Subodh Arora Subodh Arora
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Office Phone: 202-741-3157
Email: Email
Department: Surgery


  • MBBS, B.J. Medical College, India, 1981
  • MS, University of Poona, 1985


Subodh Arora, M.D., is the chief of vascular surgery at The George Washington University Hospital and is an Associate professor of surgery at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is a Board Certified vascular surgeon.

He founded the Washington Vascular Forum in 1998 and is a member of the American Society for Vascular Surgery, Eastern Vascular Society, Chesapeake Vascular Society, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society and the Washington Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a fellow of The American College of Surgeons and a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow, UK. Dr. Arora graduated in 1982 from B.J. Medical College in Poona, India and then went on to complete a three year surgical residency program before moving to England to continue his surgical training. In 1992, he relocated to Connecticut and attended Yale University for a post-doctoral research fellowship and surgical residency at Yale New Haven Hospital. In 1998, he completed his final fellowship in vascular surgery at Harvard Medical School in Boston. Two years ago, Dr. Arora completed an Endovascular Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. He is well trained in the conventional treatment of vascular diseases, such as aortic aneurysms, carotid disease and lower extremity vascular disease, especially in the diabetic patient. Dr. Arora is also extremely well trained in the minimally invasive endovascular treatment of these conditions.

Because of his research and the depth of his vascular surgery experience, Dr. Arora has been invited to speak at medical conferences worldwide. Recent presentations include "Popliteal Distal Bypasses for Limb Salvage" at the National V.A. Vascular Symposium, "DOQI Guidelines and AV Access" at the American College of Surgeons annual meeting. His research interests include the use and development of non-invasive modalities in vascular surgery and the study of the microcirculation physiology, especially in the diabetic patient. Current projects include researching the effects of homocysteine on endothelial and smooth muscle cell function and vascular disease. Dr. Arora has written numerous articles that have been published in medical journals including the Journal of Vascular Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Arora has been honored with many awards for his research. He received the Deterling Award for Meritorious Research in 1997 and just one year later, the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society (PVSS) Award in 1998. Most recently, Dr. Arora was awarded the PVSS Educational Grant Award and a National Kidney Foundation Grant Award that he is utilizing for his current studies.


  • Vascular Surgery

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