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Wei Li, MD

Specialty:
Vascular Surgery
Biography:

One of America's "Top Surgeons," leading vascular surgeon and clinical researcher Wei Lei, MD joins Montefiore surgery team.

As he comes to Montefiore, Dr. Wei Li is leading four clinical trials investigating ways to improve vascular surgery techniques for treating various conditions, including abdominal aortic aneurysm and severe burns. Dr. Li has been the principal or co-investigator for numerous clinical research studies looking at the effectiveness of vascular surgery and his research has won several awards, both in the United States and in his homeland of China. He was included in the 2015 listing of American's "Top Surgeons" by the Consumer's Research Council of America.

He comes here from the University of St. Louis University School of Medicine, where he was an assistant professor of surgery. Dr. Li will greatly expand Montefiore's vascular surgery capabilities to treat a wide array of serious conditions.

Dr. Li earned his medical degree from Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China. He continued his training in surgery and clinical research for 10 years until he came to the United States as a postdoctoral fellow in surgery at Yale University School of Medicine. He went on to earn a master's in public health from Yale, before continuing his surgical training, completing a vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Locations: 
1250 Waters Place
Bronx , NY 10461-2720
Phone:(866) 663-8255
Fax:
 
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466-2604
Phone:(866) 663-8255
 
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone:(866) 663-8255
 
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2301
Phone:(866) 663-8255
Medical School:
Tianjin Medical College
Residency:
Tianjin Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University
 
The New York Methodist Hospital
Fellowship:
University Pittsburgh Med Ctr
Gender:
Male