Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy
Baylor College of Medicine


Chief Residency from University of Alabama
General Surgery Residency from University of Alabama
NIH Research Fellowship from Brigham and Women's Hospital
Categorical Residency from Georgetown University
M.D. from Louisiana State University, New Orleans
B.S. from George Washington University
Clinical Fellowship at Mayo Clinic
Vascular Surgery


American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Vascular Surgery

Professional Interests

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Celiac artery compression syndrome
  • Aortic reconstruction
  • Median arcuate ligament
  • Diseases of the aorta
  • Aortic graft infections
  • Mesenteric artery and chronic abdominal occlusive disease
  • Endovascular treatment of aneurysms and occlusive diseases
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Professional Statement

Dr. Charles A. West is a vascular surgeon in Houston who specializes in diseases of the aorta, aortic reconstruction, aortic graft infections, mesenteric artery and chronic abdominal occlusive disease. He utilizes the latest endovascular treatment for aneurysms and occlusive diseases. Dr. West is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Vascular Surgery.

Dr. West has a particular interest in the treatment of thoracic outlet syndrome and celiac compression syndrome.

Selected Publications


American College of Surgeons
Society for Vascular Surgery
Southern Association for Vascular Surgery
Gulf Coast Vascular Society