Vascular Treatment Team

Darwin Eton. M.D.Darwin Eton, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Vascular Surgeon, Weiss Memorial Hospital
Professor of Surgery, University of Chicago

Darwin Eton, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board-certified, fellowship-trained expert in vascular surgery and a professor of surgery at the University of Chicago. He has contributed to the rapid evolution of vascular care throughout his career, trying to reduce risks and improve outcomes of the exciting new technologies available.

Dr. Eton's latest research is focused on biological revascularization using the patient’s own stem cells (outpatient, noninvasive) to treat severe limb ischemia. His areas of expertise include endovascular surgery (stents/angioplasty) and therapies, cerebrovascular (carotid/vertebral), visceral artery, renal artery, extremity artery reconstruction, venous disease, aortic aneurysm and arteriogenesis for limb salvage, among others. Dr. Eton performs the entire spectrum of vascular surgery procedures, including aneurysm, carotid and aortic reconstructions.

Practice Location
Vascular Institute of Chicago at Weiss Memorial Hospital
4646 N. Marine Drive
Chicago, IL 60640


Year Started Practice


Clinical Specialties
Endovascular Surgery

Vascular Surgery


Board Certifications
Vascular Surgery
General Surgery


Language Spoken




Medical Training

  • Medical School: New York University, New York, NY
  • Internship: University of California, Los Angeles, Westwood, CA (General Surgery)
  • Residency:  University of California, Los Angeles, Westwood, CA(General Surgery)
  • Residency: St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO (General Surgery)
  • Fellowship: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL (Vascular Surgery)
  • Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles, Westwood, CA (Endovascular Surgery)

Areas of Special Clinical Interests

  • Cerebrovascular (carotid/vertebral)
  • Visceral artery
  • Renal artery
  • Extremity artery reconstruction
  • Venous disease
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Endovascular surgery (stents/angioplasty)
  • Thoracic outlet disease
  • Vascular trauma
  • Dialysis access procedures

Research Interests

  • Arteriogenesis for limb salvage
  • Endovascular therapies

Contact Information
Telephone: (773) 702-6128 
Fax: (773) 702-0863

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