Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program

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Program Director: Michael K. Deiparine, MD, FSVS, FACS

Midwest Aortic & Vascular Institute (MAVI) is an independent private practice, and we are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as an ACGME accredited Sponsoring Institution.

It is our passion to educate the next generation of vascular surgeons.

Midwest Aortic & Vascular Institute (MAVI) is an accredited Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

The MAVI-sponsored program provides comprehensive vascular education and training experiences leading to the development of clinically and technically competent vascular surgeons who provide high quality, consistent care and are professionals capable of practicing effectively in a wide range of vascular surgery settings.

Training sites are at MAVI and MAVI-affiliated hospitals: Liberty Hospital and North Kansas City Hospital.

The MAVI Fellowship Program complies with ACGME accreditation requirements, available on the ACGME website ACGME accreditation requirements.

Clinical Manager, Program Coordinator: Nicole Kramer, RN

For more program information or an application, contact Nikki Kramer, RN, Clinical Manager, Fellowship Program Coordinator, at or call (816) 890-9099.

  • Samuel Groot – Junior Fellow

    Dr. Samuel Groot, a highly accomplished medical professional with a passion for both medical and life outside the operating room. Dr. Groot earned his B.S. in biology from Baylor University, where he laid the foundation for his future in the medical field. He then pursued his medical education at the prestigious Texas Tech University Health…
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  • Troy Tyler, DO – Senior Fellow

    Troy Tyler, DO, began his medical training journey earning an undergraduate degree at the University of Georgia. In the following 12 months, he attended Georgia Medical Academy earning his Emergency Medical Technician certification. Dr. Tyler then attended Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine, completing his medical degree in 2017. Dr. Tyler finished his five-year general surgery…
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  • David Shanberg, MD – Fellow Graduate

    Dr. David Shanberg was MAVI’s first fellow to graduate from our vascular surgery fellowship program.
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