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Danielle Sutzko, MD

Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director, Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency

Co-Leader, Surgical Grand Rounds

Areas of Interest
surgical and endovascular management of aortic aneurysmal and occlusive disease, mesenteric vascular disease, open and endovascular treatments for peripheral arterial disease, cerebrovascular disease, dialysis access, health outcomes and policy research, quality improvement


Dr. Sutzko was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and grew up in California, North Carolina and Florida before moving to Michigan for her vascular surgery residency. She received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida, graduating with a degree in microbiology and cell science with a minor in chemistry. She went on to attend medical school at the University of South Florida, graduating Alpha Omega Alpha. During her research time, Dr. Sutzko completed a post-doctoral health services research fellowship at the University of Michigan's Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation under a National Heart and Lung & Blood Institute T32 grant, where Dr. Nicholas Osborne served as her primary mentor.

Her research interests are in health services research, specifically areas related to quality improvement and cost effectiveness of vascular interventions. She also has a passion for education and educational research and has been an active member of the OpTrust research team investigating intraoperative teaching and advancing operative autonomy.


Medical School
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine

T32 Research Fellowship
University of Michigan Center for Healthcare Outcomes & Policy
Vascular Surgery

University of Michigan Health System
Vascular Surgery


Campus Address
BDB 652

Patient Appointments and Questions: 205-934-2003
Academic Office: 205-934-2006