Peter K. Henke, MD, FACS, FAHA

Director, Frankel Cardiovascular Center

Peter K. Henke, MD, FACS, FAHA

Peter K. Henke, MD, FACS, FAHA


Peter K. Henke, MD, FACS, FAHA

Leland Ira Doan Professor of Surgery

Section Chair, Vascular Surgery

Peter Henke has been a University of Michigan faculty since July 2000. He rose to Professor of Surgery in 2009, and retains the Leland Ira Doan Research Professor of Surgery endowed chair, and is co-director of the statewide quality collaborative, BMC2 and Co-Chair of the CVC DEI committee.

He is the past Associate Chair for Research for the Department of Surgery, and past Chief of Surgery at the Ann Arbor VA Hospital. His research interests include a focus on vascular medicine, DVT risk assessment, and translational research related to venous thrombosis resolution and vein wall injury, which is supported by an R01. He has served on numerous NIH study sections, several DSMBs, as well as the VA surgery study section.

Nationally, he is past Associate Editor for Journal of Vascular Surgery, has held positions in the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, the Central Surgical Association, the Society for Vascular Surgery, and the American Venous Forum, where he served as its President in 2014. He is the current incoming PVD Council Chair of the AHA.


Gorav Ailawadi, M.D.

Kim A. Eagle, M.D., M.A.C.C.

David J. Pinsky, M.D. 

Founding Directors

Richard L. Prager, M.D.

James Stanley, M.D.

Emeritus Director 

Thomas W. Wakefield, M.D.