Mellon has established esteemed Medical Advisors to provide leadership on the medical aspects of its new suturing technology.
Willem Wisselink, MD, PhD
Since 1999, Prof. Wisselink works as a vascular surgeon at the Department of Surgery of the VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam. He is Chief of the Vascular Surgery Division and Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery. He is also Adjunct Professor of Surgery at the University of Illinois, Chicago. After completing his surgical training in 1992 at the University of Illinois, he specialized in vascular surgery at the Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans. He held an appointment as Assistant Professor of Surgery at the State University of New York, and a private practice at the Brooklyn Veterans Affairs Medical Center and St. Vincent’s Hospital, New York. In 2002, he received his PhD at the VU University Amsterdam on the subject of complex endovascular aortic surgery. His group of five vascular surgeons perform all types of vascular surgery with specific attention to complex aortic surgery and laparoscopic vascular surgery.