Dr. Maraya Altuwaijri is certified by the American Board of Vascular Surgery American Board of General Surgery, and the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. She received her General Surgery training at the University of California, San Diego where she was Chief Resident in 2002-2003.
During her fellowship in Vascular & Endovascular Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Dr. Altuwaijri achieved an outstanding academic and clinical record, and was commended for exceptional clinical judgment. She also received the highest recognition from the Chairman and Staff of the Vascular Surgery Department at the Mayo Clinic for outstanding operating skill during her training.
Dr. Altuwaijri is one of the first physicians in the United States to earn the Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) credential from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), the highest standard in vascular ultrasound interpretation. Dr. Altuwaijri has received her Registered Phlebology Sonographer (RPhS) credential; which is an advanced specialization in ultrasound scanning of veins which further refines vascular knowledge in the discipline of venous disease and diagnosis.
As a member of the American Venous Forum, Dr. Altuwaijri works with an international consortium of vein specialists dedicated to improving patient care. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the Society for Vascular Ultrasound and the Society for Vascular Surgery. She is a also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Society for Vascular Ultrasound, the Society for Vascular Surgery, the American Venous Forum, and the American Board of venous and Lymphatic Medicine.
Dr. Altuwaijri has published numerous articles in peer reviewed vascular surgery journals and contributed to Mastery of Surgery, the foremost reference journal on surgical techniques. Dr. Altuwaijri has received years of training under the guidance and mentorship of the late Dr. John Bergan and Dr. Peter Gloviczki, both very well known as leaders in venous surgery worldwide.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Altuwaijri enjoys spending time with her husband, children and family.