David Cossman, MD, FACS

Director, Vascular Trauma
Medical Director, Vascular Laboratory
Educational Director, Vascular Laboratory
Member, Cedars-Sinai Spine Center

David V. Cossman MD, FACS is the Director of Vascular Trauma and Medical and Educational Director of the Vascular Laboratory at Cedars Sinai’s Trauma Program.  He also is a member of the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center.

He has performed more than 8,000 vascular reconstructions and more than 1,000 anterior retroperitoneal spine exposures.

Dr. Cossman has authored and co-authored numerous articles for peer-reviewed publications including Journal of Vascular Surgery, Archives of Surgery, American Journal of Surgery and Annals of Vascular Surgery.  He has also co-authored six book chapters on advances in vascular surgery, current issues and developments in non-invasive vascular laboratory practices, and surgical oncology. Dr. Cossman has also made numerous presentations at conferences both nationally and internationally.

Dr. Cossman is a member of several professional societies including the Southern California Transplant Society, Western Vascular Society, Southern California Vascular Surgical Society, Vascular Access Society of the Americas, and Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Cossman earned his bachelor’s degree from Yale University (cum laude) and his medical degree from Yale Medical School.  He completed his internship and residency at Yale New Haven Hospital, as well as a residency in general surgery at Tufts-New England Medical Center. Dr. Cossman completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at Tufts-New England Medical Center. He is board certified in vascular surgery and is a registered vascular technologist.