Vascular Center: Medical Leadership

Murray Shames, MD

Professor and Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
Vice Chair of Operations, Department of Surgery
USF Health School of Medicine
Associate Director of Tampa General Heart & Vascular Institute
Director, TGH Aortic Center

Dr. Murray Shames is the Associate Director of the TGH Heart & Vascular Institute and the Director of the TGH Aortic Center. He also serves as Professor and Chief for the Division of Vascular Surgery and Vice Chair of Operations for the Department of 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.