Dr. Thomas W Wakefield MD

Dr. Thomas Wakefield is a vascular surgery doctor in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers and Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from University of Toledo College of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Wakefield accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers and one of 6 at Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System who specialize in Vascular Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Vascular Surgery

Clinical Interests: Blood Coagulation, Venous Thrombosis

Education & Medical Training

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1984

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1984 - 1986

University of Toledo College of Medicine
Class of 1978


Other Training, High School, 1968 - 1972


Other Training, 1972 - 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Interventional Cardiology

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Coeur D’OR Award for Excellence, American Heart Association
2013

Venous Research Award of the Venous Disease Coalition
2012

Best Poster, 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Venous Forum
2011

Servier Traveling Research Award, Annual Meeting of the American Venous Forum
2010

Best Poster, 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Venous Forum
2010

1st Place Oral Presentation, 41st Annual Midwest Student Biomedical Research Forum (MSBRF)
2010

Best Poster, 21st International Thrombosis Conference
2010

Servier Traveling Research Award, 20th Annual Meeting, American Venous Forum
2008

Emerick Szilagyi Award, Michigan Chapter American College of Surgeons
2008

James K. Larson Award for Outstanding Career Achievement, University of Toledo Honors Program
2008

Best Poster, 53rd Clinical Meeting of the Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society
2007

America’s Top Doctors (America’s Top Doctors by Specialty)
2006

One of America’s Best Doctors
2005

Order of Excellence, International Biographical Centre
2004

Detroit's "Top Docs", Hour Detroit Magazine
2003

Distinguished Fellow, Society for Vascular Surgery
2003

William J von Liebig Foundation Award for Excellence in Vascular Surgical Research
2002

Selection into Strathmore’s Who’s Who
2002

Award for Best Poster, Moses Gunn Research Conference, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan
2001

Award for Best Poster, 52nd National Meeting of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Scientists
2001

Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society Conrad Jobst Award
2001

Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society Conrad Jobst Award
2009

Jody C. Underleider Award for Animal Welfare
2000

2000 Beiersdorf-Jobst Research Award, American College of Phlebology
2000

Award for Best Poster, American Venous Forum
2000

James W. Crudup Award, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan for Research
1999

1st Place, Venous Research Award, American Venous Forum Foundation
1998

Lindenauer Vascular Research and Education Award
1998

Lindenauer Vascular Research and Education Award
2000

Lindenauer Vascular Research and Education Award
2001

Emerick Szilagyi Michigan Vascular Prize, Michigan Chapter, American College of Surgeons
1997

Charles C. Guthrie Award, Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
1996

Finalist, The Jobst Research Fellowship, American Venous Forum Foundation
1995

Induction into St. John's High School Hall of Fame
1992

3rd Place, Venous Research Award, The American Venous Forum Foundation
1991

Bronze Beeper Award for Outstanding Teaching, Galen's Medical Society
1984

Conrad Jobst Award, Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society
1982

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Scholarship
1975

Governor's Award, American College of Cardiology
1972

Top State Science Student, Ohio Academy of Science
1972

National Winner, 22nd International Science and Engineering Fair
1971

Publications & Presentations

Chronic Iliofemoral Venous Occlusion Dictates A Medical Solution In Some Patients
2013 11 21

Genetic and Other Factors Promoting DVT: How can they be detected and treated
2013 11 20

Calf deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and superficial vein thrombosis (SVT): Current status of treatment and where are we with deep venous valves
2013 11 20

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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