Sean O'Donnell, MD

Vascular Surgery
Primary Office
Address 1150 N 35th Avenue
Suite 460
Hollywood, FL 33021
Alternate Location
Address 1150 N 35th Avenue
Suite 440
Hollywood, FL 33021

About Me

Medical Director, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Program, Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute

Dr. Sean O’Donnell is the Medical Director of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute. He joined Memorial in 2012 after seven years as Director of Vascular Surgery at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. A retired colonel in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, he served a distinguished military career, and received a Bronze Star for service during the Persian Gulf War, culminating with a decade as Chief and Program Director of Vascular Surgery Service at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Beginning in 2005, he taught medical students, residents and fellows from Washington Hospital Center at Georgetown University as Director of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.

After earning his medical degree from the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola, University of Chicago, Dr. O'Donnell completed his residency at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco. He completed two surgical fellowships, first at Walter Reed, and later at Cleveland Clinic. Board certified in surgery and vascular surgery, his special research interests include endovascular management of aortic dissections and arterial trauma and other aortic diseases.

Related Medical Services


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  • Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, 1984
  • Letterman Army Medical Center, 1989, Surgery
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1992, Vascular Surgery

American Board of Surgery-Vascular Surgery



  • Transcarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR)


  • Book chapters
    • “Acute Aortic Dissectino, Cardiovascular Interventions in Clinical Practice,” Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2010
  • Journal articles
    • “Late Onset Spinal Cord Ischemia After an Elephant Trunk Procedure with Subsequent TEVAR,” Journal of Vascular Surgery, 2010
    • “Endovascular Management of Acute Aortic Dissections,” Journal of Vascular Surgery, 2010


  • Major Richard M. Mason Award, Outstanding Intern Letterman AMC
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Bronze Star
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • David Wherry, MD Emerging Surgical Technologies Award
  • Cornwell Award for Teacher of the Year, Department of Surgery, Washington Hospital Center
  • Washington Hospital Center Superstar

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States
  • International Society for Endovascular Specialists
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
  • Eastern Vascular Society
  • Society for Vascular Surgery


  • “Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapies, Large Vessel Access,” 2011
  • “Arterial Trauma,” American College of Surgery, 2011

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