Alik Farber, MD
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Surgery
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

MD, Harvard Medical School



Dr. Farber is a graduate of Brown University and obtained his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed a residency in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital; a vascular surgery fellowship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; and an endovascular surgery fellowship at the Southern Illinois School of Medicine. In addition to his role as Division Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Dr. Farber is also Medical Director of BMC’s Catheterization and Angiography Laboratories and Co-Director of BMC’s Vascular Non-invasive Laboratory as well as Associate Chair for Clinical Operations in the Department of Surgery. He is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of many national and regional medical and surgical societies, including the Society for Vascular Surgery, where he was elected to distinguished fellow status in 2013, the Society of University Surgeons, the Western Vascular Surgery Society, the New England Society for Vascular Surgery, the International Society for Endovascular Surgery, and the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery. Dr. Farber has served as a principal investigator in a number of clinical trials and is currently a National Co-Chair of the BEST-CLI Trial (Best Endovascular versus Best Surgical Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia), a $25 million grant awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to conduct a four-year, randomized clinical trial comparing traditional bypass surgery with the less invasive alternative of endovascular treatment for patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI). He has written and published many articles about vascular and endovascular surgery, has served as a moderator for various vascular meetings, and developed a formal education program in vascular surgery while at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA, which resulted in the Golden Apple Teaching Award for teaching and mentoring residents. Since his arrival at BMC, Dr. Farber has made it his goal and mission to foster continued clinical excellence and academic productivity. He is currently the director of a fourth year medical school elective (BMC Surgery Bootcamp) which is designed to prepare medical students who are going into surgical internship.

Section Chief
Boston University School of Medicine
Surgery
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Radiology
Vascular & Interventional



A Prospective, Single-blind, Randomized, Phase III Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Fibrin Sealant Grifols
05/01/2012 - 12/31/2015 (PI)
Grifols Inc


A Phase 3 Randomized, Double Blind, Vehicle Controlled Study Investigating the Safety and Efficacy of HP802-247 in the Treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers >12 cm^2 to <= 36 cm^2
10/15/2013 - 08/30/2015 (PI)
HealthPoint Limited


A Non-Interventional Safety Study Providing 12 Months Follow-Up from First Exposure to HP802-247 in Subjects with Venous Leg Ulcer
05/01/2012 - 04/30/2015 (PI)
HealthPoint Limited


Observational Study of Tissue Plasminogen Activator Used for Catheter Directed Thrombolysis in Patients with Acute Lower Extremety Native Artery or Bypass Graft Occlusion
01/27/2014 - 01/26/2015 (PI)
Grifols Inc


A Phase 3 Randomized, Double Blind, Vehicle Controlled Study Investigating the Safety and Efficacy of HP802-247 in the Treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers
05/01/2012 - 04/30/2014 (PI)
HealthPoint Limited


Vital Access Venous Window Needle Guide for salvage of AV Fistulae (SAVE) Trial
08/15/2012 - 08/14/2013 (PI)
Vital Access Corp


IN-BALANCE VLU (Inflammation, Bacteria, and Angiogenesis effects in launching venous leg ulcer healing: a clinical evaluation)
08/01/2012 - 07/31/2013 (PI)
Celleration, Inc.


A Phase 2 randomized open label study to evaluate the effects of different intra-thrombus infusion regiments of plasmin humun compared to placebo
08/01/2011 - 07/31/2012 (PI)
Talecris Pharmaceuticals


A Phase 2 randomized open label study to evaluate the effects of different intra-thrombus infusion regiments of plasmin humun compared to placebo
08/01/2011 - 07/31/2012 (PI)
Talecris Pharmaceuticals


A Phase II Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Dose Finding Study Investigating the Efficacy of HP802-247 in Venous Leg Ulcers
08/01/2009 - 12/31/2011 (PI)
HealthPoint Limited


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A multi-center prospective study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the VasQ external suppo
11/01/2017 - 11/01/2020 (PI)
Laminate Medical Technologies Inc.

