Our Health Providers and Staff

Our multidisciplinary team of surgeons, internists, podiatrists, interventional radiologists, nurses and coordinators provide care 24 hours a day for patients in need of emergent, short-term and long-term care.

Omar P. Haqqani, MD FACS

Omar P. Haqqani, MD FACS


Chief, Vascular and Endovascular SurgeryVascular Surgeon Omar P. Haqqani, MD performs minimally invasive endovascular and traditional open procedures for all vascular conditions. Dr. Haqqani offers the latest techniques for patients with complex access issues as a result of anatomy or long-standing illness to provide patients the most effective, least invasive therapies.

Dr. Haqqani’s hobbies and interests include expanding business interests, researching emerging technology, travelling, working on and driving vehicles, learning about and experiencing different cultures, architecture and construction, golf, participating in various charitable organizations, hiking and exploring, computer technologies, soccer, fishing and boating, and a challenging chess match.

Education

Tufts University Medical Center – New England Medical Center
Boston, MA
Fellow in Vascular Surgery

University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
Chief Resident in Surgery

University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
Resident in Surgery

University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
Surgical Intern in Surgery

St. George’s University School of Medicine
Grenada, West Indies
Degree: M.D.

University of Toronto – Trinity College
Toronto, Ontario
Degree: B.S. Human Biology and Mathematics

Board Certification

Vascular Surgery
Venous and Lymphatic Medicine

Medical License

California
Massachusetts
Michigan

Professional Societies

Society of Vascular Surgery
Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
American Venous Forum
New England Society for Vascular Surgery
Western Vascular Society
Massachusetts Medical Society
Society of Graduate Surgeons
American Medical Association
Sigma XI
New York Academy of Sciences
American Association of Advance Science
New York State Medical Society
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Federation for Clinical Research
American Prostate Society

Volunteer Experience

BMC2 PCI/VIC Quality Program
Program Director
Representative to the BMC2 PCI/VIC Michigan State Vascular Surgery and Percutaneous Peripheral Dataset Physician Champion to lead, organize and monitor changes to improve surgical and procedural quality benchmarked across state parameters

Massachusetts Medical Society
Representative to MMS Committee on Bylaws (06 / 2011 – 06 / 2012)
Standing committee organized to consider suggested bylaws changes and integration with House of Delegates in proposed amendments to Massachusetts Medical Society bylaws. Activities included analysis, debate and research in strategic bylaw development and amendments focused on all aspects of the Societies mission and governmental objectives

Human Genomic Research Foundation
Founder and Director (04 / 2000 – 07 / 2005)
Industry supported volunteer based initiative providing information and support to patients with rare genetic conditions. Activities included investment in research diagnostic assays and health promotion. Volunteers engaged in activities ranging from strategic management of foundation’s business to education and awareness programs with active fundraising events in local communities

Reviewer

The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery

Media

Television:
Omar P. Haqqani, MD “Ask the Specialist,” Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), January 3, 2013

Radio:
Art Lewis Program, “Healthcare Segment – Understanding and Coping with Vascular Disease,” WSGW Radio, April 13, 2013

Newspaper:
Weekly article in Midland Daily News Health section, featuring topics relevant to vascular disease and vascular health, August 2016 – ongoing

Omar P. Haqqani, “Local Vascular Surgeon Helps Midland Man Choose Life,” Midland Daily News, March 6, 2013

Omar P. Haqqani, “Dr. Omar Haqqani discusses lifestyle choices from a surgeon’s perspective,” Central Michigan Life, April 16 2013

Awards

Samuel Lunenfeld Research Foundation Award – Hospital for Sick Children

Trinity College Award in Research Excellence, Ontario Secondary School

Honors, University of Toronto Mentorship Program Award in Physiology

Canadian National Mathematics League Second Place Champion

Peel Region Science Symposium Award in Biomedical Engineering – Artificial Heart Prototype Development

Haqqani, Omar P.; Agarwal, Prakhar K.; Halin, Neil J.; Iafrati, Mark D.
Radiation Exposure to Vascular Surgeons: Minimizing your risk. Submitted for National Meeting – Society of Vascular Surgeons
Winner of First Place Division Poster Session June 16, 2011, Chicago, IL

Haqqani, Omar P.; Agarwal, Prakhar K.; Halin, Neil J.; Iafrati, Mark D.
Radiation Exposure to Vascular Surgeons: Minimizing your risk. Submitted for National Meeting – Society of Vascular Surgeons
Winner of Second Place Championship Plenary Session June 17, 2011, Chicago, IL

Recipient of Deterling Award in Vascular Surgery 2011
New England Vascular Surgery Society Meeting, Providence, Rhode Island
September 23, 2011, Providence, RI

Recipient of Cardiovascular Center Research Award Second Place 2012
Tufts University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
January 13, 2012, Boston, MA

Outstanding Clinical Educator for Tufts University Medical Students
Tufts University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
June 13, 2012, Boston, MA

Physician Champion for BMC – VIC 2 Quality Outcomes in Vascular Surgery with 3% Institution Uplift Award
MidMichigan Medical Center, Midland, Michigan
January 11, 2014, Midland, MI

Images from National Presentations

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