TTUHSC Department of Surgery Santana | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Dixon Santana, MD, FACS, FICS

email:   dixon.santana@ttuhsc.edu

Professor, Department of Surgery,
Professor, Department of Radiology,
Professor, Department of Vascular Surgery,
Professor, Department of Interventional Surgery
Medical Director of Endovascular Surgery
Medical Director of Noninvasive Laboratory, UMC
Director of Surgical Simulation Laboratory
Assistant Surgical Residency Program Director

Patient Appointments:
The Center for Cardiovascular Health (CCVH): 806-743-1501
Clinic Location:
Vascular Surgery: CCVH

 Biography:

 

Aortic Pathology, thoracoabdominal aneurism, carotid disease and stroke, lower exremity percutaneous and open revascularization, TIPS and mesenteric shunts, AV access, and trauma.

Need more information on vascular conditions, tests or treatments? Visit
the Society for Vascular Surgery's Patient Resources.

Application of simulation techniques and scenarios for surgical and medical students education.
Technology improvements in medical education.
Use, and application of, ultrasound in medical school curriculum.

Education/Certification:

Fellowship:

Vascular Interventional Radiology, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
Vascular Surgery, University Hospital, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah,
General Surgery, University Hospital & Affiliated Hospital Program, University of Puerto Rico

Residency:

University of Puerto Rico, Recinto de Ciencias Medicas, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

Medical School:

University of Puerto Rico, Recinto de Ciencias Medicas, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

Certification:

National Board of Medical Examiners,
Board Certified in General Surgery,
Board Certified in General Vascular Surgery,
ATLS (Instructor),
ACLS
PALS
Fundamentals in Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) certified instructor

Research:

In The News:

 
Beilue: 'God's hand' guides son to accident recovery

Santana, Dixon "Beilue: 'God's hand' guides son to accident recovery" Amarillo Globe News. November 26, 2014. More

 
The Doctor is In. 

Santana, Dixon. "The Doctor is In". Latino Lubbock Monthly Magazine. April 2014, Vol 8, issue 4, page 13. . More

 
Tech Doc: Blood clot: What you should know that could save your life.

Santana, Dixon. "Tech Doc: Blood clot: What you should know that could save your life." Avalanche-Journal online. March 10, 2014. More

 
Life is a miracle. 

Santana, Dixon. "Life is a miracle". Blog at WordPress.com. November 27, 2013. More

 
The Latino American Who’s Who Recognizes Dixon Santana, M.D., FACS.

Santana, Dixon. "The Latino American Who’s Who Recognizes Dixon Santana, M.D., FACS." Latino Who's Who. October 24, 2012. More

 
Silent and Deadly. 

Santana, Dixon. "Silent and Deadly". Texas Tech Communications/Marketing - The Daily Dose. July 25, 2011. . More

Recent Publications:

 

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