Dr. Niren Angle, MD, RVT, FACS is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Vascular Surgeon, specializing in cutting-edge, advanced vascular therapy.
Dr. Angle was born in India and grew up in Bombay until moving to the United States at the age of twelve. He attended medical school at the prestigious Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago. Following this, he trained in General Surgery at UC San Diego for a total of seven years, two of which were spent as a Research Fellow in the Shock and Trauma Immunology Laboratory. Dr. Angle was very active during his time in the lab, publishing several basic science and clinical research papers and presenting his work at national and international meetings. Following his residency, Dr. Angle he went on to fellowship training at UCLA in Vascular Surgery for two years. He joined the faculty at UCLA following his fellowship training and soon thereafter was recruited to UC San Diego in 2002, where he became Chief of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery at UCSD and the Director of the Vascular Ultrasound laboratory until 2010. During these years, in addition to a busy clinical practice, he published several articles in both the basic sciences and clinical realm as well, particularly regarding carotid disease, aortic aneurysms, as well as important papers regarding the role of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in the interaction between different cell types in blood vessels.
Dr. Angle holds privileges at Mission Regional Medical Center, where he is the medical Director of Vascular Surgery, and the Laguna Hills and San Clemente campuses of Saddleback Memorial Medical Center. Complex cases and challenging issues are his passion and he is skilled, trained, and experienced in complex and advanced surgical and endovascular therapy. He believes in treating his patients with compassion and an exceptionally high quality of care. Surgery is both an art and a science, and it is this art that makes every patient unique and interesting.
Dr. Angle also serves in the United States Air Force Reserves and holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, USAFR, MC. He thoroughly enjoys serving in the military and it is a busy complement to his civilian life. Currently, Lieutenant Colonel Angle is the Chief of Hospital Services and the Surgical Section at the 752d MDS at March Air Reserve Base, California.
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