Jonathan L. Eliason, M.D., is the S. Martin Lindenauer Collegiate Professor of Vascular Surgery. Dr. Eliason received his undergraduate degree from Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota and his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. He then relocated to Nashville, Tennessee where he completed his General Surgery Residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He became Chief Resident in the 2001-2002 academic year and proceeded into the two-year Vascular Surgery Fellowship at the University of Michigan the following year. Prior to joining the faculty at U-M, Dr. Eliason served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and as a staff surgeon for the San Antonio Military Vascular Surgery Service at Wilford Hall Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center. He was deployed to Balad, Iraq as a vascular surgeon in the 332nd Expeditionary Medical Group from 9/06 - 1/07 and was otherwise a member of the 859th Surgical Operations Squadron of the 59th Medical Wing at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. He joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in the section of vascular surgery in 2007.