RANGER
06/19/2017 - 06/19/2020 (PI)
Boston Scientific Corporation

Randomized Trial Comparing a Dual Action Pneumatic Compression System against Multi-Layer Bandagi…
06/15/2016 - 06/14/2018 (PI)
ACTitouch Medical

BEST-CLI Trial-CCC-Lead
09/17/2013 - 03/31/2018 (PI)
Brigham & Women's NIH-NHLBI

Open versus Endovascular Popliteal Artery Aneurysm (OVER-PAR) Repair Trial
11/01/2013 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
New England Society for Vascular Surgery

A Phase-3 Study of Curexcell
12/04/2014 - 12/31/2016 (PI)
Macro Cure Ltd.

Evaluation of a Dual Action Pneumatic Compression System: Tolerance and Comfort in Patients with…
12/31/2014 - 12/31/2015 (PI)
Tactile Medical

Vascular Physician Offer and Report (VAPOR) Trial
12/01/2014 - 12/31/2015 (PI)
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

TOPVENT
02/01/2006 - 01/31/2007 (PI)
GlaxoSmithKline



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  1. Raulli SJ, Cheng TW, Farber A, Eslami MH, Kalish JA, Jones DW, Rybin DV, Nuhn M, Guatam A, Siracuse JJ. Intraoperative Heparin Use during Upper Extremity Arteriovenous Access Creation Does not Affect Outcomes. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Sep 11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30217706.
     
  2. Farber A. Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia. N Engl J Med. 2018 07 12; 379(2):171-180. PMID: 29996085.
     
  3. Siracuse JJ, Paracha M, Farber A, Rybin D, Doros G, Tseng J, McAneny D, Sachs T. Never events after hepatopancreatobiliary operations. Am J Surg. 2018 Jun 30.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30146274.
     
  4. Komshian S, Farber A, Patel VI, Goodney PP, Schermerhorn ML, Blazick EA, Jones DW, Rybin D, Doros G, Siracuse JJ. Patients with end-stage renal disease have poor outcomes after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Jun 23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29945838.
     
  5. O'Donnell TFX, Deery SE, Schermerhorn ML, Siracuse JJ, Bertges DJ, Farber A, Lancaster RT, Patel VI. The Impact of Perioperative Ankle-Brachial Index and Clinical Status on Outcomes following Lower Extremity Bypass. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Jun 06.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29885428.
     
  6. Osteguin V, Cheng TW, Farber A, Eslami MH, Kalish JA, Jones DW, Rybin D, Raulli SJ, Siracuse JJ. Emergency Department Utilization after Lower Extremity Bypass for Critical Limb Ischemia. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 May 18.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29778609.
     
  7. Arinze N, Farber A, Sachs T, Patts G, Kalish J, Kuhnen A, Kasotakis G, Siracuse JJ. The effect of statin use and intensity on stroke and myocardial infarction after carotid endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Apr 20.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29685507.
     
  8. Inagaki E, Farber A, Siracuse JJ, Mell MW, Rybin DV, Doros G, Kalish J. Routine Use of Ultrasound Guidance in Femoral Arterial Access for Peripheral Vascular Intervention Decreases Groin Hematoma Rates in High-Volume Surgeons. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Aug; 51:1-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29655812.
     
  9. Inagaki E, Farber A, Kalish JA, Eslami MH, Siracuse JJ, Eberhardt RT, Rybin DV, Doros G, Hamburg NM. Outcomes of Peripheral Vascular Interventions in Select Patients With Lower Extremity Acute Limb Ischemia. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Apr 12; 7(8).View Related Profiles. PMID: 29650705.
     
  10. Eslami MH, Reitz KM, Rybin DV, Doros G, Farber A. Improved access to health care in Massachusetts after 2006 Massachusetts Healthcare Reform Law is associated with a significant decrease in mortality among vascular surgery patients. J Vasc Surg. 2018 Mar 31.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29615354.
     
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Bar chart showing 217 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 41 publications in 2016

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