FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dr. Kapil Gopal Joins Department of Surgery and the Vascular Center at Maryland General Hospital
(Baltimore, MD - August 16, 2010) Kapil Gopal, M.D., M.B.A. has joined the Department of Surgery and the Maryland Vascular Center at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore. He specializes in the treatment of carotid artery disease, aortic aneurysms, peripheral vascular disease, deep venous thrombosis, complex venous disorders and hemodialysis access using both conventional open surgical and minimally invasive endovascular treatment. He will also offer ultrasound guided endovascular procedures that reduce the risks of dye based endovascular techniques.
Dr. Gopal is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine and completed his internship at the Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. He conducted translational gene therapy research as part of a post doctoral research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania under a National Institutes of Health grant. After completing his general surgery training at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, Dr. Gopal completed his vascular surgery training at Maimonides Medical Center.
"We are pleased to have Dr. Gopal join Maryland General Hospital," said Dr. Michael Lilly, Chief of Surgery and Medical Director of the Maryland Vascular Center at Maryland General
Hospital. "His expertise in the treatment of vascular disorders and areas of specialization will greatly benefit our patients and the residents of the West Baltimore community."
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About Maryland General Hospital
Founded in 1881, Maryland General Hospital is a 213-bed urban community teaching hospital and part of the University of Maryland Medical System. Located in the heart of downtown Baltimore, the hospital provides healthcare in more than 30 specialties to approximately 110,000 patients annually through inpatient and outpatient care and free health screenings throughout the community.