Medical care today is full of pitfalls for each of us. Patients are faced with numerous choices and therefore need to be armed with maximum information prior to making decisions. Common sense advice can be rare but it is my main focus when discussing options with patients.
John Tomasula, MD, is a former Medical Review Board member with Verywell. He is a board-certified surgeon with over 30 years of experience in vascular surgery and kidney transplantation including vein surgery, vascular access for hemodialysis, and general surgery. Dr. Tomasula has participated in many phase-3 institutional studies, has held professorships at prestigious New York medical schools, and served on the board of organ procurement agencies.
Dr. Tomasula has also published in the fields of vascular surgery and transplantation, and has directed kidney transplant programs in New York City with excellent success.
Dr. Tomasula attended the New York University School of Medicine. He completed a surgical residency at the State University of New York at Downstate followed by a fellowship in Transplantation at the same institution.
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