"The United States Army and Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) are grateful to the more than 120 vascular surgeons who have volunteered to assist our military doctors in treating our wounded warriors. For more than seven years, SVS has provided a vascular surgeon to care for our wounded warriors at LRMC in Germany. Their dedication is admirable and helps us provide the best care possible."
Colonel John Cho, Former Commanding Officer of LRMC
In 2007, Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) members began volunteering to serve two-week rotations at the US Army's Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) located near Kaiserslautern, Germany
The largest American hospital outside the United States, LRMC is a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides medical care for coalition forces from 48 countries that are fighting the Global War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Since 2007,120 members have volunteered
to participate in the SVS Visiting Vascular Surgeon program at LRMC.
View the press release
highlighting five years of volunteer service.
View individual press releases
of SVS members who have volunteered at LRMC.
Updated March 2014