Dr. Mazen Hashisho

Dr. Mazen Hashisho specializes in vascular/endovascular and thoracic surgery

Dr. Mazen Hashisho has recently joined the Advanced Surgical Associates of Santa Barbara. He specializes in Vascular/Endovascular and Thoracic surgery. Dr. Hashisho has spent time on both coasts for both his multidisciplinary training and practice. He uses minimally invasive techniques in a personalized approach to address the different vascular and thoracic surgical needs of the patients.

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    — Patient
  • Exceptional qualifications and experience

    “With my multispecialty training and patient centered approach, I can provide personalized, comprehensive and minimally invasive care to the patients with multiple medical needs.”

    • American Board of Surgery-Vascular Surgery
    • American Board of Thoracic Surgery
    • American Board of Surgery
    • Candidate degree in MPH: Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
    • Vascular Surgery Fellowship: The Loma Linda University Medical Center
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship: The Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    • General Surgery Residency: The University Of Iowa Medical Center
    • Medical Degree: The American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    • Undergraduate Degree: The American University of Beirut, Lebanon
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  • Professional expertise and interests

    Arterial Diseases

    • Limb salvage for Peripheral Arterial Diseases-PAD
    • Thoracic and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm repair using endovascular and hybrid surgical techniques
    • Extracranial Carotid Disease
    • Renal and Visceral Arterial Diseases

    Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    • Venous Diseases
    • Varicose veins treatment with laser and radiofrequency ablation techniques
    • Dialysis access for patients on hemodialysis
    • Central Venous Interventions
    • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome-PCS

    Thoracic Surgery

    • Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) for benign and malignant lung pathology
    • Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery
    • VATS Thymic and Mediastinal Surgery
  • Mission Statement

    We're here to help you through this challenging time as you consider your options for a healthier lifestyle. Our goal is to provide sage and effective modern care in an environment of support and compassion. We strive to give you confidence in our techniques and comfort in our care.
  • Professional affiliations and appointments

    “With the advent of Endovascular surgery, Video Assisted and Robotic surgical techniques, we can now take care of patients with advanced and multiple surgical needs who used to be considered high risk for any surgical intervention.”

    • Former Assistant Professor of Surgery at State University of New York-Stony Brook University
    • Former Vascular and Thoracic Surgeon at Veterans Health Administration, Northport VA medical Center
    • Resident Member, American College of Surgeons
    • Member of The Society for Vascular Surgery
    • Candidate Member of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
    • Hospital Privileges: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Goleta Valley Hospital

    In his free time, Dr. Hashisho enjoys biking, running, sailing and spending time outdoors.