Armen L. Roupenian, MD, FACS, FACPh, RVT, RPhS, RPVI

Curriculum Vitae

I. Personal

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II. Higher Education

University of Massachusetts/Amherst, May 1968Post-graduate
University of Graz, Austria
Preclinical studies 6/1968 – 6/1971

Medical School
University of Massachusetts, 9/1971- 5/1974
M.D. degree
Member first graduating class of 16 students

General Surgery
Boston University Medical Center
Boston City Hospital
University Hospital
07/01/1974 to 06/30/1975

General and Vascular Surgical Training
Boston University Medical Center
Boston City Hospital
University Hospital
07/01/1975 to 06/30/1979

III. Professional Appointments

  • Active staff: Jordan Hospital, Plymouth, Ma (1979 – 2014)
  • Honorary Staff: (2014 – present)
  • Associate staff: Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA (1979-1990)
  • Consulting staff :  Pembroke Hospital, Pembroke, Ma   (1981- 1985)
  • Chief of Surgery:   Jordan Hospital, (1990-1994)
  • Director: Vascular Lab, Jordan Hospital, (1985- 2004)
  • Founder and Medical Director: Vein & Laser Center of New England (2003- 2013)
  • Medical Director: ICAVL Accredited Venous Laboratory (2006-2013)
  • Instructor: Dornier MedTech, (2004-2006)
  • Alaska Vein Care, Medical Director  ( September 1, 2013 – June 20, 2014)
  • Vein Specialists of Alaska, (September 1, 2014 – February 2015) Locum Tenens
  • Alaska Center for Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, Owner and Medical Director  (February 2015- present)
  • Consultant: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Vein Center  (2013- present)
  • Manuscript reviewer:
ScholarOne Manuscripts  (2015- present)
Phlebology Forum (2015- present)

IV. Medical Licensure

Alaska, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia

V. Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons
    Fellow Member, 1981- present
    Member and former Council Member, Massachusetts Chapter 1979-2014
    Alaska Chapter 2015- present
  • American College of Phlebology
    Awarded Designation of Fellow of the ACP (FACPh) July 2015
    Board of Directors 2014 – present
    Member, 2004 – present
    Member, Organizing Committee International Union of Phlebology
    Congress Boston 2013
    ACP Preceptor Program
    AMA Liaison Committee
    American College of Phlebology 2015 Congress
    Planning Committee
    Abstract Selection Coordinator
  • American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine
    Board of Directors 2015- present
    Exam Writer, ABVLM Board Examination 2011- present
    Chair, Exam Writing Committee October 2015-present
    Adviser to the Curriculum Task Force
  • American College of Phlebology Foundation
    Board of Directors 2010-2013
    Chairman Member Solicitation Committee
    Steering Committee 2011 Capital Campaign
    Member, Grant Review Committee
    American Venous Forum
    Member, 2006- present
    Committee member:
    National Venous Screening Program
    Chair-Elect Website Committee
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Phlebologie (German Society of Phlebology)
    Member 2008-present
  • Society of Vascular Ultrasound   2013 – present

VI. Certification

  • Diplomate, American Board of Surgery, 1981
    Re-certification, 1989, 2001, 2011
  • Diplomate, American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, 2008
  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) Certification:
    Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT), June 2013
    Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation (RPVI), May 2013
  • Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) Certification:
    Registered Phlebology Ultrasonographer (RPhS) October 2014

VII. Other Professional Activities

  • Hackett Hemwell Foundation
    Volunteer and Site Director in Tela, Honduras, treating chronic venous
    insufficiency   2007-2015
  • Hope for Tomorrow Foundation
    Volunteer, Stepanakert, Nagorno Karabakh, treating chronic
    venous insufficiency May 2012

VIII. Recent Publications

  • CJ Moore, RB McLafferty, M. Lentz, JR Schneider, A. Roupenian, J. Heller
  • Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment Scoring in the Critically Ill: The Impact of Misclassification
  • Sapp B, et al. Patterns and Distribution of   Deep Vein Thrombus of the Lower Extremity: J. Vasc Ultrasound Volume 39, Number 2, June 2015
  • Phlebology Forum: July-August 2015   Commentary and Review, Armen Roupenian Contributing Editor/Reviewer

IX. Recent Presentations

  • American College of Phlebology 2014 Congress:
    Moderator: Basic Phlebology Track
    1. Deep Venous Anatomy and Physiology including Clinical Assessment
    History and Clinical Assessment- Live Patient Demonstration
    2. Case Presentation and Panel Discussion
    3. Venous Entrapment and Peripheral Nerve Compression
  • American Venous Forum Annual Congress 2015
    Comparison of Recurrence Rates between Endovenous Ablation and the Vein Stripping Procedure: The Hemodynamic Paradox
  • Canadian Society of Phlebology 2015
    Sciatic varicosities
    Popliteal Vein Entrapment
  • American College of Phlebology 2015 Congress:
    Congress Planning Committee
    Chairman, Abstract Selection Committee
  • Presentation: Deep Venous Anatomy and Physiology
    Role: Speaker
  • Presentation: Ulcer Basics
    Role: Speaker
  • Presentation: Question and Answer
    Role: Speaker
  • Presentation: Correlating the Clinical Exam With the Ultrasound Report
    Role: Speaker
  • Presentation: Case Studies
    Role: Speaker
  • Event: Superficial Venous Imaging Hands-On Workshop
    Role: Moderator
  • Presentation: Oral Abstract Presentations
    Type: Concurrent Session
    Role: Moderator
  • Presentation: Recurrent Varicose Veins – The Hemodynamic Paradox
    Type: Concurrent Session
    Time: 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM
    Presented During: Special Topics in Venous Disease
    Presented During Time: 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    Role: Speaker   Moderator