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Kenneth Cherry, MD

Kenneth J Cherry, MD

Department: Surgery Division: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Title: Professor of Surgery ABMS Certification: Vascular Surgery, 1983, 1993

Contact Information

Primary Location:
Heart and Vascular Center
Second Floor 1215 Lee St. Charlottesville, VA 22908 Phone: 434.243.7052 | Fax: 434.982.3885 Other Locations:
Vascular Surgery Clinic
Diagnostic Vascular Laboratory


Kenneth Cherry, M.D., is board certified in vascular surgery and the Edwin P. Lehman professor of surgery. Dr. Cherry was on the staff of the Mayo Clinic for 22 years and served as program director and chair of the Division of Vascular Surgery before returning in 2004 to the University of Virginia, where he received his medical degree and served as a general surgical resident. Dr. Cherry was also an endovascular surgery fellow at the Cleveland Clinic in 2004.

He has been chosen as one of America's Top Doctors® and one of the Best Doctors in America®, and has written more than 250 articles. His primary interests are complex aortic and aortic branch surgeries for a variety of conditions, including thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms; suprarenal aneurysms; type B dissections; diseases of the mesenteric, carotid and subclavian arteries; aortic graft infections; thoracic outlet syndrome; and arterial disease in athletes. He performs both open and endovascular surgical procedures.


  • 2011-2018 Best Doctors in America® List
  • 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; First place