Dr. Vivian Gahtan MD Surgeon

Dr. Vivian Gahtan is a surgeon in Syracuse, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Oswego Hospital and Syracuse Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice for 27 years. She is one of 4 doctors at Oswego Hospital and one of 17 at Syracuse Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Tampa General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1987–1992

University of South Florida
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1992–1994

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Vascular Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Thrombospondin-1-induced vascular smooth muscle cell migration and proliferation are functionally dependent on microRNA-21.
Stein, J. J.,Iwuchukwu, C.,Maier, K. G.,Gahtan, V.

Thrombospondin-1-induced smooth muscle cell chemotaxis and proliferation are dependent on transforming growth factor-β2 and hyaluronic acid synthase.
Stein, J. J.,Iwuchukwu, C.,Maier, K. G.,Gahtan, V.

Bilateral lower extremity acute thromboembolism as first presentation for cancer in a child: An interesting report.
Stein, J. J., Boyes, C., Costanza, M. J., Amankwah, K. S., Corpron, C. A., Gahtan, V.

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