IU Vascular|The Physicians

The Indiana University School of Medicine realizes that it won’t be here without the people in its staff. We are made up of brilliant doctors and medical specialists. Here are some of the people our doctors-students will learn under.

Dr. Michael Dalsing/
Director of the Section of Vascular Surgery
Professor, Surgery

Specialization: carotid artery surgery, laser surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, renal vascular hypertension, venous reconstructive surgery


  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1988
  • Conrad Jobst Fellow, Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Delta Epsilon Sigma
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Vascular Surgery, 2001-2004
  • NIH Workshop, Clinical Research IN Thromoembolic Disease (invited member/presenter)
  • Physical Recognition Award, American Medical Association
  • Review for special Certification in General Vascular Surgery, The American Board of Surgery (1986)
  • Webmaster and Councillor, The American Venous Forum (since 2000 to present)
  • Representative for The American Board of Vascular Surgery, The American Venous Forum (2002-2006)

Dr. Dolores F. Cikrit/
Professor, Surgery

Specialization: peripheral vascular surgery


  • Allastair B. Karmody Awardee, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery. Given in recognition of ‘Improved recovery’ in Ischemic Hind Limb – restoration of function, RA, Cikrit DF, 1993
  • Delta Epsilon Sigma
  • Leonard Ensminger Awardee, Best Trauma Paper, Hyre, Charles, Cikrit, Dolores, 1997
  • Physician’s Recognition Awardee, American Medical Association, 1990-1993
  • Teaching Awards: Outstanding Professor of Surgery, Medical School Classes of 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, and 1995
  • Willis D. Gatch Awardee, General Surgery for Excellence in Research

Dr. Stephen G. Lalka/
Professor, Surgery

Specialization: general and vascular surgery


  • 1st Place for research, Jobst Symposium on Current Issues in Venous Disease, Society for Vascular Surgery/Int’l Society for Cardiovascular Surgery Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada; June 7, 1987