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Ronald M. Fairman, MD

Ronald M. Fairman, MD Surgeon

Chief, Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Clyde F. Barker - William Maul Measey Professor in Surgery
Professor of Radiology

Dr. Fairman is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Ronald M. Fairman

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue from 2004 through 2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Vascular Surgery, 1987

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Aneurysms
  • Aorta Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stent Graft
  • Axillary - Subclavian Vein Thrombosis
  • Axillary Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Diseases
  • Carotid Artery Dissection
  • Carotid Artery Occlusion
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA)
  • Conventional Aneurysm Repair
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
  • Femoral Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Foot Ulcers
  • Hemodialysis Access
  • Hybrid Aneurysm Repair
  • Iliac Artery Aneurysm
  • Iliac Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Leg Ulcers
  • Lower Extremities Arterial Disease
  • Lower Extremity Occlusion
  • Mesenteric Aneurysm
  • Mesenteric Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Paget-Schroetter Syndrome
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Protected Carotid Artery Stenting
  • Renal Aneurysm
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Stent Graft Aneurysm Repair
  • Subclavian Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Subclavian Steal Syndrome
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Upper Extremity Venous Thrombosis

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association for Vascular Surgery, National American College of Surgeons, National American Surgical Association, National College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Local Delaware Valley Vascular Society, Local Eastern Vascular Society, Local Halsted Society (Senior), National International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, International International Society for Vascular Surgery, International International Society of Endovascular Specialists, International Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Local Philadelphia County Medical Society, Local Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, National Society for Vascular Surgery, National Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, Local Virginia Vascular Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Fairman is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Woo, E.Y., Milner, R., Brayman, K., Fairman, R.M.: Successful PTA and Stenting for Acute Iliac Arterial Injury following Pancreas Transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation 3 (1): 85-7,2003.

Carpenter, J.P., Baum, R.A., Barker, C.F., Golden, M.A., Velazquez, O.C., Mitchell, M.D., Fairman, R.M.: Durability of Benefits of Endovascular Versus Conventional AAA Repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery 35 (2): 222-8,2002.

Fairman, R.M.. Larson, R.A., Baum, R.A., Carpenter, J.P., Golden, M.A., Barker, C.F., Velazquez, O.C.: Chronic Therapeutic Warfarin Treatment Does Not Increase the Incidence of Post-Operative Endoleaks After Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair. Journal of Vascular Surgery 35 (4): 679-85,2002.

Baum, R.A., Carpenter, J.P., Golden, M.A., Velazquez, O.C., Clark, T.W.I., Stavropoulous, S.W., Cope, C., Fairman, R.M.: Treatment of type 2 endoleaks after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms: comparison of transarterial and translumbar techniques. Journal of Vascular Surgery 35 (1): 23-9,2002.

Fairman, R.M., Baum, R.A., Velazquez, O.C., Deaton, D.W., Makaroun, M.S.: Limb interventions in patients undergoing treatment with an unsupported bifurcated aortic endograft system: a review of the Phase II EVT Trial. Journal of Vascular Surgery 36 (1): 118-26,2002.

Deaton, D.H., Makaroun, M.S., Fairman, R.M..: Endoleak: Predictive Value for Aneurysm Growth at 3 Years. Annals of Vascular Surgery 16 (1): 37-42,2002.

Fairman, R.M.: Current Therapy Options for AAA and Long-Term Clinical outcome. Medscape : 2002.

Fairman, R.M.. Larson, R.A., Baum, R.A., Carpenter, J.P., Golden, M.A., Barker, C.F., Velazquez, O.C.: "Chronic Therapeutic Warfarin Treatment Does Not Increase the Incidence of Post-Operative Endoleaks After Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair." [Presentation] 49th Scientific Meeting of The American Association for Vascular Surgery, Baltimore, MD : 2001.

Lombardi, J.V., Fairman, R.M., Golden, M.A., Carpenter, J.P., Mitchell, M., Barker, C., McBride, A., Velazquez, O.C.: "The Utility of Commercially Available Endografts in the Treatment of Contained Ruptured Aortic Aneurysms and Unfavorable Endovascular Anatomy." [Presentation] 24th Annual Scientific Meeting, Delaware Vascular Society, Philadelphia, PA : 2002.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Division of Vascular Surgery
3400 Spruce Street, 4 Silverstein Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 614-0243
Fax: (215) 662-4871
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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