Dr James H Black
Chief, Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Dr. Black is the Chief of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the David Goldfarb, MD Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Black is an expert in the application of endovascular technology for patients with aortic and vascular disease. He has unique expertise in open surgical reconstruction and endovascular interventions for the vascular manifestations of all connective tissue disorders. To the subject of aortic diseases and connective tissue disorders, he has given invited lectures to the White House Medical Unit and the FDA section in charge of cardiovascular devices. His research interests include the molecular events underpinning the development of aortic emergencies in both atherosclerotic and genetically triggered aortopathies.