 121-129.


Outstanding Intern Award, Department of Surgery
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 2007

Ambrose Paré Award, American College of Surgeons
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 2006

Tampa General Hospital Foundation Clinicians Award, Tampa, FL, 2006