UEMS Section and Board of Vascular Surgery

1. Data about the country

Area: 93,030 (km2)

Inhabitants: 9,897,000

GDP / Inhabitant: ($)13,465

Territorial administrative organisation: Counties

Incidence of vascular disease:

Vascular mortality/morbidity:

National Society: Hungarian Society for Angiology and Vascular Surgery

2. Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is:

  • Independent specialty
3. Training in vascular surgery


  • National exam

Total duration of training

  • General surgery: 6 years
  • Vascular surgery: 6 years

Progam acredited by

  • Government

Endovascular training

  • Included in the VS curriculum

Training includes educational sections in

  • Endovascular training: 6 months
  • Cardiac surgery: 3 months
  • Other: 24 months

Board Examination

  • Government


  • Oral examination

Is there required a minimum volume of vascular operations? Yes

  • No. major endovascular operations (EVAR, BTK, carotid): 120
  • No. of minor endovascular operations (SFA PTA, CDT): 20

Is there required a minimum volume of endovascular operations: No

HUNGARY: Vascular surgery units
Name and Hospital / University City Details
Department of Vascular Surgery Budapest View Details
Dr. Tóth Csaba Zsigmond Debrecen View Details
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Miskolc View Details
Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery -- University of Szeged -- Albert Szent-Györgyi Clinical Cen Szeged View Details