Michael E. Barfield, MD, FACS, FSVS

Dr. Barfield specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery and has particular interest in carotid disease, carotid stenting, the treatment of complex aortic and peripheral aneurysms, Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), limb salvage, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS), venous disease, mesenteric and renal vascular disease, and dialysis vascular access.

Dr. Barfield is board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and is licensed in Tennessee, New York and North Carolina. He also serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga. He has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and has presented nationally and internationally on various vascular surgery topics.

Prior to joining USA, Dr. Barfield served as an assistant professor of surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center since 2018 and he also served as the Chief of Vascular Surgery at the New York Harbor Health System in Manhattan from 2019-2022.

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Charity Work and Personal Interests

In keeping with his passion for patient care, Dr. Barfield has participated in several missions-related trips to Haiti, West Africa, South America and other countries around the world. These trips involved providing medical care along with building orphanages, teaching public health classes and other activities.

When not caring for patients, Dr. Barfield enjoys travel, aviation, running, cycling, hiking, camping, golf, wine collecting, and SEC football.

Locations and Contact Information

Dr. Barfield has office hours at the USA Surgical Specialties Building. He performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital, CHI Memorial Hospital, and Parkridge Hospital.

Nurse: Erin Fox, RN
Phone: (423) 493-2325

Education

Undergraduate (2000 – 2004)
University of Georgia
Bachelor of Science, Cellular Biology
Magna Cum Laude with Honors
Athens, GA

Medical School (2004 – 2008)
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Residency (2008 – 2015)
General Surgery
Duke University Department of Surgery
Durham, NC

Fellowship (2015 – 2016)
Surgical Critical Care
Duke University Department of Surgery
Durham, NC

Fellowship (2016 – 2018)
Vascular Surgery
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

Academic Appointments

2022 – present
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

2018 – 2022
Assistant Professor of Surgery
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

Certifications

ABS certified – Vascular Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)

BLS, ACLS certified

Medical License, 2022 – Tennessee, New York, North Carolina

Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons (ACS), Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS), Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery (SCVS), American Venous Forum (AVF)

Michael E. Barfield, MD, FACS, FSVS

Dr. Barfield specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery and has particular interest in carotid disease, carotid stenting, the treatment of complex aortic and peripheral aneurysms, Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), limb salvage, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS), venous disease, mesenteric and renal vascular disease, and dialysis vascular access.

Dr. Barfield is board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and is licensed in Tennessee, New York and North Carolina. He also serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga. He has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and has presented nationally and internationally on various vascular surgery topics.

Prior to joining USA, Dr. Barfield served as an assistant professor of surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center since 2018 and he also served as the Chief of Vascular Surgery at the New York Harbor Health System in Manhattan from 2019-2022.

Charity Work and Personal Interests

In keeping with his passion for patient care, Dr. Barfield has participated in several missions-related trips to Haiti, West Africa, South America and other countries around the world. These trips involved providing medical care along with building orphanages, teaching public health classes and other activities.

When not caring for patients, Dr. Barfield enjoys travel, aviation, running, cycling, hiking, camping, golf, wine collecting, and SEC football.

Locations and Contact Information

Dr. Barfield has office hours at the USA Surgical Specialties Building. He performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital, CHI Memorial Hospital, and Parkridge Hospital.

Nurse: Erin Fox, RN
Phone: (423) 493-2325

Learn More About the USA Vascular Center

Education

Undergraduate (2000 – 2004)
University of Georgia
Bachelor of Science, Cellular Biology
Magna Cum Laude with Honors
Athens, GA

Medical School (2004 – 2008)
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Residency (2008 – 2015)
General Surgery
Duke University Department of Surgery
Durham, NC

Fellowship (2015 – 2016)
Surgical Critical Care
Duke University Department of Surgery
Durham, NC

Fellowship (2016 – 2018)
Vascular Surgery
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

Academic Appointments

2022 – present
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

2018 – 2022
Assistant Professor of Surgery
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

Certifications

ABS certified – Vascular Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)

BLS, ACLS certified

Medical License, 2022 – Tennessee, New York, North Carolina

Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons (ACS), Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS), Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery (SCVS), American Venous Forum (AVF)