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Naveed U. Saqib

Assistant Professor
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
The University of Texas Health Science Center
United States of America

Naveed U. Saqib


Board certified in surgery and vascular surgery by the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Saqib’s clinical focus is in minimally invasive aortic reconstructions, peripheral endovascular interventions and medical management of vascular diseases. He earned his medical degree in King Edward Medical College, completed internship and residency in general surgery at the University of New Mexico and later completed a fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Saqib has authored numerous journal articles, abstracts and book chapters on various topics related to vascular surgery, including aortic pathology, peripheral vascular diseases and wound healing. He has been awarded a number of academic awards, including Alpha Omega Alpha. He is a member of the Society of Vascular Surgery, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, Eastern Vascular Society and the American Medical Association.

Research Interest

Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Endovascular Interventions, Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection, Carotid Artery Disease & Stroke prevention, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Dialysis Access, Varicose Veins, Spine Exposure


  • Lim S, Halandras PM, Saqib NU, Ching YA, Villella E, Park T, Son H, Cho JS. Comparison of supramesenteric aortic cross-clamping with supraceliac aortic cross-clamping for aortic reconstruction. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Oct;64(4):941-7.

  • Martin GH, Saqib NU, Safi HJ. Stenting of a Retropharyngeal Internal Carotid Artery. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016 Jul;34:268.e1-3.

  • Motaganahalli RL, Smeds MR, Harlander-Locke MP, Lawrence PF, Fujimura N, DeMartino RR, De Caridi G, Munoz A, Shalhub S, Shin SH, Amankwah KS, Gelabert HA, Rigberg DA, Siracuse JJ, Farber A, Debus ES, Behrendt C, Joh JH, Saqib NU, Charlton-Ouw KM, Wittgen CM. A multi-institutional experience in adventitial cystic disease. Vascular Low-Frequency Disease Consortium. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Jan;65(1):157-161.

  • Charlton-Ouw KM, Afaq S, Leake SS, Sandhu HK, Sola CN, Saqib NU, Azizzadeh A, Safi HJ. Indications and Outcomes of Open Inferior Vena Cava Filter Removal. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Jun 8. pii: S0890-5096(17)30732-X.

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