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Medical Leadership

Murray Shames, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

Dr. Murray Shames is the Chair of the Department of Surgery and serves as Professor and Chief for the Division of Vascular Surgery at the USF Health Morsani School of Medicine. Dr. Shames received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and completed his surgery residency at the USF College of Medicine. He completed his training with a vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Sydney and a vascular disease fellowship at the Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Shames has received the annual Tampa’s Best Doctor award four times since 2017.