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Matthew J. Alef, MD

Director, David Pilcher Vascular Lab
Vascular Surgeon
Assistant Professor


Vascular Surgery



Accepting new patients
111 Colchester Avenue
Main Campus, Main Pavilion, Level 5
Burlington,  Vermont  05401


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Biographical Information

Dr. Alef is a vascular surgeon at the University of Vermont Medical Center and an assistant professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM in Burlington, VT. Dr. Alef also serves as the Director of the David Pilcher Vascular Lab.

Dr. Matthew Alef joined the vascular surgery team at The University of Vermont Medical Center in August of 2014, after the completion of his training in vascular surgery at the Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA.

His area of expertise includes multi-modal limb salvage utilizing angioplasty, stent and bypass techniques, treatment of carotid disease via minimally invasive stenting, percutaneous aorta aneurysm repair and complex aneurysm repair with a Fenestrated technique.

He has an interest in ice climbing and endurance events and is fully engaged in the fitness community.


Clinical Interests

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Special Procedures

Endovascular management of complex aortic aneurysmal disease
Minimally invasive treatment of carotid disease


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Vascular Surgery
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Surgery
Medical School
Rush University Medical College - Medical Doctor
Other Education
Emory University - Biology

Board Certifications

Member Board
American Board of Surgery
Member Board
American Board of Surgery
Vascular Surgery


Primary Language