James F. McKinsey, MD, FACS


1000 Tenth Avenue, Suite 5G-77 New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-523-7460
Mobile: 917-734-4977
Fax: 212-523-3498
E-mail: jmckinsey@chpnet.org

James F. McKinsey, MD has been appointed Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery at Mount Sinai Roosevelt and Chief of the Mount Sinai Health System’s Complex Aortic Interventions Program. Dr. McKinsey is a vascular surgeon specializing in the care of patients with:

  • Thoracic, Thoracoabdominal and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
  • Thoracic and Abdominal Aortic Dissections
  • Minimally Invasive Endovascular Repair of Complex Aortic Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease and Stroke Prevention
  • Lower Extremity Ischemia and Limb Salvage with minimally invasive treatment
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease and Claudication
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Renal and Mesenteric Ischemia
  • Marfan’s Disease and other connective tissue disorders resulting in aortic dissections and aneurysms

Dr. McKinsey is currently active in research projects evaluating the minimally invasive treatment of juxtarenal and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms using minimally invasive endovascular aortic stent grafts. He has two FDA-approved IDE’s for the management of complex aortic aneurysms. Dr. McKinsey has an international reputation for the management of peripheral arterial disease resulting in claudication and limb threatening ischemia, and has served as a Co-Principal for multiple trials of PAD.

Prior to joining the Mount Sinai Health System, Dr. McKinsey was the Chief of Vascular Surgery at Columbia University. In addition, he was the Director of NYP Vascular Fellowship at The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell as well as co-Executive Director of the NYP Vascular Service Line. He has directed multiple postgraduate training programs in the endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease and aortic aneurysms at Columbia University. He is widely published, has presented nationally and internationally, and served as the Chairman of the Committee for Medical Student Education at the American College of Surgeons. He is active in multiple regional and national societies including the Society for Vascular Surgery and the Eastern Vascular Societies. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the Society for Vascular Surgery.

Dr. McKinsey completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia, followed by a fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the University of Chicago. He remained at the University of Chicago as the Director of the Endovascular Program and Vice Chairman of Surgery until 2004.

Meet the specialists
Alan I. Benvenisty, MD, FACS
Director of Vascular Lab
Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 523-4706
Michael Dudkiewicz, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 636-1411
David J Finlay, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 241-5315
Daniel Han, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(212) 241-5315
John C. Lantis, MD, FACS
Vice Chair Operations, Department of Surgery.
Chief of Division, Vascular/Endovascular Surgery
Director of Clinical Trials, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery, ISMMS
(212) 523-4797
James McKinsey, MD, FACS
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Chief of Complex Aortic Interventions Program at Mount Sinai Health System
(212) 523-7460
Reid A Ravin, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Vascular Surgery
(212) 523-8755
George J. Todd, MD, FACS
Chairman of the Department of Surgery and the Alfred and Florence Gross Professor of Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
(212) 636-4990