Dr. Schneider is the founder and managing partner of Vascular Surgery Associates. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. His internship, residency and surgical fellowship were completed at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and served on the teaching faculty for many years. Dr. Schneider is the former Chief of Surgery at Fallston General Hospital, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Upper Chesapeake Health System, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the University of Maryland Medical System. He is a Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and has authored multiple articles in the field of vascular disease.
Mark Gonze M.D. FACS
Dr. Gonze joined Vascular Surgery Associates in 1999, and is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University Medical School. He completed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, and did a vascular fellowship at the Ochnser Medical Clinic in New Orleans. Dr Gonze brings to the practice a special interest in endovascular surgery. He is the author of numerous published articles, and has given multiple presentations at national meetings on endovascular aneurysm repair. He continues to serve as a proctor for the endovascular aneurysm repair system for other surgeons. Dr. Gonze is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and currently serves as Chairman of the Department of Surgery of the Upper Chesapeake Health System. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Peter Mackrell M.D. FACS
Dr. Mackrell joined Vascular Surgery Associates in 2003. He completed his undergraduate work at Princeton University, and graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Mackrell did his surgical residency at Cornell University Medical Center and vascular surgical fellowship at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, SC. During his training, he was the co-investigator of four clinical trials. Dr. Mackrell has been voted a “Top Doctor” by Baltimore magazine 8 times, as well as the “Top Doctor” for Vascular Surgery by Castle Connolly for the Washington, DC, Northern Virginia and Baltimore areas. US News and World Reports has listed him as one of the ‘Top Doctors’ in the United States. He is the Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Andre Biuckians M.D. FACS
Dr. Biuckians joined Vascular Surgery Associates in 2008, and is a graduate of The George Washington University. He received a Masters of Public Health from Boston University and a Doctorate of Medicine from University of Massachusetts Medical School. His surgical residency was completed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and he performed a vascular fellowship at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Biuckians has co-authored several publications related to the treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis, and angioplasty for lower extremity claudication. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Kristian Ulloa M.D.
Dr. Ulloa joined Vascular Surgery Associates in 2011. After earning his undergraduate degree from Emory University, he returned to his home state of New Jersey where he did his medical school training at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He then came to Maryland to complete his general surgery residency and vascular fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Center. During his training, Dr. Ulloa presented research at multiple national and regional meetings. He has also authored chapters in vascular surgery texts on endovascular treatment of venous disease as well as the management of peripheral aneurysms.
Carter Freiburg M.D.
Dr. Freiburg joined Vascular Surgery Associates in 2011. He earned his undergraduate degree from Washington University in Saint Louis, followed by a medical degree from the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care and a vascular surgery fellowship at Yale University. As part of his training at Yale, he studied complex thoracic and abdominal aortic endovascular surgery at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, Australia. His practice encompasses all aspects of open vascular and endovascular surgeries.
Richard Bafford M.D.
Dr. Bafford joined Vascular Surgery Associates in 2013. He is a graduate of Loyola University, New Orleans, and received a Masters of Science in Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Bafford then completed a Doctorate of Medicine from Tulane University School of Medicine. His surgical residency and vascular surgery fellowship were completed at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.