Surgeon Modrall Joins UAMS Vascular Team

By David Robinson

Modrall, who is a professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery in the UAMS College of Medicine, most recently was professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He also was chief of vascular surgery and medical director of the Clinical Vascular Laboratory at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Dallas since 2001.

Modrall received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver. He completed a surgery internship and residency at the University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles. He completed a vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor.

Modrall was recertified by the American Board of Surgery in vascular surgery in 2007 and in general surgery in 2005. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, and he has received numerous awards and honors for his clinical and teaching skills.

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