Dr Timothy Chuter is a Professor Emeritus of Surgery at the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, UCSF School of Medicine, US.
Dr Chuter studied medicine at the University of Nottingham, England. He then moved to New York and worked as an assistant professor of anatomy at Columbia University. Dr Chuter holds a postdoctoral research degree from the University of Nottingham (doctor of medicine, DM) for a thesis describing his early work on stent grafts.
Dr Chuter was honored with this international surgical award in recognition of his innovative role in the development of endovascular aneurysm repair. He was the first to design, make, and implant bifurcated stent grafts to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms.