Nicholas Osbore

Nicholas H. Osborne, MD, MS

Ramon Berguer M.D, Ph.D. Research Professor of Vascular Surgery
Associate Professor, Vascular Surgery
Associate Program Director, Vascular Surgery
Chief of Vascular Surgery, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Director of Vascular Laboratory, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center


Dr. Osborne, Associate Professor of Surgery, serves as Associate Program Director of the Vascular Surgery training programs at the University of Michigan and Chief of Vascular Surgery at the Ann Arbor Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a BS in microbiology and received his MD from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH in 2005. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Michigan between 2005 and 2012. During his training, he spent two years as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, pursuing research on hospital and surgical quality, as well as health disparities under the mentorship of Dr. John Birkmeyer and Dr. Justin Dimick. During this time, he received a Masters in Health and Healthcare Research from the University of Michigan. He completed his vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 2014 and joined the staff at both the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center and the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center. 

Dr. Osborne's research interests include examining variation in the care of patients with cardiovascular disease, identifying the drivers of adoption of new technology and defining the comparative effectiveness of current treatment strategies for patients with peripheral arterial disease. He has significant research experience using large administrative data and registry data. His papers have appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, JAMA Surgery, the Journal of Vascular Surgery, and Annals of Vascular Surgery.