James H. Black, MD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 01/23/2023
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James H. Black, III, M.D., FACS



Dr. Black is the Chief of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at Johns Hopkins Hospital, the David Goldfarb, MD Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Visiting Faculty at the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine. Dr. Black received his MD from Northwestern University. After completing the Halsted General Surgery Training Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital, he trained at Massachusetts General Hospital for his vascular and endovascular fellowship. He has been on the faculty at Johns Hopkins since 2004. Dr. Black is an expert in the application of endovascular technology for patients with aortic and vascular disease.  He has unique expertise in open surgical reconstruction and endovascular interventions for the vascular manifestations of all connective tissue disorders.  To the subject of aortic diseases and connective tissue disorders, Dr. Black has given invited lectures to the White House Medical Unit, the FDA section in charge of cardiovascular devices, numerous visiting professorships, and nearly 200 national/international engagements. His research interests include the molecular events underpinning the development of aortic emergencies in both atherosclerotic and genetically triggered aortopathies.