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Joseph DuBose, MD, FACS

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University of Virginia School of Medicine, MD

Virginia Military Institute, BA, Biology


Residency, General Surgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UT Health Houston

Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care and Trauma, University of Southern California

Clinical Biography

Joseph “Joe” DuBose, MD, FACS, is a general surgeon in the Institute for Cardiovascular Health, a clinical partnership between Ascension Seton and UT Health Austin. He specializes in the management of traumatic injury, vascular injury, and vascular disease. Additionally, Dr. DuBose is a professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care

After receiving an undergraduate degree in biology from Virginia Military Institute, Dr. DuBose earned his medical degree at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He then completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Virginia, a fellowship in trauma surgery and surgical critical care at the University of Southern California, and a fellowship in vascular surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston. Dr. DuBose served in the United States Air Force as a trauma and vascular surgeon, retiring in 2021 after 20 years of service, including seven deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Joint Special Operations Command.

Dr. DuBose coordinates optimal trauma and vascular surgery care and research at Dell Med. He has authored 340 peer-reviewed publications and numerous textbook chapters. He currently serves as a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, and the Society for Vascular Surgery. Dr. DuBose is committed to improving healthcare delivery and access through research, in addition to educating the next generation of healthcare providers and thought leaders.

Dr. DuBose is a general surgeon with UT Health Austin.


  • Surgical critical care
  • Trauma surgery
  • Vascular surgery

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery


  • Institute for Cardiovascular Health - Seton Main
    Ascension Seton Medical Center - Main
    1201 W. 38th St.,
    Austin, TX 78705
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