14919-Dalsing, Michael

Michael C. Dalsing, MD

E. Dale and Susan E. Habegger Professor Emeritus of Surgery

Meth II 3500
Indianapolis, IN


Michael C. Dalsing, MD, is the director of Vascular Surgery at the IU School of Medicine. He became the first head in 1987 with its creation as a Division of Surgery.  He is also the first E. Dale and Susan E. Habegger Professor of Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine, a professorship initiated in 2004. He is currently a Professor Emeritus of Surgery within the Division of Vascular Surgery. 

Dr. Dalsing joined the IU School of Medicine faculty as an assistant professor in 1984 and achieved to full professor status in 1994. He obtained AOA recognition in 1988. Dr. Dalsing initiated the IU School of Medicine Independent Vascular Surgery Training Program in 2000 and the Integrated Vascular Surgery Training Program in 2008. He is the current medical director of the IU Health Non-invasive Vascular Laboratory, which has been accredited since 1993 under his direction:

Dr. Dalsing has a long and distinguished career in academic medicine. In addition to serving in leadership roles for varoius professional organizations, he has given over 200 medical presentations across the globe, including Japan, Australia, South America and Europe. He has  also published more than 130 peer-reviewed journal articles, written over 35 book chapters, and reviews for most major vascular surgery journals with tenures on various editorial boards.

Titles & Appointments

  • E. Dale and Susan E. Habegger Professor Emeritus of Surgery
  • Education
    1978 MD Medical College of Wisconsin
    1974 BA Saint Mary's College
  • Professional Organizations
    Academy of Surgical Research
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    American Association for Vascular Surgery
    American College of Surgeons
    American Medical Association
    American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, Inc.
    American Surgical Association
    American Venous Forum
    American Venous Forum Foundation
    Association for Academic Surgery
    Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery
    Board of Vascular Surgery
    Central Surgical Association
    Indianapolis Medical Society
    Marion County Medical Association
    Midwest Surgical Association
    Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
    National Board of Medical Examiners
    National Stroke Association
    Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
    Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
    Society for Vascular Surgery
    Society of Critical Care Medicine
    The Society of University Surgeons
    The Society of Vascular Technology
    Union Internationale de Phlebologie
    Venous Disease Coalition
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Surgery - Surgical Critical Care
    American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery*
    American Board of Surgery - Surgery*
  • Clinical Interests

    Dr. Dalsing provides the complete spectrum of vascular surgery care including best medical treatment in addition to endovascular (percutaneous) and open procedures.  He has a special interest in end-stage venous disease, stroke prevention (carotid surgery), salvaging limbs when others might not offer more advanced options, and complex aortic surgery.

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