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Local physician Jay Bishop named to leadership post at Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Jay Bishop

Dr. G. Jay Bishop MD, FACP, FSVM, RPVI was recently appointed Associate Section Head of the section of vascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic effective October 2020.

Dr. Bishop joined the Vascular Medicine Section of the Cleveland Clinic in October of 2019 after a five-year stint as the Division Chief of Vascular Medicine at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Hamot in Erie Pennsylvania. He practiced with the Great Lakes Physician Practice at regional sites in Western New York during that time as well.

Since his arrival at the Cleveland Clinic, he has been active in developing the regional vascular medicine program, spearheading clinical practice projects and serves on the Multicultural Cardiovascular Care Committee as well as the Cardio-Obstetrics program. He holds a faculty appointment with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine as Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine. The Vascular Medicine Section at the Cleveland Clinic is the largest in the country and is responsible for the training of vascular medicine Fellows and providing comprehensive vascular care on a national and global basis. For the 26th consecutive year, Cleveland Clinic’s cardiovascular program has ranked as the best in the nation, earning the No. 1 ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s “2019 Best Hospitals.”

Dr. Bishop maintains a national presence in his field of vascular medicine through his involvement with the Society for Vascular Medicine. He is a board member for the Society for Vascular Medicine and has been active on several SVM projects including the Low Risk Pulmonary Embolus Toolkit, and co-edited the recently published Peripheral Artery Disease Toolkit. He also chairs a national task force on the Clinical Practice of Vascular Medicine on behalf of the SVM. He has presented and spoken nationally at specialty conferences and medical gatherings. He is a published author in peer reviewed journals of several articles covering various vascular topics. Recent publications include topics including peripheral artery disease, pulmonary embolus, anticoagulation, and COVID-19 related venous thromboembolism.

He has also been active in population health and disease management initiatives and serves as the Co-Medical Director for the Chautauqua New York Integrated Delivery System.

He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Vascular Medicine. He holds the Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation credential from the Alliance for Physician Certification and Advancement as well. He currently is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the Society for Vascular Medicine.

Dr. Bishop lives in the town of Dunkirk with his family and serves as a town councilman, and volunteers on several nonprofit boards including the Dunkirk Lighthouse Board.

For more information about Dr Bishop and the Cleveland Clinic vascular medicine program, visit the website at https://my.clevelandclinic.org/departments/heart/depts/vascular-medicine or call (216) 445-3689.

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