Specialties

Vascular Surgery (Board certified since 1990)

Surgery (Board certified since 1987)

At a Glance

  • 1984 Started practicing
  • 33 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 1 HOSPITAL AFFILIATION

About Dr. Dodson

Dr. Dodson is the Chief of Vascular Surgery at Emory Healthcare.  He served as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School prior to his completing his vascular surgery fellowship at Emory in 1988. Dr. Dodson also continued his contribution to surgical education after he became a part of Emory faculty.

Dr. Dodson served as the Program Director of Emory General Surgery from 1991 until 2011. He has received several honors which included the J. Richard Amerson, M.D. Teaching Award and the best doctor awards. He has been on various surgical and vascular societies where his involvements lead him to serve as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Georgia Surgical Society until 2011.

My Clinical Interests

  • aneurysm
  • aneurysm -abdominal aortic
  • aneurysm-peripheral vascular
  • aneurysm-thoracic
  • carotid artery disease
  • carotid endarterectomy
  • carotid stenting
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • endovascular surgery
  • limb preservation
  • lymphedema
  • peripheral arterial disease
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • stroke
  • thrombotic disease
  • transient ischemic attacks
  • ulcer
  • vascular graft
  • vascular sugery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • vasculitis
  • venous diseases

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

INTERNSHIP

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

RESIDENCY

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

FELLOWSHIP

Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

Association for Surgical Education

Eastern Surgical Society

Georgia Surgical Society Secretary Treasurer

International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery

Southern Association for Vascular Surgery

Southern Surgical Association

Honors & Awards

Boylston Society Teacher of the Year Award
Harvard Medical School, 1987

Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching
Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Emory

J. Richard Amerson, M.D. Teaching Award
Emory University Depart. of Surgery, 2010

Teacher of the Year
Surgical Residency Council, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, 1985

Listed in Best Doctors in America
2010-2011, 2009-2010, 2007-2008, 2005-2006, 2003-2004

Selected for Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2006

Major Publications

Chung J, Corriere MA, Milner R, Kasirajan K, Salam A, Dodson TF, Chaikof EL, Veerswamy RK. 2010 Mid-term results of Neck-Related Adjunctive Therapies Utilized During Endovascular Repair of Infra-Renal Aortic Aneurysms. J Vasc Surg 52(6):1435-1441. 

Corriere MA, Chung J, Kasirajan K, Veeraswamy RK, Dodson TF, Salam A, Chaikof EL. 2010 Left Subclavian Artery Coverage During Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Repair and Risk of Perioperative Stroke or Death. J Vasc Surg 51 (6) S1:88S. 

Brewster LP, Beaulieu R, Salam A, Veeraswamy R, Dodson TF, Kasirajan K. 2011 Carotid revascularization outcomes comparing distal filters, flow reversal, and endarterectomy. Journal of Vascular Surgery,54(4)1000-1005. 

Brewster LP, Beaulieu R, Patel S, Kasirajan K, Corriere MA, Ricotta JJ II, Dodson TF. 2012. Contralateral Occlusion is not a Clinically Important Reason for Choosing Carotid Artery Stenting for Patients with Significant Carotid Artery Stenosis. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 56:1291-4. 

Reeves JG, Kasirajan K, Veeraswamy RK, Ricotta JJ 2nd, Salam AA, Dodson TF, McClusky DA 3rd, Corriere MA. 2012: Characterization of resident surgeon participation during carotid endarterectomy and impact on perioperative outcomes. J Vasc Surg. Jan; 55(1):268-273. 

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Rd
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322

  • 404-778-3712
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1 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

INTERNSHIP

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

RESIDENCY

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

FELLOWSHIP

Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

Association for Surgical Education

Eastern Surgical Society

Georgia Surgical Society Secretary Treasurer

International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery

Southern Association for Vascular Surgery

Southern Surgical Association

Honors & Awards

Boylston Society Teacher of the Year Award
Harvard Medical School, 1987

Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching
Vascular Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Emory

J. Richard Amerson, M.D. Teaching Award
Emory University Depart. of Surgery, 2010

Teacher of the Year
Surgical Residency Council, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, 1985

Listed in Best Doctors in America
2010-2011, 2009-2010, 2007-2008, 2005-2006, 2003-2004

Selected for Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2006

Major Publications

Chung J, Corriere MA, Milner R, Kasirajan K, Salam A, Dodson TF, Chaikof EL, Veerswamy RK. 2010 Mid-term results of Neck-Related Adjunctive Therapies Utilized During Endovascular Repair of Infra-Renal Aortic Aneurysms. J Vasc Surg 52(6):1435-1441. 

Corriere MA, Chung J, Kasirajan K, Veeraswamy RK, Dodson TF, Salam A, Chaikof EL. 2010 Left Subclavian Artery Coverage During Endovascular Thoracic Aortic Repair and Risk of Perioperative Stroke or Death. J Vasc Surg 51 (6) S1:88S. 

Brewster LP, Beaulieu R, Salam A, Veeraswamy R, Dodson TF, Kasirajan K. 2011 Carotid revascularization outcomes comparing distal filters, flow reversal, and endarterectomy. Journal of Vascular Surgery,54(4)1000-1005. 

Brewster LP, Beaulieu R, Patel S, Kasirajan K, Corriere MA, Ricotta JJ II, Dodson TF. 2012. Contralateral Occlusion is not a Clinically Important Reason for Choosing Carotid Artery Stenting for Patients with Significant Carotid Artery Stenosis. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 56:1291-4. 

Reeves JG, Kasirajan K, Veeraswamy RK, Ricotta JJ 2nd, Salam AA, Dodson TF, McClusky DA 3rd, Corriere MA. 2012: Characterization of resident surgeon participation during carotid endarterectomy and impact on perioperative outcomes. J Vasc Surg. Jan; 55(1):268-273.