Faculty Profile

William Jordan, MD

William D. Jordan, Jr., MD

Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Director, Vascular Surgery Service, Emory Healthcare

Telephone: 404.778.3320

Email: williamjordan@emory.edu

Certification: General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2016


Upon completing his vascular surgery fellowship at Emory in 1994, where he also obtained his MD, Dr. William Jordan returned to the site of his general surgery residency, the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was appointed chief of vascular surgery at UAB in 1996, program director of the vascular surgery fellowship in 2002, and the Holt A. McDowell, Jr., Professor and Director of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy in 2007. He also initiated the integrated vascular residency in 2010.

Dr. Jordan returned to Emory in 2016 to direct the division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy. His clinical and research interests encompass the minimally invasive treatment of aortic diseases, carotid artery diseases, and peripheral vascular diseases. Dr. Jordan's extensive involvement in clinical research includes a well-funded research portfolio.



View Dr. Jordan's publications in PubMed.


  • Emory University Hospital

  • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

  • The Emory Clinic



  • MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Class of 1988

  • General Surgery Internship and Residency, University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, 1988-1993

  • Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1993-1994

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

  • 1996 Liebeg-Presidential Award, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, "A comparison of angioplasty vs. endarterectomy in the treatment of carotid artery stenosis"

  • 1999 President’s Award, Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, "Pre-operative vein mapping predicts lower extremity arterial graft patency"

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha Chapter, 2006

Current Editorial Boards

  • Journal of Endovascular Therapy

  • Journal of Vascular Surgery

  • Annals of Vascular Surgery

  • Vascular

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons: Fellow

  • Alabama Vascular Society: Founding Member

  • American Surgical Association

  • Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

  • Association of Veterans Administration Surgeons

  • Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery: President

  • Emory Vascular Society

  • European Society for Vascular Surgery

  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

  • International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery

  • International Society for Endovascular Surgery International

  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery: Vice President; Council Member-at-Large; Chair, Program Committee

  • Jefferson County Medical Society

  • Medical Association of Alabama

  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society

  • Society for Vascular Surgery: Distinguished Fellow; Board of Directors; Co-Director, SVS Review Course

  • Southeastern Surgical Congress

  • Southern Association for Vascular Surgery: Secretary-Treasurer

  • Southern Surgical Association

  • Surgical Society of the University of Alabama

Clinical Interests

  • Minimally invasive treatment of aortic diseases, carotid artery diseases, and peripheral vascular diseases

Research Interests

  • To develop, critically evaluate, and implement new minimally invasive methods of treatment for peripheral vascular disease