Boulos Toursarkissian, MD, is a vascular surgeon specializing in dialysis access creation and management, as well as comprehensive peripheral vascular care. He performs AV fistula creation, graft placement, and management of vascular accesses for hemodialysis patients. He also uses the most up-to-date techniques to treat patients for peripheral artery disease. Dr. Toursarkissian, an adjunct professor of surgery at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), treats patients at STAR Vascular Access Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. Toursarkissian received his medical degree from University of Kentucky College of Medicine, where he also completed a general surgery residency. He then completed a vascular surgery fellowship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, followed by an endovascular fellowship at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire at Sainte Etienne, France.
In his past role, Dr. Toursarkissian had served as Chief of the Vascular Surgery Division at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Dr. Toursarkissian is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is an active member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. He is also the co-author of numerous clinical publications.
Dr. Toursarkissian is board certified in both general and vascular surgery.
Education and Credentials
|Education||University of Kentucky College of Medicine|
|Internship||University of Kentucky|
|Residency||University of Kentucky|
|Fellowship||Vascular Surgery, Barnes Hospital; Endovascular Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Saint Etienne, France|
|Board Certification||General Surgery, Vascular Surgery|