Paul M. Schumacher, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.

Quiet, calm and gentle, Dr. Schumacher specializes in the comprehensive management of vascular disorders, including arterial and venous diseases. He is meticulous, thorough and methodical in the care he provides. A talented surgeon and an attentive listener, he puts patients at ease with his humble, down-to-earth nature.

Education

Dr. Schumacher studied pre-medicine and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Florida. He went on to receive a master’s in public health and tropical medicine at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He earned his medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and his fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Certifications, Associations & Specialties

Dr. Schumacher is certified by The American Board of Surgery. He has particular interest in cerebrovascular disease, open and endovascular treatment of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms and the management of chronic extremity ischemia, particularly utilizing modern minimally invasive revascularization techniques. He has published on various topics in vascular and general surgery, and he is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI).

Clinical Interests

Arteriovenous fistula (AV fistula)
Carotid endarterectomy for TIA and stroke carotid stenting
Endovascular arterial and venous treatment, including angioplasty, stenting and atherectomy
Open and endovascular aneurysm repair
Varicose vein treatment, including laser ablation, phlebectomy and sclerotherapy

Personal Interests

Dr. Schumacher grew up in the Southwest. He is married and shares five children with his wife. He enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, including skiing, cycling and traveling with his family.