Jonathan E. Wilson, DO, FACOS, FSVS, RPVI returned to the Kansas City area as a member of the vascular surgery team at Midwest Aortic & Vascular Institute. Having grown up in Independence, on the acreage of the Fort Osage Christmas Tree Farm, and graduated from Fort Osage High School, Dr. Wilson developed an early affinity for the people and places of the Midwest.

His early scholarship was evident as he graduated summa cum laude with multiple honors from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, focusing on biochemistry with an emphasis in molecular genetics. His graduate studies led him to the University of North Texas, Columbia Hospital and Palms West Hospital in Florida, and finally to the University of Missouri where he completed his general surgery residency and vascular surgery fellowship.

Dr. Wilson’s professional leadership has continued as Chief of Vascular Surgery at Truman Medical Center. He has co-authored several publications and has been an invited guest lecturer at conferences in Canada, India and Egypt. He is an associate professor at the Kansas City University, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri–Kansas City, Department of Surgery, a Fellow Member of the Society of Vascular Surgery, member of The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.

As a board-certified vascular surgeon, he specializes in all aspects of vascular surgery, including thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair, carotid stenting, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and wound healing, with a special interest in dialysis access.

During his time away from the office and hospitals, Dr. Wilson enjoys spending time at home with his wife. He is an avid fisherman and devotes time to medical missions, including a mission endeavor in Guatemala, where he had time to employ his Spanish speaking skills. Dr. Wilson is a personable, skilled and respected member of the MAVI team.