Dr. Charles O'Mara, MD

Dr. Charles O'Mara, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Charles O'Mara, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.

2500 N State St

Jackson, MS 39216

Contact Information

(601) 984-1000

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  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Aortic Aneurysm
more than 51% of peers
Aortic Dissection
more than 39% of peers
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
more than 23% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. O'Mara "Individualized, compassionate care coupled with state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging and technology for optimal evaluation and treatment of the full range of vascular problems"

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Bruit
  • Claudication
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mesenteric Artery Ischemia
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux

16  Procedures

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  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Texas at Dallas (UTD)
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Dr. Walter G. Unglaub Memorial Award for highest academic performance during third year, Tulane Medical School, 1973
  • Carrier Scholar, University of Mississippi, 1966-1969
  • Oscar Creech Award as outstanding student in Surgery, Tulane Medical School, 1973
  • Roche Award for highest academic performance in Basic Sciences, Tulane Medical School, 1972
  • Critical Care Physician of the Year, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center, 1990
  • Patient First Award, inaugural recipient; Miss Baptist Medical Center, 2008
  • Arthur Priest Award for most outstanding member, Phi Delta Theta Fraternity (U.S. and Canada), 1969
  • Young Surgeon of the Year, MS Chapter, American College of Surgeons, 1988
  • Isador Dyer Memorial Prize for highest four-year scholastic average, Tulane Medical School, 1973
  • Taylor Medal for highest academic performance in Biology, University of Mississippi, 1969
Media & Publications
  • Secondary aortoenteric fistula: A 20 year experience, 1981
  • Recognition and surgical management of patent but hemodynamically failed arterial grafts, 1981
  • Paraprosthetic-enteric fistula, 1977
  • Use of a temporary shunt for renal transplant protection during aortic aneurysm repair, 1983
  • Simultaneous aortic reconstruction and bilateral renal revascularization: Is this a safe and effective procedure?, 1988
  • The use of intraperitoneal xenon for early diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia, 1984
  • Long-term results of aortoiliac angioplasty, 1983
  • Carotid endarterectomy: Results of recent clinical trials, 1995
  • Intraoperative prediction of small intestinal recovery from ischemic injury, 1981
  • Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty as an adjunct to the surgical management of peripheral vascular disease,
  • Distal bypass for limb salvage in very elderly patients, 1987
  • Hemodynamic assessment of transluminal angioplasty for lower extremity ischemia, 1981
  • Correlation of foot arterial anatomy with early tibial bypass patency, 1981
  • The Belsey operation for hiatal hernia: A twenty year experience, 1979
  • Collective review: Pulmonary sequestration., 1978
  • Cecal volvulus: Analysis of 50 patients with long-term follow-up., 1979
  • Noninvasive evaluation of lower extremity arterial disease, 1989
  • Hemodynamic and arteriographic evaluation of femoral pulsatility of index, 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Associate Vice Chancellor, Clinical Affairs

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