Sherif Sultan

Sherif Sultan

Professor of Vascular Surgery


Western Vascular Institute, Galway University Hospital, National University of Ireland, Galway, IE and Galway Clinic, Royal College of Surgeons Affiliated Hospital, Doughiska, Galway, IE

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Prof Sherif Sultan has more than three decades of vascular and endovascular surgery experience and a strong international reputation as one of the pioneers of open and minimally invasive vascular and endovascular techniques. He is the senior vascular surgeon at the West-Northwest Hospital group of the National Health Service Executive in Ireland. He founded the Western Vascular Institute, a charitable research foundation committed to vascular research, technical innovation, professional and public education.

Prof Sherif Sultan is the president of the International Society of Vascular Surgery, a distinguished Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and President of the American Society of Angiology, Irish chapter. He is a fellow of the Society of Vascular Surgery, a member of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland, and a member of the European Society of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. In 2019, Prof Sultan was appointed as the chief cardiovascular counselor to the Romanian president and minister of health.

Prof Sultan had pioneered the techniques of subintimal angioplasty, DRESS technique for complex EVAR, Kinetic elephant trunk for pan aortic dissection, TIGER protocol for infra-diaphragmatic aortic dissection, Triple neuroprotection for patients with acute vascular stroke post the 24 hours opportunity window, and Art-assist to recruit capillary bed as a home therapy for critical limb ischaemia patients.

Dr Sherif Sultan is on the editorial board for Vascular and Endovascular Review Journal.