Dr. Schellack is a vascular surgeon with more than 30 years of expertise specializing in the complex care of vascular accesses using minimally invasive image guided procedures to identify and address the causes of dialysis access dysfunctions for hemodialysis patients. He performs open and laparoscopic surgery for the full spectrum of vascular surgery, including percutaneous/endovascular fistula creation and open surgical fistula creation.
Dr. Schellack shares his knowledge with medical students by serving as a clinical instructor for the department of surgery at Tulane University School of Medicine and clinical professor of surgery at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Vascular Access, Annals of Vascular Surgery, and the Journal of Vascular Surgery. He is active in clinical research in the hemodialysis vascular access field and most recently focused on investigating new approaches to percutaneous thrombolysis in large caliber clotted vascular access using ultrasound accelerated thrombolysis technology.
Education and Credentials
|Education||Louisiana State University School of Medicine|
|Residency||Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, general surgery residency|
|Fellowship||Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, vascular surgery fellowship|
|Board Certification||Vascular Surgery|