Dake Michael David, MD

Interventional Radiology - Department of Medical Imaging

Michael D. Dake, MD, is Senior Vice President for the University of Arizona Health Sciences. As head of the academic medical center, he directs strategic integration of undergraduate and graduate education, research, service and clinical activities in the University of Arizona Health Sciences colleges, centers, and clinical affiliates. Dr. Dake is a leading researcher, clinician, teacher, and administrator.

He is internationally known for pioneering image-guided therapies and novel approaches in interventional therapy in the fields of vascular imaging, venous thromboembolic disease, aortic aneurysms, and dissection.

Dr. Dake made medical history with the implantation of the world’s first thoracic stent-graft in 1992 and his groundbreaking research with CT angiography and stent-grafts has re-written medical and surgery textbooks.

Prior to joining UArizona Health Sciences, he served at Stanford University as Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of the Catheterization and Angiography Laboratories at Stanford Medical Center. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Baylor College of Medicine.


Senior Vice President for Health Sciences