About Anthony Comerota, MD
Dr. Comerota is a board certified vascular surgeon. He joined Inova as the Medical Director of the Eastern Region Heart and Vascular Institute, with over 36 years of clinical experience. Dr. Comerota served as a faculty member at Temple University Health Sciences Center where he became Chief of Vascular Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Program Director of General and Vascular Surgery, President of the Medical Staff and President of the Medical Alumni Association. He also served as Director of the Jobst Vascular Institute, ProMedica Toledo Hospital from 2002-2015 and Executive Director of Research, ProMedica Health System and Jobst Vascular Institute from 2015- January 2017.
Dr. Comerota has been a major contributor to the development of some of the newest forms of treatment for vascular disease and has been the principal investigator of seven major national trials and a co-investigator of numerous others.
Dr. Comerota has a special interest in acute and chronic venous thromboembolic disease, complex deep venous reconstruction and carotid artery disease. He became interested in venous thromboembolic disease because it is a serious and common vascular disorder. Patients benefit considerably by eliminating their venous obstruction. His goal is to restore function and improve the quality-of-life of his patients.
A native of West Milford, NJ, Dr. Comerota currently resides in Alexandria, VA.
Medical EducationTemple University School of Medicine 1974
Training Specialty: General Surgery
7/1/1974 - 6/30/1979
Training Specialty: Surgical Oncology
7/1/1978 - 6/30/1979
Training Specialty: Vascular Surgery
7/1/1979 - 6/30/1981