Our Staff

All physicians at Vascular and Vein Specialists maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.


Dean M. Govostis, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Years in Practice: 26 years
Medical Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)
  • American Board of Surgery (Vascular Surgery)

Medical School
Northwestern University Medical School  Chicago IL, (1984)

 

Residency
The Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals Milwaukee, WI (1990)

Fellowship
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainsville, FL (1991)

Societies & Affiliations

  • Chicago Medical Society
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Chicago Surgical Society
  • Midwestern Vascular Surcigal Society
  • Society for Vascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL
  • Palos Community Hospital, Palos Heights, IL

Martin I. Ellenby, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Years in Practice: 22 years
Medical Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)
  • American Board of Surgery (Vascular Surgery)

Medical School
Duke University School of Medicine Durham, NC (1986)

 

Residency
University of Illinois & Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL (1993)

Fellowship
Henry Ford Hospital Detroit, MI (1995)

Societies & Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Chicago Surgical Societiy
  • Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society
  • Society for Vascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL
  • Palos Community Hospital, Palos Heights, IL
 

Mohammad Sarhan M.D., R.P.V.I.

Years in Practice: 3 years
Medical Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Vascular Surgery
  • American Board of Surgical Critical Care

Medical School
Damascus University School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria (2005)

 

Residency
Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center, General Surgery, Harlem, New York (2012)

Fellowship

  • Vascular Surgery Fellowship Michican State Universtiy/Michigan Vascular Center Flint, MI (2015)
  • General Surgery Fellowship Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center Harlem, NY (2012)
  • Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Bringham & Women's Hospital at Harvard Univirsity Boston, MA (2013)

Societies & Affiliations:

  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons