Director, Frankel Cardiovascular Center
James C. Stanley Professor of Vascular Surgery
Section Head, Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery
Dr. Wakefield has been the head of the Vascular Surgery service at the University of Michigan since 2004. He is an honors graduate of the University of Toledo and received his M.D. from the Medical College of Ohio in 1978. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Michigan in 1984, completed a vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Michigan in 1986, and is presently the Stanley Professor of Surgery, Head, Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, and University of Michigan. He presently is board-certified in general vascular surgery. He is past-president of the American Venous Forum, Michigan Vascular Society, and the Frederick A Coller Surgical Society. His clinical interests include a special emphasis on venous disease and coagulation issues. He enjoys his family, and is a runner and a true sports fan.