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The Society for Vascular Surgery supports excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research and public awareness. Its membership currently includes more than 5,800 vascular health specialists. 

Benefits of membership

Members enjoy many benefits, and SVS membership is widely recognized in the vascular community as a mark of professional achievement. 


To apply, review the membership categories below and determine which is right for you. 

The deadline for membership applications is March 1.

CategoryWho is eligible?Dues
ActiveVascular surgeons in the United States or Canada who have demonstrated excellence in the field of vascular disease.$595
InternationalPhysicians who reside outside North America who would otherwise be qualified for active membership.Varies by country
Associate​Physicians, such as podiatrists and scientists, who have demonstrated an active interest in the field of vascular disease, but are not vascular surgeons.$595 
AffiliateNon-physicians who have demonstrated an active interest in the field of vascular disease.$50
CandidateMedical students, general surgery residents, physicians who are currently accepted to, or enrolled in an accredited vascular surgery residency training program and physicians who have graduated from a vascular training program but have not yet obtained their boards or applied for Active membership.$0-$65
Honorary​Distinguished physicians who have achieved international prominence in the vascular field.Complimentary 
SeniorSVS members who have retired from the practice of vascular surgery.Complimentary


Distinguished Fellow Designation

Current Senior, Active and International SVS members who have distinguished themselves by sustained contributions to vascular surgery may apply for the title of distinguished fellow.